5.2 Cricket: Australia v West Indies, the Second Test. CHRISTOPHER MARTIN -JENKINS reports on the fourth day at Melbourne.
6.2, 7.3 and 8.3 Cricket
6.15 Pause for Thought
presents Radio 2's most played records of 1979.
8.27 Racing Bulletin
introduces and sings some Songs of the 70s
Produced with records by DEREK MILLS
with Peter Brackley
1.30; 2.15; 2.40; 3.0. 3.20;
3.45; 3.50; 4.42; 5.0; 5.45 Football Special
A full programme of League games this afternoon with clubs playing for the third time in seven days. Exclusive live second-half commentary on one of the top matches; scoreflashes from other leading games: news and results with classified scores at 5.0.
1.30; 2.10; 5.30
CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS reports on the fourth day of the Second Test between Australia and West Indies.
1.30; 2.15; 2.45; 3.5; 4.50;
GERALD WILLIAMS reports from Olympia where WCT'S Braniff World Doubles Championships begin today.
1.30; 2.20; 4.50; 5.45 Racing:
Live commentary by PETER BROMLEY on the feature event at 2.25
£10,000 Bass Charrington Handicap 'Chase (4m)
2.0; 2.45; 3.10
A Year of Sport
Best moments from a round-the-table after-dinner conversation between some pf sport's best known names as they look back on 1979. Providing the chat: Brian Clough , outspoken manager of Nottingham Forest: television personality David Coleman : cricket commentator John Arlott and Rachael Heyhoe-Flint . former captain of England women's cricket team. And in the chair: ex-England cricket skipper Tony Lewis.
(Edited highlights of programme broadcast on New Year's Eve 10.30 pm Radio 4UK) And at 5.0
Reports, news, comments and interviews on the top stories of the day with classified football scores at 5.0 and 5.45: Rugby Union and Rugby League round-up plus Test Cricket and Tennis.
Events may alter timings A Radio Sport and OB production
Thank You for the Music and welcomes the New Year with a selection of some of his favourite records.
Producer ANGELA BOND
A second chance to hear The Romantic World of Ivor Novello
Introduced by Vanessa Lee with April Cantelo Lorna Dallas
Jean Grayston Joan Savage
Ryland Davies Robert Docker (at the piano)
The Nigel Brooks Singers and the BBC Concert Orchestra leader JOHN BRADBURY conducted by KENNETH ALWYN
8.50* Sheridan Morley talks to Dame Cicely Courtneidge Dorothy Dickson, Mary Ellis and Elisabeth Welch who recall their own special memories of working with Ivor Novello.
9.10* Tuesday Night is Gala Night Part 2
CHARLES CLARK-MAXWELL Producer BARRY KNIGHT
(Presented by the BBC in association with the GLC)
with Martin Dale starring
Ken Dodd , Karen Kay
Los Zafiros , Syd Francis with resident music man Chester Harriott and the Variety Club Showband conducted by BRIAN FITZGERALD BBC Manchester
Producer MIKE CRAIG
with Round Midnight including at 12.0 Midnight Newsroom; weather; motoring information
1.2 and 2.2 Cricket: Australia v West Indies, the Second Test. CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS reports.
Presented by Jan Leeming
3.2 and 4.2 Cricket