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A re-reading of the First News
7.20 Northern Ireland News
7.25 Weather Forecast for Northern
Ireland and Northern Ireland
Bulletin for Farmers


No. 17
' The Formation of the Village Band '
A truly rural episode


A discussion between a housewife,
Mrs. Isabel Merrett , and a doctor
In their first discussion last week Mrs. Merrett and the doctor translated such words as proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals into the homely terms of meat, vegetables, fruit, and so on, the doctor pointing out just why they were all necessary in a healthy diet. Tonight they will plan between them, a week's complete and balanced diet for the Ulster family, costs being based on a fairly restricted income, and related to typical Ulster foods. By writing to the BBC at Belfast listeners can obtain a copy of the recipes they recommend.


Unknown: Mrs. Isabel Merrett


presented by Rube Peters with Rube Peters (comedian); Nina Taylor (vocalist) ; Billy Lewis (pianist) ; Marie Roze (the modern miss) ; Peggy Ashby (comedienne); Tony Willets (piano accordion); Andree Whyte (entertainer) ; and Archie Callum (Scots character comedian) from the Music Box, Ballyholme,
Bangor, Co. Down


Presented By: Rube Peters
Unknown: Rube Peters
Unknown: Nina Taylor
Pianist: Billy Lewis
Pianist: Marie Roze
Unknown: Peggy Ashby
Accordion: Andree Whyte
Accordion: Archie Callum


including Weather Forecast

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