**** Rousing Disney adventure. When a Canadian family take a trip to England, they leave their two dogs and a cat in the care of a family friend who lives 250 miles away. But the animals feel homesick and embark on a hazardous journey back to their home. Review page 52. Director Fletcher Markle (1963, U)
Day two of the Grand National meeting at Aintree and the highlight is the E200,000 Melling Chase at 3.10. It was 14/1 shot Hi Cloy who took the honours in 2006 for trainer
Michael Hourigan and jockey
Andrew McNamara , but in the four races prior to last year it's been the favourites that have occupied first place. Other starts at 2.00,
2.35, 3.45 and 4.20. Grand National Preview is at 11.35pm
2/4. Exploring the work of renowned fell walker and author Alfred Wainwright , Julia Bradbury sets off to tackle her first Lake District mountain, Blencathra. Director Owen Rodd ; Executive producer Eric Harwood
First shown on BBC4
4/6. Despite Christine's best efforts her plants are wilting under a relentless summer sun. But never one to shirk a challenge she takes on a 60ft long and 12ft high overgrown hedge armed only with secateurs.
Series producer Rupert Miles ; Exec producer Sarah Moors
Spring is now well under way and the fresh greens of the season inspire Monty to begin a "green" garden, which has the basis of green flowers and all the spectrum of green foliage it's possible to plant.
Producer Louise Hampderv Series producer Rosemary Edwards GARDENERS' WORLD MAGAZINE: the April issue looks at 40 years of the programme. Out now, priced E3.20
My garden heaven: page 28; Plants offer: page
New series 1/5. September 1970: a BOAC flight with 20 school children on board was hijacked in the name of a Palestinian guerrilla group; the first and last time a British commercial aircraft has ever been hijacked. Interviews from hostages and their hijackers help illustrate events that changed airplane travel for ever. Producer Dominic Sutherland ; Editor John Farren
What do Alan Davies, Jo Brand, Sean Lock and Jimmy Carr really know about danger and other words that begin with "D"? Stephen Fry asks the near-impossible questions in this episode from the fourth series.
Director Ian Lorimer ; Producer John Lloyd
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