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Fashion In The Making (ITV 1955 with Mary Ward and Joan Henley)

UK / ITV Network-Associated Rediffusion / 6×15 minute episodes / Thursday 6 October 1955 – 23 February 1956 black and white | Shown once a month

Writer: Zita Dundas / Directors: T Reid Burnett, Tig Roe (co-director of episode 4)

One of the early ad mag shows, this effort was focused on fashion and featured four women examing various dress making products and looking at the industry itself as well as such topics as the correct way to cut a pattern. The show was broadcast approximately once a month and seen either Thursday mornINgs around 11.00am or Thursday afternoons at around 2.15pm.

Broadcast details were 1. Thursday 6 October 1955 @ 11.00am / 2. Thursday 3 November 1955 @ 11.15am / 3. Thursday 1 December 1955 @ 11.15am / 4. Thursday 29 December 1955 @ 11.15 am / 5. Thursday 26 January 1956 @ 2.15pm / 6. Thursday 23 February 1956 @ 2.15pm

cast
Mary Ward as Mrs Scarsdale
Joan Henley as Mrs Exeter
Wendy Perschky as Ginny Scarsdale
Helena de Crespo as Barbara Lawson
Lois McClean as Erica (from episode 3)