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: Tom Edwards

Producers FRANCES LINE and PAUL WALTERS including at
8.3 Racing Bulletin


Unknown: Paul Walters

: 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.


Unknown: Len Jackson
Written By: Keith Howell
Producer: Jack Dabbs

: Sport on 2

Presented by Jim Rosenthal
1.30; 2.35; 2.45; 3.45; 4.41; 5.0;
Football League Special
Exclusive live commentary on the second half of one of the top matches; score flashes throughout the afternoon from the other leading games; results as they come in, with classified checks at 5.0 and
1.30; 1.45; 2.9; 4.50* Racing Special
Featuring commentary on four races from two major meetings
Havdock Park:
1.45 Morecambe Handicap (1m)
2.15 Vernon Sprint (6f)
Commentator PETER BROMLEY Sandown Park:
2.0 Marlow Ropes John Skeaping Hurdle (2m)
2.38 Hampton Court Handicap Steeplechase (3m)
Plus results throughout the afternoon from the other meetings, with a classified check at
1.30; 2.45; 4.50'
International Tennis
Virginia Wade leads the British team of Sue Barker , Michele Tyler , Sue Mappin and Anne Hobbs in the Carnation Wightman Cup match against the powerful Americans Chris Evert , Billie Jean King , Tracy Austin, Pam Shriver and Jo Anne Russell. Commentary on the final day's play at the Royal Alliert Hall, London, by MAX ROBERTSON and GERALD Williams , with expert analysis by CHRISTINE JANES
1.30; 2.35; 2.43; 4.50*
International Rugby Ireland v New Zealand The Irish face a daunting challenge in Dublin - they have never beaten New Zealand in eight previous meetings. Commentary and reports by GEORGE HAMILTON and IAN ROBERTSON
1.30; 2.0; 2.35* Cricket
Mike Brearley 's England team play South Australia in Adelaide as they warm up for the First Test in a month's time.
CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS reports on the second day's play and talks to the players in the news
Plus news of the World Bowing: Championships at Lake Karapiro, New Zealand 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
Timetable :
1.30 News/prospects from all featured events, including commentary on the 1.45 race at Haydock Park
2.0 Racing from Sandown and llaydock/Cricket
2.35 Rugby/Football/Crieket
2.45 Rugby / Tennis / Football score flashes
3.45 Football half-times
3.55 Football commentary
Rugby and Tennis news
4.42 First Football results
4.50 Classified Racing/Rugby/
5.0 Sports Report
5.25 Rugby Round-up
5.45 Classified Football
Events may alter timings
A Radio Sport and OB production


Presented By: Jim Rosenthal
Commentator: Derek Thompson
Unknown: Sue Barker
Unknown: Michele Tyler
Unknown: Sue Mappin
Unknown: Anne Hobbs
Unknown: Chris Evert
Unknown: Billie Jean King
Unknown: Pam Shriver
Unknown: Jo Anne Russell.
Unknown: Max Robertson
Unknown: Gerald Williams
Unknown: Christine Janes
Unknown: George Hamilton
Unknown: Ian Robertson
Unknown: Mike Brearley
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins

: Europe 78

Colin Berry introduces Nordring Roundabout
A selection of music from the countries of Northern Europe. Producer MEL HOUSE


Introduces: Colin Berry

: Beat the Record

Don Davis invites listeners by telephone to join in the national game of naming the tune.
' Prizes for all who know their music.'
Devised by DON DAVIS


Unknown: Don Davis
Unknown: Don Davis
Producer: Danny Greenstone

: Radio 2 Top Tunes

Norrie Paramor and the BBC MIDLAND RADIO ORCHESTRA play the week's most popular tunes from Radio 2 programmes.
Introduced by Tim Gudgin
(Applications to join the voting panel should be addressed to: BBC, Pebble Mill Road, Birmingham B5 7QQ)
Silver Serenade icilh Norrie Paramor and the BBC Midland Radio Orchestra, on the BBC record label, is available from record shops.


Unknown: Norrie Paramor
Introduced By: Tim Gudgin
Unknown: Norrie Paramor

: Bobby Moore

guitar interlude

: The Peter Coe Big Band

with Kim Martyn in Band Parade with JOHN BROWN 'S BODIES
Introduced by COLIN BERRY Producer JACK DABBS


Unknown: Kim Martyn
Unknown: John Brown
Introduced By: Colin Berry
Producer: Jack Dabbs

: Saturday Night with the BBC Radio Orchestra

and its guests Robert Lamb
Mike Sammes Singers Bill Geldard and the Big Band
Introduced by Sheila Tracy Producer JOHN BUSSELL


Unknown: Robert Lamb
Singers: Mike Sammes
Singers: Bill Geldard
Introduced By: Sheila Tracy
Producer: John Bussell

: Sports Desk

Featuring today's. headline sports news, plus classified football results.

: Ray Moore

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

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