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7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
Clay Jones calls on the expertise of Dr Stefan Buczacki ,
Fred Downham and Geoffrey Smith to answer listeners' queries.
Questions, on postcards only please, to: Gardeners' Question Time. BBC. PO Box 27, Manchester M60 1SJ Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
A Bitter Farce by DELMORE SCHWARTZ
Read by Robert Rietty
Summertime: the Second World War. Mr Fish is an American schoolteacher, but. in his classroom, keeping the peace has problems of its own. Producer MITCH RAPER
Let Neil Landor , with his specialist experts and the help of the BBC Reference Library, sort out the answers to your queries.
Questions, on postcards only please, to: Enquire Within, BBC,
Broadcasting House. London WIA IAA Producer ANDREW PARFITT
John Howard reports on topical issues and how they could affect you and your family.
Jenny Lacey presents the second of a fortnightly series of reports which look at current teaching methods, and provides parents with an education checklist. Today: Infant Schools
A serial in nine episodes by GARETH JONES with Madlen and Meg Wynn Owen
2: The Conjurer's Women
Having saved Rhiannon's baby, Gruffydd has been hailed as the new conjurer of Cwmystwyth. Ffowlke has arrested Hywel Bevan in an attempt to curry favour with the Jacobite rebels.
Directed by ADRIAN MOURBY BBC Wales. Stereo
Sir John Ffowlke:
1.55 Listening Corner Goes to Northern Ireland The Three Bears
2.5 Looking at Nature Inside the Body. Stereo
2.20 Quest: Jesus
6: The Entry into Jerusalem with PAUL COPLEY as Jesus PATRICK TROUGHTON as Caiaphas Presented by ROSEMARY HARTILL Written by ARTHUR SCHOLEY. Stereo
2.40 Pictures in Your Mind (Poetry) The Boy Who Drove the Sun by GARETH OWEN (R)
2.50 Something to Think About The Baby Who Couldn't Cry by ILLONA LINTHWAITE
Marie by BRIAN MCAVERA with Marie's decision might seem easy but it is 1968 and the place is Belfast. She is 29, she has a good job and neither of the men in her life really feels right. But is independence possible or even what she wants?
Directed by PENNY GOLD (R)
With a Poet's Eye
The Tate Gallery in London recently held a competition for poems inspired by the paintings there. Kevin Crossley-Holland, in a series of seven programmes, takes a stroll round the Gallery, discusses the pictures and presents some of the prize-winning poems from the anthology along with the work of poets who were included by invitation.
1: At First Sight
Readers liane AUKIN
NATASHA PYNE and BRIAN SMITH Producer ALEC REID BBC Manchester
In the second often programmes Alexander Walker recalls the screen careers of the cinema's brightest stars.
This week: Katharine Hepburn whose assessment of her own first screen test was typically forthright: 'My God, I never saw any girl who looked more desperate to win fame in the movies.'
Producer WENDY CLAY
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 12.27pm)
Four programmes in which
Bel Mooney discusses women's attitudes towards equality 2: A Woman at Home
Pam Evans has opted to stay at home and find fulfilment through her children.
Feminism, she feels, is a doctrine of unhappy women who seek success in a man's world while ignoring the values of home and children. Producer MARY PRICE BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast tomorrowat 9.35am)
A series of five programmes exploring current thinking in psychology
2: Public Opinion
How accurate are opinion polls and what influence do they have? Why are they sometimes wide of the mark? Is there a better way of discovering public opinion?
Peter Evans introduces the topic, and chairs a discussion between:
David Butler , Fellow of Nuffield College,
Oxford Barbara Mostyn. psychologist and market researcher and Robert Worcester , Chairman of MORI
Producer DANIEL SNOWMAN
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The first of five programmes When East Meets East
In 1997 the British colony of Hong Kong returns to China under an agreement that there will be one country but two systems. But can the five million people of Hong Kong really expect to maintain their freewheeling capitalist ways alongside the thousand million Chinese living under communism? David Wheeler reports on the political issues. Producer ANNE WINDER
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1 1.0am)
'Wagner's first wife was Minna, not to be confused with Mina. who was Elgar's last dog.
Whereas Elgar cherished Mina as only an Englishman can,
Wagner gave Minna a dog's life ... Fritz Spiegl explains.
(First broadcast on BBC World Service)
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