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The story of a man who became a legend within a lifetime 7: On the Air
FRED ASTAIRE
Douglas Fairbanks Jr tells the story with BING and the voices of his many friends and acquaintances
Script and research by CHARLES THOMPSON
Producer BRIAN WILLEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Fred Astaire
Unknown:
Douglas Fairbanks Jr
Unknown:
Charles Thompson
Producer:
Brian Willey

A search for the most considerate, the most tactful, the most resourceful and the most loving husband of 1974 in the United Kingdom. Organised in co-operation with local newspapers all over Great Britain The Prize - a second honeymoon in Paris In the chair McDonald Hobley On the panel Marjorie Proops and Jimmy Thompson and ' Everybody's Wife '
Norma Ronald with this week's husband and wife Derek Farr and Muriel Pavlow This week's contestants:
Selected by the Evening Times, Glasgow JIM WILSON
Selected by The Independent, Plymouth JOHN GRIMER
Selected by the Western Mail, Cardiff BILL DEBENHAM
Programme devised by BRAD ASHTON
Producer ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHN STON (Repeated: Friday, 7.2 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
McDonald Hobley
Unknown:
Marjorie Proops
Unknown:
Jimmy Thompson
Unknown:
Norma Ronald
Unknown:
Derek Farr
Unknown:
Muriel Pavlow
Unknown:
Glasgow Jim Wilson
Unknown:
John Grimer
Unknown:
Brad Ashton
Producer:
Alastair Scott John Ston

1500m onli) (also 202m Scotland) Introduced by Alan Parry
Because of floodlighting restrictions, timings for most events cannot be itemised
Football League Special
Up-to-the-minute news throughout the afternoon with commentary on one of the top League games, score flashes from five other matches. results as they come in and classified checks at 4.15* and 5-.0* Racing at Newbury
2.0 Newbury Spring Steeplechase
2.40 Schweppes Gold Trophy Handicap
Commentator PETER BROMLEY
Cricket from the West Indies
Jamaica v The MCC Commentator
CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS
The 10th
Commonwealth Games
A look back on the moments and the people who made headlines in Christchurch during the last two weeks
Sports Report
Bringing you the football results as they come in with classified checks at 4.15* and
5.0", together with a report-a-minute on the top games of the day. Rugby Round-Up at 5.25*. top sporting personalities and comment on the issues of the moment

Contributors

Introduced By:
Alan Parry
Commentator:
Peter Bromley
Unknown:
Christopher Martin-Jenkins

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) Star in the Spotlight Danny Kaye
Peter Latham looks at the new releases, features some listeners' requests and reviews a new LP. The Sea Hawk, the classic film scores of Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Written and compiled by LYN FAIRHURST

Contributors

Unknown:
Danny Kaye
Unknown:
Peter Latham
Unknown:
Erich Wolfgang Korngold

BBC NORTHERN DANCE ORCHESTRA conductor ALAN MOORHOUSE
BBC MIDLAND RADIO ORCHESTRA conductor NORRIE PARAMOR play the week's most popular tunes from Radio 2 programmes Introduced by Pete Brady
Applications to join the listening panel should be addressed to ' Radio 2 Top Tunes,' BBC, Pebble Mill Road, Birmingham B5 7QQ

Contributors

Conductor:
Alan Moorhouse
Conductor:
Norrie Paramor
Introduced By:
Pete Brady

with the BBC RADIO ORCHESTRA Strings conducted by Johnny Gregory THE BIG BAND conducted by Neil Richardson and Brian Fahey and the BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA with ELAINE SIMMONS
Introduced by Robin Boyle Producers FRANK HOOPER and EOIN HAMILTON

Contributors

Conducted By:
Johnny Gregory
Conducted By:
Neil Richardson
Conducted By:
Brian Fahey
Unknown:
Elaine Simmons
Introduced By:
Robin Boyle
Producers:
Frank Hooper
Producers:
Eoin Hamilton

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) David Gell introduces the second of two programmes of some of the music heard at last year's Slovene Song Festival at Ljubljana in Yugoslavia, featuring the British representative Frank I field Producer DEREK MILLS

Contributors

Introduces:
David Gell

BBC Radio 2

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