8.3 Racing Bulletin
presents Star Sounds Producer PAUL WALTERS
with Desmond Carrington a magical selection of some of Mantovani's finest records.
Producer PAUL WALTERS
Presented direct from Aintrec by Desmond Lynam featuring at:
12.30; 1.30; 1.55: 2.30;
3.5; 4.50: 5.25: 5.45 Grand National Special
"Theworld's greatest steeplechase - the £65,000 Sun Grand National.
Meet the personalities; get the behind-the-scenes stories and hear the views of the experts.
Then at 3.20, exclusive live commentary on the whole of this four-and-a-half-mile race.
PETER BROMLEY at the start and finish; MICHAEL SETH-SMITH watches action at the early fences;
MICHAEL O'HERIR is at Becher's and JOHN PENNEY reports from the 12th fence.
Interviews, comment and analysis after the race.
Earlier commentaries on two other feature events:
2.0 £12,500 Sun Ratings Handicap 'Chase (2m)
2.35 115.000 Sun
The 127th Meeting between Oxford and Cambridge Universities with the Dark Blues going for their sixth successive victory over the famous Putney to
Mortlake course. Oxford create history with a woman - Sue Brown - at cox and are strong favourites.
Commentary by PETER JONES , joined by TONY ADAMSON and CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS , while BRIAN JOHNSTON mingles with the personalities.
League Football Exclusive live second-half commentary from the day's top match; scoreflashes from the other leading games.
Sports Report including Cricket - DON mosey reports from
Kingston on JAMAICA v
ENGLAND; Rugby Union-the John Player Cup
Semi-final: Rugby League - State Express Challenge Cup Semi-final: Squash-the British Open.
1.0 Boat Race
1.55 Aintree Racing
2.30 Aintree Racing
3.0 Grand National previews and commentary
3.45 Football half-times/
3.55 Football commentary
4.42 First football results
4.58 Rugby Union/
5.0 Sports Report
5.25 Grand National/
Rugby round-ups/ Cricket
5.45 Classified racing and football/
Events may alter timings Producer BRYAN tremble
Colin Berry introduces Nordring Roundabout - music from the countries of Northern Europe. Producer MEL HOUSE
Don Davis presents the touring general knowledge quiz from Blairgowrie,
Tayside, with cash prizes for contestants chosen from the audience. Devised by DON davis Producer
the Radio Big Band conducted by BARRY FORGIE with Danny Street
Introduced by Sheila Tracy Producer ROBIN SEDGLEY
direct from Dublin coverage of the final to decide the best new European popular song. The United Kingdom entry is 'Making your mind up' written by Andy Hill and John Danter and sung by Bucks Fizz. Ray Moore sets the scene and provides commentary.
A series of BBC/NOS co-productions, introduced in Holland by Aad Bos with Rosemary Squires Danny Street
Piet Nordijk (alto sax) the Metropole Orchestra conducted by DOLF VAN DER LINDEN
Producers ROBIN SEDGLEY and JAN VAN RIEMSDIJK
van Der Linden
with The Late Show Producers PAM cox and JOHN MORRISON
with Colin Berry including JOHN HENTY 'S Travel Topic and DAVID RIDER'S Yesterdates.