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Practical help for the housewife.
Presented by Joan Gilbert.

An expert explains why some textiles shrink and felt when shrinked and how manufacturers work to overcome this problem.

Everyday Things
J. Ketley explains how an ordinary saucepan is designed or satisfactory service.

James Norbury offers an introduction to crochet, and shows examples from his collection.

Jacqueline Rose makes suggestions for more attractive sandwiches.


Joan Gilbert
Item presenter (Shrinkage):
An expert [name uncredited]
Item presenter (Everyday Things):
J. Ketley
Item presenter (Crochet):
James Norbury
Chef (Sandwiches):
Jacqueline Rose
Edited and produced by:
S. E. Reynolds

by Charles Dickens.
Another programme in the series on famous books.
Devised and introduced by Robert MacDermot.
(to 17.40)


Charles Dickens
Devised and introduced by:
Robert MacDermot
Pamela Brown
Sidney Carton:
Desmond Llewelyn
Charles Darnay:
Desmond Llewelyn
Lucy Manette:
Sheila Shand Gibbs
Dr. Manette:
J. Leslie Frith
Madame Defarge:
Margot van Der Burgh
Monsieur Defarge:
Francis de Wolff

A fortnightly review of films introduced by John Fitzgerald.
The programme includes scenes from 'Tarzan's Savage Fury', an R.K.O. Radio picture; 'Angels One Five', an Associated British-Templar production; 'Skirts Ahoy', a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture; 'Something Money Can't Buy', a J. Arthur Rank Organisation release; 'Carrie', a Paramount picture.


John Fitzgerald
Presented by:
W. Farquharson-Small

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