Test Match Special

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19970124]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970124]

New Zealand v England

Commentary on the first day of the First Test from Eden Park, Auckland. * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970125]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970125]

New Zealand v England

Commentary on the third day of the First Test from Eden Park, Auckland. * Approximate times

Producer Peter Baxter

New Zealand v England

Commentary on the First Test from Eden Park, Auckland. ' Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970125]

Producer: Peter Baxter

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970126]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970126]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970127]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970127]

New Zealand v England

Commentary on the fourth day of the First Test from Eden Park, Auckland. * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970128]

New Zealand v England

Commentary on the last day of the First Test from Eden Park. Auckland. * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970128]

Unknown: Eden Park. Auckland.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970208]

New Zealand v England

Coverage continues with commentary on the third day's play of the Second Test from Wellington, New Zealand.

(Details of the first two days of Radio 4's coverage were unavailable when last week's Radio Times went to press.) * Approximate times Producer Peter Baxter

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970208]

New Zealand v England

Coverage continues with commentary on the third day's play of the Second Test from Wellington, New Zealand.

(Details of the first two days of Radio 4's coverage were unavailable when last week's Radio Times went to press.) * Approximate times Producer Peter Baxter

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970208]

Producer: Peter Baxter

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970208]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970209]

New Zealand v England

Full commentary of the fourth day in the Second Test from Wellington,

New Zealand. (Coverage of the final day's play continues on Radio 4 tomorrow - Monday's page had gone to press before details of this match were made available to Radio Times.) * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970209]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970209]

New Zealand v England

Full commentary of the fourth day in the Second Test from Wellington,

New Zealand. (Coverage of the final day's play continues on Radio 4 tomorrow - Monday's page had gone to press before details of this match were made available to Radio Times.) * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970210]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970210]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970215]

12.20am-4.30am

LW only New Zealand v England

Commentary on the third day of the Third Test from Lancaster Park,

Christchurch.

Producer Peter Baxter * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970215]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970215]

12.20am-4.30am

LW only New Zealand v England

Commentary on the third day of the Third Test from Lancaster Park,

Christchurch.

Producer Peter Baxter * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970215]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970215]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970216]

12.2-04.30am New Zealand v England

Commentary on the fourth day of the Third Test.

* Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970216]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970216]

12.2-04.30am New Zealand v England

Commentary on the fourth day of the Third Test.

* Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970216]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970216]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970217]

12.2-04.30am LW only New Zealand v England

Commentary on the fourth day of the Third Test.

* Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970217]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970217]

12.2-04.30am LW only New Zealand v England

Commentary on the fourth day of the Third Test.

* Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970218]

LW only 12.30-4.30 New Zealand v England

Commentary on the final day's play. * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970218]

LW only 12.30-4.30 New Zealand v England

Commentary on the final day's play. * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970605]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970605]

England v Australia

Coverage from Edgbaston of the first day's play in the First Cornhill

Insurance Test. With commentary by Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Neville Oliver and expert comment from Trevor Bailey , Dennis Lillee , Jeff Thomson and Fred Trueman.

* See Sport: page 44 Including at

3.45* TMS 40 - Don't Miss a Ball Peter Baxter celebrates the ruby anniversary of Test Match Special. I Approximate times

FURTHER DETAILS: for more information or retuning advice, call for free on [number removed]

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970605]

Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew

Commentary By: Henry Blofeld

Commentary By: Christopher Martin-Jenkins

Commentary By: Neville Oliver

Unknown: Trevor Bailey

Unknown: Dennis Lillee

Unknown: Jeff Thomson

Unknown: Fred Trueman.

Unknown: Peter Baxter

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970606]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970606]

England v Australia

Coverage of the second day's play in the First Test at Edgbaston. Commentary by Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Neville Oliver. Including at 3.45

TMS 40 - the Voices Peter Baxter recalls the commentators of 1957. * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970606]

Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew

Commentary By: Henry Blofeld

Commentary By: Christopher Martin-Jenkins

Commentary By: Neville Oliver.

