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A daily programme for women at home
Introduced by Mary Ferguson and including
' For the New Housewife': a series on the basic elements of good cooking, by Margaret Ryan. 3-Pastry
Not everyone instinctively makes good pastry, but success can usually be achieved by practice and keeping to a few main rules.
' Do You Know Her?' by Sarah Leigh
Sarah Leigh wonders If you have ever met the woman who keeps her husband waiting. a mother who is worried, a fussy traveller, and the friend who must be frank
'Visiting Children In Hospital: Reporting Progress,' by Lady Radnor, Doris Murray of Wallasey, and Mary Styles of Derby
' Spinning a Yarn': this time Commander Ibbet talks about sweethearts and wives
' Home Above the Clouds': Shirley Deane describes her life in a remote mountain village in Italy
Serial: Thank Heaven Fasting,' by E. M. Delafield. Abridged by Audrey Jones. Read by Olive Gregg


Introduced By:
Mary Ferguson
Cooking By:
Margaret Ryan.
Sarah Leigh
Doris Murray
Shirley Deane
E. M. Delafield.
Abridged By:
Audrey Jones.
Read By:
Olive Gregg

Defenders of the Realm by K. C. Boswell
6: 'Back to Civvy Street- Then and Now'
In the last programme of this series, Mr. Boswell talks about the kind of help given to the demobilised Serviceman in the past. The help that is available today is described by the London Employment Manager of the Regular Forces Employment Association, and by the Manager of one of the Government Vocational Training Centres.


K. C. Boswell

Script by Alan Stranks
2—' The Case' of the Second Murderer '
Production by Vernon Harris


Script By:
Alan Stranks
Production By:
Vernon Harris
P C 49:
Brian Reece
Joan Carr:
Joy Shelton
Chief Inspector Wilson:
Leslie Perrins
Detective-Sergeant Wright:
Eric Phillips
Skilly Spooner:
Sydney Tafler
John Grant Stone:
Geoffrey Lewis
Sergeant Frost:
Frank Foster
Prison Warder:
Max Brimmell

Excerpts from Gounod's opera
' Romeo and Juliet '
BBC Opera Orchestra (Leader. John Sharpe )
BBC Opera Chorus
(Trained by Alan G. Melville ) Conductor, Stanford Robinson


John Sharpe
Alan G. Melville
Stanford Robinson
Juliet, daughter of Capulet, a nobleman of Verona:
Elsie Morison
Friar Lawrence:
Norman Walker
Romeo, a Montague:
Gwent Lewis
Mercutio, his friend:
Redvers Llewellyn

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