Today's Watch with Mother
Script and production:
Champion is the leader of a herd of wild horses, and Ricky is the only human he trusts absolutely
From the River Dee at Llangollen, North Wales
With Ken Langford, John Macleod and Gay Goldsmith
Introduced by John Earle.
Welsh pop show
(English transmitters only)
Today's Watch with Mother
The Great Bear is not exactly what it seems. Patrick Moore explains that some of its stars are farther from each other than they are from Earth.
Introduced by Jack Knights.
by Eileen Molony
With Francis Monk
Today 'The Knockers'
Stan and Ollie involved in amateur dramatics almost bring the house down.
John Craven with rapid reports on some of today's unusual events.
Presented by Anne Nightingale
Every year over 200 branches of the Pony Club enter for the Prince Philip Cup - only six get through to the final at the Horse of the Year Show, Wembley. The team from the Royal Artillery Salisbury Plain was one of these and this film follows them from early training until the final competition.
News and opinion including Weather for your area presented by Michael Barratt and Bob Wellings
by Robert Barr
[Starring] Paul Daneman, Julian Glover
Rankin - the organiser: Gibbs - the contact: Marie Hansen - the courier: Ryan has them all - to break... or use...
(Episode 2 tomorrow 7.0 pm; cast p 41)
A huge hand reaches out from the heavens and holds the Star Ship Enterprise immovable in a mighty grip! Captain Kirk truly reaches Olympian heights in his defiance of the glorious god-like being who demands his homage.
by Dorothy L. Sayers, adapted in five parts by Anthony Steven
with Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter
All had been pleasant at Riddlesdale Lodge until the evening post arrived. Then sudden tragedy - Lady Mary's fiance shot dead, her brother Gerald charged with his murder, and from Paris her second brother, Lord Peter, has flown back to investigate.
Helen, Duchess of Denver:
Sir Impey Biggs:
Presented by Peter Woods
The FA Cup
World Ice Hockey
The Badminton Horse Trials
The FA Cup Semi-finals: can Arsenal get to their second successive Wembley Cup Final? Will Leeds sustain their brilliance? Can second division Birmingham win promotion and get to Wembley? What are the chances for Stoke City? A semi-final preview.
The World Ice Hockey Championships from Prague with tonight's key clash between Russia and Czechoslovakia - the Winter Olympics gold medal finalists.
The Badminton Horse Trials: a preview of the 32-fence cross-country course which will indicate likely Olympic prospects for a dozen countries. For Great Britain the Olympic candidates include HRH Princess Anne the reigning European champion and BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
David Coleman introduces the action, views and analysis.
A Party Political Broadcast on behalf of the Conservative and Unionist Party
(Also on BBC2)
A character, a comedian, a sometime poet - one of the world's great entertainers. Muhammad Ali meets Michael Parkinson.
A second showing of their memorable encounter.
with the latest news in pictures
The Sky at Night with Patrick Moore started on 24 April 1957. In tonight's special edition, Patrick Moore looks back, with Commander Henry Hatfield, at the astonishing changes and advances in astronomical knowledge since 1957. He discusses recent developments in 'invisible astronomy' with Professor Anthony Hewish, whose team discovered the first pulsar, and with infra-red astronomer Professor Jim Ring. Finally, he looks forward to the discoveries we can expect in the next 15 years.
National and Regional News and Weather (all except London) Closedown