Unknown: Peter Baxter

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970608]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970608]

England v Australia

Coverage of the fourth day's play of the First Test at Edgbaston. Including at 3.43* TMS 40 - Champagne

Moments. Peter Baxter recalls some of the highlights of the last 40 years. * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970608]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970608]

Unknown: Peter Baxter

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970609]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970609]

England v Australia

Coverage of the final day's play in the First Test at Edgbaston. * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970619]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970619]

England v Australia

Coverage of the first day's play in the Second Test at Lord's. Commentary by Jonathan Agnew ,

Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Neville Oliver , with expert comment from Chris Cowdrey , Mike Selvey , Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thomson. Including at 3.45* Teatime and County Talk With Peter Baxter.. Approximate times

INFORMATION: for further information or retuning advice. telephone [number removed]. + See Sport: page 48

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970619]

Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew

Commentary By: Christopher Martin-Jenkins

Commentary By: Neville Oliver

Unknown: Chris Cowdrey

Unknown: Mike Selvey

Unknown: Dennis Lillee

Unknown: Jeff Thomson.

Unknown: Peter Baxter.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970620]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970620]

England v Australia

Coverage of the second day's play in the Second Test at Lord's. Including at 3.45* Teatime News and Ralph Dellor's Minor Counties Review.

* Approximate times

INFORMATION: for further information or retuning advice, telephone [number removed]

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970621]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970621]

England v Australia

Coverage of the third day's play in the Second Test at Lord's. Commentary by Jonathan Agnew ,

Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Neville Oliver , with expert comment. Including at

1.10-1.40* A View from the Boundary With Jonathan Agnew. * Approximate times

INFORMATION: for further information or retuning advice phone [number removed] ♦ See Sport: page 44

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970621]

Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew

Commentary By: Christopher Martin-Jenkins

Commentary By: Neville Oliver

Unknown: Jonathan Agnew.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970622]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970622]

England v Australia

Coverage of the fourth day's play in the Second Test at Lord's. Including at 1.07* The Great Match - Lord's

1934 With Peter Baxter , and at 3.45* Teatime News and At the Bookstall.

* Approximate times

INFORMATION: [number removed]

5.50am Bells on Sunday From Christchurch, Radyr, Cardiff. Repeated at 12.20am

6.00 News Briefing

6.10 Something Understood Peter Hobday quizzes columnist

Drusilla Beyfus on modern manners. Producer Beverley McAinsh

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970622]

Unknown: Peter Baxter

Unknown: Peter Hobday

Producer: Beverley McAinsh

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970623]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970623]

England v Australia

Coverage of the final day's play in the Second Test at Lord's.

* Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970703]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970703]

England v Australia

The first day's play in the Third Test at Old Trafford. With Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofield , Christopher Martin -

Jenkins and Neville Oliver and expert comment from Graeme Fowler and Fred Trueman. Including at 3.45* Teatime News and County Talk * Approximate times

INFORMATION: for information or retuning advice call [number removed]

* Jonathan Agnew : page 44

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970703]

Unknown: Jonathan Agnew

Unknown: Henry Blofield

Unknown: Christopher Martin

Unknown: Neville Oliver

Unknown: Graeme Fowler

Unknown: Fred Trueman.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970704]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970704]

England v Australia

Coverage of the second day's play in the Third Test at Old Trafford. With expert comment. Including 3.45*

Teatime News and The Lancashire League with Dave Edmundson. * Approximate times

INFORMATION: call [number removed]

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970704]

Unknown: Dave Edmundson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970705]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970706]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970706]

England v Australia

Coverage of the fourth day's play in the Third Test at Old Trafford. Including at

1.07* The Great Match - Old Trafford

1981 with Peter Baxter , and at 3.45* Teatime News and At the Bookstall For further information or retuning advice phone [number removed] * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970706]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970707]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970707]

England v Australia

Coverage of the final day's play in the Third Test at Old Trafford. Including at

3.45* Teatime News.

