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Practical help for the housewife.
Introduced by Betty Lait.

Home-Made Pelmets
Margaret Hood-Leeder shows how, without any special training, she makes simple inexpensive pelmets.

A Meal for 21
Marguerite Patten gives a second demonstration of how to cook a meal for four people for £1.

Keeping Fit
More exercises from Eileen Fowler.

Growing a Fur Coat
R. J. Williams continues his instruction on rabbit keeping.


Betty Lait
Item presenter (Home-Made Pelmets):
Margaret Hood-Leeder
Cook (A Meal for 21):
Marguerite Patten
Exerciser (Keeping Fit):
Eileen Fowler
Item presenter (Growing a Fur Coat):
R. J. Williams
S. E. Reynolds

Children's Newsreel

For Older Children
The Malory Secret
An adventure story freely adapted for television by Macgregor Urquhart from the novel by Gladys Mitchell.
(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on July 31)

Painting Results
Mervyn Levy discusses entries and gives results of your painting competition.


Author (The Malory Secret):
Gladys Mitchell
Adapted by (The Malory Secret):
Macgregor Urquhart
Producer (The Malory Secret):
Philip Bate
Jane Gowlett
Carolyn Garnham
Carol Adams:
Sally Lewis
Anita Jayne
Mr. Adams:
Charles Maunsell
Sir Selim Cortez:
Erik Chitty
Mr. Castleton:
Robert Algar
Miss Fortescue:
Hilary Mason
Robert Lankesheer
Muriel Young
Presenter (Painting Results):
Mervyn Levy

with Roy Rich in the chair and Elizabeth Gray, Helen Tailey, Paul Jennings and Hubert Gregg trying to find the answers.
Introducing "Droodles".


Roy Rich
Elizabeth Gray
Helen Tailey
Paul Jennings
Hubert Gregg
Special effects:
Alfred Wurmser
Material supplied by:
Dennis Yates
The game devised by:
Polly S. Cowan
The game devised by:
Louis G. Cowan
Presented by:
Duncan Wood

"There is no doubt that those who first climb Kangchenjunga will achieve the greatest feat in mountaineering". (Sir John Hunt)
Dr. Charles Evans, leader of the triumphant British Expedition, comes to the studio with other members of his party to describe the climbing of the third highest mountain in the world.
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Dr. Charles Evans
David Attenborough

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