with The Early Show
including at 8.3 Racing Bulletin
Latest news from Edmonton
Len Jackson with the best of Radio 2 selected from last week's programmes.
Bernard Braden presents a gallimaufry of the oddest, funniest and most unbelievable true stories, with the help ef Ronald Fletcher. Benny Lee David Tate , Sheila Bernette and the Mie Rowley Quintet Devised and researched by MAURBEN STEVENS
Producer JOHN LLOYD
(Repeated: Wed 10.2 pm)
Presented by Tony Adamson
1.30; 2.0; 3.5; 5.0.
The 1978 Games reach their closing day, with nine athletics finals to come this evening.
The Radio Sport team cover the latest news stories in Edmonton, and talk to the personalities involved. Plus expert analysis from Olympic champions MARY PETERS and ANITA LONSBROUGH
1.30; 2.0; 2.35; 3.0; 3.45; 3.55;
4.40: 5.0; 5.40*
Wembley Special Nottingham Forest v Ipswich
The FA Charity Shield. the traditional appetiser for the new season, brings together Brian Clough's League Champions, NOTTINGHAM FOREST, and FA Cup winners, IPSWICH. Exclusive live commentary on the second half at Wembley by BRYON BUTLER and JIM ROSENTHAL. Plus news of today's League Cup-ties.
1.30; 2.0; 2.35; 3.5; 3.35; 4.50:
Cricket: Second Test
New Zealand are at Trent Bridge for the Second Test against England. Reports on the third day's play by DON MOSEY. Plus news of the rest of the day's games
1.30; 2.25; 2.55; 3.25; 5.40'
Racing from Newbury
Featuring commentary by MICHAEL SETH-SMITH On the 2.30 Geoffrey Freer Stakes (1m 5f)
3.0 ATS Trophy (1m)
3.30 Washington Singer Stakes (6f) Plus results throughout the afternoon from other meetings. with a classified check at 5.46*
In Golf, news of the Benson and Hedges Tournament at Fulford: in Motor Cycling, practice for tomorrow's Austrian Grand Prix.
1.30 News/prospeets of events
2.0 Commonwealth Games/
2.25 Racing from Newbury
2.55 Racing from Newbury
2.5 Football scores/Commonwealth Games/Cricket
3.45 Football half-times
3.55 Football commentary
4.48 First Football results
3.0 Classified Football
5.30 Motor Sport
5.40 Classified Racing/Football/
Events may alter timings
A Radio Sport and OB production
6.3 Cross-Channel Motoring Information
Introduced in London by Colin Berry
1,460 young people in eight European countries vote te discover the number one record in Europe today.
Taking part this moult:
Belgium ibrt), Denmark (DR) Germany (WDR). Ireland (RTE) Norway (NRK), Spain (RNE) Sweden (SR)
United Kingdem (BBC) Producer MEL HOUSE
inecluding close-of-play cricket scoreboard
Norrie Paramer and the BBC MIDLAND RADIO ORCHESTRA play the week's most popular tunes from Radio 2 programmes.
Introduced by Tim Gudgin
in Band Parade with VELVET
Introduced by COI.IN BERRY Producer JACK DABBS
and its guests Angela Morley
Sweet Substitute with the Midnite Follies Orchestra Joan Gregory and the Big Band
Introduced by Sheila Traey Producer JOHN BUSSELL
9.55 Commonwealth Games Sports Desk: including news of the finals in the men's and women's 4 x 100m relay and the men's and women's 1500m finals. Plus the rest of the sports news at heme and abroad.
The pick of the action an the final day of the 1978 Com monwealth Games, plus the best of Radio 2 music. Athletics provides the highlights, with nine finals being decided. Commentary and reports by ALAN PARRY , with expert analysis from Olympic champion MARY PETERS. Then the climax ef the Games, with PETER Jones describing the Closing Ceremony as the competitors say farewell to Canada.
Music producers DENYS JONES PAM COX , BARBARA PAGE and MEL HOUSE
Sport producers ROBERT BURROWS and BRYAN TREMBLE (Edmonton) IAINTHOMAS and JOHN HELM (London)