For further information or retuning advice phone [number removed] * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970724]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970724]

England v Australia

Coverage of the first day's play in the Fourth Test at Headingley. Commentary by Jonathan Agnew ,

Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Neville Oliver , with experts Chris Cowdrey and Vic Marks. Including at 3.45 Teatime and County Talk Peter Baxter meets Steve Marsh , David Milns and Martyn Moxon.

* Jonathan Agnew on the Fourth Test: page 37

For information or retuning advice phone [number removed] * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970724]

Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew

Commentary By: Christopher Martin-Jenkins

Commentary By: Neville Oliver

Unknown: Chris Cowdrey

Unknown: Vic Marks.

Unknown: Peter Baxter

Unknown: Steve Marsh

Unknown: David Milns

Unknown: Martyn Moxon.

Unknown: Jonathan Agnew

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970725]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970725]

England v Australia

Coverage of the second day's play in the Fourth Test at Headingley.

Including at 3.45 Teatime News and Headingley to Wakefield Jon Champion looks at Yorkshire's proposed move. For information or retuning advice phone [number removed] * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970725]

Unknown: Wakefield Jon

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970726]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970726]

England v Australia

The third day's play in the Fourth Test at Headingley. With Jonathan Agnew , Christopher Martin-Jenkins , Neville Oliver. Chris Cowdrey and Vic Marks. * See Sport: page 39

Including 1.10* A View from the Boundary and 3.45* Teatime News and Your Letters Answered Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970726]

Unknown: Jonathan Agnew

Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins

Unknown: Neville Oliver.

Unknown: Chris Cowdrey

Unknown: Vic Marks.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970727]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970727]

1.07-6.30pm*

Test Match Special LW onlyEngland v Australia

The fourth day's play in the Fourth

Test at Headingley. Including at 1.07* A Season to Savour -1985 With

Peter Baxter. And at 3.45* Teatime News and At the Bookstall

PHONE [number removed] for information or retuning advice •Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970727]

Unknown: Peter Baxter.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970728]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970728]

England v Australia

The final day's play in the Fourth Test at Headingley.

Including at 3.45* Teatime News For information or retuning advice phone [number removed] * Approximate times

1.40-6.30pm*

Test Match Special LW onlyEngland v Australia

The final day's play in the Fourth Test at Headingley.

Including at 3.45* Teatime News For information or retuning advice phone [number removed] * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970807]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970807]

England v Australia

Coverage of the first day's play in the Fifth Test at Trent Bridge, with commentary by Jonathan Agnew ,

Henry Blofield and Neville Oliver , and expert comment from Graeme Fowler and Mike Selvey. Including at

3.45 Teatime and County Talk Peter Baxter meets Steve Marsh ,

David Milns and Martyn Moxon.

* See Jonathan Agnew : page 33 For information or retuning advice phone [number removed] Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970807]

Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew

Commentary By: Henry Blofield

Commentary By: Neville Oliver

Unknown: Graeme Fowler

Unknown: Mike Selvey.

Unknown: County Talk

Unknown: Peter Baxter

Unknown: Steve Marsh

Unknown: David Milns

Unknown: Martyn Moxon.

Unknown: Jonathan Agnew

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970808]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970808]

England v Australia

Coverage of the second day's play in the Fifth Test at Trent Bridge.

Including at 3.45 Teatime News and Ralph Dellor 's Minor Counties Review For information or retuning advice phone [number removed] Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970808]

Unknown: Trent Bridge.

