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About the Home

BBC Television Cookery Club
Marguerite Patten shows you how to make your own bread.

Home on Wheels
Primrose Gardner describes what it is like living with three young children in a mobile bungalow, which her husband has designed and built.

Shopping Suggestions
New ideas for the housewife discussed by Margaret Douglas.

Introduced by Joan Gilbert.

Tartans and Twin-Sets
A kilt-maker discusses your tartan and your kilt.
A designer describes how your patterns are created from the original sketch to the finished twin-set.
Arranged and introduced by Elizabeth Adair.
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Presenter (About the Home):
Joan Gilbert
Cook/Presenter (BBC Television Cookery Club):
Marguerite Patten
Interviewee (Home on Wheels):
Primrose Gardner
Presenter (Shopping Suggestions):
Margaret Douglas
Producer (About the Home):
Ann Shead
Arranged by/Presenter (Tartans and Twin-Sets):
Elizabeth Adair
Speaker (Tartans and Twin-Sets):
A Kilt-maker [name uncredited]
Speaker (Tartans and Twin-Sets):
A designer [name uncredited]
Producer (Tartans and Twin-Sets):
Charles Clifford

Sketch Club
Adrian Hill gives some hints on picture making and shows you some of your own work.

A Magic Journey of Dance and Mime
by the Mimic Dance Theatre with Gerard Bagley, Tonya Burcka and John Armitstead.

Look: Little Drops of Water
A series of wild-life programmes introduced by Peter Scott.
Peter Scott and John Clegg, of the Haslemere Museum, examine the minute organisms of pond life with the aid of a micro-projector. You can see clearly strange and fearsome animals like the rotifer and the mayfly nymph and may observe the heartbeats of a water-flea.
From the BBC's West of England television studio

(to 18.00)


Presenter/artist (Sketch Club):
Adrian Hill
Dancer (A Magic Journey of Dance and Mime):
Gerard Bagley
Dancer (A Magic Journey of Dance and Mime):
Tonya Burcka
Dancer (A Magic Journey of Dance and Mime):
John Armitstead
Accompanist (A Magic Journey of Dance and Mime):
Renata Ilnicka
Presented for television by (A Magic Journey of Dance and Mime):
Trevor Hill
Presenter (Look):
Peter Scott
Guest (Look):
John Clegg
Producer (Look):
Tony Soper

Written by Lewis Schwarz and Eric Merriman.
[Starring] Bill Maynard and Terry Scott
with Graham Leaman, April Olrich, Peter Haigh, Dennis Chinnery, Elizabeth Fraser.


Lewis Schwarz
Eric Merriman
Orchestra conducted by:
Eric Robinson
Duncan Wood
Bill Maynard
Terry Scott
Graham Leaman
April Olrich
Peter Haigh
Dennis Chinnery
Elizabeth Fraser

by Frank Harvey.
[Starring] Nigel Stock and Daphne Anderson
A production to mark the thirty-fifth anniversary of the Repertory Players.
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Frank Harvey
Chloe Gibson
Guy Sheppard
Susan Pengethrin:
Gwendoline Watford
Willie Sugden:
John Crocker
Nicholas Pengethrin:
Nigel Stock
Jessie Bowman:
Daphne Anderson
Herbert Bowman:
John Boxer
Pengethrin Senior:
John Ruddock
W.S. Rigg:
Allan Casley
Fred Carter:
Charles Leno
Aubrey Dexter
The Rev. Percy Sykes:
A.J. Brown
Anthony Woodruff
Mary Sedgwick
Other parts played by:
Madge Brindley
Other parts played by:
David Chivers
Other parts played by:
Donald Churchill
Other parts played by:
Jane Evans
Other parts played by:
Virginia Hewett
Other parts played by:
Margaret Hotine
Other parts played by:
Philip Latham
Other parts played by:
Peter Morny
Other parts played by:
Judith Robinson
Other parts played by:
Tom Watson
Other parts played by:
Peter Henchie
Other parts played by:
Harold Reese
Other parts played by:
Austin Webb

Edana Romney, Edgar Lustgarten and a group of advisers discuss personal problems brought to the studio by viewers.
Viewers who have problems they would like to bring to the attention of this programme are invited to write to: Miss Edana Romney, Is This Your Problem?, [address removed]


Presenter/devised by:
Edana Romney
Presenter/devised by:
Edgar Lustgarten
Presented by:
Hugh Burnett

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