2.5 Wills Premier Steeple Chase (Qualifier) (2im) with £1,500 added to a sweepstakes
2.40 Lansdown Four-year-olds Hurdle (2m and about 200yds) A plate of 1900 3.10 Cheltenham Steeple Chase Stakes (Handicap) (3m, 1f and a few yards) with £1,000 added to a sweepstakes
3.40 Cowley Novices' Hurdle (3m and a few yards) A plate of E500.
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Seamus Heaney talking to Patrick Garland.
with Robin Day brings you the day's News Summary and an interview with a prominent personality behind the headlines. Preceded by Weather
with Anthony Smith
Himalayas - To the edge of the ultimate barrier
Walking-the only way to penetrate this wilderness. There is no other way in Nepal: just a steady walk, walk, walk, upwards through foothill villages, past orchids, rhododendrons and vast stands of hemlock, up to the place where all wildlife ends and no-man's land begins, 16,000 feet high in the heart of Asia.
Eight personal journeys across five continents into the great wilderness areas of the world.
Producer NED KELLY (Bristol) Wild about wildernesses: p 5
Healey in the High Street
Next week the Chancellor of the Exchequer presents his third Budget within the year. The Budget is the traditional method of steering the economy, and the effects of Mr Healey's third Budget will be apparent in every High Street in the country. But is the traditional Treasury way the only way, and what else could the Chancellor do?
Alan Alda as Hawkeye and Wayne Rogers as Trapper John Henry in Love
Henry flips his lid over a sweet young thing and Hawkeye and Trapper consider it their duty to nip the romance in the bud.
On the 300th anniversary of John Milton's death, this Omnibus film, a fictionalised biography about the life of the poet, shows him in 1665, as an old man, blind and out of favour, leaving London with his family to escape the plague.
Paradise Regained: Saturday Radio 3
Sir Henry Vane:
Television in America
A bog of chewing gum culture and hypnotic trash.
Many American television shows are screened over here, but do they reflect the programmes we do not see in Britain? How does the American system work? Is it as bad as some people say?
with David Holmes ; Weather
Julian Glover reads from Samson Agonistes by John Milton.