Practical help for the Housewife.
Introduced by Joan Gilbert.
Violet Stevenson shows how to preserve leaves and arrange them to the best advantage.
W. P. Matthew explains different methods of making a room draught-proof.
Helena Reid demonstrates how to make a taffeta petticoat.
Margaret Forrester gives traditional Scottish ways of filleting and cooking herrings.
Item presenter (Autumn Leaves):
Item presenter (Dressmaking):
Edited and produced by:
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
(A BBC film)
Narrator/Script, music and settings:
Ballet for Beginners
A Junior edition of last Monday evening's programme.
The Plate on the Wall
A play by Charles Terrot
Based on a short story by 'Ouida'
Scene: Italy at about the turn of the century
(Laddie appears by permission of the Canine Defence League)
Producer (Ballet for Beginners):
Writer (The Plate on the Wall):
Based on a short story by (The Plate on the Wall):
Settings (The Plate on the Wall):
Producer (The Plate on the Wall):
Pastore, his dog:
His sister - Candida:
His sister - Vina:
The English collector:
A visit to the Royal Albert Hall, London, for some of the highlights of an international dance festival organised by the United Nations Student Association to celebrate United Nations Week.
Dances introduced by Michael Henderson.
Presented for television by:
A panel of experts is challenged to identify a series of unusual objects.
The panel includes James Laver, Keeper of Engraving Illustration and Design at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and Adrian Digby, Deputy Keeper of Ethnography at the British Museum.
This week's challengers: Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery
Chairman, Lionel Hale
James Laver writes on page 44
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