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: Olympic Breakfast Time

Frank Bough introduces your breakfast-time look at the overnight action from the Olympic Games. Golden medals were won in: Athletics
Pole Vault
Women's 400m Hurdles Men's 400m Men's 200m Diving
Men's Springboard Fencing
Individual Epee Judo
Up to 86kg
Super Heavyweight Yachting
The final day of racing in the seven Olympic classes: Finn, Flying Dutchman, 470, Soling, Star, Tornado, Board-sailing.
Plus the important news and action from the athletic qualifying rounds and semi-finals including: the Decathlon (first five events); men's discus, 200m, 5,000m, 3,000m steeplechase, and women's 200m, 1500m, long jump and 3,000m.
Olympic Action Summary with David Icke at 7.5, 8.5, 8.50
(For regular features see Monday)


Introduces: Frank Bough
Unknown: David Icke

: Olympic Grandstand

Introduced by Bob Wilson
Extended coverage of the overnight action from the Olympic Games including:
Athletics Finals: will Daley Thompson be carrying the Union Jack to triumph after yet another gold medal-winning performance in his chosen event-the gruelling Decathlon? A look at his performance in the first five events,- the 100m, long jump, shot put, high jump and 400m - assessing his position at the half-way mark in the competition. Zola Budd makes her Olympic debut for Great Britain in the semi-finals in the 3,000m.
Yachting Finals
The conclusion of the competitive Olympic Regatta with, hopefully, some British medal recognition at the end of it. BOB FISHER reports.
Weightlifting Final
The moment you've all been waiting for! The super-heavyweights producing some mind-blowing lifts.
DAVID VINE witnesses the action.
Judo Final
Up to 86kg.
This category could be described as the middleweight Judo division. BARRY DAVIES reports.
Fencing Final
Individual Epee
The positions in last year's world championships suggest strong competition between tne French and West Germans for this title.
Football: the semi-finals
Plus other Olympic action including boxing, diving and volleyball.


Introduced By: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Daley Thompson
Unknown: Zola Budd
Unknown: Bob Fisher
Unknown: Barry Davies

: Cricket: Fifth Test

The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v West Indies from The Oval First day
PETER WEST introduces coverage of this morning's play.
Scorer WENDY WIMBUSH Commentators


Unknown: Wendy Wimbush
Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jim Laker
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Ted Dexter

: News After Noon

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


Unknown: Michael Cole
Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Weather Ian McCaskill

: Olympic Report

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


Introduced By: David Icke

: Postman Pat: Pat's Tractor Express

A See-Saw programme

: Cricket: Fifth Test

Further coverage with PETER WEST
4.18 Regional News (exc London)

: Play School: It's Thursday

Pictures on postcards of places to stay, Words from a friend who's gone on holiday
Presenter Carol Leader Guest Wayne Jackman
Story: Melanie Mail and the Circus Animals
Written and illustrated by CHLÖE KEEF


Leader: Carol Leader
Unknown: Wayne Jackman
Unknown: Melanie Mail

: Huckleberry Finn and his Friends

A serial in 26 parts based on the stories by MARK TWAIN
Thinking his friend Jim might have been drowned Huck, tired, wet and hungry, staggered to a stately Southern mansion. The Grangerfords took him in but suspected he was really a Shepherdson, a family with whom they are feuding. Huck wants to leave but realises he must wait around in case Jim is still alive.
19: The Thing About Feudin'
Director JACK B. HIVELY. Writer ALF HARRIS Executive producer TOM WAGNER


Stories By: Mark Twain
Director: Jack B. Hively.
Unknown: Alf Harris
Producer: Tom Wagner
Huck: Ian Tracey
Jim: Blu Mankuma
Buck: Paul Rothery
Col Grangerford: Walter Marsh
Sophia: Nancy Isaak
Jack: David Collings

: Olympic Grandstand

Introduced by Desmond Lynam First Action
Day two of the Decathlon-the 110m hurdles live, event six. The discus, pole vault, javelin and the 1500m lie between DALEY THOMPSON and the gold medal.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Daley Thompson

: * Evening News

with Moira Stuart ; Weatherman


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: * Regional Magazines

(For regional details see Monday)

: * Olympic Grandstand

First Action
Continuing on the Decathlon trail, plus SHIRLEY STRONG in the first round of the women's 100m hurdles. Overnight Action
Including athletics with ZOLA BUDD and MARY DECKER in the 3,000m, the men's 200m and 400m finals, the women's 400m hurdles final, and the pole vault final. News too of the final of the men's springboard diving, weightlifting, boxing quarter-finals, fencing - the epee final, canoeing and yachting.


