8.3 Racing Bulletin
MICHAEL FORD BBC Birmingham
Len Jackson with the best of Radio 2 Script by PETER CLAYTON Producers Brian WILLEY and DENIS O'KEEFFE
1500m only (also 202111 Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
Tony Brandon with Elizabeth Counsell, Ruth Dooner and Mark Hadfield
PAUL WILLIAMSON, ANITA JOANNOU, MARLENE SIDAWAY and TONY MELODY as Jack
Written by MIKE CRAIG , LAWRIE KINSLEY and RON MCDONNELL
Producer JAMES CASEY
(Repeated: Sunday 7.2 pm)
1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
Introduced by Desmond Lynam with star guests and the best of today's sporting action, including:
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 the day of the world's greatest steeplechase, the Grand National. JUDITH CHALMERS talks to personalities, commentary on the race by PETER BROMLEY , MICHAEL SETH-SMITH , MICHAEL O'HEHIR and DEREK THOMPSON. In all. Sport on 2 will be bringing you commentary on three races:
2.0 Sun Ratings' Chase (2m)
2.30Templegate Hurdle (2m 5f)
3.15 News of the World Grand National (4 1/2m)
Plus results from the day's other meetings throughout the afternoon.
1.30; 2.20; 2.40; 3.35; 5.0 FA Cup Special
Derbv County v Manchester United
Crystal Palace v Southampton Commentary on the second half of one of these games, and frequent reports on the other. Plus news of the day's League programme and the Scottish Cup semi-final.
1.50; 2.55; 3.35; 4.50; 5.25
Knock-Out Cup Rugby featuring the semi-finals of the John Player Cup.
Rosslyn Park v Wakefield Sale v Gosforth
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 and Britain's Davis Cup-tie against Switzerland in Zurich.
And. at 5.0
Including classified football at
5.0 and 5.45*, the Grand National, the Cup semi-finals in England and Scotland, rugby roundup at 5.25* and classified racing results at 5.401.
1.30 News/Prospects from all featured events
2.0 The Aintree Scene, including the 2.0 race
2.20 The Wembley Trail
3.0 Grand National
3.45 Football half-times
3.55 Football commentary
4.42 First football results
4.50 Rugby Union/Racing
5.0 Sports Report
5.25 Rugby round-up
5.40 Classified racing/football Events may alter timings
A Radio Sports Unit production
1500m only (also 202111 Scotland) VHF joins Radio I
Who's Whot: guess the screen detectives ana win a soundtrack LP of Farewell My Lovely. You Asked For It: a selection of listeners' requests.
Off the Record: a review of the new album Great Duets from MGM Musicals.
Going the Rounds: songs and themes from the current releases.
Introduced by David Bellan
Written and compiled by LYN FAIRHURST
1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1 starring Wilfrid Brambell Harry H. Corbett
Producer BOBBY JAYE
Norrie Paramor and the BBC MIDLAND RADIO ORCHESTRA Nell Richardson and the BBC NORTHERN RADIO ORCHESTRA play the week's most popular tunes from Radio programmes Introduced by John Dunn BBC Birmingham
looks back over 45 years as an organist in showbusiness and talks to some of his friends, including:
HUGHIE GREEN , VICTOR SYLVESTER , TED RAY , TERRY THOMAS. REGINALD FOORT and Reginald DIXON
from The Hague
Live coverage of the final to decide the best new European popular song of the year. The United Kingdom entry Save your kisses for me written by TONY HILLER
LEE SHERIDEN and MARTIN LEE sung by the Brotherhood of Man
Terry Wogan sets the scene and provides an on-the-spot commentary throughout the contest.
with The Late Show Including at 12.0
Midnight Newsroom; weather; motoring Information