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Presenter Tony Adamson

1.30; 2.20; 3.10; 4.0; 4.30; 5.5 Tennis Special
With Wimbledon fortnight starting on Monday, the top names complete their preparations. Gerald Williams and Christine Janes report from Eastbourne on the women's BMW final. Max Robertson and Fred Perry are at Surbiton for the men's Grand Prix event.

1.30; 2.15; 3.15; 4.15; 5.15 International Athletics
From Meadowbank, Norman Cuddeford reports on the UK Championships as Britain's top athletes bid to confirm their form for the Moscow Olympics. Alan Pascoe provides expert analysis.

1.30; 1.55; 2.25; 2.55; 4.50; 5.45 Ascot Racing
Commentary by Peter Bromley on the opening three events
2.0 £4,000 Halifax Stakes (2m)
2.30 £4,000 Fenwolf Stakes (6f)
3.0 £10.400 Fortnum and Mason Stakes (5f)
Classified check at 5.45

1.30; 2.35; 3.5; 3.20; 4.50; 5.30 Rugby Union
The British Lions play the 13th match of their South African tour when they visit Pretoria to face Northern Transvaal. Commentary by Chris Rea. Expert analysis from Carwyn James.

Plus Boxing - in the week leading up to Alan Minter's defence of his World Middleweight title against Vito Antuofermo, a profile Of Harry Levene - Britain's best-known promoter for over half a century; Test Cricket - news from Lords on the third day of the Second Test between England and the West Indies; Golf - John Fenton on the Greater Manchester Open and Football - a preview of tonight's third and fourth play-off in the European Championship.

1.30 News/Prospects
1.55 Ascot Racing
2.5 Boxing profile
2.15 Athletics/Tennis/Cricket
2.25 Ascot Racing
2.35 Rugby Union/Cricket/Golf
2.55 Ascot Racing
3.5 Rugby Union/Tennis/Athletics
3.20 Rugby Union
4.0 Tennis/Cricket/Athletics/Golf
4.50 Racing/Rugby Union
5.0 Headlines
5.5 Tennis/Athletics/Football
5.20 Cricket/Rugby Union/Golf
5.45 Classified racing

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Tony Adamson
Christine Janes
Max Robertson
Fred Perry
Alan Pascoe
Commentary By:
Peter Bromley
Wyn James.
Alan Minter
Vito Antuofermo.
Harry Levene
John Fenton

direct from the Royal Festival Hall, in the South Bank Pops series. Part 1 Dance Band Days Rose Brennan Leslie Douglas Billy Munn
BBC Radio Big Band conducted by Roland Shaw and surprise guest artist. During the interval, Brian Matthew recalls life as a strolling player with a mime company 30 years ago.
Part 2 Big Band Sounds Syd Lawrence and His Orchestra featuring
Angela Christian and The Sercnaders
Introduced by Alan Dell Producer JACK DABBS
(In association with the GLC)


Brennan Leslie Douglas
Billy Munn
Conducted By:
Roland Shaw
Brian Matthew
Syd Lawrence
Angela Christian
Introduced By:
Alan Dell
Jack Dabbs

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More