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From the Midlands
My Fifty Years as a Shorthand-Typist: Kate Jessey , who at seventy-five is still doing a secretarial job, looks back on a full life, and gives her recipe for happiness a The Unhandy Man: a husband's lament, by Eric Roberts
Taking Minna to the Pictures: Winifred Barrows introduces an all-too-familiar cinema companion.
Not Today, Thank You: some thoughts on door-to-door canvassers and salesmen by Eileen Davis-Brown
Gardens in Miniature: Mary Gillbee talks about her hobby
(Continued in next column)
First Signs of Spring: 'B.B.' takes you on a walk through the woods at his home in Northamp. tonshire
Serial:
' The Murder of Roger Ackroyd ' by Agatha Christie
Abridged by Honor Wyatt
Read by James McKechnie The tenth of fifteen instalments
Programme introduced by Mary Orchard

Contributors

Unknown:
Kate Jessey
Unknown:
Eric Roberts
Unknown:
Taking Minna
Introduces:
Winifred Barrows
Unknown:
Eileen Davis-Brown
Talks:
Mary Gillbee
Unknown:
Roger Ackroyd
Unknown:
Agatha Christie
Read By:
James McKechnie
Introduced By:
Mary Orchard

The old maestro with Peter Sellers , Harold Berens Kenneth Connor , Don Peters and Joan Sims
The Beaux and the Belles
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet Script by George Wadmore
Ted Ray and Sid Colin
Produced by George Inns

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Sellers
Unknown:
Harold Berens
Unknown:
Kenneth Connor
Unknown:
Don Peters
Unknown:
Joan Sims
Conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Script By:
George Wadmore
Script By:
Ted Ray
Script By:
Sid Colin
Produced By:
George Inns

Questions of the moment put by members of the audience are discussed spontaneously by Jack Longland , Frank Byers
Anthony Wedgwood Benn , M.P.
Sir Gurney Braithwaite ,
Bt., M.P.
Travelling Question-Master,
Freddy Grisewood
Produced by Michael Bowen
From a factory recreation hall,
Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Longland
Unknown:
Frank Byers
Unknown:
Anthony Wedgwood Benn
Unknown:
Sir Gurney Braithwaite
Produced By:
Michael Bowen

A musical entertainment for the end-of the week
Lester Ferguson with BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, John Sharpe )
Conducted by Sidney Torch
Stanley Riley and the BBC Men's Chorus
Conducted by Cyril Gell with Frederick Stone at the piano
Band of the Royal Corps of Signals
Conducted by Major John L. Judd , M.B.E.
Director of Music
Introduced by Philip Slessor
Produced by Campbell Ricketts

Contributors

Unknown:
Lester Ferguson
Leader:
John Sharpe
Conducted By:
Sidney Torch
Conducted By:
Stanley Riley
Conducted By:
Cyril Gell
Unknown:
Frederick Stone
Conducted By:
Major John L. Judd
Introduced By:
Philip Slessor
Produced By:
Campbell Ricketts

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