Unknown: Ralph Dellor

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970809]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970809]

England v Australia

The third day's play in the Fifth Test at Trent Bridge. With Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld and Neville Oliver , and experts Chris Cowdrey and Mike Selvey. Including at 1.10* A View from the Boundary with Stephen Tompkinson and at 3.45* Teatime News and Your Letters Answered For information or retuning advice phone [number removed] * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970809]

Unknown: Jonathan Agnew

Unknown: Henry Blofeld

Unknown: Neville Oliver

Unknown: Chris Cowdrey

Unknown: Mike Selvey.

Unknown: Stephen Tompkinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970810]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970810]

England v Australia

The fourth day's play in the Fifth Test. Including at 1.07* The Poms Down

Under with Peter Baxter , and at 3.45*

Teatime News and At the Bookstall

* Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970810]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970811]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970811]

England v Australia

The final day's play in the Fifth Test. Including at 3.45* Teatime News. PHONE [number removed] for information or retuning advice. *Approximate times

A Day in Jitvapur

Throughout the day, as part of its

Midnight's Legacy season, BBC Radio 4 is broadcasting from Jitvapur, in the northern Indian state of Bihar. Each short piece is a sound portrait of a particular time of day, from the oxen being driven out of the village at dawn to the crackle of the evening fires.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970821]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970821]

England v Australia

The first day's play in the Sixth Test at the Oval. Commentary from Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld ,

Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Neville Oliver , and experts Trevor Bailey and Vic Marks. * See Jonathan Agnew : page 39

For information or retuning advice phone [number removed] 'Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970821]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970821]

Unknown: Jonathan Agnew

Unknown: Henry Blofeld

Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins

Unknown: Neville Oliver

Unknown: Trevor Bailey

Unknown: Vic Marks.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970822]

England v Australia

Commentary on the second day's play in the Sixth Test at the Oval.

For information or retuning advice phone [number removed] * Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970823]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970823]

England v Australia

The third day's play in the Sixth Test at the Oval. With Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld , Christopher Martin -Jenkins and Neville Oliver , and experts Trevor Bailey and Vic Marks. * See Jonathan Agnew : page 37

Including at 1.10* A View from the Boundary and at 3.45* Teatime

News and Your Letters Answered For further information or retuning advice phone [number removed] Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970823]

Unknown: Jonathan Agnew

Unknown: Henry Blofeld

Unknown: Christopher Martin

Unknown: Neville Oliver

Unknown: Trevor Bailey

Unknown: Vic Marks.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970824]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970824]

11.15 am-1.00pm,

England v Australia

The fourth day's play in the Sixth Test. Including at 1.07* The Poms Down Under and at 3.45* Teatime News and At the Bookstall

For further information or retuning advice phone [number removed] -Approximate times

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970825]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970825]

England v Australia

The final day's play in the Sixth Test. For further information or retuning advice phone [number removed] 'Approximate times

Programme Catalogue - Details: 01 January 199019900101

Next in series: WORLD CUP 1987

Previous in series: CATCH 'EM YOUNG

Description

SBH:Test match ground good mornings - cricket commentators welcome listeners to each of the six England test match grounds (Trent Bridge, Lord's, Headingley, Edgbaston, Old Trafford & The Oval).

Rec.

during the summer of 1990.

From Test Match Special.

Broadcast history

01 Jan 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Brian Johnston (Speaker)

Christopher Martin-Jenkins (Speaker)

Don Mosey (Speaker)

John Holmstrom (Speaker)

Bill Rennells (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 396808

Programme Catalogue - Details: 11 August 199119910811

Notes: CD99583 BAND:13 AND 16-17

Next in series: WORLD CUP 1992

Previous in series: VIV RICHARDS - A TRIBUTE

Description

*

Subject Categories

societies (organisations)

games

cricket

Broadcast history

11 Aug 1991 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Brian Johnston (comm)

Jonathan Agnew (comm)

Trevor Bailey (comm)

Bill Frindall (comm)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 23 June 199119910623

Next in series: CRICKET CALYPSOS

Previous in series: 27 July 1990

Description

SBH:Stephen Fry, actor, comedian and author, chats informally with Brian Johnston during a break for rain at the second Test match between England and the West Indies.

