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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.
9: I Guess I'll Have to Change my Plan including the voices of: Fred Astaire , Adele Astaire Ava Astaire. Harold Arlen
Bing Crosby. Sheilah Graham Rita Hayworth. Johnny Mercer Hermes Pan . Eleanor Powell Marjorie Reynolds
Frank Sinatra. Morris Stollof Written by BENNY GREEN
THE FRED ASTAIRE STORY: a RADIO TIMES SPECIAL on sale at newsagents, price 50p


Unknown: David Niven
Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Adele Astaire
Unknown: Ava Astaire.
Unknown: Harold Arlen
Unknown: Bing Crosby.
Unknown: Sheilah Graham
Unknown: Rita Hayworth.
Unknown: Johnny Mercer
Unknown: Hermes Pan
Unknown: Eleanor Powell
Unknown: Marjorie Reynolds
Unknown: Frank Sinatra.
Unknown: Morris Stollof
Written By: Benny Green
Producer: John Billinguam

: Tony Brandon with the Family Brandon

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


Unknown: Mike Craig
Unknown: Lawrie Kinsley
Unknown: Ron McDonnell
Producer: James Casey
his wife: Elizabeth Counsell
his children: Mark Hadfield
his children: Ruth Dooner
ANITA JOANNOU: Paul Williamson
Herbert: Michael Bates

: Sport on 2

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
Peter Jones introduces the pick of the day's sporting action.
1.30, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0*
International Football featuring
Northern Ireland v England
The start of this season's Home International Championship, which looks like being the closest for many years with Wales and Northern Ireland threatening to make a serious challenge to the dominance of England and Scotland,
Dave Clements captained Northern Ireland against England at Wembley a year ago. Now he has the added responsibility of being player-manager of a team in Belfast who are no longer political exiles. (JACK ROLLIN) This afternoon, England return to Belfast for the first time for four years and Wales meet Scotland at Ninian Park.
Commentary from Belfast by ALAN PARRY and JOHN BENNETT , with news and reports from Cardiff by MAURICE EDELSTON and DAVID FRANCEY.
1.35, 2.0, 3.45, 4.45, 5.15*
International Tennis
The Coca-Cola Bournemouth
Formerly known as the British Hard Court Championsmps, this event has attracted a star-studded field, including ILIE NASTASE, GUIL-ERMO VILAS and ROGER TAYLOR. chasing prize money totalling £50,000. Today's action includes the women's final and the. men's semi-finals. Commentary by MAX ROBERTSON With expert analysis by FRED PERRY.
1.45, 2.25, 3.30, 5.45*
Racing from Newbury Featuring a top-class field for the £10,000 Lockinge Stakes.
2.30 The London Gold Cup
3.35 The Lockinge Stakes
Also news from The Curragh on the Irish 1,000 and 2,000 Guineas, plus results from the day's other meetings throughout the afternoon with a classified check at 5.45*
1.40, 2.40, 3.45, 4.45, 5.50* Cup-Tie Cricket
An important day in the Benson and Hedges Cup with the matches likely to decide who goes through to the quarter finals. Reports on the top games with news and scores from all the others.
News. too, of the Rugby Union match between New South Wales and England, the Rugby
League Championship Final, the latest news from Imola on the eve of the Italian Motor Cycling Grand Prix and in Golf - the Sumrie Tournament and the English Amateur Stroke-play Championship for the Brabazon Trophy.
1.30 News/prospects from all featured events, including the lunchtime scoreboard
2.0 Tennis
2.25 Racing
2.40 Tennis/Cricket
3.0 Football
3.30 Racing
3.40 Football
3.45 Tennis/Cricket
4.0 Football
4.45 Tennis/Cricket
5.0 Round-up
5.25 Rugby Round-up
5.30 Motor Sport
5.45 Classified Racing/Cricket Events may alter timings
A Radio Sports Unit production


Introduces: Peter Jones
Unknown: Dave Clements
Unknown: Ninian Park.
Unknown: Alan Parry
Unknown: John Bennett
Unknown: Maurice Edelston
Unknown: David Francey.
Unknown: Roger Taylor.
Unknown: Max Robertson
Unknown: Fred Perry.
Commentator: Peter Bromley

: 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 picked from the post-bag.
Speaking Musically: Producer/ Director Otto Preminger introduces songs and themes from: Carmen Jones , Exodus, In Harm's Way, Laura, The Man with the Golden Arm, Porgy and Bess, River of No Return and his current production Rosebud Introduced by David Bellan Written and compiled by LYN FAIRHURST


Director: Otto Preminger
Unknown: Carmen Jones
Introduced By: David Bellan

: Hello Cheeky

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
7.30 Cricket Scoreboard

: 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
Applications to join the listening panel to Radio 2 Top Tunes,' BBC, Pebble Mill Road, Birmingham B5 7QQ


Conductor: Neil Richard
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 Rosemary Squires
Introduced by Ray Moore Producers FRANK HOOPER and EOIN HAMILTON


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

: Europe 75

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


Introduced By: Davtd Gell
Producer: John Meloy

: Alan Dell

with Music Through Midnight Producers BILL BEBB
Including at 11.2 Sports Desk including racing results and at 12.9
Midnight Newsroom; weather

: News Summary

: Closedown

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