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8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
Chairman Clay Jones digs into the heavy postbag of listeners' gardening problems and to solve them calls on the expert advice of Geoffrey Smith , Fred Downham and Dr Stefan Buczacki. producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
Questions, on postcards only, please, to: Gardeners Question Time, BBC, POBox27, Manchester MS0 ISJ
The third of seven programmes with whose Golden Jubilee was celebrated 100 years ago this summer.
Narrator Robert Powell with and SEAN BARRETT.
DONALD DOUGLAS. GARARD GREEN . KATE LEE .PAULINE LETTS and HILDA SCHRODER Compiled and written by RICHARD MULLEN and JAMES MUNSON Producers ALAN HAYDOCK and GILLIAN HUSH
Stereo (Re-broadcast next Sunday) (Anna Massey is a National Theatre player)
A New Way of Living
A comedy by MARTYN WADE with and Amelia and Des's marriage is one of friendly companionship but Des has long since decamped to the spare room. He is forced to come out of it when some rather dreary friends come to stay. The other couple behave so badly that Des and Amelia begin to see their own relationship in a new light.
Directed byCHERRY COOKSON . Stereo
Ten programmes about some famous and some forgotten holders of the office
Compiled and presented by Sean Street
4: CoUey Cibber (1671-1757) Readers MARTIN jarvis and DAVID GOODLAND
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBCBristoL Stereo
Dancing Down the Rabbit Hole Glen Tetley , the American-born choreographer who has created major works for ballet companies all over the world, has now turned his attention to Lewis Carroll 's Alice.
Tonight, Alice has its British premiere at the London
Coliseum, performed by the National Ballet of Canada.
Glen Tetley talks to Mark Steyn about his work and the genesis of this, his latest ballet.
Producer RICHARD BANNERMAN
by JEAN-PIERRE DE ROHAN The stories of four birds which were brought to the brink of extinction.
1: As Dead as a Dod-arsen Little did the Dutch sailor, bitten by a strange flightless bird on the island of Mauritius in 1598, realise that he was to be a prime witness in the most celebrated extinction story ever. Narrator Barry Paine Producer miles BARTON BBC Bristol
Cure for a Sick Man
Turkey was known in the last century as the 'Sick Man of Europe', and three military coups since 1960 made it appear the label still held true. But since the army returned to the barracks in 1983 and Mr Turgut
Ozal became Prime Minister, the country has had high economic growth under an elected government. Already a NATO member, Turkey now wants to join the European Community. How strong is the country's western orientation? What would be the impact of EEC membership? How secure are both the government's economic reforms and its democracy?
Presented by John Keay Producer MARK LAITY
(Re-broadcast tomorrow 11. Oam)
The story of Lord Byron's tempestuous romances in the years 1812-16, as told in the poet's own letters of the time with Robert Powell as Lord Byron
4: A Far More Serious Scrape Selected and introduced by Brian Gear
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBCBristol
Christopher Cook presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of films, books, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Producer MIKE GREENWOOD
(Rev re-broadcast tomorrow 4.35pm)
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