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Introduced by Joan Gilbert.

Shopping Suggestions
New ideas for the housewife by Margaret Douglas.

Do It Yourself
In the third of the series of programmes on home carpentering Barry Bucknell shows how to modernise a kitchen sink.
(A BBC telerecording)

A pamphlet giving notes on the eight demonstrations in this series (price 1s.) and a folder for Women's Television Notes (price 2s.) may be obtained, post free, from [address removed]. (Crossed postal order, please - not stamps.)

Our Miss Pemberton: 12: The Jumble Queen
Written by Philip King and Falkland Cary.
A story of life today in a small town.

Contributors

Presenter:
Joan Gilbert
Presenter (Shopping Suggestions):
Margaret Douglas
Handyman (Do It Yourself):
Barry Bucknell
Producer:
Ann Shead
Writer (Our Miss Pemberton):
Philip King
Writer (Our Miss Pemberton):
Falkland Cary
Producer (Our Miss Pemberton):
Richard Gilbert
Geoff Patterson:
Terence Soall
Mary Pemberton:
Margot Boyd
Betty Spencer:
Julia Worth
Willie Tibbetson:
Kim Grant
Mrs. Spencer:
Ethel Hodgson
Miss Henrietta Copley:
Aimee Delamain

A weekly date for enthusiasts to meet Percy Thrower and his gardening friends.
This week Percy Thrower advises on the work to be done in the vegetable and flower gardens, including the sowing of early peas and the planting of gladioli corms and sweet peas.
F. P. Knight, the Director of the Royal Horticultural Society's Gardens at Wisley, discusses fruit blossom. He gives advice on pollination and how to protect the blossom on the wall-trained trees from frost damage.

Contributors

Presenter:
Percy Thrower
Co-presenter:
F. P. Knight
Producer:
John Furness

presents Jill Day, Robert Ayres with The Redheads and Tonia Bern, Johnny Pearson, Teddy Broughton, Terry Brown, The Laurie Johnson Orchestra.

Contributors

Entertainer/script:
Jill Day
Performer:
Robert Ayres
Singers:
The Redheads
Singer:
Tonia Bern
Pianist:
Johnny Pearson
Bass:
Teddy Broughton
Trumpeter:
Terry Brown
Musicians:
The Laurie Johnson Orchestra
Musical arrangements:
Laurie Johnson
Dance director:
Denny Bettis
Producer:
Russell Turner

by Peter Ustinov
Henry Sherek presents Michael Hordern and Joan Haythorne in "The Indifferent Shepherd"

The action takes place in the Vicarage at Oldchurch-in-the-Vale, an English village. Time, the present
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Contributors

Author:
Peter Ustinov
Producer:
Campbell Logan
Designer:
Roy Oxley
Nellie:
Charmian Eyre
Melanie Aspen:
Joan Haythorne
Hugh Wigmore:
John Arnatt
Henry Aspen:
Michael Hordern
Group-Captain Walter Cartwright Godwall:
Ian Colin
Robert:
Nicholas Stevenson
Hilary Jordan:
Brenda Hogan

A fortnightly programme in which a panel of experts is challenged to identify a series of unusual objects.
The Experts: James Fisher, H. R. Hewer, Julian Huxley
v.
The Challengers: The Castle Museum, Norwich and The County Museum, Warwick
Chairman: Maxwell Knight

Contributors

Expert:
James Fisher
Expert:
H. R. Hewer
Expert:
Julian Huxley
Chairman:
Maxwell Knight
Presented by:
Nancy Thomas

Is your marriage likely to be happier: if you have children or no children?; if your husband is rich or poor?; if you work or stay at home?; if you have been married for one year or twenty?
The answers of 6,000 women to these and other questions are included in tonight's edition of "Facts and Figures".

Contributors

Prepared by:
Frank Blackaby
Charts:
Alfred Wurmser
Described by:
Huw Wheldon
Presented by:
Hugh Burnett

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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