The Saturday Show
Producer DAVID BELLINGER BBC Birmingham
The Saturday Show
Producer KEN EVANS
with Keith Fordyce
Producer SANDRA BLACK
with Peter Clayton
Producer CHRISTOPHER VEZEY
with his special guests Jimmy Cricket and Lyn Paul
Orchestra under the direction of ERNIE DUNSTALL
Script by TONY HARE
Producer RICHARD willcox
A sketchy look at life with The National Revue Company
Introduced by Peter Jones
Cricket: England v Australia
The second One-Day International from Edgbaston for the Texaco Trophy. Describing play are Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Colin Milburn.
Golf: Four Stars National Pro-Celebrity Tournament
Henry Cooper, Bruce Forsyth, Jimmy Tarbuck and Terry Wogan have lent their names to this new tournament at Moor Park. Renton Laidlaw spots the golfers among the stars!
Tennis: The French Championships
The first of the 'Grand Slam' tournaments before the world's top players congregate at Wimbledon later this month. Commentators at the Roland Garros Stadium are Tony Adamson and David Mercer.
Racing from Newmarket
Peter Bromley commentates at 2.0 - Â£5,000 The Holsten Export Lager Handicap Stakes (Um) and at 2.30 - Â£12,000 The Holsten Diat Pils Handicap Stakes (6f).
Plus Rugby Union from New Zealand, International show jumping from Hickstead, Stage Six of the Milk Race and practice news from the Belgian Motor Racing GP and Austrian Motorcycling GP.
Today's Timetable 1.30 Rugby Union: Ian Robertson reports from Christchurch on the First Test between New Zealand and England 1.35 Cricket scoreboard 1.45 Golf/Tennis 2.0 Racing from Newmarket 2.10 Cricket/Golf/Tennis 2.30 Racing from Newmarket 2.40 Showjumping/Cricket 3.0 Tennis/Golf/Cricket 5.0 Sports headlines and a round-up of the day's sports news 5.45 Racing results 5.50 Cricket scoreboard Events may alter timings
Jim Lloyd introduces
Willie Hunter and Violet Tulloch from the Shetland Folk Festival and the Wilson Family from Powersey Folk Festival Producer JOHN MORRISON
(Repeated: see page 42 at 3.0 am)
The touring general knowledge quiz, presented by Stuart Hall ,
returns for the start of a 14-week series, with the first four shows specially recorded in conjunction with the British
Forces' Broadcasting Service in Germany. This week the programme comes from the Army Barracks at Osnabruck.
Questions set by DAVID WILLIAMS
Devised by DON DAVIS
Producer ANDY ALIFFE
7.30 VHF/FM rejoins Radio 2
Band Parade direct from the Royal Festival Hall, London Syd Lawrence and his Orchestra, featuring
Tracy Miller , Jeff Hooper and the Serenaders Elaine Delmar with The Roy Budd Trio
Introduced by Ray Moore Producer DENIS O'KEEFFE
Jimmy Perry looks back nostalgically to the era when 'The Bands Played On'
(Given in association with the GLC)
Who said music-hall was dead? Producer BRIAN STEPHENS
Introduced by Pave Gelly Producer BARBARA PAGE
presents Nightride Producers BEV PHILLIPS
RICHARD MASTERS and TONY WILLS
introduces Country Concert
Singer of the day: RHONA LOUISE