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Was it all worth it?
Forty years after the achievement of votes for women, this programme recalls the time when women's suffrage was a burning issue, and considers the changing status of women.
Ruby Miller, ex-Gaiety girl; Mary Richardson, Suffragette; Charlotte Marsh, Suffragette; Lady Davidson, D.B.E., M.P. and a girl of twenty-one using her vote for the first time in the current local elections are among those who give their answers to the question, 'Was it all worth it?'

3.15 Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler
From the BBC's Midland television studio
All instructions for exercises demonstrated by Eileen Fowler since January 1957 (which she is repeating on Monday afternoons till mid-June) and previously published in a pamphlet and in supplements to Radio Times, are reprinted in a new pamphlet obtainable from [address removed]. Price 2s. 6d. post free. Postal orders please, not stamps.

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Panellist (Was it all worth it?):
Ruby Miller
Panellist (Was it all worth it?):
Mary Richardson
Panellist (Was it all worth it?):
Charlotte Marsh
Panellist (Was it all worth it?):
Lady Davidson
Producer (Was it all worth it?):
Lorna Pegram
Exerciser (Keep Fit):
Eileen Fowler
Arranged by (Keep Fit):
Ann Shead
Music arranged and played by (Keep Fit):
Helen Shields
Presented by (Keep Fit):
Desmond O'Leary

Your Monday magazine which this week pays a half-hour visit to Glasgow.

From Glasgow:
Kenna Campbell singing Gaelic mouth music

Ian Catford with an unusual experiment

Tom Kyle's Conflict
A football story.

The Joe Gordon Skifflers with some Glasgow street songs

Highland Fling and Sword Dance

From London:
Elizabeth Lanchbury introduces
This Week's Film and Holidays in Sweden
Erik Rydbeck and Hakon Brandberg with a film on Swedish summer life.


Singer (From Glasgow):
Kenna Campbell
Item presenter (From Glasgow):
Ian Catford
Group (From Glasgow):
The Joe Gordon Skifflers
Presenter (From London):
Elizabeth Lanchbury
Item presenter (This Week's Film and Holidays in Sweden):
Erik Rydbeck
Item presenter (This Week's Film and Holidays in Sweden):
Hakon Brandberg
The programme edited by:
Ursula Eason
Presented by:
Leonard Chase


Gerard Glaister
Morris Barry
Bill Naughton
Story Associate:
Sheila Hodgson
Story Associate:
David Campton
Austen Spriggs
Anne Pichon
Jose Read
Robin Starr:
Michael Murray
Martin Sterndale
Maurice Durant
Harry Crane:
Arnold Ridley
Jim Turner:
Philip Ray
Joseph Starr:
William Sherwood
Mrs. Childs:
Betty Cooper
Harry Littlewood
Anthony Woodruff
Charlie, apprentice:
Barry Steele
Sam, apprentice:
Bryan Kendrick

[Starring] Charlie Drake
with Valentine Dyall
and Robert Dorning, Paul Hardtmuth, Peggyann Clifford, Ann Greenland.


S. C. Green
R. M. Hills
Charlie Drake
Devised and produced by:
George Inns
Charlie Drake
Valentine Dyall
Robert Dorning
Paul Hardtmuth
Peggyann Clifford
Ann Greenland

says Eamonn Andrews to ?
Original music written by James Turner and played by the orchestra
Conducted by George Clouston
("This Is Your Life" was devised by Ralph Edwards)


Eamonn Andrews
Nigel Ward
Script associate:
George Bruce
Script associate:
Bill Nolan
Original music written by:
James Turner
George Clouston
Devised by:
Ralph Edwards
T. Leslie Jackson

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