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Practical help for the housewife.
Presented by Joan Gilbert.

Hanging Gardens
Serge Wolff shows how to brighten your home during the winter months with trailing plants and decorative containers.

Handy Woman
W. P. Matthew takes Freda Bamford a stage further in the use of simple tools that should be found in every household.

Beauty Hint
Joane Edmunds shows how to keep your figure in the fashion, and gives the warning that tired feet make tense faces.

Making a Dress
Hilda Hincks, in the second of four dressmaking lessons, gives instruction in cutting out the material.

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Joan Gilbert
Item presenter (Hanging Gardens):
Serge Wolff
Handyman (Handy Woman):
W. P. Matthew
Pupil (Handy Woman):
Freda Bamford
Item presenter (Beauty Hint):
Joane Edmunds
Item presenter (Making a Dress):
Hilda Hincks
Edited and produced by:
S. E. Reynolds

(See above and page 47)

Results of today's poll are shown as they come in.
Commentaries by:
Graham Hutton
David Butler, Research Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford
H.G. Nicholas, Fellow of New College, Oxford, Author of 'The General Election, 1950'

Television cameras visit three constituencies and viewers will be able to watch the crowds and hear the results announced.
Birmingham Commentator, Godfrey Baseley
Salford Commentator, Richard Dimbleby
Fulham Commentator, Berkeley Smith


Graham Hutton
David Butler
H.G. Nicholas
Commentator (Birmingham):
Godfrey Baseley
Commentator (Salford):
Richard Dimbleby
Commentator (Fulham):
Berkeley Smith

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