Producer JOHN MELOY t.15 Pause for Thought
8.3 Racing Bulletin
Producer GEOFF MULLIN
Music, requests, comedy and chats with people at the Easter Parade in Battersea Park, Producers ANGELA BOND
ANN COLVIN and PETER CHISWELI ;
1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VlIF joins Radio 1
Introduced by Desmond Lynam with star guests and the pick of the day's sporting action.
1.30; 2.45; 3.45; 5.0; 5.45* Football League
The third stage of the Easter programme, traditionally the time when titles are won and lost. Sport on 2 keeps you in touch with all the crucial matches, with exclusive ' live ' commentary on one of them, scoreflashes throughout the afternoon from five other grounds, scores and results as they come in, with classified checks at 5.0 and 5.45*.
1.40; 2.30; 3.5; 4.50; 5.40'
Racing: Kempton Park PETER BROMLEY commentates on the two big races of the day:
2.35 Debenham H'cap Plate (7f)
3.10 Fraser H'cap Plate dim)
Plus news of the Irish Grand National, results from the other meetings throughout the afternoon, with a classified check at 5.40*.
Countdown to Montreal
The final day of a vitally important weekend for Britain's top swimmers and show jumpers as they battle for places in the team for the Olympic Games in Montreal. They face powerful opposition from abroad in two major international competitions:
1.45; 2.0; 3.15; 4.50' Swimming
Britain's swimmers take on 18 other countries at Leeds in the last major international event before the Olympic Games. Commentary by PETER JONES , with expert analysis by former Olympic champion ANITA LONSBROUGH.
1.45; 2.0; 4.50*
Wills Easter International
The climax of the holiday weekend at Hickstead is the Nations Cup, an event that offers the chance to assess the form of Britain's Olympic hopefuls - and to take a look at some of the teams they'll be facing in Montreal. DEREK THOMPSON reports.
1.50; 2.0; 3.15; 4.50 International
Britain will be going flat out to regain the John Player Transatlantic Trophy from America after losing it last year tor the first time since the series began in 1971. Today the two teams clash at Oulton Park - the third and final leg of the traditional Easter meeting. Commentator CHRIS CARTER Plus news of one of the top motor racing events of the year: the Safari Rally. And at 5.0
Including rugby round-up at
5.25*, motor racing at 5.30*. Events may alter timings
A Radio Sports Unit production
1500m only (also 202m Scotland) introduces and sings the music of Bert Kaempfert. with the BERT KAEMPFERT ORCHESTRA and records
Producer DEREK MILLS
Introduced by Ray Moore Compiled and produced by MARTIN FISHER
7.30 The Dance Band Days
8.2 Stereo The Big Band Sound Producer LAWRIE MONK
with The Best of Jazz on records Producer KEITH STEWART
featuring KEN MACKINTOSH AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Introduced by Robin Boyle Producer JACK DABBS
1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1 with The Late Show