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Bernard Braden presents a gallimaufry of the oddest, funniest and most unbelievable true stories, with the help of Ronald Fletcher. Benny Lee David Tate , Sheila Bernette and the Nic Rowley Quintet Devised and researched by MAUREEN STEVENS


Bernard Braden
Ronald Fletcher.
Benny Lee
David Tate
Sheila Bernette
Maureen Stevens
John Lloyd

Presented by Tony Adamsen
1.38; 2.0; 2.55; 5.0*
Commonwealth Games Special
The 1978 Commonwealth Games are under way and the BBC Radio Sport team cover the latest news stories in Edmonton and talk to the personalities involved. Plus expert analysis of athletics and swimming from Olympic champions MARY PETERS and ANITA LONSBROUGH, and coverage of boxing, badminton. bowls. cycling andweightlifting.
1.30; 2.10: 2.45: 3.45; 5.40* Racing from Redcar
Featuring commentary by MICHAEL SETH-SMITH on the Gold Cup, worth £12,000 to the winner
2.15 Bass Rose Bowl Handicap (6f)
2.50 William Hill Gold Cup Handicap <lm)
3.50 North Yorkshire Handicap dm 6f)
Plus results throughout the afternoon from other meetings, with classified check at 5.40*
1.30; 2.20; 2.55; 3.55* Show Jumping
The world's top show jumping riders are at Hickstead for the Lambert and Butler Masters event, which carries a first prize of fl.500 Commentary and reports by DEREK THOMPSON
1.30; 2.20; 2.55; 3.55; 5.0; 5.40* Cricket
The New Zealand Touring Team warm up for the Second Test against England at Trent Bridge on Thursday with a visit to Old Trafford to meet Lancashire. Reports by DON MOSEY. Plus news of the rest of the day's games.
1.30; 2.20: 3.55: 5.30* Motor Cycling
Silverstone stages the biggest motor cycling event of the year in Britain - the John Player Grand Prix. Over the next two days the world's top riders will be battling for points in five world championships, including the classic 500cc event, with reigning world champion Barry Sheene facing a powerful challenge from abroad, Reports by CHRIS CARTER.
1.30 News/prospects from all featured events
2.0 Commonwealth Games
2.10 Racing from Redcar
2.20 Cricket/ Motor Cycling/
Show Jumping
2.45 Racing from Redcar
2.55 Commonwealth Games/
Cricket/Show Jumping
3.45 Racing from Redcar
3.55 Cricket/Motor Cycling/
Show Jumping
5.0 Roundup, including Commonwealth Games
5.30 Motor Sport
5.40 Classified Racing/Cricket
Events may alter timings
A Radio Sport and ob production
6.3 Cross-Channel Motoring Information


Presented By:
Tony Adamsen
Mary Peters
Commentary By:
Michael Seth-Smith
Derek Thompson
Don Mosey.
Barry Sheene
Chris Carter.

The top pop of the month from: Austria, Belgium, Finland Great Britain, Hungary Ireland, Monte Carlo Poland, Portugal, Spain
West Germany. Yugoslavia Introduced from London by Katie Boyle
(Organised byW German Radio)


Katie Boyle

and its guests Neil Richardson Samantha Jones
Dennis Walton and the Big Band
The Polka Dots
Introduced by Sheila Tracy Producer JOHN BUSSELL including at
J.55 Commonwealth Games Sports Desk: latest news from Edmonton. including swimming, the women's 200m breaststroke final and the final of the women's 200m individual medley. Plus the rest of the sports news at home and abroad.


Neil Richardson
Samantha Jones
Dennis Walton
Introduced By:
Sheila Tracy
John Bussell

The 1978 Commonwealth Games, with the pick of the action each evening, and the best or RADIO z music Swimming and diving provide this evening's highlights with the women's 200m breaststroke and 200m individual medley. and the men's 200m freestyle.
Commentary and reports by PETER JONES , with expert analysis from Olympic champion ANITA LONSBROUGH. There's also boxing commentary and reports by DESMOND LYNAM , and news of badminton. bowls. cycling and shooting. Plus the rest of the day's sports news at home and abroad.


Peter Jones
Desmond Lynam

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