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The story of a man who became a legend within a lifetime 14: Prelude to Immortality
(JOSE FERRER)
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:
Douglas Fairbanks Jr
Unknown:
Charles Thompson
Producer:
Brian Willey

Second Semi-final
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 with ' Everybody's Wife ' Norma Ronald assisted by DUys Laye and this week's husband and wife Leslie Randall , Joan Reynolds This week's contestants:
Selected by the Glasgow Evening Times: JIM WILSON
Selected by the Isle of Thanet Gazette: PETER JANISCH Selected by the Ilford Recorder: GEORGE JACOBS Devised by BRAD ASHTON
Producer ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON (Repeated: Sunday. 7.2 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
McDonald Hobley
Unknown:
Marjorie Proops
Unknown:
Jimmy Thompson
Unknown:
Norma Ronald
Assisted By:
Duys Laye
Unknown:
Leslie Randall
Unknown:
Joan Reynolds
Unknown:
Jim Wilson
Unknown:
George Jacobs
Unknown:
Brad Ashton
Producer:
Alastair Scott Johnston

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) Introduced by Desmond Lynam featuring live action from all the day's major events: The Grand National
The FA Cup; The Test Match The South African Grand Prix
2.0; 3.5; 5.45'
Racing: Aintree
Sport on 2 brings you the action that matters, the personalities making the news, and captures the unique atmospnere of Aintree on Grand National day.The world's greatest steeplechase at 3.15* will be described by PETER BROMLEY at the Grandstand; MICHAEL SETH-SMITH at the second fence; MICHAEL O'HEHIR at Becher's, and DEREK THOMPSON at the 12th fence
The Squire's horse: page 4
2.0; 3.45; 5.0
Cup and League Special
Up-to-the-minute news throughout the afternoon from today's Cup and League football programme, second-half commentary on one of the FA Cup semi-finals, results, and a classified check at 5.0*
3.35; 4.45; 5.20*
Cricket: Fifth Test
West Indies v England
Commentary on first day's play by CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS
2.0*
Motor Racing: Johannesburg
The South African Grand Prix
The third round in this year's World Championship. Commentary during the race by arrangement with the SABC
5.0*
Sports Report
The classified football results at 5.0*, the stories behind today's Cup and League headlines, more Cricket and Motor Racing, Rugby Round-Up at
5.35*, how The Grand National was won and lost, top personalities, comment on current issues, classified racing at 5.45* Timetable:
1.30 Scene-set and latest news
1.55 Shipping forecast
2.0 Aintree, Motor Racing
Football
3.5 The Grand National
3.35 Cricket; 3.45 Football
4.45 Cricket
5.0 Classified football results
5.20 Cricket
5.35 Rugby Round-Up
5.45 Classified racing results

Contributors

Introduced By:
Desmond Lynam
Unknown:
Peter Bromley
Unknown:
Derek Thompson
Commentary By:
Christopher Martin-Jenkins

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) THE BAND OF THE
ROYAL CORPS OF SIGNALS conductor MAJOR KEITH BOULDING Director of Music
Introduced by Robin Boyle Producer ALLAN GILES

Contributors

Conductor:
Major Keith Boulding
Introduced By:
Robin Boyle
Producer:
Allan Giles

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) A musical look at the world of films
Peter Latham features a musical preview of the 1974 Oscar nominations
Written and compiled by LYN FAIRHURST
Listeners can send requests, on a postcard please, to Star Sound,' BBC, London W1A 4WW

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Latham

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) Conceived, written and misread by Tim Brooke-Taylor
Barry Cryer and John Junkin with The Denis King Trio Producer DAVID HATCH

Contributors

Unknown:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown:
Barry Cryer
Unknown:
John Junkin

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 Eugene Fraser

Contributors

Conductor:
Alan Moorhouse
Conductor:
Norrie Paramor
Introduced By:
Eugene Fraser

with the BBC RADIO ORCHESTRA Johnny Gregory and the Strings of the Radio Orchestra Alyn Ainsworth and the RADIO BIG BAND SOUND and Lena Martell with Brian Fahey and the BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA
Introduced by Tom Edwards Producers FRANK HOOPER and PAT MCCANN

Contributors

Unknown:
Johnny Gregory
Unknown:
Lena Martell
Unknown:
Brian Fahey
Introduced By:
Tom Edwards
Producers:
Frank Hooper
Producers:
Pat McCann

The top pop of the month from Austria, Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Monte Carlo, Poland, Switzerland, West Germany and Yugoslavia. Introduced from London by Katie Boyle. (Organised by W. German Radio)
1500m only (also 202m Scotland)

Contributors

Presenter:
Katie Boyle

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) featuring the RADIO BIG BAND and guests
Producers ROYSTON HERBERT PAM cox and PETER WALL Including at
11.2 Cricket Fifth Test
West Indies v England
Close-of-play report by CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS from Port of Spain, Trinidad and at
12.0 Midnight Newsroom VHF joins at 12.0

Contributors

Producers:
Royston Herbert
Unknown:
Christopher Martin-Jenkins

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