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The story of Ella Fitzgerald 7: The First Lady of Song
(BILLY MAY, orchestra leader)
Andre Previn tells the story of Ella's combined recording success with acclaim in the concert halls of the world.
Script and research BENNY GREEN Producer STEVE ALLEN

Contributors

Leader:
Andre Previn
Producer:
Steve Allen

Cracking the gags
Freddie Davies , Mike Newman and Bill Pertwee
With KEN MACKINTOSH AND THE
KING STREET BRASS and the MICHAEL JOHN SINGERS Producer JOHN FAWCETT WILSON (Repeated: Sunday, 7.2 pm)
(Bill Pertwee is in 'There Goes the Bride ' at the Criterion Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown:
Freddie Davies
Unknown:
Mike Newman
Unknown:
Bill Pertwee
Unknown:
With Ken MacKintosh
Singers:
Michael John
Producer:
John Fawcett Wilson
Unknown:
Bill Pertwee

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
Introduced by Peter Jones
1.35; 2.40; 3.15; 3.35; 5.0* Football Special
Up-to-the-minute news of today's League and Cup programmes, with exclusive commentary on one of the top matches of the day, score-flashes throughout the afternoon from five other grounds. scores and results as they come in, with classified checks at 5.0 and 5.45*.
1.35; 2.10; 5.30*
Cricket: Second Test Australia v England
News, personalities and comment from Perth, following the second day's play in the Second Test Match. Reporter CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS .
1.30; 2.0; 2.25; 3.15; 5.40 Racing: Ascot
1.25 SGB Handicap Chase
2.0 SGB Hire Shop Hurdle
2.30 Peter Cox Handicap Chase Commentator DEREK THOMPSON
Together with results from the day's other meetings throughout the afternoon.
1.45; 2.10; 5.30
International Tennis
The Commercial Union Masters; Eight of the world's top players are battling in Melbourne for prize money worth £42,000. A special Sport on 2 report from GERALD WILLIAMS.
3.0
Sporting Chance
Test your sport and general knowledge with the Services stationed in the UK and West Germany. Round 4:
The first of three contests In West Germany. A team representing RAF (Germany) meets a team representing the Army, Rhine Area.
Resident captains
BRIAN JOHNSTON and TED MOULT Questionmaster PETER JONES
Programme devised and produced by MICHAEL TUKE-HASTINGS
4.42
Sports Report
The football results as they come in, classified checks at
5.0 and 5.45*, reports and comment on the top stories of the day. the personalities making the news, Rugby Round-Up at
5.25*, classified racing results at 5.40.
Timetable:
1.30 Racing
1.35 News and prospects
2.0 Racing
2.10 Cricket/Tennis
2.25 Racing
2.40 Football
3.0 Sporting Chance: part 1
3.15 Latest Football/Racing
3.28 Sporting Chance: part 2
3.35 Racing/Football half-times
3.55 Football commentary
4.42 Sports Report
5.0 Classified Football
5.25 Rugby Round-Up
5.48 Classified Racing
Events may alter timings
A Radio Sports Unit production

Contributors

Introduced By:
Peter Jones
Reporter:
Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Commentator:
Derek Thompson
Unknown:
Gerald Williams
Unknown:
Brian Johnston
Unknown:
Ted Moult
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Produced By:
Michael Tuke-Hastings

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1 also starring June Whitfield and Ray Fell
With CHRISTOPHER EMMETT and MICHAEL SEGAL
Written by DAVID MCKELLAR and DAVID NOBBS
Producer DAVID HATCH

Contributors

Unknown:
June Whitfield
Unknown:
Christopher Emmett
Unknown:
Michael Segal
Written By:
David McKellar
Written By:
David Nobbs

BBC NORTHERN RADIO ORCHESTRA conductor NEIL RICHARDSON
BBC MIDLAND RADIO ORCHESTRA conductor NORRIE PARAMOR play the week's most popular tunes fromRadio2 programmes Introduced 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:
Neil Richardson
Conductor:
Norrie Paramor
Introduced By:
Bruce Wyndham

with the BBC RADIO ORCHESTRA Angela Morley and the Strings Alyn Ainsworth and the Radio Big Band and Vince Hill with Brian Fahey and the BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA Introduced by Robin Boyle Producers FRANK HOOPER and EOIN HAMILTON

Contributors

Unknown:
Angela Morley
Unknown:
Alyn Ainsworth
Unknown:
Vince Hill
Unknown:
Brian Fahey
Introduced By:
Robin Boyle
Producers:
Frank Hooper
Producers:
Eoin Hamilton

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