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: Olympic Breakfast Time

Frank Bough introduces your breakfast-time look at the overnight action from the Olympic Games. Gold medals were won in: Athletics: Women's Marathon, Women's 100m, Men's Javelin, Men's 400m Hurdles
Rowing: Men's Finals
Cycling: 100km Road Team Trial
Gymnastics: Women's Apparatus Finals
Judo: Up to 65kg Category
Weightlifting: First Heavyweight Division
Fencing: Men's Team Foil
Plus all the important news and action from the athletics qualifying rounds and semi-finals including: the men's 110m hurdles, hammer throw, long jump, 440m, 800m and the women's 400m hurdles, javelin. Olympic Action Summary with David Icke at 7.5, 8.5, 8.50 Daily timetable: News with Andrew Harvey (Debbie Rix Tues, Wed; Fern Britton Thurs, Fri) at 7.0, 7.30, 8.0, 8.30, 8.55 Weather with Francis Wilson at 6.58, 7.28,
7.58, 8.28, 8.58
Regional News at 6.56, 7.56


Introduces: Frank Bough
Unknown: David Icke
Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Debbie Rix
Unknown: Fern Britton
Unknown: Francis Wilson

: Olympic Grandstand

Introduced by Bob Wilson
Extended coverage of the overnight action from the Olympic Games including:
Athletics Finals: has the unbeatable 400m hurdler Ed Moses added a second gold medal to the one he won in Montreal back in 1976? Have Seb Coe , Steve Ovett and Peter Elliott made it safely through to their 800m final conflict? And who has proved to be the fastest woman in the Games?
DAVID COLEMAN , RON PICKERING and STUART STOREY report on the important track and field action.
Gymnastics Finals: four gold medals were at stake in the Women's Apparatus Finals.
Commentator ALAN WEEKS
Rowing Finals: men's finals have been completed and medals decided as witnessed by BOB FISHER.
Weightlifting Final: time to get ready for the big fellas; starting with a look at the first heavyweight division. DAVID VINE reports.
Plus an action round-up including fencing, cycling, judo, hockey and boxing.


Introduced By: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Ed Moses
Unknown: Seb Coe
Unknown: Steve Ovett
Unknown: Peter Elliott
Unknown: David Coleman
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Bob Fisher.
Unknown: David Vine

: Gardeners' World

from Barnsdale

: Songs of Praise

from Bexhill
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170

: News After Noon

with Michael Cole and Frances Coverdale
Weather Michael Fish
12.57 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)


Newsreader: Michael Cole
Newsreader: Frances Coverdale
Weather: Michael Fish

: Olympic Report

Introduced by David Icke
XXIII Olympic Games
A regular lunch-time check on all the important action, results and news from yesterday's events in Los Angeles.


Presenter: David Icke

: Chock-a-Block

A See-Saw programme

: Out of This World

A housewife in Staffordshire saw two space-suited men looking down at her from a huge metallic disc. A peasant in Brazil reported being taken into a spacecraft, and was later said to be suffering from exposure to radiation. Hundreds of similar accounts have come in from all over the world and many theories have been advanced about what is going on. Hugh Burn ett talks to people who have seen strange things, and to others who have been puzzling over what, to them, is a very alarming phenomenon.


Unknown: Hugh Burn
Producer: Hugh Burnett

: My Pal Wolf

The feature film starring Sharyn Moffett, Jill Esmond, Una O'Connor, George Cleveland and featuring Grey Shadow as the dog Wolf
Assigned to the care of a cruel governess neglected little rich girl, Gretchen, bestows all her love on a stray dog. Her happiness is short-lived, however, for the dog belongs to the US Army and they want it back....
Seven-year-old Sharyn Moffett stars engagingly in this warm-hearted film. Screenplay by LILLIE HAYWARD
LEONARD PARSKINS and JOHN PAXTON Produced by ADRIAN scott Directed by ALFRED WERKER Films: page 12


