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Practical help for the housewife.
Presented by Joan Gilbert.

Cats
D. L. Martin advises on the care to be taken with kittens, and shows a champion cat.

Accidents at Home
W.P. Matthew explains elementary precautions to prevent accidents on staircases.
Joan Gilbert, under the direction of a doctor of the British Red Cross Society, shows how to give first-aid treatment for fractures.
(Arranged in conjunction with the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents and the Casualties Union)

Round the Shops
Margot Lovell reports.

Contributors

Presenter:
Joan Gilbert
Item presenter (Cats):
D.L. Martin
Handyman (Accidents at Home):
W.P. Matthew
Expert (Accidents at Home):
A doctor [name uncredited]
Reporter (Round the Shops):
Margot Lovell
Edited and produced by:
S.E. Reynolds
Research:
Julia Bull

A play by Cesare Meano.
Translated by Jordan Lawrence.
[Starring] Mary Jerrold, Margaretta Scott, and Marjorie Fielding

The action takes place in Northern Italy.

Contributors

Author:
Cesare Meano
Translated by:
Jordan Lawrence
Producer:
Harold Clayton
Settings:
Richard Wilmot
Tina:
Anne Padwick
Carlo:
Peter Swanwick
Signor Banti:
Noel Howlett
Clothilde:
Mary Jerrold
Lietta, her great-granddaughter:
Mary Watson
Palmira, her daughter:
Marjorie Fielding
Delia Rivani, her granddaughter:
Margaretta Scott
Marco, her grandson:
Michael Nightingale
Vito Panuri:
Robert Rietty
Guido Rivani, Delia's husband:
Clement McCallin
A doctor:
John Vere

with Roy Rich in the chair and Elizabeth Gray, Patricia Cutts, Paul Jennings and Kenneth Horne finding the letters.

Contributors

Chairman:
Roy Rich
Panellist:
Elizabeth Gray
Panellist:
Patricia Cutts
Panellist:
Paul Jennings
Panellist:
Kenneth Horne
Special effects:
Alfred Wurmser
The game devised by:
Polly S. Cowan
The game devised by:
Louis G. Cowan
Presented by:
Dicky Leeman

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