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The Star of the People
Growing Up in The 30s
Leslie Phillips tells the story of Vera. together with the voices of the people who helped her career in the early days.
Script and research PETER CLAYTON
Producer STEVE ALLEN
(Leslie Phillips is in ' The Man Most Likely To ...' at the Duke of York's Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Phillips
Unknown:
Peter Clayton
Producer:
Steve Allen
Unknown:
Leslie Phillips

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) Introduced by Desmond Lynam
Featuring - at the new time of
1.30*
The Boat Race
The 120th Meeting between Oxford and Cambridge
The record to date: Cambridge 67 wins. Oxford 51 with one dead heat in 1877 JOHN SNAGGE and JOHN HINDE follow the race from Putney to Mortlake on board the launch Clivanda, and BRIAN JOHNSTON reports from the Chiswick Bridge
Topolski the coach: p 4
3.0; 3.45; 5.0*
Football League Special
With championship, promotion and relegation issues really hotting up. Sport on 2's team of reporters bring you up-to-the-minute news of all today's matches, second-half commentary on one of them, live score flashes from five other grounds throughout the afternoon, results as they come, and a classified check at 5.0*
2.25; 3.25; 5.45*
Racing: Ascot
Third day of the Ascot Meeting
2.30 2,000 Guineas Trial
3.30 Heinz Steeplechase
Commentator PETER BROMLEY
3.0; 3.35; 5.25"
Knockout Cup Rugby Orrell v London Scottish Coventry v Rosslyn Park
Reports on both semi-finals through the afternoon, and in Rugby Round-Up at 5.25*
4.45*
Sports Report
The classified results at 5.0*, reports and stories behind the day's sporting headlines, top personalities. comment on issues of the moment, and classified racing results at
5.45*
Timetable
1.30 The Boat Race
1.55 Shipping forecast
2.0 Latest news / prospects from all featured events
2.25 Racing
2.35 Boat Race personalities
3.0 Rugby commentary/football flashes
3.25 Racing
3.35 Rugby
3.45 Football half-times
3.55 Football commentary
4.45 Sports report - with the first results
5.0 Classified football
5.25 Rugby Round-Up
5.45 Classified racing
Events may alter timings
A Radio Sports Unit production

Contributors

Introduced By:
Desmond Lynam
Unknown:
John Snagge
Unknown:
John Hinde
Unknown:
Brian Johnston
Commentator:
Peter Bromley

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) A musical look at the world of films
Peter Latham looks at ten Oscar winners from the past including award-winning songs from Bing Crosby , Frank Sinatra , Alice Faye , Esther Williams , Tex Ritter and Bob Hope
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
Unknown:
Bing Crosby
Unknown:
Frank Sinatra
Unknown:
Alice Faye
Unknown:
Esther Williams
Unknown:
Tex Ritter
Unknown:
Bob Hope

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 Ray Moore
Applications to join the listening panel should be addressed to BBC, Pebble Mill Road. Birmingham B5 7QQ

Contributors

Conductor:
Alan Moorhouse
Conductor:
Norrie Paramor
Introduced By:
Ray Moore

with the BBC RADIO ORCHESTRA Johnny Gregory and the Strings of the Radio Orchestra Alyn Ainsworth and the Radio Big Band Sound
Introduced by Tom Edwards Producer FRANK HOOPER

Contributors

Unknown:
Johnny Gregory
Introduced By:
Tom Edwards
Producer:
Frank Hooper

from The Dome, Brighton
Live coverage of the final to decide the best new European popular song of the year.
The United Kingdom entry "Long live love" written by Valerie Avon and Harold Spiro sung by Olivia Newton-John
Terry Wogan sets the scene and provides an on-the-spot commentary throughout the contest
Also on BBC1
11.15* Wogan in Brighton
Terry Wogan introduces music and some of the people in Brighton for the Song Contest. Producer CHRIS MORGAN

Contributors

Presenter/commentary:
Terry Wogan
Singer:
Olivia Newton-John
Producer:
Chris Morgan

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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