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First transmitted in 1957, Christopher Chataway reports on the domestic budgets of families across the country. Households from County Durham, London and Devon are compared and housewives explain how they make their housekeeping money last throughout the week.Woodrow Wyatt interviews various Electrical Trades Union (ETU) members about recent elections in the ETU, which seem to have been influenced by Communists.

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45 minutes

Last on

Mon 9 Dec 1957 20:30
BBC Television Service


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Role Contributor
PresenterRichard Dimbleby
ReporterWoodrow Wyatt
ReporterChristopher Chataway
DirectorCharles Wheeler

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