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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 200m
Women's Long Jump Fencing
Sabre Team Final Judo
Up to 95kg Category
Synchronised Swimming Duet Final Wrestling
Freestyle - Paperweight Division Featherweight Division
Light Heavyweight Division
Plus the important news and action from the athletic qualifying rounds and semi-finals: men's 1500m, 5,000m and women's 100m hurdles, high jump, 1500m.
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: has Daley Thompson added a second gold medal to the one he won in the Moscow Games back in 1980? Two other gold medallists in those Moscow Games, Sebastian Coe and Steve Ovett , resume their battle for supremacy in the 1500m. But this time they have World Champion Steve Cram to worry about as well. Also Kathy Cook has been looking to add to her medal collection in the women's
Boxing: the semi-final stages - with all 24 boxers still in the tournament guaranteed a medal. However the losers at this stage have to settle for bronze. HARRY CARPENTER reports from the Los Angeles Sports Arena.
Synchronised Swimming Final: the first time in the Games for this event-so especially memorable for the medal winners. ALAN WEEKS and HAMILTON BLAND report from the Olympic swimming-pool.
Plus other Olympic action including archery, basketball, canoeing, hockey semi-finals, judo and wrestling.


Introduced By: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Daley Thompson
Unknown: Sebastian Coe
Unknown: Steve Ovett
Unknown: Steve Cram
Unknown: Kathy Cook
Unknown: Harry Carpenter

: Cricket: Fifth Test

The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v West Indies from The Oval Second day
PETER WEST introduces coverage from the start of the day's play. Commentators
Television presentation:


Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jim Laker
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Mike Adley
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Producer: Bill Taylor

: News After Noon

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


Unknown: Michael Cole
Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Weather Jim Bacon

: 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.


Introduced By: David Icke

: The Flumps

A See-Saw programme written by JULIE HOLDER Balloons
Pootle can't blow up his balloon but when Father invents a special pump, Pootle gets a 'bird's eye view' of the situation.
Narration GAY SOPER


Written By: Julie Holder
Music: Paul Reade
Unknown: Animation David Kellehar
Producer: David Yates

: Cricket: Fifth Test

Further coverage of the day's play
4.18 Regional News (exc London)

: Play School: It's Friday

Faster than fairies Faster than witches Bridges and houses Hedges and ditches
Presenter Carol Leader Guest Ben Bazell
Story: The Little Country Station by DIANA STOW
Musical director ALAN GOUT Woodwind PETER BEAMONT


Presenter: Carol Leader
Presenter: Guest Ben Bazell
Directors: Barbara Roddam.
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Jigsaw

starring Adrian Hedley
Julia Binsted and Paul Shearer with Wilf Lunn
2: What can a three-letter word have to do with this week's jigword?
Written and produced by CLIVE DOIG Director BOB BLAGDEN


Unknown: Adrian Hedley
Unknown: Julia Binsted
Unknown: Paul Shearer
Unknown: Wilf Lunn
Produced By: Clive Doig
Director: Bob Blagden

: Children of Fire Mountain

A serial in 13 parts
Strange things have been happening ever since Sir Charles decided to build a hotel on land said by the Maoris to be sacred and 'tapu'. Why has the level of the lake risen? Has Sarah Jane really seen a Maori war canoe? 11: Mafeking
Executive producer JOHN MCRAE


Unknown: Sarah Jane
Written By: Roger Simpson
Producer: John McRae
Producer: Roger Le Mesurier
Tom: Paul Airey
Sarah Jane: Rachel Weston
Davie: Ian Narev
Hema: Ross Duzevich
Kiri: Melissa-Aroha Baker
Sir Charles Pemberton: Terence Cooper
James Gregory: Peter Vere-Jones
Elizabeth Gregory: Marion Parry
Gilfillan: Waric Slyfield
Emily Gregory: Keri Johnson
Christopher Bain: John Givins
Doomy Dwyer: Martyn Sanderson
Mabel Dwyer: Helen Dorward
Guide Anna: Esther Davis
Te Pourinui: Tamahina Tinirau
Schoolmaster: Bill Johnson
Doctor: Alan Carlisle

: Evening News

with Frances Coverdale Weatherman


Unknown: Frances Coverdale

: Regional Magazines

(For regional details see Monday)

: Olympic Grandstand

Introduced by Desmond Lynam First Action
From the athletics track, the early rounds of the 4 x 400m relays for men and women; and from Lake Casitas where it's the first finals day in canoeing.
Overnight Action
Including a round-up of the Decathlon, and women's finals of the 200m and long jump, plus the semi-finals of the 5,000m. Also news of the boxing semi-finals, wrestling, canoeing and fencing.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam

: The Friday Film: A Step Out of Line

starring Peter Falk
Vie Morrow , Peter Lawford
Harry Connors is a normal, law-abiding citizen until bad news of his father's health makes him desperate for money. Harry works in an insurance office and when he realises how casual some firms are with their money it seems a small thing to divert some of it to his own pocket. Before long, Harry has persuaded his two best friends that one perfect robbery will transform their lives forever.
Directed by BERNARD MCEVEETY Films: page 12


