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: Olympic Breakfast Time

Introduced by Frank Bough Gold medals were won in: Athletics: Men's 50km Walk Women's Discus
Women's 4 x 100m Relay Men's High Jump
Men's 4 x 100m Relay
Women's 4 x 400m Relay Men's 4 x 400m Relay
Men's Shot Put; Women's 1500m Men's 1500m; Men's 5,000m
Archery: Women's Final; Men's Final Boxing: Final bouts
Canoeing: Men's 1,000m Football: Final
Gymnastics: Women's Rhythmic Finals Hockey: Men's Final
Handball: Men's Final
Fencing: Epee Team Final Judo: Open Category
Volleyball: Men's Final
Wrestling: bantamweight, lightweight, middleweight and heavyweight Olympic Action Summary David Icke at 8.5, 8.50 News
Andrew Harvey at 7.30, 8.0, 8.30, 8.55 Weather
Francis Wilson at 7.28, 8.28, 8.58


Introduced By: Frank Bough
Unknown: David Icke
Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Francis Wilson

: Bod

A See-Saw programme (Reptat)

: Knock Knock

TINA HEATH tells the Jewish story of Hillel the Gentle Man. MIKE amatt sings his own song about 'Jesus' disciples'. CHRISTOPHER LILLICRAP Spins a football yarn Tosher and the Team.


Unknown: Tina Heath
Director: Sid Waddell
Producer: David Brown

: Sunday Worship

This is the Day
Today's speaker, Peter Chitty , a lay-reader at St John the Baptist Church, Boldre, was the Commander in charge of the Royal Engineers' diving team that helped to bring the Mary Rose back to the surface. His theme is the Fullness of Life
Epistle: Ephesians 3, vv 14-19 Gospel: St John 10, vv 9-10
Hymn for meditation: Amazing grace Assistant producer STEVE CHILVER Producer JOHN KIRBY
Series producer ELIZABETH GORT


Unknown: Peter Chitty
Unknown: Mary Rose
Unknown: St John
Producer: John Kirby
Producer: Elizabeth Gort

: Asian Magazine

Taking part in today's Sab Ras are: SHIV KUMAR SHARMA, FIROZA BEGUM
An ASIAN UNIT presentation BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Kumar Sharma
Unknown: Firoza Begum
Unknown: Sudha Malhotra
Unknown: Ghulam Ali

: Olympic Grandstand

Bob Wilson with extended coverage of the overnight action, including:
Athletics Finals: any medals will have come from Britain's three-pronged attack in the men's 1500m, and an injury-free run at the 5,000m by world record holder, DAVID MOORCROFT. The relays might have brought more medals for Britain and a world record attempt for the home squad inspired by CARL LEWIS in the 4 x 100m relay. Boxing Finals: HARRY CARPENTER reports from the Sports Arena
Gymnastics Final: the women's Rhythmic finals
Men's Hockey Final: held at the East Los Angeles College.
Men's Volleyball Final: will the South American style of volleyball, a combination of both power and speed, be rewarded with medals?
Football Final: from the Rose Bowl Fencing Final: the Epee team event Judo Final: the Open category
Wrestling Finals: the bantamweight, lightweight, middleweight and heavyweight.
Archery Finals: the women's and men's Canoeing Finals: Men's 1,000m Handball: the men's final


Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: David Moorcroft.
Unknown: Carl Lewis
Unknown: Harry Carpenter

: Touch Wood

World-famous cabinet-maker and furniture designer John Makepeace has established a unique residential scheme for craftsmen in wood, at Parnham House, Dorset. John Read talks to students, staff and graduates, and to John Makepeace himself.
Film cameraman KEN WILLICOMBE
Narrated and produced by JOHN READ


Designer: John Makepeace
Unknown: John Makepeace
Unknown: Ken Willicombe
Produced By: John Read

: Farming

Producers PHILIP HICKS , KEN POLLOCK Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill
Weather for farmers JIM BACON


Unknown: Philip Wrixon
Unknown: Dan Cherrington
Unknown: Barry Wilson
Producers: Philip Hicks
Producers: Ken Pollock
Producer: John Kenyon

: Artists in Print

The first of a series of five films which show artists making original prints. Norman Ackroyd takes his etching plates to the White Horse Hill, Uffington, and works on them directly.
Film editor HOWARD SHARP