Unknown: Shirley Strong
Unknown: Mary Decker

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by John Peel and Richard Skinner
Executive producer MICHAEL HURLL


Introduced By: John Peel
Introduced By: Richard Skinner
Director: Gordon Elsbury
Producer: Michael Hurll

: Hi-de-Hi!

by JIMMY PERRY and DAVID CROFT featuring
Maplin's Holiday Camp, 1959 The Epidemic
Chads are threatening to engulf the camp. In their efforts to hold them back, Barry puts his back out, so Yvonne calls an old partner in and Fred learns things about himself he never knew.
Executive producer DAVID CROIT
Produced and directed by JOHN KILBY
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Croft
Directed By: John Kilby
Jeffrey Fairbrother: Simon Cadell
Ted Bovis: Paul Shane
Gladys Pugh: Ruth Madoc
Spike Dixon: Jeffrey Holland
Mr Partridge: Leslie Dwyer
Fred Quilly: Felix Bowness
Yvonne Stuart-Hargreaves: Diane Holland
Barry Stuart-Hargreaves: Barry Howard
Peggy: Su Pollard
Julian Dalrymple-Sykes: Ben Aris
Sylvia: Nikki Kelly
Betty: Rikki Howard
Tracey: Susan Beagley
Yellowcoat boys: The Webb Twins
Yellowcoat boys: Chris Andrews

: The Paras

A series of seven programmes written and presented by Glyn Worsnip 4: 'P' Company
After 12 weeks 480 Platoon face the test that separates the Paras from the rest of the British Army -three gruelling days known as 'P' Company to select those that are fit and determined enough to go forward for parachute training. First there is 'milling', the Paras' own barometer for aggression; next a battle march; then 'stretcher race' with little place for casualties; and a series of high wire confidence tests. But there are some unexpected failures. Have the staff pushed the recruits too hard ... ?
Executive producer DAVID HARRISON
Book (same title) 99.95 from booksellers


Presented By: Glyn Worsnip
Producer: David Harrison

: Nine O'Clock News

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

: Olympic Grandstand

Introduced by Desmond Lynam
Synchronised Swimming Final
Live coverage of the duet competition with Britain's pair. CAROLINE HOLMYARD and CAROLYN WILSON , among the favourites to win the first gold medal in this new Olympic sport. Commentators ALAN WEEKS and HAMILTON BLAND
The first of the semi-final bouts. Commentator HARRY CARPENTER
The latest news on the Decathlon, which has reached event eight-the pole vault.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Caroline Holmyard
Unknown: Carolyn Wilson
Commentator: Harry Carpenter

: * Solo

by CARLA LANE starring with Designer ALAN SPALDING
Produced and directed by GARETH GWENLAN
*Subtitles on Ceefax page 170
11.20* News Headlines; Holiday Weatherman


Designer: Alan Spalding
Directed By: Gareth Gwenlan
Gemma: Felicity Kendal
Mrs Palmer: Elspet Gray
Rex: David Rintoul
Sebastian: Michael Howe
Rosie: Belinda Mayne

: * am Olympic Grandstand

Desmond Lynam introduces live athletics with the climax of the Decathlon for Daley Thompson ; the start of the 1500m for Coe, Cram and Ovett; and women's 200m for Kathy Cook.
Athletics Finals
Decathlon (at midnight) The last two events of the gruelling two-day competition: the javelin and 1500m.
Can the World, European and Commonwealth Champion, DALEY THOMP SON, retain his Olympic title against the challenge of the World record holder, JURGEN HINGSEN , silver medallist in Helsinki.
World record: J. Hingsen (FRG) 8798 pts 1984
Olympic record: B. Jenner (USA) 8617 pts 1976
Olympic champion: D. Thompson (GBR)
Women's 200m (at 1.55 am)
KATHY COOK has won a medal at this distance at the last three major championships - the silver at the European Championships and Commonwealth Games in 1982, and the World bronze last year in Helsinki.
World record: M. Koch (GDR) 21.71 1979 Olympic champion and record holder: B. Wockel (GDR) 22.03 1980
Women's Long Jump (at 2.0)
Carl's sister, CAROL LEWIS , is the World bronze medallist, and Britain's BEVERLEY KINCH was only llcm behind her to finish fifth.
World record: A. Cusmir (Rom) 7.43m 1983 Olympic champion and record holder: T. Kolpakova (USSR) 7.06 1980
Women's 200m: semi-finals Men's 1500m: first round
Women's 1500m: semi-finals Men's 5,000m: semi-finals Commentators
STUART STOREY , BRENDAN FOSTER Boxing from the Sports Arena
The last session of semi-final bouts to decide who contests Saturday's finals. Commentator HARRY CARPENTER Hockey: Men's Semi-finals
Action - News - Results from other Olympic competition including archery, canoeing, judo, and a look back at tonight's synchronised swimming duet final.


Introduces: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Daley Thompson
Unknown: Kathy Cook.
Unknown: Daley Thomp
Unknown: Jurgen Hingsen
Unknown: J. Hingsen
Unknown: B. Jenner
Unknown: D. Thompson
Unknown: Kathy Cook
Unknown: M. Koch
Unknown: B. Wockel
Unknown: Carol Lewis
Unknown: Beverley Kinch
Unknown: A. Cusmir
Unknown: T. Kolpakova
Unknown: David Coleman
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Stuart Storey
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Nigel Starmer-Smith

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