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The story of a man who became a legend within a lifetime 10: The Business Bing
BING CROSBY
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:
Bing Crosby
Unknown:
Douglas Fairbanks Jr
Unknown:
Charles Thompson
Producer:
Brian Willey

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) Introduced by Peter Jones
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 a classified check at 5.0*
International Rugby France v England in Paris
Commentators PETER WEST and CHRIS REA Ireland v Scotland in Dublin
Commentators TOM CROMEY and IAN ROBERTSON with Rugby Round-Up at 5.25*
Cricket: West Indies Barbados v The MCC Commentator
CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS
Racing: Haydock Park
2.0 Victor Ludorum Hurdle
2.30 Greenall Whitley Chase Commentator PETER BROMLEY
Sports Report
Bringing you the football results as they come in with a classified check at 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
A Radio Sports Unit production

Contributors

Introduced By:
Peter Jones
Introduced By:
Chris Rea Ireland
Introduced By:
Ian Robertson
Unknown:
Victor Ludorum
Unknown:
Greenall Whitley

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) Composer of the Week
Ron Goodwin with more of his movie scores
Peter Latham picks some requests from the postbag and features the music nominations in next Wednesday's Film Awards
Written and compiled by LYN FAIRHURST

Contributors

Unknown:
Ron Goodwin
Unknown:
Peter Latham

BBC NORTHERN DANCE ORCHESTRA conductor ALAN MOORHOUSE and the BBC MIDLAND RADIO ORCHESTRA conductor NORRIE PARAMOR play the week's most popular tunes from Radio 2 programmes Introduced this week by Bruce Wyndham
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
Unknown:
Bruce Wyndham

with the BBC RADIO ORCHESTRA Strings conducted by Johnny Gregory THE BIG BAND conducted by Alyn Ainsworth and Brian Fahey and the BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA with PETER MORRISON
Introduced by TOM EDWARDS Producers FRANK HOOPER and EOIN HAMILTON

Contributors

Conducted By:
Johnny Gregory
Conducted By:
Alyn Ainsworth
Conducted By:
Brian Fahey
Unknown:
Peter Morrison
Introduced By:
Tom Edwards
Producers:
Frank Hooper
Producers:
Eoin Hamilton

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More