Unknown: Sharyn Moffett
Unknown: Jill Esmond
Unknown: Una O'Connor
Unknown: George Cleveland
Unknown: Sharyn Moffett
Unknown: Lillie Hayward
Unknown: Leonard Parskins
Unknown: John Paxton
Gretchen: Sharyn Moffett
Miss Munn: Jill Esmond
Mrs Blevins: Una O'Connor
Wilson: George Cleveland
Papa Eisdaar: Charles Arnt
Ruby: Claire Carleton
Mrs Anstey: Leona Maricle
Mr Anstey: Bruce Edwards
Secretary of War: Edward Fielding
Mama Eisdaar: Olga Fabian
Fred: Larry Olsen
Alf: Jerry Michelsen
Karl: Bobby Larson
Sergeant Blake: Marc Cramer

: Diversions

Emerald Isle
The essence of Ireland is found in her changing landscapes, distant mountains, gentle green hills and remote rocky islands.
4.18 Regional News (exc London)

: Play School: It's Monday

Presenter Carol Leader
Guests Ben Bazell, Wayne Jackman
Story: It's a Lovely Day for a Picnic by L. Truman


Unknown: Wayne Jackman
Unknown: L. Truman

: Play Away

starring Brian Cant and Floella Benjamin in an entertainment of comedy, jokes and music. with Nick Wilton Heather Williams and Jonathan Cohen with the Play Away Band
Musical director JONATHAN COHEN Producer JEREMY SWAN
Series producer ANN REAY


Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Nick Wilton
Unknown: Heather Williams
Unknown: Jonathan Cohen
Director: Jonathan Cohen

: The Kids of Degrassi Street

The adventures of some kids who happen to live on the same street in Toronto - Degrassi Street. 5: Casey Draws the Line Casey and Lisa live next door to each other and are good friends. They have a pet rabbit, which they share. But the sharing leads to angry quarrels and all the street-kids get upset.
Producers kit HOOD and LINDA SCHUYLER


Unknown: Line Casey
Unknown: Linda Schuyler

: Evening News

with Moira Stuart Weatherman


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Olympic Grandstand

Introduced by Desmond Lynam First Action
CARL LEWIS , USA, begins his challenge for the 200m title, live. Great Britain's world champion synchronised swimming duet, CAROLYN WILSON and CAROLINE HOLMYARD are also featured in this new Olympic sport. Heats too in canoeing, and more from the boxing hall.
Overnight Action
Including highlights of the women's marathon, the men's javelin and 400m hurdles finals, the women's 100m final, gymnastics, and rowing finals, diving, weightlifting and fencing.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Carl Lewis
Unknown: Carolyn Wilson
Unknown: Caroline Holmyard

: Star Trek

What Are Little Girls Made Of?
The search for a missing scientist brings Kirk and his crew into contact with the remnants of an ancient civilisation. Are the forces that destroyed it tamed or waiting for new victims?


Written By: Robert Bloch
Directed By: James Goldstone
Capt James T Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Christine: Majel Barrett
Korby: Michael Strong
Ruk: Ted Cassidy
Andrea: Sherry Anderson
Uhura: Nichelle Nichols

: Only Fools and Horses

by JOHN SULLIVAN starring David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst with Lennard Pearce Yesterday Never Comes
Del goes into the antiques business. Can it be that he has something of value?
Produced and directed by RAY BUTT *Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: John Sullivan
Unknown: David Jason
Designer: Antony Thorpe
Directed By: Ray Butt
Del: David Jason
Rodney: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Grandad: Lennard Pearce
Mrs Murphy: Lucita Lijertwood
Miranda Davenport: Juliet Hammond
Harry, furniture restorer: Robert Vahey
Auctioneer: Garard Green

: The Harding Trail

A bike ride through 1,500 miles of America with Mike Harding
4: North Carolina - The Trail of Tears A thousand miles into America and Mike cycles into Indian Territory and snaps a Cherokee, Sodom Laurel; songstress Dellie Norton remembers a tune; Ranger Larry Fitz recalls some bear facts and Ray Greene reveals a band at the bottom of his garden.
Photography DAVID JACKSON Film editor DAVID SHORE Producer CYRIL GATES BBC Manchester


Unknown: Mike Harding
Songstress: Dellie Norton
Songstress: Ray Greene
Unknown: Francis Cooke
Unknown: Dennis Cartwright

