Steve Rider introduces the best of the overnight action in Seoul, with Olympic summaries by David Icke at 6.30, 7.30 and 8.30.
This was the day
ADRIAN MOORHOUSE - Britain's top swimmer for the past four years - was due to try for gold in the 100m breaststroke final. Commonwealth champion in 1982 and 1986, and European Champion in 83,85 and 87, he failed to live up to expectations in Los Angeles in 1984. There are news headlines on the hour and half hour, with regional stories and weather at 6.55 and 7.55.
Weather followed by Olympic Grandstand
Introduced by Bob Wilson and Sally Jones , with summaries by David Icke. Today's programme includes a report from the gymnastics h-^ll on the women's compulsory exercises, action from the men's springboard diving event, and live coverage of boxing preliminaries. It's also the second day of the modern pentathlon - the fencing section - while medals were awarded in shooting, and the bantamweight division in weightlifting. including at
10.00am News and Weather
Andy Crane - starting with Play School
'When I'm tucked up in my bed there's another world just starting to begin'
Presenters Sheelagh Gilbey Don Spencer
Story: Quiet Please by JUDY WHITFIELD (R)
Written by MAURICE DODD and featuring with Judy Bennett Sheila Steafel and Peter Hawkins
Music by TREVOR JONES (R)
with Dora Bryan
Weather followed by olympic Grandstand
Further action from the day's events in Seoul introduced by Bob Wilson and Sally Jones with David Icke providing summaries of the latest results. including at
12.00 News and Weather
with Michael Buerk
Weather MICHAEL FISH
Will Gail succumb to
Jeremy's charms? Is Rob brewing trouble? This week's cast:
Written by RICK MAIER
Directed by KENDAL FLANAGAN
Bob Wilson and Sally Jones are your hosts for the pick of the action from the xxivth Olympiad. with summaries from David Icke.
Andy Crane - starting with Stoppit and Tidyup Eat Your Greens
Narrated by Terry Wogan
Eat Your Greens loves eating flowers and gherkins! A QUEENSGATE Production
by ERIC CHARLES The Flying Bear
Narrated by ROY KINNEAR with SHEILA WALKER Designed and produced by IVOR WOOD (R)
Based on the stories of ALFRED BESTALL, MBE
Storyteller Ray Brooks
A huge cavern located in a dormant volcano is chosen as the new home for the Defenders of the Earth and their super computer ... Dynak X.
Presented by Bruno Brookes
Can Mr Goodwin from Diss High School make it a hat trick or will Melanie Cocksedge from King
Edmund School in Yate near Bristol manage to Beat the Teacher? Devised by CUVE DOIG
Produced by SALLY FRASER
with Mark Curry Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding
Forests, Lakes and Fire
Caron and Yvette travel by motor home through some of America's most spectacular countryside on their expedition 'West Coast USA'. Journey's end is an exciting helicopter swoop into the crater of Mount St Helen's - the volcano which erupted with dramatic force in 1980. Producers NICK HEATHCOTE and ANDREW WHITMAN Editor LEWIS BRONZE
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES
with Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton Weather
Penny Bustin Deborah Hall bring you tonight's news and views from London and the south east.
Plus sport from Michael Wale
Editor FIONA CHESTERTON
with Desmond Lynam. All the outstanding action from the Olympic Games. Swimming
Today's finals were:
Women's 100m freestyle; Men's 200m freestyle:
Women's 400m individual medley and the Men's 100m breaststroke. with ADRIAN MOORHOUSE going for gold. Three-Day Evenf
Highlights of today's dressage section - the first stage of this gruelling competition in which
Britain's team, including
VIRGINIA I.ENG. IAN STARK and CAPTAIN MARK PHILLIPS , were trying to improve on their silver medal four years ago. Plus news of the second gold medal in the weightlifting event - at bantamweight - and progress reports on men's springboard diving. shooting, boxing and modern pentathlon.
by IAN DAVIDSON and PETER VINCENT starring Ronnie Corbett with Barbara Lott and William Moore
A Fool and His Money
Timothy demonstrates his gullibility when he meets an old friend.
Designer ERIC WALMSLEY Produced and directed by DAVID ASKEY
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES
written by JANEY PREGER starring Kathy Staff
Kate's ex-husband, Tom, is due for dinner. Molly takes over the preparations and Kate can't decide what to wear.
Designer ANTONY THORPE Produced and directed by MANDIE FLETCHER
with Martyn Lewis and Philip Hayton
Regional News; Weather
Piper Alpha: the Human Price of Oil
In July, 167 men were killed in the world's worst ever oil disaster. Jane Corbin talks to crucial eyewitnesses aboard the Piper Alpha that nigbt and examines what mighr have gone wrong. There are lessons for the whole industry. Did the oil companies design for disaster - are their safety and maintenance procedures effective enough and what are the implications for the men who produce Britain's black gold?
Producer CHARLES FURNEAUX Editor TIM GARDAM
starring and with guest star
Sonny Crockett's relationship with Theresa, an English doctor working in Miami, looks like becoming serious until a case he is working on hits obstacles.
Written bv PAMELA NORRIS Directed by VIRGIL VOGEL
with Sue Lawley followed by Weather
Live coverage from Seoul, introduced by Steve Rider.
1.30am Swimming/Rowing/ Boxing
4.00am Gymnastics/Tennis/ Boxing
'Timings subject to alteration Swimming
ANDY JAMESON of Great
Britain is in the 100m butterfly heats.
Also today, heats for the women's 200m freestyle, men's 400m individual medley, women's 200m breaststroke and the men's 4 x 200m freestyle relay.
Commentator ALAN WEEKS
The gold medal is decided today in the men's springboard. Commentator
Britain's men play their second match of the tournament against Canada.
NIGEL STARMER-SMITH Rowing
Britain's best chance of rowing gold could depend on the outstanding coxless four Of MULKERRINS. BERRISFORD, PEEL and BUCKINGHAM. They row their heat today, and also in action are the men's eights, and the coxed pair of REDGRAVE and HOLMES
An outstanding men's team final in prospect as, the United States, China, Japan and the USSR meet in Olympic competition for the first time since 1976.
Commentators BARRY DAVIES with MITCH FENNER Tennis
Sixty-four men begin the singles event today.
Commentators DAN MASKELL and JOHN BARRETT
Plus a progress report on the culmination of the dressage section of the three-day event and coverage of the preliminary bouts in the boxing ring.