GEOFFREY HEWITT BBC Birmingham
8.3 Racing Bulletin
presents Star Sounds on record.
Producer PAUL WALTERS
Producers ANGELA BOND and COLIN MARTIN
Introduced by Tony Adamson
1.40; 2.15; 2.50; 4.50; 5.45 Racing Special
Featuring the £50,000 fillies' k classic at Ep'sora-the202nd running of The Oaks over
11 miles. Exclusive live commentary by PETER BROMLEY at 2.55 Also at
1.45 £6.000 Uplands Park Stud Stakes (51)
2.20 £10.000 Ebbisham Stakes dm)
Classified check at 5.45
1.30; 2.0; 3.5; 5.0 Boxing
Jim Watt defends his world lightweight title for the third time tonight when he faces top American Howard Davis.
Again, Watt boxes in front of his home crowd in Glasgow - but this time outdoors at the Ibrox football stadium.
DESMOND LYNAM previews the fight and talks to the personalities involved.
1.30; 1.55; 2.45; 3.45;
Cricket: First Test
The third day of the first Cornhitl Test between England and West Indies.
Regular reports, plus news of the day's Sehweppes County Championship games.
1.30; 2.30; 3.10; 3.30;
3.50; 4.50; 5.25
The mid-point of the British Lions tour of South Africa. CHRIS REA reports on the match at Johannesburg against Transvaal and looks ahead to the second half of the tour.
Plus Tennis - GERALD WILLIAMS from Paris on the French championships; Football - a look ahead to England's chances in the European Championships; Cycling -JOHN . BURNS on the final day of the Tour of Britain Milk Race; Golf - JOHN FENTON on the finish of the Curtis Cup. A Radio Sport and 03 production-
Colin Berry introduces Nordring Roundabout
A selection of music from the countries of Northern Europe.
Producer MEL HOUSE
Don Davis presents the touring general knowledge quiz from Brighton. Producer
Three in a Row visits Newport, IOW, on 18 June. Tickets from BBC Ticket Unit, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW
7.30 Sports Desk
The first concert direct from the Royal Festival Hall, in the South Bank Pops series.
Stars of Friday Night Is' Music Night
Kenneth Alwyn conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra leader JOHN BRADBURY
Band of HM Royal Marines School of Music, Deal conductor
LT-COL JAMES MASON Star Singers:
Maryetta Midgley Joan Savage
Peter Morrison and the John McCarthy Singers
Introduced by Robin Boyle Producer JOHN BUSSELL
(In assoc. with the GLC)
10.2-11.30 Sentimental Journey. Sports Desk and Kevin Morrison on VHF only
Introduced from Glasgow by Peter Jones Scotland's Jim Watt makes
_ the third defence of his world lightweight title tonight against the top-ranked American Howard Davis , After lifting the crown from Alfredo Pitalua and then beating Roberto Vas quez and Charlie Nash on home ground, Watt fights in front of his own fans again - but this time at the outdoor arena of Ibrox Park, home of Glasgow Rangers.
DESMOND LYNAM provides commentary on the whole fight which is expected to be the toughest yet for Watt. Plus expert inter-round summaries from HENRY COOPER on this Mickey Duff-Mike Barrett promotion which is sponsored by Whyte and Mackay.
A Radio Sport and OB production
Presented by Colin Berry