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: Colin Berry

with The Early Show Producer FRANCES LINE including at
8.3 Racing Bulletin

: as Radio 1

: Tony Brandon

Producer DAVID WELSBY BBC Birmingham


Producer: David Welsby

: Two's Best

Len Jackson with the best of Radio 2 selected from last week's programmes.
Producers JOHN BILLINGHAM and jack DABBS


Unknown: Len Jackson
Written By: Keith Howell
Producers: John Billingham
Producers: Jack Dabbs

: Punch Line

Peter Goodwright. Dilys Laye and Bob Monkhouse throw the punches
Terry Wogan referees


Unknown: Peter Goodwright.
Unknown: Dilys Laye
Unknown: Bob Monkhouse
Unknown: George Evans
Unknown: Mike Platt
Unknown: Terence Edmond
Unknown: Andrew Palmer
Producer: Edward Taylor

: Sport on 2

Presented live from Aintree by Desmond Lynam
1.30; 2.0; 2.30; 3.0; 4.59; 5.30* The Grand National
Sport on 2 brings you the unique atmosphere of Aintree on the day of the Grand National, the world's greatest steeplechase. JUDITH CHALMERS goes out and about to talk to the personalities visiting the famous course. Commentary by PETER BROMLEY in the Grandstand. With MICHAEL SETH-SMITH and MICHAEL O'HEHIR on the course.
2.0 Sun Ratings Handicap. 'Chase (2m)
2.35 Templegate Hurdle (2m 51f)
3.20 Sun Grand National 'Chase (4Jm)
Plus results throughout the afternoon from the other meetings, with a classified check at 4.50*
1.30; 2.20; 2.48; 3.45; 3.55; 5.0;
Football League
Exclusive live commentary on the second half of one of the top matches; score flashes throughout the afternoon from five other grounds; scores and results as thev come in, with classified checks 5.0, 5.45*
1.30; 2.24; 2.41; 3.35; 4.50; 5.25* Cup Rugby
Featuring the semi-finals of the John Player Cup:
Leicester v Coventry
Harlequins v Gloucester
One of the most exciting days of the Rugby season, with the four surviving clubs fighting for a place in the Final at Twickenham in two weeks' time. Reports on both matches by PETER WEST and CHRIS REA
1.30; 2.20; 2.40; 3.35; 4.50; 5.30* International Squash
Top international players clash in the Avis British Open Championships, the premier event in the world of squash. CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS reports from Wembley.
Plus, in Motor Sport, news of practice for tomorrow's us Grand Prix (West) at Long Beach
And at 5.0*
Sports Report
Classified Football checks at 5.0 and 5.45'; reports and comments on the top stories of the day; the personalities making the news; Rugby Round-up at
5.25*; Motor Sport at 5.30*
1.30 News/prospects from all featured events
2.0 The Aintree scene, including the 2.4 race
2.20 Squash/Football/Rugby
2.30 Racing from Aintree
2.40 Football/Rugby/Squash
3.0 The Grand National
3.35 Rugby/Football score flashes
3.45 Football half-times
3.55 Football commentary
4.42 First Football results
4.50 Racing/Rugby/Squash
5.0 Sports Report
5.25 Rugby Round-up
5.30 Motor Sport/Squash/Grand
5.45 Classified Football
Events may alter timings
A Radio Sport and ob production


Unknown: Judith Chalmers
Commentary By: Peter Bromley
Unknown: Michael Seth-Smith
Unknown: Michael O'Hehir
Unknown: Chris Rea
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins

: The Music Game

A popular music quiz to select a contestant to represent the United Kingdom in The European Music Game to be held in Holland in April. Quizmaster Tim Rice
Featuring the heat winners of the David Hamilton Top 30 Game
PHILLIP GAMMAGE (Milton Keynes ) MIKE HUGGIN (Carlisle)
GLYNN SAINT (Mansfield) and MARK STEVENSON (Derby) Produced in London by MEL HOUSE


Unknown: Ivor Coleman
Unknown: Maureen Dali
Unknown: Phillip Gammage
Unknown: Milton Keynes
Unknown: Mike Huggin
Unknown: Glynn Saint
Unknown: Mark Stevenson
Unknown: Mel House

: Windsor Davies Presents...

(Last Sunday's broadcast)

: Radio 2 Top Tunes

Norrie Paramor and the BBC MIDLAND RADIO ORCHESTRA play the week's most popular tunes from Radio 2 programrys.
Introduced by Tim Gudgin


Unknown: Norrie Paramor
Introduced By: Tim Gudgin

: Neville Dickie

at the piano

: Take Your Partners

at the Radio 2 Ballroom
Presented by Sidney Thompson Producer BEVERLEY PHILLIPS (RPt)


Unknown: Sidney Thompson
Presented By: Sidney Thompson

: Something in the Air

A Musical Tribute to the Royal Air Force on the occasion of its Diamond Jubilee
BBC Radio Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet with personal contributions from Carole Carr George Chisholm
Andy McDevitt. and the Central Band of the RAF conducted by Wlng-Cdr J. W. Martindale
(by permission of the Air Force Board of the Defence Council)
Presented by Richard Murdoch Script and research by NEIL STEVENS
(Richard Murdoch is in the new series of Funny You Should Ask: Thurs 10.2 pm)


Conducted By: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Carole Carr
Unknown: George Chisholm
Unknown: Andy McDevitt.
Presented By: Richard Murdoch
Unknown: Neil Stevens
Producer: John Bussell
Unknown: Richard Murdoch

: Sports Desk

: Peter Wheeler

with The Late Show including at 12.0
Midnight Newsroom; weather; motoring information

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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