Broadcast on Manawatu People's Radio 15 January 2019.
Colleen Crooks Part 1 of 2. Summary: How got into doll making. History of porcelain dolls. Runs a dolls’ hospital. Can reproduce antiques in her studio, porcelain and clothing. Method of production using molds, porcelain slip, kilns and “paints” (china paints). The painting and firing process. Teaches classes in doll making. Competitions. Popularity as a hobby. Studying, apprenticeship, exams, Masters in Dollmaking. Further levels. Factories in Germany and France. A mechanical accordion-playing doll.