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: Steve Truelove

The Sunday Show

: Chris Stuart

says Good Morning Sunday and welcomes his special guest, football commentator John Motson


Commentator: John Motson
Producers: Michael Wakelin

: Melodies for You

Glyn Houston introduces a selection of your favourite light music and popular classics, including star artists on record and featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra led by MARTIN LOVEDAY conducted by Ashley Lawrence


Introduces: Glyn Houston
Unknown: Martin Loveday
Conducted By: Ashley Lawrence

: Ken and Debbie's Veteran Car Run

Ken Bruce and Debbie Greenwood travel to Ayr in Scotland for the Royal Scottish Automobile Club's annual
Veteran and Vintage Car Run from Glasgow. Debbie makes the run in a 1913 Darracq owned by Dr Andrew Meek , while Ken parks his Radio 2 caravan on Ayr seafront to welcome the cars with music as they arrive, and he promises not to play the Genevieve theme!


Unknown: Ken Bruce
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Dr Andrew Meek
Unknown: Terry Carter

: PS.... It's Peter Skellern

Mainly music with a touch of the Skellern brand of humour and nostalgia, featuring the Little Big Band


Producer: Paul Walters

: Stuart Hall's Sunday Sport

Cricketers of both sexes: the Refuge Assurance League and the second Women's Test between ENGLAND and AUSTRAUA. It's the final day of the European Swimming Championships in Strasbourg, and the Lawrence Batley Golf Tournament at
Royal Birkdale. On the Isle of Man it's Rugby League's
Charity Shield - WIGAN v HAUFAX. And the 500cc motorcyclists are whizzing round Brno in the Czechoslovakian Grand Prix. Songs for Czech motorcycling fans, too.


Producers: Derek Mitchell
Producers: Geoff Mullin

: Russell Davies

with some personal reflections on the great songwriters Producer BARBARA PAGE

: Alan Dell

with Sounds Easy Producer ROYSTON HERBERT


Producer: Royston Herbert

: Serenade

Vernon and Maryetta Midgley are the guests of the Langham Orchestra conducted by David SneU Their programme includes music by Ivor Novello , Johann Strauss and Dvorak. Introduced by John Marsh Producer TERRY BLACK (Re-broadcast on Friday at 10. Opm)


Unknown: Maryetta Midgley
Conducted By: David Sneu
Music By: Ivor Novello
Music By: Johann Strauss
Introduced By: John Marsh
Producer: Terry Black

: Sing Something Simple

Cliff Adams Singers Jack Emblow Quartet Producer TIM MCDONALD

: Charlie Chester

with your Sunday Soapbox Producer DAVID WELSBY BBC Pebble Mill
Write to: Charlie Chester , Radio 2,
BBC Pebble Mill, Birmingham B5 7QQ Telephone calls received during the programme on [number removed]


Unknown: Charlie Chester

: Ivor

The Life and Times of Ivor Novello 1: Ivor Today
Blaze of lights and music calling Music weeping, rising. Jailing, Like a rare and precious diamond
His brilliance still lives on.... LYNN MAURY
The first of seven programmes, first broadcast in 1973, which won an Ivor Novello Award for Radio 2.
Presented by Cliff Morgan
Research and script by FRANK SALTER Producer BARRY KNIGHT (R)


Unknown: Lynn Maury
Unknown: Ivor Novello
Presented By: Cliff Morgan
Script By: Frank Salter
Producer: Barry Knight

: Hymns on Holiday

Six programmes introduced by Frank Topping 5: Sidmouth, Devon
What a friend we have in Jesus; Oh, for a thousand tongues to sing; Kingsfold/Monks Gate
(instrumental); Amazing grace; Auction block; Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
(instrumental); When the roll is called up yonder; Mine eyes have seen the glory
Producer SHIRLEY SCOTT BBC Pebble Mill


Producer: Shirley Scott

: Your Hundred Best Tunes

Introduced by Alan Keith Producer ALAN OWEN


Introduced By: Alan Keith
Producer: Alan Owen

: Songs from the Shows

BBC Radio Orchestra led by MICHAEL TOMALIN conducted by Harry Rabinowitz Special guest singers Marilyn Hill Smith and Brian Kay
Presented by Richard Clegg Producer TIM MCDONALD


Unknown: Michael Tomalin
Conducted By: Harry Rabinowitz
Singers: Marilyn Hill Smith
Singers: Brian Kay
Presented By: Richard Clegg
Producer: Tim McDonald

: John Lenehan

... at the piano
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 8.45 pm)

: Sounds of Jazz

with Steve Voce
After midnight. Humphrey Lyttelton and his Band with Al Grey , Carol Kidd and Phil Wilson recorded at the Hayfield Jazz Festival Producer KEITH STEWART
12.0 VHF/FM rejoins Radio 2


Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown: Al Grey
Unknown: Carol Kidd
Unknown: Phil Wilson
Producer: Keith Stewart

: Nick Page

presents Nightride

: Colin Berry

The Early Show

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