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The story of a child entertainer who became a star.
1: The Soldiers' Child
Narrator Anthony Newley Written by MICHAEL WALE
Producer JOHN BILLINGHAM

Contributors

Narrator:
Anthony Newley
Written By:
Michael Wale

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF as Radio 1 Introduced by Desmond Lynam in London with Alan Parry in Frankfurt
3.10; 5.15*
The Lions' Rugby Tour Transvaal v British Lions
Second-half commentary by ALUN WILLIAMS and KIM SHIPPEY
2.25; 5.40*
Racing from York
2.30 William Hill Gold Trophy Commentator PETER BROMLEY
1.50; 2.0; 2.35; 4.10; 4.20* Cricket
Glamorgan v Northamptonshire. Reports by ALAN GIBSON : Warwickshire v Worcestershire. Reports by CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS: Surrey v Hampshire. Reports by HENRY BLOFELD
2.0; 2.35; 4.20*
International Tennis from Paris
The French Open
MAURICE EDELSTON and FRED PERRY report on the climax of the championships.
3.55; 5.15'
Le Mans 24-hour Race ERIC TOBITT and ROBIN RICHARDS report on the start.
5.45*
The World Cup
Day 3 - The Battle Hots Up!
The Radio Sporta Team report the stories behind the news, together with up-to-the-minute scores on Uruguay v Holland; Sweden v Bulgaria: Haiti v Italy; Poland v Argentina.
0 The RADIO TIMES World Cup Special, your 80-page guide to the 16 finalists, is available from newsagents, 30p.
2.0; 5.15* Golf
The Carrolls International
Reports on the final round from JOHN FENTON Timetable:
1.30 News and prospects
1.50 Cricket: lunchtime scores
2.0 Golf/Cricket/Tennis
2.25 Racing
2.35 Cricket/Tennis
3.19 Rugby Union
3.55 Motor Racing; 4.10 Cricket
4.20 Tennis/Cricket
5.15 Rugby Union/Motor Sport/
Golf
5.40 Classified Racing
5.45 Football

Contributors

Introduced By:
Desmond Lynam
Unknown:
Alan Parry
Commentary By:
Alun Williams
Commentary By:
Kim Shippey
Commentator:
Peter Bromley
Unknown:
Alan Gibson
Unknown:
Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown:
Henry Blofeld
Unknown:
Maurice Edelston
Unknown:
Fred Perry
Unknown:
Robin Richards
Unknown:
John Fenton

1500m onto also 202m Scotland) VHF as Radio 1
THE BAND OF THE ROYAL CORPS OF TRANSPORT, conductor MAJOR W. ALLEN , Director of Music
Introduced by Robin Boyle Producer ALLAN GILES

Contributors

Conductor:
Major W. Allen
Introduced By:
Robin Boyle
Producer:
Allan Giles

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF as Radio 1
Peter Latham salutes, WARNER BROTHERS' 50th Anniversary (1) with musical illustrations by AL JOLSON , DORIS DAY
FRANK SINATRA , JAMES CAGNEY RICHARD HARRIS , SHIRLEY JONES DICK POWELL , RUBY KEELER GINGER ROGERS and THE GOLD DIGGERS
Written and compiled by LYN FAIRHURST

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Latham
Illustrations By:
Al Jolson
Illustrations By:
Doris Day
Illustrations By:
Frank Sinatra
Unknown:
James Cagney
Unknown:
Richard Harris
Unknown:
Shirley Jones
Unknown:
Dick Powell
Unknown:
Keeler Ginger Rogers
Unknown:
Lyn Fairhurst

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF as Radio 1 starring Wilfrid Brambell Harry H. Corbett featuring TREVOR BANNISTER
With JO MANNING WILSON, MICHAEL MCCLAIN. NICOLETTE MCKENZIE
This week: A Star is Born Producer BOBBY JAYE
7.30 Sports Desk

Contributors

Unknown:
Wilfrid Brambell
Unknown:
Harry H. Corbett
Unknown:
Michael McClain.
Producer:
Bobby Jaye

The third of five concerts incorporating the South Bank Pops Concerts direct from the Royal Festival Hall, London Gilbert and Sullivan VALERIE MASTERSON
CAROLYN MAIA. JOHN BOULTER GEOFFREY CHARD , IAN WALLACE BBC CHORAL SOCIETY director JOHN POOLE
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA conducted by Kenneth ALWYN Introduced by Hubert Gregg Producer DAVID RAYVERN ALLEN
(Presented by BBC Radio 2 in association with the GLC)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sullivan Valerie Masterson
Unknown:
Carolyn Maia.
Unknown:
John Boulter
Unknown:
Geoffrey Chard
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Director:
John Poole
Conducted By:
Kenneth Alwyn
Introduced By:
Hubert Gregg
Producer:
David Rayvern Allen

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