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Practical help for the housewife.
Presented by Joan Gilbert.

Family Affairs
A doctor deals with some family problems.

L. F. Stockley describes the special features of herrings and herring products; Marguerite Patten recommends different ways of cooking them.
(By arrangement with the Herring Industries Board)

Round the Shops
Margot Lovell reports.


Joan Gilbert
Item presenter (Family Affairs):
A doctor [name uncredited]
Fishmonger (Fish):
L. F. Stockley
Cook (Fish):
Marguerite Patten
Reporter (Round the Shops):
Margot Lovell
S. E. Reynolds

A comedy by Walter Greenwood.
[Starring] Wilfred Pickles
(Second performance)


Walter Greenwood
Andrew Osborn
Richard R. Greenough
Ted Munter:
Jack Howarth
Charlie Fox:
Hal Osmond
Mrs. Fox:
Beatrice Rowe
Mrs. Jenkins:
Vi Stevens
Janey Jenkins:
Joan White
Milly Southern:
Valerie Miller
Sarah Hardacre:
Beatrice Varley
Jack Hardacre:
Wilfred Pickles
Mrs. Dorbell:
Iris Vandeleur
Harry Lancaster:
Charles Victor
Joe Truman:
Carl Bernard

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More