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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

knew it had to happen.
(FRED ASTAIRE) a drawback for years.
David Niven continues a 13-part tribute to one of the greatest entertainers of the century, 4: After you, who? including the voices of Adele Astaire , Fred Astaire Larry Adler , Howard Dietz Eddie Foy Jr. Claire Luce Arthur Schwartz
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: Larry Adler
Unknown: Howard Dietz
Unknown: Eddie Foy Jr.
Written By: Benny Green
Producer: John Billingham

: I'm Ken, He's Bill

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
(Repeated: Sunday 7.2 pm) ‡

: Sport on 2

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
Introduced by Desmond Lynam
1.30; 2.35; 3.5; 3.45; 5.0* Soccer Special
Coverage of the Championship, promotion and relegation issues. Exclusive live coverage on. the second half of a top match. scare-flashes direct from five other grounds, other scores and results as they come in with classified checks at 5.0 and 5.45*.
1.40; 2.0; 2.25; 2.55; 3.25; 5.40* Racing Special
2.0 Humber Stakes
2.30 Ascot 2.000 Guineas Trial
3.0 Rouge Croix Stakes
3.30 Heinz Steeplechase
Commentary by PETER BROMLEY Results from other meetings with a classified check at 5.40',
1.45; 2.45; 3.5; 5.30* International
Motor Racing
Action and personalities from Silverstone on the eve of the most important Formula One event in Europe so far this season - The Daily Express International Trophy race. With the fourth round of the World Championship - the Spanish Grand Prix - only two weeks away, BARRIE GILL will be talking to some of the world's top drivers about their hopes for the future. The latest news of the practice for tomorrow's big race and highlights of today's main event, the Formula 5,000 race,
2.10; 5.30
International sport's golden COUple - HUGH PORTER , four times World Cycling Champion, and ANITA LONSBROUGH, former Olympic Swimming Champion - appear together on Sport on 2 for the first time.
Hugh, back in the saddle after a long absence from competition with a fractured hip, wiU be in the studio to discuss the new season-while Anita reports from Stockholm on the first day of the Six Nations Tournament, a vitally important event for Britain's swimmers as they prepare tor the forthcoming World Championships in Colombia,
Sports Report
The football results as they come in, classified checks at
5.0 and 5.45*, reports and comment on the top stories of the day, the personalities making the news, Rugby Round-up at
5.25* and classified racing results at 5.401.
1.30 News/Prospects; 2.0 Racing
2.10 Cycling/Swimming
2.25 Racing; 2.35 Football
2.45 Motor Racing; 2.55 Racing
3.5 Motor Racing/Football
3.25 Racing
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 Unix production


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Commentary By: Peter Bromley
Unknown: Hugh Porter

: Star Sound

Sing a Song of April!: illustrated by Pat Boone , Bing Crosby Gogi Grant , Al Jolson and Deanna Durbin
You Asked for It: a selection of listeners' requests.
Going the Rounds: themes and songs from the currentt releases. Introduced by David Bellan
Written and compiled by LYN FAIRHURST


Illustrated By: Pat Boone
Illustrated By: Bing Crosby
Illustrated By: Gogi Grant
Illustrated By: Al Jolson
Illustrated By: Deanna Durbin
Introduced By: David Bellan
Unknown: Lyn Fairhurst

: Hello Cheeky

1500m only (atso 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


Unknown: 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 Stuart Gillies
Introduced by Ray Moore Producers FRANK HOOPER and EOIN HAMILTON


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

: Europe 75: France

The 11th in a series of international exchange programmes. Edited by john MELOY


Edited By: John Meloy

: Alan Dell

with Music Through Midnight Producers BILL BEBB
Midnight Newsroom; weather


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

: News Summary

: * Closedown

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