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: Tony Brandon

6.15 Pause for Thought

: Terry Wogan

8.27 Racing Bulletin
8.45 Pause for Thought

: Jimmy Young

: Waggoners' Walk

: Pete Murray's Open House

1.45 Sports Desk continued on VHF

: Wimbledon 79

All-England Championships
Commentary on the world's greatest tennis event by MAX ROBERTSON , GERALD WILLIAMS , DESMOND LYNAM. JOHN MOTSON and NORMAN CUDDEFORD ; expert opinion from FRED PERRY , CHRIS-TINE JANES , DAVID LLOYD and BOB HOWE.
Introduced from Wimbledon by Peter Jones
With Sports Desks at
2.45*. 3.45*, 4.45*, 5.45* and 6.45*
Waggoners' Walk at 4.30*


Unknown: Max Robertson
Unknown: Gerald Williams
Unknown: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: John Motson
Unknown: Norman Cuddeford
Unknown: Fred Perry
Unknown: Tine Janes
Unknown: David Lloyd
Unknown: Bob Howe.
Unknown: Peter Jones

: On the Third Beat

Brian Fahey and the BBC SCOTTISH RADIO
ORCHESTRA with Allan Stewart
Introduced by Tom Ferrie Producer PHILIP WHITAKER BBC Scotland


Unknown: Brian Fahey
Unknown: Allan Stewart
Introduced By: Tom Ferrie
Producer: Philip Whitaker

: Sports Desk

: Folk 79

presents Catherine Howe and Friends in concert Introduced by Johnny Silvo


Unknown: Catherine Howe
Introduced By: Johnny Silvo
Producer: Ray Harvey

: Boxing Special

direct from the Wembley Arena
British Heavyweight Cham pion. John L. Gardner. tops Harry Levene 's Wembley bill as he defends his title against Yorkshireman Paul Sykes in what should be a real grudge battle.
Among the supporting attractions is European Middleweight Champion, Alan Minter , who takes on Monty Betham. the former Commonwealth champion from New Zealand.
Commentary by DESMOND LYNAM with expert opinion by HENRY COOPER , plus news of the other fights.


Unknown: Heavyweight Cham
Unknown: John L. Gardner.
Unknown: Harry Levene
Unknown: Alan Minter
Unknown: Monty Betham.
Commentary By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Henry Cooper

: Variety Club

with Martin Dale
Starring Tony Christie
Stu Francis , Patsy Maclean with Resident Music Man Chester Harriott Special guest
Billy ' Uke ' Scott
Producer MIKE CRAIG BBC Manchester


Unknown: Martin Dale
Unknown: Starring Tony Christie
Unknown: Stu Francis
Unknown: Patsy MacLean
Unknown: Chester Harriott
Conducted By: Brian Fitzgerald
Producer: Mike Craig

: Brian Matthew

with Round Midnight An entertainment produced by JOHN MELOY BARBARA PAGE, MEL HOUSE and KEITH HARRISON including at 12.0 Midnight Newsroom; weather; motoring information


Produced By: John Meloy
Unknown: Keith Harrison

: You and the Night and the Music

Presented by Jan Leeming Producers DENYS JONES PAUL WALTERS and MAXINE LEWZEY


Presented By: Jan Leeming
Producers: Denys Jones
Producers: Paul Walters
Producers: Maxine Lewzey

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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.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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