A cart-horse, a magic horse, a lost dog, a cat that craves for fish, a runaway donkey, and a strange creature from the sea.
This week all the stories are about animals and they are told by five different storytellers.
Today: Humbert, Mr Firkin, and the Lord Mayor of London
Story and pictures by John Burningham
and The Golden Horse
Story by Silvia Hartmann and pictures by Paul Birkbeck
Told by James Beck
Author/Pictures (Humbert, Mr Firkin, and the Lord Mayor of London):
Author (The Golden Horse):
Pictures (The Golden Horse):
A second chance to see this story of the four boys and a girl of the Wyndham team -
from the beginning of its journey in the fields of Cumberland to the final moments on the tanbark at the Horse of the Year Show last year.
Out of the 170 teams which entered for the Mounted Games Championship for the Prince Philip Cup, only six reached the final.
Chingachook sets out with his white friend, the Lone Hunter, on a dangerous quest in Huron territory.
These stories are set in Canada during the 17th century when both the French and the English were trying to use the Red Indians for their own ends.
The Adventures of a Very Young Elephant
Told by Eric Thompson
English version written by Peggy Miller
Writer (English version):
Focuses on events and people making the news around town
A new selection of the famous early films of the world's greatest comedian.
Tonight: The Pawnshop
with Edna Purviance and Henry Bergman
Despite his pledges, Charlie upsets an uncle he would like to make his father-in-law before he can pop the question, but fate redeems his fortunes.
by Bill Barron
Starring Douglas Fielding
Brian Bennett talks about someone called Sylvia... he implies that something terrible might have happened to the girl...
(for cast list see page 28)
The new adventures of the Star-ship Enterprise as it zooms across man's final frontier - space!
Its mission - to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and civilisations, to go boldly where no man has gone before.
Star Fleet orders sternly prohibit the contamination of other cultures, but when the USS Horizon visited a remote planet 100 years before Captain Kirk was unfortunate enough to arrive, someone unwittingly left a book behind about an earlier prohibition and its aftermath, with very strange results.
Introduced by Robin Day with Michael Charlton, Nicholas Harman, Alan Hart,
Richard Kershaw, Robert MacNeil, Julian Pettifer
With John Edmunds and the BBC's correspondents and reporters around the world and Weather
by John Elliot
[Starring] Ray Barrett, Geoffrey Keen, Philip Latham, Beryl Cooke
Guest star Patrick Allen
Stead, Thornton and Izard are on trial tonight. State secrets have been leaked to a foreign power - and the Ministry of Defence investigator says it must be from one of these three men.
In this final episode, the action all takes place in Mogul House as Commander Fayne (Patrick Allen) conducts his interrogation.
Writer/Series created by:
with Deryck Guyler
It is 4 plus 400 when this international group return to the unique atmosphere of the Octagon Theatre - for the last time in this series - where they join forces with their audience and their guest Deryck Guyler.
Songs you have known all your life and songs you have never heard before, including: John Peet, Navvy Boots, Coney Island, Washboard Roundelay
A daily look at what matters in the news and out of it
Presented all this week by David Dimbleby with the latest news in pictures and with on-the-spot reports by Bernard Falk, David Lomax, Tom Mangold, Fyfe Robertson and Denis Tuohy and special contributions from Keith Kyle and Robert McKenzie
Producer of the Week:
What do we make? - what will they buy? Spotlight on the export drive: new ideas - new products - new markets.
Few gifts give more lasting pleasure than a piece of crystal glass. The craftsmanship involved in blowing and cutting by hand has remained basically unaltered since the turn of the century - so British cut glass still sells well abroad. But glassmaking, especially by automation for mass markets, has its problems. One leading manufacturer experienced an alarming slump in profits - and had to take drastic steps to put his house in order.
(Postponed from 10 August)
Six programmes which examine how it is to be an artist in Britain today - the job, the means, the people involved
followed by Regional News and Weather (all except London and Wales)