: Nine O'Clock News

with the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weatherman

: A Town Like Alice

by NEVIL SHUTE , starring
3: Joe and Jean are finally reunited in Cairns, but they find it difficult to bridge the gap of years until on a holiday on the Great Barrier Reef Jean dons her old Malayan sarong....
Written by TOM HEGARTY
Directed by DAVID STEVENS (Final part tomorrow at 9.25 pm) * Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Nevil Shute
Unknown: Reef Jean
Written By: Tom Hegarty
Produced By: Henry Crawford
Directed By: David Stevens
Jean Paget: Helen Morse
Joe Harman: Bryan Brown
Noel Strachan: Gordon Jackson

: * am Olympic Grandstand

A major night of eight athletics finals from the Olympic Stadium.
Introduced by Desmond Lynam
Athletics Finals
Is this the night SEBASTIAN COE finally wins a gold medal in the event at which he holds the world record, or will
STEVE OVETT win his second Olympic gold medal at 800m? And will PETER ELLIOTT also be a contender?
Hammer Throw (at 12.10 am)
World record: Y. Sedykh (USSR) 86.34m 1984
Olympic champion and record holder: Y. Sedykh (USSR) 81.80m 1980
Women's 400m (at 1.20)
World record: J. Kratochvilova (Teh) 47.99 1983
Olympic champion and record holder: M. Koch (GDR) 48.88 1980
Women's 800m (at 1.35)
World record: J. Kratochvilova (Teh)
1:53.28 1983
Olympic champion and record holder: N. Olizarenko (USSR) 1:53.43 1980
Men's Long Jump (at 1.40)
Bob Beamon 's epic record will be under threat tonight as World champion CARL LEWIS takes on the second of his four events.
World and Olympic record: B. Beamon (USA) 8.90m 1968
Olympic champion: L. Dombrowski (GDR)
Men's 800m (at 1.50)
World record: S. Coe (GB) 1:41.73 1981 Olympic record: A. Juantorena (Cub)
1:43.50 1976
Olympic champion: S. Ovett (GB)
Men's 110m Hurdles (at 2.5)
World record: R. Nehemiah (USA) 12.93 1981
Olympic record: R. Milburn (USA) 13.24 1972
Olympic champion: T. Munkelt (GDR)
Women's Javelin (at 2.15)
At the Helsinki World Championships fatima WHrrBREAD had victory snatched from her by Tina Lillak. TESSA SANDERSON is also a main challenger.
World record: T. Lillak (Fin) 74.76m 1983 Olympic champion and record holder: M. Colon (Cub) 68.40m 1980
Men's 10,000m (at 3.45)
The world's greatest distance runners battle for a title won by some legendary names - Nurmi, Zatopek, Kuts, Viren, Yifter.
World record: F. Mamede (Por) 27:13.81 1984
Olympic record: L. Viren (Fin) 27:38.35 1972 Olympic champion: M. Yifter (Eth)
Also in tonight's programme:
Women's 3,000m: first round with ZOLA BUDD in action for the first time. Men's 200m: second round
Men's 110m Hurdles: semi-finals
Women's 400m Hurdles: semi-finals Men's 400m: semi-finals
Men's 3,000m Steeplechase: first round Commentators
Diving Final
Women's Springboard Commentator
Synchronised Swimming CAROLINE HOLMYARD and CAROLYN WILSON are among the favourites as the Duet event gets under way.
Canoeing: Kayak and Canadian events for men and women at Lake Casitas. Commentator GERALD SINSTADT
News - Action - Results including boxing, handball, hockey, judo, volleyball. Commentators BARRY DAVIES
News Headlines; Weather


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Sebastian Coe
Unknown: Steve Ovett
Unknown: Peter Elliott
Unknown: Y. Sedykh
Unknown: Y. Sedykh
Unknown: J. Kratochvilova
Unknown: M. Koch
Unknown: J. Kratochvilova
Unknown: N. Olizarenko
Unknown: Bob Beamon
Unknown: Carl Lewis
Unknown: B. Beamon
Unknown: L. Dombrowski
Unknown: A. Juantorena
Unknown: S. Ovett
Unknown: R. Nehemiah
Unknown: R. Milburn
Unknown: T. Munkelt
Unknown: Tina Lillak.
Unknown: Tessa Sanderson
Unknown: T. Lillak
Unknown: F. Mamede
Unknown: L. Viren
Unknown: M. Yifter
Unknown: David Coleman
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Stuart Storey
Unknown: Caroline Holmyard
Unknown: Carolyn Wilson
Commentators: Barry Davies
Unknown: Nigel Starmer-Smith

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