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: Bruce Wyndham

with The Early Show Producer JACK DABBS
8.3 Racing Bulletin


Producer: Jack Dabbs

: * as Radio 1

: Charlie Chester

Your Smiling- Saturday Show Producer MICHAEL FORD


Producer: Michael Ford

: The Fred Astaire Story

David Niven continues a 13-part tribute to one of the greatest entertainers of the century 2: Look Ma, I'm Dancing including the voices of Adele Astaire. Fred Astaire
Richard Dolman , Eddie Foy Jr Keenan Wynn
Additional material performed by PAT WHITMORE. JOHN BOULTER and GORDON LANGFORD
Written by BENNY GREEN
THE FRED ASTAIRE STORY: a RADIO TIMES Special on sale at newsagents: price 50p


Unknown: David Niven
Unknown: Adele Astaire.
Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Richard Dolman
Unknown: Eddie Foy Jr Keenan Wynn
Unknown: Pat Whitmore.
Unknown: John Boulter
Unknown: Gordon Langford
Written By: Benny Green
Producer: John Billingram
Unknown: The Fred Astaire

: I'm Ken, He's Bill

1580m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1 Peter Cleall as Ken Derek Seaton as Bill
APRIL WALKER and DAVID RYALI in Thoroughly Modern Billy featuring
Patricia Hayes as Mrs Platt Written by RICHARD WATHEWS and JOHN DAVIS Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
(Repeated: Sunday 7.2 pm)


Unknown: Peter Cleall
Unknown: Derek Seaton
Unknown: Suzanne Kerchiss
Unknown: April Walker
Unknown: David Ryali
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Mrs Platt
Written By: Richard Wathews
Written By: John Davis
Producer: Edward Taylor

: Sport on 2

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
Introduced by Desmond Lynam
1.30; 2.0: 2.55: 5.30*
The Boat Race
Oxford v Cambridge The 121st University Boat Race from Putney to Mortlake. Sport on 2 will bring you special coverage, with JOHN SNAGGE and JOHN HINDE aboard the launch Beaujolais 73 - and JUDY CHALMERS talking to the personalities. ED STEWART will mingle with the crowds and report from Chiswick Bridge.
The record to date: Cambridge 67 wins. Oxford 52. with one dead heat in 1877. 1.30; 2.35; 3.45; 5.0*
Football League Special
With championship, promotion and relegation issues really hotting up. Sport on 2's team brings you news of all today's matches, second-half commentary on one of them. live score flashes from five other grounds. and results, with classified checks at 5.0 and 5.45*.
2.19; 2.35; 3.25; 4.52; 5.30* International
The Coca-Cola meeting at Crystal Palace, with many of the world's top swimmers from nearly 20 countries taking part. Can Australia, with world record-holders STEVE HOLLAND and JENNY TURRALL , win the title for the second year in a row? Will the United States or Europe upset the formbook?
Commentary on the first day by PETER JONES , with expert analysis by former Olympic champion, ANITA LONSBROUGH.
1.45; 2.25; 3.30; 4.52; 5.40*
Racing from Kempton
2.30 Masaka Stakes
3.35 Ruseberv Stakes
Commentary by PETER BROMLEY Plus other results with a classified check at 5.40*
Also news from ALISON DAWES of the Easter International Show Jumping meeting at Hickstead, and of the Barbarians' Rugby match against Cardiff, with CHSIS REA presenting Rugby Round-up at 5.25*.
Sports Report
The football results as thev come in, classified checks at 5.8 and 5.45*. reports and comment. the personalities Rugby Round-up at 5.25*. and classified racing results at 5.40. Timetable
1.30 News/Prospects
2.0 Boat Race
2.10 Swimming
2.25 Racing
2.25 Football/Swimming
2.55 Boat Race
3.2S Racing/Swimming
3.45 Football half-times
3.55 Football commentary
4.42 Sports Report
4.52 Swimming/Latest racing
5.0 Classified Football
5.25 Rugby Round-up
5.40 Classified Racing/Football Events may alter timings
A Radio Sports Unit production


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: John Snagge
Unknown: John Hinde
Unknown: Judy Chalmers
Unknown: Chiswick Bridge.
Unknown: Steve Holland
Unknown: Jenny Turrall
Unknown: Peter Jones
Commentary By: Peter Bromley
Unknown: Alison Dawes

: Star Sound

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
A musical look at the world of films.
You asked for it!: a selection of listeners' requests ricked from the postbag.
Favourites from the 30s: includine
Eddie Cantor. Bing Crosby
Deanna Durbin. Jack Rulbert and ' The Street Singer '
Introduced by David Bellan Written and compiled by LYN FAIRHURST


Unknown: Eddie Cantor.
Unknown: Bing Crosby
Unknown: Deanna Durbin.
Unknown: Jack Rulbert
Introduced By: David Bellan

: Hello Cheeky

1500m only (nlso 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1

: Radio 2 Top Tunes

BBC MIDLAND RADIO ORCHESTRA conductor NORRIE PARAMOR play the week's most popular tunes from Radio 2 programmes Mtroduced by Teny Brandon


Conductor: Norrie Paramor
Unknown: Teny Brandon

: Vienna, City of Dreams

A South Bank Pops Concert presented by the BBC in association with the GLC live from the Royal Festival Hall.
Henry Krips conducts the BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader ARTHUR LEAVINS with Lucia Popp in a popular Viennese programme including music by the Strauss family to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Johann Strauss II.
Introduced by Robert Dougall
During the concert interval DON DURBRIDGE explores ' the life and times of Old Vienna.' Producer BARRY KNIGHT


Unknown: Henry Krips
Leader: Arthur Leavins
Unknown: Lucia Popp
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Introduced By: Robert Dougall
Unknown: Don Durbridge
Producer: Barry Knight

: Europe 75

Presenting news, views and music from the Continent. Introduced by David Gell Producer JOHN MELOY


Introduced By: David Gell
Producer: John Meloy

: Alan Dell

with Music Through Midnight Producers BILL BEBB
BARBARA PAGE .MEL HOUSE Including at 12.0
Midnight Newsroom; weather


Producers: Bill Bebb
Unknown: Barbara Page
Unknown: Mel House

: News Summary

: * Closedown

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