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Len Jackson with the best of Radio 2. Extracts in words and music selected from last week's programmes.
Soript by PETER CLAYTON Producers STEVE ALLEN and JOHN MELOY

Contributors

Unknown:
Len Jackson
Unknown:
Peter Clayton
Producers:
Steve Allen
Unknown:
John Meloy

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) 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)

Contributors

Unknown:
Charlie Chester
Unknown:
Ray Feu
Unknown:
Mike Burton
Unknown:
Ken MacKintosh
Singers:
Michael John
Producer:
John Fawcett Wilson

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
Introduced by Desmond Lynam
1.30, 2.10, 2.40, 3.10, 5.0* Cricket: First Test
England v Australia Can England regain the Ashes after the disastrous winter tour of Australia and their defeat by the Australians in the semi-finals of the Prudential World Cup? Christopher Martin-Jenkins reports on the third day's play at Edgbaston. In the- County Championship reports on two matches: Leicestershire v Essex at Leicester, and Surrey v Middlesex at The Oval. Reporters Henry Blofeld and Robert Hudson.
1.30, 2.10, 2.40, 3.10. 5.0* International Athletics The European Cup
Britain faces fierce competition from Russia, Poland and three other countries in their bid to reach the European Cup Final in Nice next month. ALAN PARRY introduces the top events from the semi-finals at Crystal Palace, with commentary by NORMAN CUDDEFORD and expert analysis by Olympic champion MARY PETERS. Also news of Britain's women athletes competing in the European Cup semi-finals in Bulgaria.
1.30, 2.0, 2.25, 2.55, 5.40* Racing from York
2.0 The Courage Stakes
2.30 The John Smith's Magnet Cup
3.0 The Harp Lager Stakes
Commentator PETER BROMLEY
Plus other results, with a classified check at 5.40*.
News too, of motor sport, international rowing in Lucerne, and In cycling, the Tour de France.
Timetable
1.30 News and prospects Including cricket scoreboard.
2.0 Racing
2.10 Golf/Cricket/Athletics
2.25 Racing
2.40 Golf/Cricket/Athletics
2.55 Racing
3.10 Golf/Cricket/Athletics
5.0 Round-up
5.30 MotorSport
5.40 Classified Racing/Cricket
A Radio Sports Unit production

Contributors

Introduced By:
Desmond Lynam
Unknown:
Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown:
Blofeld Hudson.
Unknown:
Robert Hudson.
Introduces:
Alan Parry
Unknown:
Norman Cuddeford
Unknown:
Mary Peters.
Unknown:
John Smith
Commentator:
Peter Bromley

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
Star Choice: Beryl Reid , who recalls her career on stage and screen and introduces her favourite movie themes.
You Asked for It!: a bumper bundte of listeners' requests. Introduced by David Bellan Written and compiled by LYN FAIRHURST

Contributors

Unknown:
Beryl Reid
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

A miscellany of musical talent starring
Don Estelle and Windsor Davies Tammy Jones, Stuart Gillies Tommy Burton 's
Sporting House Club a section of the BAND OF THE DUTCH STATE POLICE
THE AUGMENTED BBC MIDLAND
RADIO ORCHESTRA conductor NORRIE PARAMOR Introduced by JOHN DUNN

Contributors

Unknown:
Don Estelle
Unknown:
Stuart Gillies
Unknown:
Tommy Burton
Conductor:
Norrie Paramor
Introduced By:
John Dunn

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