Mrs Toppledopple 's New Hat by PHYLLIS PEARCE
Illustrated by CHARLES FRONT
BBC outside broadcast cameras cover four races on the second day of the Grand National meeting, with all the latest news of tomorrow's big race, and interviews with leading personalities.
2.30 Coronation Hurdle (Div I) (2 miles, 100 yards)
3.5 The Mildmay Chase (2 miles, 80 yards)
3.40 Coronation Hurdle (Div II) (2 miles, 100 yards)
4.10 The 122nd Liverpool Spring Cup (lmile, 2 furlongs, 130 yards)
A series of six programmes from the RAF Museum, Hendon.
Introduced by William Woollard
Producer BRIAN JOHNSON
with Percy Thrower who prepares lawns for a busy mowing season, and prunes and dresses roses to produce high-quality blooms and reduce the risk of infection.
Producer BARRIE EDGAR (Birmingham)
Book, Percy Thrower 's Guide to Gardeners' World: 50p from booksellers
Each week The Money Programme looks at the view of the economic health of the nation from the shop floor, the office, the board-room and Parliament.
Presented by BRIAN WIDLAKE
RICHARD WAKELY , PAUL GRIFFITHS With ROBERT MCKENZIE
Editor JOHN DEKKER
A small town layabout accidentally foils a bank raid and suddenly finds himself with a job-special bank guard.
W. C. Fields was given a free hand by Universal for this his own favourite film and received a credit for the screenplay under a typically bizarre pen-name.
Screenplay by MAHATMA KANE JEEVES Director EDWARD CLINE
This Week's Films: page 9
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The distinguished Soviet pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy is soloist in a complete cycle of the five Beethoven piano concertos with the London Philharmonic Orchestra leader RODNEY FRIEND conductor Bernard Haitink
Tonight's concert, recorded in London's Royal Festival Hall, features
Piano Concerto No 3, in c minor Introduced by BASIL MOSS
Director BRIAN LARGE
Concerto No 4: next Sunday
Presented by David Holmes with Peter Dorling Weather
Introduced by Robert Robinson
Best buys: John Arlott , author and journalist, and Rosie Swale , author of Children of Cape Horn, each choose a recent hardback and paperback.
Malcolm Lowry 1909-57: LOWRY's Under the Volcano is a modern classic. It is set in pre-war Mexico and describes the last day in the life of a drunken English consul. The book took Lowry ten years to write, was first rejected by his publisher and finally received by a chorus of acclaim. A biography of Lowry by DOUGLAS DAY is out next week. lain Johnstone has been in Mexico retracing Lowry's steps.
Geoffrey Moorhouse talks about his book, The. Fearful Void, an account of his 2,000-mile journey alone across the Sahara, a journey he barely survived.
Producer WILL WYATT