with The Early Show Producer JACK" lakhs S.3 Racing Bulletin
with your Smiling Saturday Show.
David Niven continues a 13-part biographical tribute to one of the greatest entertainers of the century. 5: If I Hod a Talking Picture of You including the voices of: Fred Astaire
Ginger Rogers. Adele Astaire Pandro S. Berman
Irene Dunne. Burten Lane Ben Lyon. Hermes Pan Randolph Scott
Written bv benny green
Producer jobn billincham
THE FRED ASTAIRE STORY: a RACIO TIMES SPECIAL on sale at newsagents: price 50p
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Elizabeth Counseil , his wife Mark Hadfield and Ruth Dooiirr. his children and PAUL WILLIAMSON
VIRGINIA CLAMKE Written by MIKE CRAIG LAWRIE KINSLEY and RON ' MCDONNELL
Producer james casey
(Repeated: Sunday 7.2 pm)
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Introduced by Desmond Lynam with star guests and the best of today's sporting action.
1.3t; 2.211; 3.0; 3.45: 5.0* Soccer Special
The Battle for the Football League Tille.
With the race for the First Division Championship one of the most exciting in years, the Sport on 2 team brings you nationwide coverage of this and the other promotion and relegation issues still at stake. You can hear exclusive live commentary on the second half of a crucial match, score-flashes from five other grounds. scores throughout the afternoon, results as they happen, with classified checks at 5.0 and 5.45*.
1.45: 2,211: 50: 3.20; 5.30* The Badminton Horse Trials
Another Sport on 2 special, with commentary on the final stages of the world's richest horse trials. Following the dressage and cross-country sections, the competition for the Whitbread Trophy reaches its climax today with the third and decisive stage, the show jumping. Among the riders taking part. and hoping to win a place in the British team for the forthcoming European Championships, are HRH Princess Anne and Capt Mark Phillips.
Meanwhile, Olympic gold medallist RICHARD MEADE, without a ride this year, will be analysing the action along with commentator DEREK THOMPSON.
1.40; 2.19: 2.40: 5.40.
Racing from Newbury
Commentary by PETER BROMLEY on two of the most valuable races of the day:
2.15 The Clerical, Medical Greenham Stakes
2.45 The John Porter Stakes
Plus results from the other meetings throughout the afternoon: classified check at 5.40.
1.50: 3.0: 5.25. International Rugby Ireland and Scotland v England and Wales
As the season draws to a close, the four Home Countries come together in a special match at Lansdowne Road. Dublin, to say farewell to Ireland's centenary year. and you can hear news and highlights of the match from commentators ALUN WILLIAMS and GEORGE HAMILTON.
1975 promises to be quite a year for cricket, with Australia - Thompson, Lillee and all - coming to England to defend the Ashes and the first-ever Prudential World Cup being staged here in June.
County Champions Worcestershire open their programme next Wednesday with the traditional match against MCC at Lord's, and a week today the first of the major knockout competitions, the Benson and Hedges Cup, gets under way.
In a special feature CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS analyses prospects for the new season.
4.42 * 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 5.40
2.20 Football/Badminton Horse Trials
2.50 Badminton Horse Trials/Rugby
3.20 Badminton Horse Trials/Rugby
3.45 Football half-times
3.55 Football commentary
4.42 Sports Report
5.0 Classified Results
5.25 Rugby Round-up
5.40 Classified Racing/Football
Events may alter timings
A Radio Sports Unit production
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Star Guest: Elaine Stritch who chooses her favourite movie-scores.
You Asked for It!: a selection of listeners' requests.
Doing the Rounds: themes and songs from current releases. Introduced by David Bellan Written and compiled by LYN FAIRHURST
(Requests, on postcard please, to 'Star Sound,' BBC, [address removed])
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BBC NORTHERN RADIO ORCHESTRA conductor NEIL Richardson and the BBC MIDLAND RADIO ORCHESTRA conductor norric pah-amor play the week most popular tunes from Radio 2 programmes Introduced by Tony Brandon
Application* 10 join the listening panel 10 Radio 2 Top Tunes.' BBC. Pebble Mill Komi. Birmingham B5 7QQ
With the BBC RADIO ORCHESTRA Angela Morlcy and the Strings Alyn Ainsworih and the Radio Big Band
Brian Fahey and the BBC SCOTTISH JtAIIK) ORCHESTRA with Helen McArthur
Introduced by Ray Moore Producers frank hovpkr and EOIN HAMILTON
Presented in London by David Gell
A monthly programme in which
1.600 young people in seven European countries vote to discover the number one record in Europe today. Taking part: Germany iwnHt, Norway (NRK) Ireland irte). Spain irnyi Sweden ISRI. Finland (YLE) United Kingdom lire) Producer STEVE ALLEN
with Music Through Midnight Producers kill HEBB
BARBARA PAGE . MEL HOUSE including at 12.0
Midnight Newsroom; weather