Rec.

Lord's.

From Test Match Special.

Broadcast history

23 Jun 1991 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Brian Johnston (int)

Stephen Fry (Speaker)

Christopher Martin-Jenkins (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 576084

Programme Catalogue - Details: 27 July 199019900727

Next in series: 23 June 1991

Previous in series: WORLD CUP 1987

Description

SBH:England v India - 1st Test Match: 2nd day.

Commentary on the final hour of Graham Gooch's record-breaking innings of 333.

Rec.

Lord's.

SPORTS EVENTS.

Includes break for rain

PRE:Start of play after tea.

1st ball Gooch gets a single off Shastri to reach 300 (590-3).

(16'40"") Gooch reaches 317 - the highest score ever at Lord's - then hits the next ball for six.

Players come off for rain.

Discussion about when England should declare, Gooch's innings & India's decision to bowl first.

(43'30"") play resumes.

Prabhakar comes on to bowl - Gooch hits his 1st ball for 4.

Chat about whether Gooch will break Sober's record of 365.

Robin Smith hits a 4 (634-3).

(59'30"") Gooch bowled Prabhakar 333.

John Morris comes out to bat in his 1st test.

Details of Gooch's innings.

Morris faces his 1st balls in test cricket.

Broadcast history

27 Jul 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Brian Johnston (comm)

Christopher Martin-Jenkins (comm)

Trevor Bailey (comm)

Henry Blofeld (comm)

Bill Frindall (comm)

Farokh Engineer (comm)

Notes: CAIRS 200951

Programme Catalogue - Details: Cricket Calypsos19910725

Producer: ALLEN, David Rayvern

Next in series: VIV RICHARDS - A TRIBUTE

Previous in series: 23 June 1991

Description

SBH:Cricket Calypsos - Alex Pascall presents a selection of cricketing Calypsos.

From Test Match Special.

(HELD AT REQUEST OF SPORTS DEPT.).

DTF:PasB OTN:BLN127/91OJ8849 TXN/TDT:R3 25-Jul-1991 CON:PASCALL Alex (spkr) ALLEN David Rayvern (prod)

Broadcast history

25 Jul 1991 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

David Allen (Producer)

Alex Pascall (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 628104

Programme Catalogue - Details: Viv Richards19910808

- A TRIBUTE

Producer: BAXTER, Peter

Next in series: 11 August 1991

Previous in series: CRICKET CALYPSOS

Description

SBH:Viv Richards - A Tribute.

A look back at the career of the Somerset and West Indies cricketer.

Presenter: Jonathan Agnew.

From Test Match Special.

(HELD AT THE REQUEST OF SPORTS DEPT.).

NTS:The original unedited interview with Richards used in this programme is on T 56235.

OTN:TLN132/91OJ8848 TXN/TDT:R3 08-Aug-1991

Broadcast history

08 Aug 1991 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Peter Baxter (Producer)

Ian Botham (Speaker)

Jonathan Agnew (Speaker)

Viv Richards (Speaker)

Tony Lewis (Speaker)

Clive Lloyd (Speaker)

Vic Marks (Speaker)

Freddie Trueman (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 634587

Programme Catalogue - Details: World Cup 198719900718

Producer: BAXTER, Peter

Next in series: 27 July 1990

Previous in series: 01 January 1990

Description

SBH:World Cup 1987 - a look back to the 4th cricket world cup.

Presenter: Peter Baxter.

From Test Match Special.

(HELD AT THE REQUEST OF SPORTS DEPT.).

OTN:TLN028/90OJ8882 TXN/TDT:R3 18-Jul-1990 CON:SIMPSON Bobby (spkr) BAXTER Peter (spkr) BAXTER Peter (prod)

Broadcast history

18 Jul 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Peter Baxter (Producer)

Bobby Simpson (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 644713