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This week the team visits
North Devon, where members of the Chulmleigh and District Garden Society put their queries to Dr Stefan Buczacki Fred Downham and Sue Phillips
Chairman Clay Jones Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
Questions, on postcards only, to: Gardeners' Question Time, BBC PO Box 27, Manchester M60 ISJ Plant lists and topical tips are displayed on Ceefaxpage 188
In the last of five programmes Rita Payne asks second-generation immigrants, born or brought up in this country, 'How British do you feel?' Today Gurdeep Singh and Sureksha Patel discuss the conflicting demands of arranged marriages and individual freedom, dowries and discos; all part of being Indian - and English. Producer HILARY NORRISH
by E. W. HORNUNG
A second series of six stories dramatised by DAVID BUCK with and 1: The Rest Cure
Bunny is surprised and pleased to be invited by Raffles to share the latter's self-imposed
'rest cure' in a large house in Kensington. But Raffles, needless to say, has his own somewhat nefarious reasons for wanting to take a holiday ...
Signature tune composed by JIM PARKER
Directed by GORDON HOUSE Stereo
'History is bunk.' If Henry Ford had been a regular listener, he would have known why. Serial: The Phoenix Tree by JON CLEARY , abridged in 15 episodes by DELIA PATON
Read by William Roberts (1) In 1944, two American agents, Tom Okada and Kenji Minato , are infiltrated into Japan to try to discover whether a pro-peace faction exists. Okada's contact is Natasha Cairns , the widow of a British professor at Tokyo University....
(Music: Ginastera's Concerto for Harp and Orchestra)
Presenter Jenni Murray
by JAMES GIBBINS with and
Brandy Brannigan was a footballing legend, and reporting his spectacular successes was the first step up the ladder for journalist and TV personality Jim McTaggart. It is only when he makes a sentimental journey home that the painful truth comes out.
Directed by PETER FOZZARD. Stereo
Young, Free and Switched On 'Young people's programming' - a term to make broadcasting executives blanch and the target audience turn off - is undergoing a revamp. An area that's been largely ignored for years looks like becoming the arena for a ratings war, with both BBC and independent companies hatching plots to woo a younger audience of 16- to 21-year-olds. But what are they offering beyond a format of wall-to-wall pop?
Producer MIKE GREENWOOD
Melvyn Bragg examines the state of the art of political orators. In the second of five programmes
The Rt Hon Neil Kinnock , mp
The Rt Hon Norman Tebbit. mp The Rt Hon Michael Heseltine , mp, and The Rt Hon Tony Benn , mp, talk about the continuing importance of political speeches.
A series of eight portraits with Hugh O'Shaughnessy 2: General Gary Prado
Normally Bolivian soldiers use about 50 rounds a year.
With these Americans we fire 500 bullets a day.
General Gary Prado recalls the events, 21 years ago. leading up to the capture of Che Guevara - from the training and assistance given by the USA, to the moment in the Andean foothills when his soldiers brought him a weary, wounded prisoner. 'Who are you?' 'I am Che Guevara.'
Series producer MICK WEBB. Stereo
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