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Mrs. Dale's Diary


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Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings in the life of her family.
Script by Joan Carr-Jones
To be repeated tomorrow at 11.0 a.m.
Last week Maud French called on Gwen and David and found some baby-clothes. They implored her not to tell anybody, but she inadvertently told Miss Pink, who offered to knit a shawl. Mr. Fulton called on Mrs. French, saw Miss Pink knitting the shawl and asked who it was for. Miss Pink, very embarrassed, rushed from the room leaving Mr. Fulton with the impression that she was going to have a baby! Mrs. Freeman and Susan Harrison (a friend she had made at the fashion competition) were still visiting Berridges twice daily to see the mannequin parades. Looking in the mirror of a lift in Berridges, Mrs. Freeman saw Susan take some goods off a counter and slip them into her handbag. She told Mrs. Dale she intended seeing the end of the parades but would avoid Susan. This proved to be difficult as Susan refused to be avoided. Jenny, staying with Mrs. McMorran, still would not speak to Bob because he had lost her a part in a play.
Principal characters this week:


Script By: Joan Carr-Jones
Mrs Dale: Ellis Powell
Dr Dale: Douglas Burbidge
Bob Dale: Leslie Heritage
Gwen Owen: Beryl Calder
David Owen: Frank Partington
Sally Lane: Alvys Maben
Mrs Freeman: Dorothy Lane
Mrs Morgan: Grace Allardyce
Mrs McMorran: Dorothy Smith
Jenny Owen: Julia Braddock
Dotty: Joan Duan
Susan Harrison: Joy Hodgkinson
Marleen: Violet Loxley
Mrs Mountford: Vlvienne Chatterton
Paul Vernon: Cavan Malone
Mr Regan: Victor Lucas
Alec Dale: Stuart Nichol
Isabel Fielding: Thea Wells
Richard Fulton: Norman Chidgey
Shop assistant: Audrey Blair

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