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Practical help for the housewife.
Presented by Joan Gilbert.

Fred Streeter suggests work to be done during January.

Choosing Meat: 1 - Beef
F. R. Gerrard of the College of Food Technology, Smithfield, gives the first of a series of fortnightly programmes showing the various joints and cuts of meat. Marguerite Patten shows how to cook some of the less familiar cuts.


Joan Gilbert
Item presenter (Gardening):
Fred Streeter
Item presenter (Choosing Meat):
F. R. Gerrard
Cook (Choosing Meat):
Marguerite Patten
Edited and produced by:
S. E. Reynolds

Children's Newsreel

The Magic Circle
This afternoon at the head-quarters of the Magic Circle in the Hearts of Oak building, London, the magicians are giving a children's party.
The entertainers are: Len Carver, Allen Benbow, Percy Press, Ernest Castro, Fredde Wray and Christopher
Your host is Francis White, Secretary of the Magic Circle.

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Magician (The Magic Circle):
Len Carver
Magician (The Magic Circle):
Allen Benbow
Magician (The Magic Circle):
Percy Press
Magician (The Magic Circle):
Ernest Castro
Magicians (The Magic Circle):
Freddie Wray and Christopher
Host (The Magic Circle):
Francis White
Producer (The Magic Circle):
Dennis Monger

A fortnightly programme in which a panel of experts is challenged to identify a series of unusual objects.
The Experts include:
Sah Oved
Thomas Bodkin, Former Director of the Barber Institute and Professor of Fine Arts at Birmingham University
v. The Challenger: The Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Chairman, Glyn Daniel, Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge


Sah Oved
Thomas Bodkin
Glyn Daniel
Presented by:
David Attenborough

The Twenty-first World Table Tennis Championships are being held in this country next April. Television cameras visit the Polytechnic, London, where aspirants for the England teams are at match practice.
See 'Television Diary' on page 11


Max Robertson
Adrian Haydon

BBC Television

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