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1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins' Radio 1
Presented by Desmond Lynam
1.30; 2.0; 2.20; 2.50; 3.50; 5.45* Cricket
The AUSTRALIAN TOURING TEAM meet ESSEX in a vital match just five days away from the Jubilee Test against England at Lord's. Commentary and reports from Chelmsford by HENRY BLOFELD. Plus news and scores from today's other games, including reports by DON MOSEY on YORKSHIRE V NOTTINGHAMSHIRE at Headingley
1.30; 2.10; 2.40; 3.40; 5.40* Racing from
Kemoton Park
Featuring commentary by PETER BROMLEY on the three main races:
2.15 The Matador Stakes (Um)
2.45 The H. S. Persse Memorial Stakes (2m)
3.45 The Heron Stakes (6f)
Plus results throughout the afternoon from the other meetings, with a classified check at
1.30; 2.0; 2.20; 2.50; 3.50; 5.45* Tennis
Many of the world's top players are battling for prize money of £55.000 in the John Player Tournament at Nottingham - Britain's first major grass event of the year and an important part of the preparation for Wimbledon. Reports and commentary by MAX ROBERTSON and GERALD WILLIAMS, with comment from FRED PERRY. Plus news of Britain's Davis Cup European Zone A semi-final, against Romania, in Bucharest
1.30; 2.0; 5.25*
Rugby Union
The British Lions are just one week away from the First Test against New Zealand in Wellington, and today's match against Southland, in Invercargill, is an important pointer to team selection. CHRIS REA reports on the game and talks to the personalities making the news
(R2 stays open on Friday night to carry commentary on the First Test)
1.30; 2.30* Cycling
The 20th Tour of Britain Milk Race - the country's premier event - ends today with the final leg from Swindon to Southampton. Commentary and reports by JOHN BURNS
Plus news of England's footballers in South America; Northern Ireland's World Cup match in Iceland: the Isle of Man TT; the start of the Le Mans 24-hour race, and the Martini golf international at Blairgowrie
2.0; 5.30* Boxing
On Tuesday night at Wembley, DAVE ' BOY ' GREEN attempts to take the world welterweight title from Carlos Palomino of America. DESMOND LYNAM talks to Green, and assesses his prospects. Commentary on the fight: Tuesday 9.2 pm 1500m
Timetable :
1.30 News/prospects from all featured events, including the lunchtime cricket scoreboard
2.0 Cricket/ Tennis/Rugby
2.10 Racing from Kempton Park
2.20 Cricket/Tennis
2.30 Cycling
2.40 Racing from Kempton Park
2.50 Cricket/Tennis
3.40 Racing from Kempton Park
3.50 Cricket/Tennis
4.0 Motor Sport; 5.9 Round-up
5.25 Rugby Union
5.30 Motor Sport/Boxing
5.40 Racing
5.45 Cricket/Tennis
A Radio Sports Unit production


Presented By:
Desmond Lynam
Henry Blofeld
Commentary By:
Peter Bromley
Max Robertson
Gerald Williams
Fred Perry
John Burns

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1 with Both Sides Now This week's guests: Vera Johnson. Alba
News and features from
JIM LLOYD. Bass and asides from
6.3 Cross-Channel Motoring Information


Vera Johnson.
Jim Lloyd.
Brian Brocklehurst

The second of five concerts direct from the Royal Festival Hall. London in the South Bank Pops series An Evening in Vienna
BBC Concert Orchestra leader ARTHUR LEAVINS conducted by Vilem Tausky Sylvia Geszty (soprano) Malcolm Binns (piano)
Introduced by John Dunn
During the Interval
Steve Race looks at the light music scene as reflected in tonight's concert.
(Presented by the BBC In association with the GLC)


Arthur Leavins
Conducted By:
Vilem Tausky
Sylvia Geszty
Malcolm Binns
Introduced By:
John Dunn
Robert Bowman

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1 with The Late Show
Producers PAM COX, DENYS JONES including at 12.0
Midnight Newsroom; weather; motoring information


Denys Jones

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