REC 29 Highlights from 21 years of BBC sports reports

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Catalogue numberREC 29
Sleeve picturePicture of REC 29 Highlights from 21 years of BBC sports reports by artist Various from the BBC records and Tapes library
TitleHighlights from 21 years of BBC sports reports
Cover conditionVery Good Plus
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label codeA
BBC Radio Enterprises label
Item deleted?Yes
LabelBBC Radio Enterprises
BBC%20Radio%20Enterprises label
Distributed / printed byGarrod & Lofthouse International Limited, London
Media typePrimary
Media genreSport View all other tracks listed as Sport.
Run-off codes / Shop bar codesRE 29 - 1 BBC G
RE 29 - 2 BBC 1 G
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The voices heard:
Eamonn Andrews
Roger Bannister
Sir Donald Bradman
Sir Matt Busby
Sir Learie Constantine
Henry Copper
Joe Davis
Reg Harris
David Hemery
Geoff Hurst
Jim Laker
Colonel Harry Llewellyn
Cliff Morgan
Angela Mortimer
Muhammad Ali
Bill Nicholson
Mary Rand
Dai Rees
Sir Gordon Richards
Sir Stanley Rous
Richard Sharp
Jock Stein
Pat Taaffe
Billy Wright

Harold Abrahams
John Arlott
Rex Alston
Raymond Baxter
Peter Bromley
Harry Carpenter
John Downie
Maurice Edelston
Raymond Glendenning
Robert Hudson
Peter Jones
Bernie Kerr
Brian Moore
Robin Richards
Henry Riddell
Max Robertson
David Saunders
Simon Smith
John Snagge
Graham Walker
Alun Williams

The events covered:
1948 Test Match: England v Australia
1949 The Boat Race
1950 The Great West Indies
1951 Randolph Turpins beats Sugar Rsy Robinson
- Reg Harris wins World Cycling title
1952 Helsinki Olympics: Zatopek and Britain's Show Jumping team
1953 Sir Stanley Matthews' F. A. Cup medal
- Sir Gordon Richards' Derby
- England regain the Ashes
1954 The Four-Minute mile
- Chataway beats Kutz
- Drobny wins Wimbledon
1955 The maximum 147 break by Joe Davis
1956 Jim Laker's 19 wickets against Australia
1957 Britain win the Ryder Cup
1958 Barbarians' tour of South Africa
- Pat Smyths wins Queen Elizabeth II Gold Cup
1959 Billy Wright's 100th cap
1960 Rome Olympics: Muhammad Ali and Anita Lonsbrough
- John Surtees' third win in Senior T. T.
1961 Tottenham Hotspur's League and Cup double
- Angela Mortimer wins Wimbledon Singles against Christine Truman
1962 Sir Stanley Rous becomes president of F. I. F. A.
Richard Sharp's try at Twickenham
- Henry Cooper v Muhammad Ali
1964 Tokyo Olympics: Mary Rand's long-jump win
- Arkle beats Mill House
1965 Andy Hancock's try at Twickenham
- Jim Clark wins British Grand Prix
- Tom Simpson wins World Road Race title
1966 World Cup Final - England v West Germany
1967 Henry Cooper the longest reigning British Heavyweight Champion
- Celtic win the European Cup
1968 Manchester United win the European Cup
- Mexico Olympics: David Hemery and Bob Beamon
1969 21 years of Sports Report: Eamonn Andrews

Written and produced by Angus Mackay
Narrated by Vincent Duggleby
Research by Robert Burrows and Roger MacDonald
A Sports Report Production - with acknowledgements to colleagues of Outside Broadcasts Department and Radio Production Services.
First broadcast Jan 4th 1969 and Feb 8th 1969

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