Once again, as the New Year begins, David takes a look at the performers who this year celebrate anniversaries in show business, and plays their best music.
And His Cascading Strings leader TONY GILBERT Introduced by Desmond Carrington
Producer BEV PHILLIPS
brings you some of the giggles, the gossip, the titbits, the chuckles and the music that entertained and possibly surprised you on Radio 2 in 1984. Written by JOHN THOMPSON Producer ROY HERBERT
2.30 VHF/FM joins Radio 1
Introduced by Peter Jones
3.2 Cricket: news of the second day's play in the Third Test between ENGLAND and INDIA in Calcutta.
3.5 News round-up
3.8 Rugby Union: SOUTH AND
SOUTH-WEST V ROMANIA. Commentary from IAN ROBERTSON in Bristol as the Romanians prepare for Saturday's international against England at Twickenham.
3.20 Football/Rugby Union
3.45 Half-time football scores
3.55 Football: Commentary on a Canon League match
4.42 Final Whistle
4.55 News round-up
5.0 Classified football results
5.5 Stories behind the scores
5.15 Scottish football
5.20 Rugby round-up
5.25 Racing round-up
Events may alter timings Producer MIKE LEWIS
Before he turns his back on 1984, John Dunn remembers some of the 250 guests - the great and the small, the famous and occasionally the infamous - whom he has interviewed during the past 12 months.
7.30 VHF/FM rejoins Radio 2
A personal history written and presented by Peter Clayton
11: The Music Goes Round and Around
'To hesitate now is to be lost for ever because now is the time to get on that train and learn: learn about what's going on' (JIM WEBB) With SAMMY CAHN , DAVID GATES , NORMAN GRANZ , JAMS IAN,
TOM PAXTON , JOE RAPOSO , JIM WEBB , and NORMAN WHITFIELD.
Additional research BILL SULLIVAN Producer MEL HOUSE
from Holland directed by Tony Nolte with star guests Georgie Fame and Norma Winstone
Introduced by Peter Clayton Producer ROBIN SEDGLEY
9.55 Sports Desk
10.0 VHF/FM joins Radio 1
The memory game about the fads and the fashions of the 50s and 60s!
Devised and introduced by Nigel Rees
This week's guests: Roger McGough , Dinah Sheridan ,
Toni Arthur and Jack Douglas Producer JONATHAN JAMES-MOORE
Which bird can fly backwards, and why does a bee hum? Paddy Feeny returns for another riotous evening of natural history with Don Maclean , Derek Jones , Mike Stoddart and Sheila Anderson as they are baffled by animal sounds, riddles and songs in their continuing attempts to win the glittering Conch Shell. Producer MEUNDA BARKER BBC Bristol
presents Round Midnight
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