Unknown: Norman Ackroyd
Producer: Suzanne Davies

: News Headlines

: Mickey and Donald

A WALT DISNEY production

: Film Matinee: Anne of the Thousand Days

1526. Tired of his plain and ageing queen, Henry VIII falls in love with young Anne Boleyn ...
Screenplay by JOHN HALE and BRIGET BOLAND Based on the play by MAXWELL ANDERSON Produced by HAL B. WALLIS
Directed by CHARLES JARROTT. Films: p 13


Unknown: Henry Viii
Unknown: Anne Boleyn
Unknown: John Hale
Unknown: Briget Boland
Play By: Maxwell Anderson
Produced By: Hal B. Wallis
Directed By: Charles Jarrott.
King Henry VIII: Richard Burton
Anne Boleyn: Genevieve Bujold
Katherine of Aragon: Irene Papas
Cardinal Wolsey: Anthony Quayle
Thomas Cromwell: John Colicos
Thomas Boleyn: Michael Hordern
Elizabeth Boleyn: Katharine Blake
Mary Boleyn: Valerie Gearon
George Boleyn: Michael Johnson
Norfolk: Peter Jeffrey
Fisher: Joseph O'Conor
Thomas More: William Squire
Kingston: Esmond Knight
Lady Kingston: Nora Swinburne
Norris: T P McKenna
Weston: Denis Quilley
Harry Percy: Terry Wilton
Jane Seymour: Lesley Paterson
Princess Mary: Nicola Pagett

: Bonanza

with Warbonnet


Ben Cartwright: Lome Greene
Little Joe: Michael Landon
Hoss: Dan Blocker
Jamie: Mitch Vogel
Red Cloud: Chief Dan George

: From Where I Stand

Six people reflect upon the faith they practise and explain how it helps them to live in Britain today. 1: Indarjit Singh , a Sikh
Series producer INGRID DUFFELL


Unknown: Indarjit Singh
Editor: David Elliott
Producer: Ingrid Duffell

: News

with Moira Stuart ; Weatherman


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Dombey and Son

by CHARLES DICKENS , dramatised in ten episodes by JAMES ANDREW HALL with and 4: The lost Florence has been found by Walter Gay. A friendship begins between them. Baby Paul grows up into a strange, old-fashioned little boy. Worried about the child's poor health, Mr Dombey has sent him to Mrs Pip-chin's school in Brighton.
Music composed and conducted by DUDLEY SIMPSON. Producer BARRY LETTS Director RODNEY BENNETT
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: James Andrew Hall
Conducted By: Dudley Simpson.
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Rodney Bennett
Dombey: Julian Glover
Carker: Paul Darrow
Captain Cuttle: Emrys James
Solomon Gills: Roger Milner
Louisa Chick: Rhoda Lewis
Miss Tox: Shirley Cain
Florence: Lysette Anthony
Walter Gay: Max Gold
Toots: Neal Swettenham
Paul: Barnaby Buik
Bitherstone: Justin Salmon
Mrs Pipchin: Barbara Hicks
Berinthia: Theresa Watson
Major Bagstock: James Cossins
Mr Brogley: John Quarmby
Perch: Ronald Herdman

: Songs of Praise

from Lyme Regis
Introduced by Geoffrey Wheeler
For nine months of the year Lyme Regis is a small seaside town of 3,500 inhabitants; but in the summer the streets and seafront become crowded with holidaymakers. This year, to celebrate the 700th anniversary of the granting of the Royal Charter to the town, local people and visitors join together to sing favourite hymns on The Cobb, the great breakwater at the harbour mouth.
Geoffrey Wheeler joins in the holiday spirit and goes mackerel fishing with Ken Gollop. He also meets Jadiviga Lavery who was a Polish Resistance fighter, first against the Nazis and then against the Russians. She was captured by the KGB and sentenced to death, a sentence which was commuted to life imprisonment in Siberia ...
And can it be? (Sagina); Lord of all hope-fulness (Slane); Eternal Father, strong to save (Melita); To God be the glory; The Lord's my Shepherd (Crimond); I love to hear the story (Angels' Story); Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Repton); Will your anchor hold?
Series producer STEPHEN WHITTLE BBC Bristol
•^Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Introduced By: Geoffrey Wheeler
Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler
Unknown: Ken Gollop.
Unknown: Jadiviga Lavery

: Are You Being Served?

