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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 MICHAELFORD

: The Fred Astaire Story The Prince nf Wales and

David Niven continues a 13-part biographical tribute to one of the greatest entertainers of the century. 3: Lady Be Good including the voices of: Adele Astaire , Fred Astaire
Bing Crosby , Richard Dolman Renée Gadd, Sir John Gielgud Ira Gershwin
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: Bing Crosby
Unknown: Richard Dolman
Unknown: Sir John Gielgud
Written By: Benny Green
Producer: John Billingham

: I'm Ken, He's Bill

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
CLARE SUTCLIFFE PROWN in Flat Broke featuring


Unknown: Suzanne Kerchiss
Unknown: Clare Sutcliffe Prown
Written By: Richard Mathews
Written By: John Davis
Producer: Edward Taylor
Ken: Peter Cleall
Bill: Derek Seaton
Mrs Platt: Patricia Hayes

: Sport on 2

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
Introduced by Desmond Lynam with star guests and the best of today's sporting action.
1.30; 2.0; 2.25; 3.0; 4.50; 5.30* The Grand National
Sport on 2 brings you the unique atmosphere of Aintree on Grand National Day, with commentary on the world's most famous steeplechase at 3.15. JUDY CHALMERS mingles with the racegoers; and the Grand National, sponsored this year by the News of the World, will be described by PETER BROMLEY with DICK FRANCIS at the Grandstand. MICHAEL SETH-SMITH at the second fence, MICHAEL O'HEHIR at Becher's Brook and DEREK THOMPSON at the 12th fence.
Together with other results
1.30; 2.35; 3.45; 5.0*
Football Special featuring the Cup semi-finals. Up - to - the - minute reports throughout the afternoon from today's Cup and League programme, second-half commentary on one of the fa Cup semi-finals, news of the Scottish Cup semi-finals, scores and results as they come in, with classified checks at 5.0 and 5.45*
1.50; 2.50; 3.35; 4.50; 5.25'
Knockout-Cup Rugby featuring the semi-finals of the National Club competition Morpeth v Rosslyn Park Bedford v Coventry
Reports on both matches during the afternoon, and in Rugby Round-up at 5.25*. Plus news of the Rugby League Challenge Cup semi-final between Wakefield Trinity and Widnes.
Sports Report
The football results as they come in, classified checks at
5.0 and 5.45*, reports and comment, the Cup semi-finals in England and Scotland, how the Grand National was won and lost, the personalities making the headlines, Rugby Round-up at 5.25*, and the classified racing results at 5.40*. Timetable
1.30 News/Prospects
2.0 The Aintree Scene/Football/Rugby
3.0 Grand National
3.30 Latest Football; 3.35 Rugby
3.45 Football half-times
3.55 Football Commentary
4.42 Sports Report
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: Judy Chalmers
Unknown: Peter Bromley
Unknown: Dick Francis
Unknown: Michael Seth-Smith
Unknown: Michael O'Hehir
Unknown: Derek Thompson

: Star Sound

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
A musical look at films
The .4pril Oscars! A flashback to award-winning songs from the past illustrated by: Julie Andrews. Fred Astaire Doris Day , Judy Garland
Noel Harrison , Louis Jourdan Frank Sinatra and Winni Shaw and a musical preview of this years nominations.
Introduced by David Bellan Written and compiled by LYN FAIRHURST


Illustrated By: Julie Andrews.
Illustrated By: Fred Astaire
Illustrated By: Doris Day
Illustrated By: Judy Garland
Unknown: Noel Harrison
Unknown: Louis Jourdan
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Winni Shaw
Introduced By: David Bellan

: Hello Cheeky

1500m only (als0 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 Introduced by Tony Brandon


Conductor: Neil Richardson
Conductor: Norrie Paramor
Introduced By: Tony Brandon

: Saturday Night

with the BBC RADIO ORCHESTRA Angela Morley and the Strings Alyn Ainsworth and the Radio Big Band
Brian Fahey and the BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA with Austin Brown
Introduced by Ray Moore Producers FRANK HOOPER and EOIN HAMILTON


Unknown: Angela Morley
Unknown: Alyn Ainsworth
Unknown: Brian Fahey
Introduced By: Ray Moore
Producers: Frank Hooper
Producers: Eoin Hamilton

: Europe 75: Australia

The tenth in a series of international exchange programmes. Edited by JOHN MELOY


Edited By: John Meloy

: Alan Dell

with Music Through Midnight Producers bill BEBB
Including at 12.0
; Midnight Newsroom; weather

: News Summary

: * Closedown

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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.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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