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(CYD CHARISSE)
David Niven continues a 13-part biographical tribute to one of the greatest entertainers of the century.
11: New Sun in the Sky including the voices of: Fred Astaire , Ava Astaire Cyd Charisse
Betty Comden , Arlene Dahl
Stanley Donen. Nanette Fabray Sir Jehn Gielgnd. Michael Kidd Burton Lane , Alan J. Lerner Johnny Mercer
Vincente Minnelli , Hermes Pan Jane Powell, Arthur Schwartz Charles Walters
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:
Fred Astaire
Unknown:
Ava Astaire
Unknown:
Cyd Charisse
Unknown:
Betty Comden
Unknown:
Arlene Dahl
Unknown:
Stanley Donen.
Unknown:
Nanette Fabray
Unknown:
Sir Jehn Gielgnd.
Unknown:
Michael Kidd
Unknown:
Burton Lane
Unknown:
Alan J. Lerner
Unknown:
Johnny Mercer
Unknown:
Vincente Minnelli
Unknown:
Hermes Pan
Unknown:
Jane Powell,
Unknown:
Arthur Schwartz
Unknown:
Charles Walters
Written By:
Benny Green
Producer:
John Billingham

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
Elizabeth Counsell as his wife Mark Hadfield and Ruth Dooner as his children With TONY MELODY
PAUL WILLIAMSON, ANITA JOANNOU and Michael Bates as Herbert Written by MIKE CRAIG , LAWRIE KINSLEY and RON MCDONNELL Producer JAMES CASEY
(Repeated: Sunday 7.2 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Elizabeth Counsell
Unknown:
Mark Hadfield
Unknown:
Ruth Dooner
Unknown:
Michael Bates
Unknown:
Herbert Written
Unknown:
Mike Craig
Unknown:
Lawrie Kinsley
Unknown:
Ron McDonnell
Producer:
James Casey

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
Introduced by Desmond Lynam The best of the day's sporting action, including:
1.30; 2.10; 2.40; 3.10; 5.0
International Athletics The British Games
Former Olympic champion Mary Peters joins the BBC Radio Sports team at Crystal Palace for a meeting that has attracted a world-class entry for many of the events. The highlight is the 23rd running of the Emsley Carr Mile at 3.45, a race that promises to be one of the finest seen on this London track. Commentary and reports by NORMAN CUDDEFORD and ALAN PARRY.
1.35; 2.10; 2.40; 3.10; 5.0
International Tennis The italian Championships
The world's top players battle for a place in the final of the first major European tournament of the season. Reports and commentary from Rome by MAURICE EDELSTON.
1.50; 2.0; 2.25; 2.55; 5.45*
Racing from Kempton Including commentary on the feature race of the day, the £3,000 Harpers and Queen Stakes.
2.0 The Nightingale Two-Year-Old Stakes (5f)
2.30 The Cosmopolitan Stakes (1 1/4 m)
3.0 The Harpers and Queen Stakes (2m)
Commentator PETER BROMLEY
Plus results from the day's other meetings throughout the afternoon with a classified check at 5.45*.
1.45; 2.10; 2.40; 3.10; 5.0; 5.45* Cricket
The County Championship
Full coverage of the day's play including reports and commentary on three featured matches: Middlesex v Surrey at Lord's,
Northamptonshire v Glamorgan at Northampton, and Yorkshire v Leicestershire at Bradford. Reporters: BRIAN JOHNSTON , CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS and DON MOSEY.
News, too, of the sixth stage of the 1975 Tour of Britain Milk Race from Stoke to Southport; the second Rugby Union Test match between Australia and England, plus Canterbury v Scotland in Christchurch; a look ahead to the International TT Races on the Isle of Man; and in motor racing a preview of the next World Championship event, the Swedish Grand Prix.
Timetable:
1.30 News/Prospects including lunchtime cricket Scoreboard
2.0 Racing
2.10 Athletics/Tennis/Cricket
2.55 Racing
3.10 Athletics/Tennis/Cricket
5.0 Round-up; 5.25 Rugby
5.30 Motor Sport
5.45 Classified Racing/Cricket Events may alter timings
A Radio Sports Unit production

Contributors

Introduced By:
Desmond Lynam
Unknown:
Mary Peters
Unknown:
Emsley Carr
Unknown:
Norman Cuddeford
Unknown:
Alan Parry.
Unknown:
Maurice Edelston.
Commentator:
Peter Bromley
Reporters:
Brian Johnston
Reporters:
Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Reporters:
Don Mosey.

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
A musical look at the world of films.
Star Choice: Warren Beatty recalls his favourite movie themes.
You Asked for It!: a selection of listeners' requests.
Off the Record: a review of a current LP.
Goino the Rounds: songs and themes from current releases. Introduced by David Bellan Written and compiled by LYN FAIRHURST

Contributors

Unknown:
Warren Beatty
Introduced By:
David Bellan

BBC NORTHERN RADIO ORCHESTRA conductor NEIL RICHARDSON
BBC MIDLAND RADIO ORCHESTRA conductor NORRIE PARAMOR play the week's most popular tunes from Radio 2 programmes Introduced by Tony Brandon
Applications to join the listening panel to ' 'Radio 2 Top Tunes,' BBC, Pebble Mill Road, Birmingham B5 7QQ

Contributors

Conductor:
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 Lois Lane
Introduced by Ray Moore Producers PRANK HOOPER and EOIN HAMILTON

Contributors

Unknown:
Angela Morley
Unknown:
Alyn Ainsworth
Unknown:
Brian Fahey
Unknown:
Lois Lane
Introduced By:
Ray Moore
Unknown:
Eoin Hamilton

The top pop of the month from Austria, Great Britain Hungary, Ireland
Monte Carlo, Poland
Portugal, Switzerland
West Germany. Yugoslavia Introduced from London by Katie Boyle
Organised by W German Radio

Contributors

Unknown:
Katie Boyle

BBC Radio 2

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