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knew it had to happen.
(FRED ASTAIRE) a drawback for years.
(ADELE ASTAIRE)
David Niven continues a 13-part tribute to one of the greatest entertainers of the century, 4: After you, who? including the voices of Adele Astaire , Fred Astaire Larry Adler , Howard Dietz Eddie Foy Jr. Claire Luce Arthur Schwartz
Written by BENNY GREEN
Producer JOHN BILLINGHAM
THE FRED ASTAIRE STORY: a RADIO TIMES Special on sale at newsagents : price 50p

Contributors

Unknown:
David Niven
Unknown:
Adele Astaire
Unknown:
Fred Astaire
Unknown:
Larry Adler
Unknown:
Howard Dietz
Unknown:
Eddie Foy Jr.
Written By:
Benny Green
Producer:
John Billingham

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
Introduced by Desmond Lynam
1.30; 2.35; 3.5; 3.45; 5.0* Soccer Special
Coverage of the Championship, promotion and relegation issues. Exclusive live coverage on. the second half of a top match. scare-flashes direct from five other grounds, other scores and results as they come in with classified checks at 5.0 and 5.45*.
1.40; 2.0; 2.25; 2.55; 3.25; 5.40* Racing Special
2.0 Humber Stakes
2.30 Ascot 2.000 Guineas Trial
3.0 Rouge Croix Stakes
3.30 Heinz Steeplechase
Commentary by PETER BROMLEY Results from other meetings with a classified check at 5.40',
1.45; 2.45; 3.5; 5.30* International
Motor Racing
Action and personalities from Silverstone on the eve of the most important Formula One event in Europe so far this season - The Daily Express International Trophy race. With the fourth round of the World Championship - the Spanish Grand Prix - only two weeks away, BARRIE GILL will be talking to some of the world's top drivers about their hopes for the future. The latest news of the practice for tomorrow's big race and highlights of today's main event, the Formula 5,000 race,
2.10; 5.30
Cycling/Swimming
International sport's golden COUple - HUGH PORTER , four times World Cycling Champion, and ANITA LONSBROUGH, former Olympic Swimming Champion - appear together on Sport on 2 for the first time.
Hugh, back in the saddle after a long absence from competition with a fractured hip, wiU be in the studio to discuss the new season-while Anita reports from Stockholm on the first day of the Six Nations Tournament, a vitally important event for Britain's swimmers as they prepare tor the forthcoming World Championships in Colombia,
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* and classified racing results at 5.401.
Timetable
1.30 News/Prospects; 2.0 Racing
2.10 Cycling/Swimming
2.25 Racing; 2.35 Football
2.45 Motor Racing; 2.55 Racing
3.5 Motor Racing/Football
3.25 Racing
3.45 Football half-times
3.55 Football commentary
4.42 Sports Report
5.0 Classified football
5.25 Rugby Round-up
5.40 Classified Racing/Football Events may alter timings
A Radio Sports Unix production

Contributors

Introduced By:
Desmond Lynam
Commentary By:
Peter Bromley
Unknown:
Hugh Porter

Sing a Song of April!: illustrated by Pat Boone , Bing Crosby Gogi Grant , Al Jolson and Deanna Durbin
You Asked for It: a selection of listeners' requests.
Going the Rounds: themes and songs from the currentt releases. Introduced by David Bellan
Written and compiled by LYN FAIRHURST

Contributors

Illustrated By:
Pat Boone
Illustrated By:
Bing Crosby
Illustrated By:
Gogi Grant
Illustrated By:
Al Jolson
Illustrated By:
Deanna Durbin
Introduced By:
David Bellan
Unknown:
Lyn Fairhurst

BBC NORTHERN RADIO ORCHESTRA conducter NEIL RICHARDSON
BBC MIDLAND RADIO ORCHESTRA conductor NORRIE PARAMOR play the week's most popular tunes from Radio 2 programmes Introduced by Tony Brandon

Contributors

Unknown:
Neil Richardson
Conductor:
Norrie Paramor
Introduced By:
Tony Brandon

with the BBC RADIO ORCHESTRA Angela Morley and the Strings Alyn Ainsworth and the Radio Big Band
Brian Fahey and the BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA with Stuart Gillies
Introduced by Ray Moore Producers FRANK HOOPER and EOIN HAMILTON

Contributors

Unknown:
Angela Morley
Unknown:
Alyn Ainsworth
Unknown:
Brian Fahey
Unknown:
Stuart Gillies
Introduced By:
Ray Moore
Producers:
Frank Hooper
Producers:
Eoin Hamilton

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