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Mary, Queen of Shops

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
4/4. Comfort and Joy. Retail therapist Mary Portas is in north London's fashionable Islington giving some advice to a divorced couple, Ruth Llewellyn and Anthony Wilson , who still run a shop together. Comfort and Joy sells Ruth's own designs and Anthony's collection of ready made designer wear, but Mary wants to encourage them to collaborate again, so she starts them off by getting them to work together dressing a shop window in Harvey Nichols.
Director/Producer Jenny Freilich RT DIRECT: To order the book How to Shop, by Mary Portas , for just £10.99 incl p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost a maximum of 8p per min); send a cheque payable to BBC Shop to: [address removed]; or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter code [number removed] at the checkout

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Portas
Unknown: Ruth Llewellyn
Unknown: Anthony Wilson
Unknown: Harvey Nichols.
Producer: Jenny Freilich
Unknown: Mary Portas

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