Producer JACK DABBS
8.3 Racing Bulletin
Your Smiling Saturday Show Producer MICHAEL FORD
'I'm not too impressed by my career. I'm just glad it's been successful, but I don't go around saying "Oh gee, look what I did", I would never do that. Maybe some people do, I don't know, but I couldn't do it.' (Fred Astaire)
David Niven concludes a 13-part tribute with the help of: Fred Astaire, Adele Astaire, Ava Astaire, Irving Berlin, Bill Harbach, Gene Kelly, Richard McKenzie, Anne Miller, Hermes Pan, H.C. Potter, Eleanor Powell, Richard Quine, Ginger Rogers, Sidney Sheldon, Arthur Schwartz, Twiggy, Trudy Wellman
Written by Benny Green
(The Fred Astaire Story: a Radio Times Special on sale at newsagents: price 50p)
1500mottly (also 202mScottand) VHF joins Radio 1 Cracking the gags
Charlie Chester , Ray Fell Mike Burton
With KEN MACKINTOSH AND THE KING STREET BRASS and the MICHAEL JOHN SINGERS Producer JOHN FAWCETT WILSON (Repeated: Sunday 7.2 pm)
1500m only (also 202mScotland) VHF joins Radio 1
Introduced by Alan Parry
1.35, 2.10, 2.40, 5.0, 5.45, 6.0* International Cricket
The Prudential Cup An important day in cricket's first-ever World Cup competition with today's matches deciding who goes through to Wednesday's semi-finals., England v East Africa at Edgbaston
Australia v West Indies at The Oval
India v New Zealand at Old Trafford
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Trent Bridge
Commentary and reports from JOHN ARLOTT , BRIAN JOHNSTON , DON MOSEY, TONY COZIER , HENRY BLOFELD and ALAN RICHARDS.
1.45, 2.10, 2.40, 5.0* International
The Benson and Hedges Championship
The second day of Europe's richest show jumping event, staged in the grounds of Cardiff Castle. Many of the world's top riders, including DAVID BROOME and PADDY MCMAHON, are competing for prize money totalling Â£18,000.
Commentary and reports by DEREK THOMPSON and expert analysis by top show jumper ALISON DAWES.
1.40, 2.10, 2.40, 5.0. 6.0*
International Tennis The French Championships
The world's biggest hard-court event reaches its final stages with prize money totalling Â£70,000 at stake. Commentary and reports from the Stade Roland Garros by MAURICE EDELSTON and FRED PERRY.
1.50, 2.0, 2.25, 5.45*
Racing from York
The Timeform Charity Day, featuring the f5,000 William Hill Gold Trophy.
2.0 The Cavo Doro Plate (6f)
2.30 The William Hill Gold Trophy (6f)
Commentator PETER BROMLEY
Plus results from other meetings throughout the afternoon. News, too. of the Le Mans 24-hour race, the Martini international golf club tournament, the Rugby Union international between New Zealand and Scotland, and the Rugby League international between Australia and Wales.
1.30 News and prospects, including cricket scoreboard.,
2.10 Cricket/Show Jumping/ Tennis
2.40 Cricket/Show Jumping/ Tennis/Motor Sport
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
1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
7.30 Sports Desk with cricket
The second of five concerts live from the Royal Festival Hall, London, in the South Bank Pops series.
An Evening in Vienna
Willi Boskovsky conducts the BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader ARTHUR LEAVINS with Elizabeth Tippett (soprano) Allan Schiller (piano) in a popular Viennese programme
Introduced by Robert Dougall During the interval
Johnny Morris explores his own memories of times spent in and around the City of Dreams. Producer BARRY KNIGHT
(Presented by the BBC in association with the GLC)
Presenting news, views and music from the Continent. Introduced by David Gell Producer JOHN MELOY
with Music Through Midnight Producers BILL BEBB
BARBARA PAGE, MEL HOUSE including at
11.2 Sports Desk with evening racing results and Le Mans 24-hour Race: ROBIN RICHARDS reports on the latest positions. and at 12.0
Midnight Newsroom; weather