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: Bruce Wyndham

with The Early Show
Producer Michael FORD including at
8.3 Racing Bulletin


Producer: Michael Ford

: * as Radio 1

: Charlie Chester

with your
Smiling Saturday Show Producer JOHN MELOY


Producer: John Meloy

: Yours, Vera Lynn

The Star of the People
The Star Next Door
Leslie Phillips tells the story of Vera Lynn today: her work for charities both locally and nationally, and her continuing career as Britain's first lady of song.
Script and research PETER CLAYTON


Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Unknown: Vera Lynn
Unknown: Peter Clayton
Producer: Steve Allen

: The Betty Witherspoon Show

starring Ted Ray and Kenneth Williams with Miriam Margolyes and Nigel Rees
Music by neil INNES
Producer simon BRETT
(Repeated: Sunday, 7.2 pm)


Unknown: Ted Ray
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Miriam Margolyes
Unknown: Nigel Rees
Script By: Michael Wale

: Sport on 2

1500m on ly ( also 202m Scot land) Introduced by Alan Parry
2.0: 3.45; 5.0*
Football League
The last Saturday of the Football League programme: up-to-the-minute news throughout the afternoon, commentary on a top League match, score flashes from five other grounds, results as they come in, and classified check at 5.0*
1.45: 2.15; 3.0*
Cricket: Worcester
Worcester v
The Indian Touring Team
The traditional opening match ofthetour
Commentator JOHN ARLOTT
Together with news throughout the afternoon of the Benson and Hedges matches at Trent Bridge, Headingley, Leicester, Coventry, Fenners, Hove, Swansea and Bristol
2.10: 2.50; 5.45'
Racing: Sandown Park
2.15 Weslbury Slakes
2.55 Whitbread Gold Cup
2.15: 3.0' Golf
The Madrid Open
Reports on the final round by RENTON LAIDLAW in Puerto de Hierro
3.0; 5.25*
Rugby Union: Twickenham
The final of the rfu Knock-Out Cup competition
Commentator PETER WEST
Also news throughout the afternoon on the Welsh Cup Final at Cardiff
Sports Report
The stories behind today's sporting headlines, top personalities, comment on the issues of the moment, classified football results at ijt*. and classified racing at 5.45'
1.3D News/prsspects from all featured events *
1.45 Cricket: lunchtime scores
1.55 Shipping forecast
2.0 Football preview
2.111 Racing
2.15 Cricket/Golf: 2.50 Ra«ing
3.0 Rugby Union/Cricket/Golf
3.4S Football half-times
3.55 Football commentary
4.42 Sports Report
5.0 Classified football
5.25 Rugby Round-Up
5.45 Classified racing


Introduced By: Alan Parry
Commentator: John Arlott
Commentator: Peter Bromley

: Strike Up the Band

ISOOin mill/ fulso (, M2rn Si i)ll(tn(l) THE BAND OF THE WELSH GUARDS conductor
Introduced by Robin Boyle Producer ALLAN Giles


Conductor: Major Desmond K. Walker
Introduced By: Robin Boyle
Producer: Allan Giles

: Star Sound

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) A musical look at the world of films
Peter Latham turns the spotlight on Andy Williams and MICHEL LEGRAND , with musical illustrations from their movie sound-tracks
Written and compiled by LYN FAIRHURST
Listeners can send requests, on a postcard please, to 'Star Sound,' BBC, [address removed]


Unknown: Peter Latham
Unknown: Michel Legrand
Unknown: Lyn Fairir.

: Hello Cheeky

150Um only uii.su 202m Scotland) Conceived, written and misread by Tim Brooke-Taylor
Barrv Cryer and John Junkin with The Denis King Trio Producer david HATCH
7.30 Sports Desk: with cl-oseof-play cricket scoreboard


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Barrv Cryer
Unknown: John Junkin

: Radio 2 Top Tunes

BBC MIDLAND RAP10 ORCHESTRA conductor NORRIE PARAMOR - play the weeks most popular tunes from Radio 2 programmes Introduced by Brian Matthew
Applicationstojointhelistening panel should be addressed tu BBC, Pebble Mill Road, Birmingham B5 7QQ


Conductor: Alan Moorhouse
Conductor: Norrie Paramor
Introduced By: Brian Matthew

: Saturday Night

With the BBC RADIO ORCHESTRA Paul Fenoulhet and the String Orchestra
Alyn Ainsworth and the Radio Big Band Sound Brian Fancy and the BBC SCOTTISH RADlO ORCHESTRA with Dennis Lotis
Introduced by Simon Bates Producers frank hoofkr and EOIN HAMILTON


Unknown: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Alyn Ainsworth
Unknown: Dennis Lotis
Introduced By: Simon Bales
Unknown: Eoin Hamilton

: Pop Over Europe

150emon!y < also 202m Scotland) The top pop of the raojith from Austria, GreatBrita in. Hungary, Ireland. Monte Carlo, Poland, Switzerland, West Germany and Yugoslavia. Introduced from London by Katie Boyle
(Organised byW German Radio)


Unknown: Katie Boyle

: Ray Moore: Night Ride Through Midnight

1500m ottfv (also 202vii Scotland) with the RADIO BIG ban* and guest's
Producers ROYSTON HERBERT PAM cox and PETER wall including at
12.0 Midnight Newsroom VHF joins at 12.0


Producers: Royston Herbert

: * Closedown

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