by JEREMY LLOYD and DAVID CROFT Calling All Customers, starring and When Grace Brothers advertise on CB Radio Mrs Slocombe gives her chassis number, but has her MOT run out?
Executive producer DAVID CROFT
Produced and directed by BOB SPIERS ifSubtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Jeremy Lloyd
Unknown: David Croft
Unknown: Mrs Slocombe
Producer: David Croft
Directed By: Bob Spiers
Mrs Slocombe: Mollie Sugden
Mr Humphries: John Inman
Capt Peacock: Frank Thornton
Miss Brahms: Wendy Richard
Mr Rumbold: Nicholas Smith
Mr Spooner: Mike Berry
Mr Harman: Arthur English
Miss Belfridge: Candy Davis
Truck drivers: Nosher Powell
Truck drivers: Ron Tarr
CB voices: Vicki Michelle
CB voices: Robbie Coltrane

: Olympic Grandstand

featuring the final day of competition Introduced by Desmond Lynam
Individual Show Jumping Final from Santa Anita Park British riders have been on the medal rostrum but never won the gold in this most prized equestrian championship. Marion Coakes on Stroller in 1968, and Ann Moore on Psalm in 1972 came closest with silver medals, and David Broome and Peter Robeson have won bronze. The British team boycotted the Games in Moscow in 1980, and at an alternative show for abstainers in Rotterdam, John Whitaker was second behind Hugo Simon of Austria. JOHN WHITAKER is in the team again this time, with his brother MICHAEL and DAVID BOWEN , TIM GRUBB and Harvey's son, STEVEN SMITH.
Men's Highboard Diving Final
The final event in the Olympic Diving Pool features a spectacular mix of twists, somersaults and pikes in this highly visual competition. Italy's Klaus Dibiasi won three consecutive golds from 1968 to 1976. Now the USA hopes to resume its domination. Commentator HAMILTON BLAND


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Marion Coakes
Unknown: Ann Moore
Unknown: David Broome
Unknown: Peter Robeson
Unknown: John Whitaker
Unknown: Hugo Simon
Unknown: David Bowen
Unknown: Tim Grubb
Unknown: Steven Smith.
Unknown: Klaus Dibiasi

: News

with Moira Stuart ; Weatherman


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Sunday Night at the Proms

The second in a regular series of relays from the 90th season of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts.
Brahms Violin Concerto in D, Op 77 Ida Haendel (violin), with the London Symphony Orchestra leader MICHAEL DAVIS conducted by Jukka-Pekka Saraste Brahms' only violin concerto was composed in 1878 for the great violinist Joseph Joachim. Tonights soloist first appeared at the Proms in 1937 and Sir Henry Wood became one of her staunchest admirers: Ida Haendel , upon whose shoulders the mantle of great violin playing has surely descended - keep on going on! Introduced by Richard Baker
Executive producer KENNETH CORDEN Directed by PETER BUTLER


Violin: Ida Haendel
Leader: Michael Davis
Conducted By: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Violinist: Joseph Joachim.
Violinist: Sir Henry Wood
Unknown: Ida Haendel
Introduced By: Richard Baker
Producer: Kenneth Corden
Directed By: Peter Butler

: * am Olympic Grandstand

Live coverage of the final events and closing ceremony of the XXIII Olympiad. Introduced by Desmond Lynam
Synchronised Swimming Final
Solo Competition
This new Olympic event features a display with swimmers judged on their performance-of approved movements. British swimmers won a clean sweep of gold medals at last year's European Championships, but the USA, Canada and Japan shared all the medals at the 1982 World Championships.
Athletics Final
The Marathon
Full coverage of the 26 miles 385 yards of this classic event. Although it takes its name from the legend of the run from Marathon to Athens, the modern distance arises from the 1908 Games in London. The race from Windsor to the White City was to have been 26 miles, but the organisers wanted the finish in front of the royal box - an extra 385 yards. Britain's runners are HUGH JONES , CHARLIE SPEDDING and GEOFF SMITH. World and Commonwealth champion ROB DE CASTELLA goes for his third major title in three years.
Commentators DAVID COLEMAN
World record: A. Salazar (USA) 2:08.13 1981
Olympic record: W. Cierpinski (GDR)
2:09.55 1976
Olympic champion: W. Cierpinski (GDR)
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Closing Ceremony
DAVID COLEMAN describes the final scenes in the Olympic Stadium and the ceremonial closing of the Games, symbolised by the dying Olympic flame, but looking forward also as the athletes disperse with their memories - and some with their medals - to the XXIV Games in Seoul in 1988.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Hugh Jones
Unknown: Charlie Spedding
Unknown: Geoff Smith.
Unknown: Rob de Castella
Commentators: David Coleman
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: A. Salazar
Unknown: W. Cierpinski
Unknown: W. Cierpinski
Unknown: David Coleman

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