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7.25*, 8.25* Sport
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7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
Clay Jones calls on the expert knowledge of Dr Stefan Buczacki Fred Downham and Dick Robinson to answer Queries sent in by post. Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
Questions, on postcards only please, to: Gardeners' Question Time. BBC POBox27. Oxford Road Manchester M60 ISJ
How much power and influence is vested in Britain's leading institutions? Are they changing to meet the challenge of the late 80s? This third series takes a critical look at six more pillars of society.
5: The British Medical Association
In its 156 years the British
Medical Association has ridden out the arguments raging around the medical profession from body snatching to the NHS crisis. Polly Toynbee questions whether its present high public profile indicates growing or diminishing influence. Producer JOHN FORSYTH
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 7.30pm)
From the apparently obvious to the downright obscure, Dilly Barlow attempts to answer your questions with advice from experts and help from the BBC Reference Library.
Producer CATHY DRYSDALE Questions to: Enquire Within BBC, London WIA 1AA
by E. W. HORNUNG
The last of six stories dramatised by DAVID BUCK with and The Gift of the Emperor
Raffles plans the most daring enterprise of his career - the theft of a jewel worth £100,000. But Inspector Mackenzie is hot on Raffles's trail, and our intrepid cracksman's luck finally runs out.
Music by JIM PARKER
Directed by GORDON HOUSE Stereo
(Radio 41 World Service co-production) (Re-broadcast next Sunday)
by DAVE SHEASBY with For 20 years Bernard has been criss-crossing the country with a great cultural heritage in his boot. And thanks to Bernard's selling skills there isn't a historical edifice in England without a Mansionprint in its shop. Except one.
Producer ROBERT COOPER BBC Manchester Stereo (R)
A season of weepies at the National Film Theatre aims to shed light on why audiences shed tears. Michael Oliver examines the handkerchief ratings of films as diverse as Paris, Texas and It's 's a Wonderful Life, and talks to film makers and critics about the cinema of moisture.
Producer CARROLL MOORE
Who sounds like Mickey Mouse on helium? Which highly respected prime minister made a pop song? And what are the favourite 'dewdrops' of Benny Green , Eleanor Bron Ian McKellen and CeliaHaddon?
Find out in this week's quotation game.
Devised and presented by Nigel Rees
Quotations read by RONALD FLETCHER
Producer LISSA EVANS. Stereo
In 1942. as part of the war effort, a small group of women was recruited to work on the canal boats carrying cargo from the London docks to the Midlands. They were christened 'idle women' from the initials of the Inland Waterways.
Libby Purves talks to some of these 'trainees' about their far from idle life on the boats. Producer BRIDGET CARTER BBC Manchester (R)
Eight portraits presented by Hugh 0' Shaughnessy 7: Carmen Saenz
What we are trying to do is offer a conservative and democratic alternative to the Junta.
Carmen Saenz has rebuilt the Chilean National Party virtually single-handed. She describes the difficulties, and dangers, of mounting a political challenge to the Pinochet Government.
Series producer MICK WEBB. Stereo
The place that embroidery and sewing has traditionally held in the lives of women is questioned and illustrated in a new exhibition at Manchester's Whitworth Gallery.
Presented by Natalie Wheen Producer KATE WHITEHEAD
(Rev re-broadcast tomorrow 4.35pm)
by Malachi Whitaker abridged in eight episodes by Elizabeth Bradbury.
Read by Stephanie Turner.
The autobiography of the Yorkshire writer, once called the Bradford Chekhov. An insight into the pleasures, sadnesses and preoccupations of a remarkable woman.
BBC Manchester. Stereo
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