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The Grand National
Commentaries by Raymond Glendenning , Claude Harrison
Robert Haynes ,
Aubrey Renwick Michael O'Hehir , and Peter O'Sullevan
From Aintree Racecourse,
The commentary on the race will be entirely under the control of the BBC both in content and technical arrangement. in order to satisfy copyright requirements the commentary will be recorded and then broadcast - within a second - from the recording.
The copyright of this commentary is the property of Messrs. Top-hams Ltd., to whom application must be made for permission to reuitfuse in public piaces where a charge is made for admission.


Unknown: Raymond Glendenning
Unknown: Claude Harrison
Unknown: Robert Haynes
Unknown: Aubrey Renwick
Unknown: Michael O'Hehir
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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