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Len Jackson with the best of Radio 2 selected from last week's programmes.
Written by KEITH HOWELL Producers BRIAN WILLEY and COLIN CHANDLER

Contributors

Unknown:
Len Jackson
Written By:
Keith Howell
Producers:
Brian Willey
Producers:
Colin Chandler

David Jason , Dilys Laye and Bob Monkhouse throw the punches
Terry Wogan referees Sketches by COLIN BOSTOCK-SMITH
EDDIE FOXALL , PATRICIA NEWMAN Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
(Repeated: Sunday 7.2 pm)
(Dilys Laye is in ' Frontiers of Farce ' at the Criterion Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown:
David Jason
Unknown:
Dilys Laye
Unknown:
Bob Monkhouse
Unknown:
Terry Wogan
Unknown:
Colin Bostock-Smith
Unknown:
Eddie Foxall
Unknown:
Patricia Newman
Producer:
Edward Taylor
Unknown:
Dilys Laye

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins. Radio 1
Presented by Jim Rosenthal
1.30; 2.20; 2.55; 3.55; 4.50; 5.25* International Rugby
Wales v
England France v
Scotland
Wales have had a month's break since their defeat by France, and their followers will be hoping to see a revived team in action against England. With both countries in with a chance of the Triple Crown, it should be a classic struggle. Commentary by PETER WEST , ALUN WILLIAMS , With summaries by CHRIS REA.
Meanwhile, it's Scotland's turn to take on the powerful French team in the torrid atmosphere of the Parc des Princes Stadium in Paris. Commentary by GEORGE HAMILTON , IAN ROBERTSON
1.30; 2.30; 3.45; 5.0; 5.40* League Football
Exclusive live commentary on one of the top matches; scores and results as they come in; With classified checks at 5.0 and 5.45*.
1.30; 2.10; 2.40; 4.50; 5.40*
Racing from Haydock
Featuring commentary by PETER BROMLEY on the two main races:
2.15 The Greenall Whitley Breweries Steeplechase (3m)
2.45 The Victor Ludorum Hurdle Race (2m)
Plus results from the other meetings, with a classified check at 5.40*. -
1.30; 2.0; 5.30*
Grand Prix Special South African Grand Prix
Commentary on the closing stages of the race, and BARRIE GILL talks to the drivers making the headlines.
1.30; 2.0; 5.35* Cricket
MCC v Western Australia
HENRY BLOFELD reports from Perth.
Plus news of athletics - the English Cross-country Championships at London's Parliament Hill, which has attracted a strong entry.
5.35*
Boxing
Britain's John Conteh defends his world light-heavyweight title tonight in his home-town of Liverpool against Len Hutchins of Detroit, America.
DESMOND LYNAM talks to CONTEH about the fight, and assesses his prospects of retaining the title.
And at 5.0*
Sports Report
Classified Football 5.0, 5.45*; reports, comments, personalities; Rugby Round-Up 5.25*; Grand Prix report 5.30*; Classified Racing 5.40*.
Timetable :
1.30 News/prospects from all featured events, plus the South African Grand Prix
2.0 Motor Racing / Cricket /
Rugby Union
2.10 Racing/Rugby Union
2.80 Football; 2.40 Racing
2.55 Rugby/Football scores S.45 Football half-times
S.55 Rugby Union/Football
4.42 First Football results
4.50 Rugby Union/Racing
5.0 Sports Report
5.25 Rugby Round-Up
5.30 Motor Sport/Cricket
5.35 Boxing
5.40 Classified Racing/Football
Events may alter timings
A Radio Sports Unit production

Contributors

Presented By:
Jim Rosenthal
Commentary By:
Peter West
Commentary By:
Alun Williams
Commentary By:
George Hamilton
Commentary By:
Ian Robertson
Commentary By:
Peter Bromley
Unknown:
Victor Ludorum
Talks:
Barrie Gill
Unknown:
John Conteh

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1 invites you to enjoy the First Anniversary of Both Sides Now with this week's guests:
Mike Harding. The McCalmans and Brian Golbey
News and features from jrM LLOYD. Bass and asides from BRIAN BROCKLEHURST Producer BILL BEBB

Contributors

Unknown:
Mike Harding.
Unknown:
Brian Golbey
Unknown:
Brian Brocklehurst

Direct from the Royal Festival Hall, London
Stanley Black conducts the music of George Gershwin , Richard Rodgers and Leonard Bernstein
Elaine Stritch introduces the BBC RADIO ORCHESTRA leader MICHAEL TOMALIN
With LORNA DALLAS, HENK SMIT ROSEMARY SQUIRES
THE MIKE SAMMES SINGERS and PHILIP MARTIN (piano) Part 1
The Music of Gershwin
8.40* Peter Clayton discusses the lyricists who worked with Gershwin, Rodgers and Bernstein and plays some recorded examples of those craftsmen's various styles of lyric writing.
9.0* Concert Part 2 The Music of RodgersandBernstein
Producer BRIAN WILLEY
(Presented by the BBC in association with the GLC)

Contributors

Unknown:
George Gershwin
Unknown:
Richard Rodgers
Unknown:
Leonard Bernstein
Introduces:
Elaine Stritch
Leader:
Michael Tomalin
Unknown:
Henk Smit
Unknown:
Rosemary Squires
Unknown:
Peter Clayton
Producer:
Brian Willey

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