Unknown: Peter Falk
Unknown: Vie Morrow
Unknown: Peter Lawford
Unknown: Harry Connors
Unknown: Steve Shagen
Unknown: S. S. Schweitzer
Directed By: Bernard McEveety
Harry Connors: Peter Falk
Joe Rawlins: Vic Morrow
Art Stoyer: Peter Lawford
Gillian Frances: Jo Ann Pflug
Linda Connors: Lynn Carlin
Jack Berger: Tom Bosley
Detective Riddle: John Randolph
Mr Sorenson: William Sage
Charlie Hubbard: Charles MacAuley
Frank Presnell: George Neise
Angie Rawlins: Susan Adams
Frank Gorman: Stuart Klitsner
Dr Finnerman: Leonard Stone
Doreen: Donica D'Hondt
Baseball announcer: Russ Hodges

: Nine O'Clock News

with the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weekend Weather JIM BACON

: Starsky and Hutch

Tough and rough -but likeable and friendly. Two young cops walk a tight-rope in the world of crime. starring
Paul Michael Glaser as Starsky and David Soul as Hutch
The Omaha Tiger
The wrestling game. Starsky and Hutch investigate one fatal accident too many outside the ring. They soon realise that a racket is being run by a gang of killers - and that they themselves are next on the list for permanent disposal....
Written by EDWARD J. LAKSO Produced by JOSEPH NAAR


Unknown: Paul Michael Glaser
Unknown: David Soul
Produced By: Joseph Naar
Huggy Bear: Antonio Fargas
Captain Dobey: Bernie Hamilton
Carl Royce: Jimmy Luisi
Helen Forbes: Barbara Babcock
Al Taft: Wynn Erwin
Eddie Bell: Dennis Burkley
George Felton: Thayer David

: Tears Before Bedtime

by RICHARD WARING starring Geraldine McEwan and Francis Matthews
Like most parents, Anne and Geoffrey Dickens love their children. It's just that their fashions, friends, music and manners seem to make domestic harmony impossible ... 1: The Grand Gesture featuring Royce Mills
Produced and directed by HAROLD SNOAD
10.46 News Headlines; Weather


Unknown: Richard Waring
Unknown: Geraldine McEwan
Unknown: Francis Matthews
Unknown: Geoffrey Dickens
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Directed By: Harold Snoad
Anne Dickens: Geraldine McEwan
Geoffrey Dickens: Francis Matthews
Giles: Nigel Greaves
Vicky: Amanda Bairstow
Simon: Anthony Calf
Dennis: Royce Mills
Policeman: Michael Stainton

: James Last

plays The Beatles from the Liverpool Empire
James Last and his Orchestra nostalgically feature his new arrangements of such well-known titles as 'She loves you', 'All you need is love', 'Michelle' and 'Hey Jude'. Introduced by Ray Moore
Assistant producer STEVE MORRIS Producer KEN GRIFFIN


Introduced By: Ray Moore
Producer: Steve Morris
Producer: Ken Griffin

: * am Olympic Grandstand

Introduced by Desmond Lynam
Athletics Finals featuring the penultimate day of athletics action from the Olympic Stadium which should bring medal chances for Zola Budd and Shirley Strong ; while Cram. Ovett and Olympic champion Coe should be running for places in the 1500m final.
Women's High Jump (at midnight) World record: L. Andonora (Bulgaria) 2.07m 1984
Olympic champion and record holder: S. Simeoni (Ita) 1.97m 1980
Men's Discus (at 1.30 am)
World record: Y Dumehev (USSR) 71.86m 1983
Olympic record: M. Wilkins (USA) 68.28m 1976
Olympic champion: V. Rashchupkin (USSR) Women's 100m Hurdles (at 2.15)
Commonwealth Champion SHIRLEY STRONG was fifth in the World Championships behind four women who now miss the Games.
World record: G. Rabsztyn (Pol) 12.36 1980 Olympic champion and record holder: V. Komissova (USSR) 12.56 1980
Women's 3,000m (at 2.40)
Double World Champion MARY DECKER (USA) has elected to run this event in Los Angeles, bringing a potential duel with ZOLA BUDD , at her preferred distance. WENDY SLY is the British record holder, Commonwealth silver medallist, and was fifth in the World Championship.
World record: S. Ulmasova (USSR) 8:26.78 1982
New Olympic event
Men's 3,000m Steeplechase (at 3.5) World record: H. Rono (Ken) 8:05.4 1978
Olympic record: A. Garderud (Swe) 8:08.02 1976
Olympic champion: B. Malinowski (Pol) Women's 100m Hurdles: semi-finals Men's 4 x 400m Relay: semi-finals
Women's 4 x 400m Relay: semi-finals Men's 1500m: semi-finals. Can the British trio of SEB COE, STEVE CRAM and STEVE OVETT , which has dominated world middle-distance running in recent seasons, all reach the final of this blue riband event? Commentators
Diving Final
Highboard HAMILTON BLAND reports on the spectacular final dives into the Olympic Pool.
Canoeing Finals
GERALD SINSTADT is at Lake Casitas for today's six finals over 500m for men and women paddlers.
Action - News - Results from other Olympic competition, including archery, judo and wrestling.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Zola Budd
Unknown: Shirley Strong
Unknown: L. Andonora
Unknown: S. Simeoni
Unknown: M. Wilkins
Unknown: G. Rabsztyn
Unknown: Zola Budd
Unknown: H. Rono
Unknown: B. Malinowski
Unknown: Steve Ovett
Unknown: David Coleman
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Stuart Storey
Unknown: Highboard Hamilton
Unknown: Gerald Sinstadt

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