Steve Rider introduces live coverage of athletics, including the final stages of the decathlon, with summaries of the overnight action by David Icke.
The men's 1500m heats and 5,000m semi-finals are held this morning, and the women's 200m final is at 7.40. The ninth event of the decathlon, the javelin, is followed by the 1500m at 8.45. There's news at 7.00 and 7.50, with regional headlines and weather at 7.45.
8.55am Regional News and Weather
Weather followed by Olympic Grandstand
Introduced by Bob Wilson and Sally Jones , with summaries by David Icke.
The story of the second day of the decathlon, and a word from
DALEY THOMPSON on his attempt to win a historic third gold.
Commentator STUART STOREY Volleyball
RON PICKERING Judo 's Britain DENSIGN WHITE hopes to add an Olympic medal to his world bronze.
Commentator GERALD SINSTADT Boxing
The semi-finals. Commentator
HARRY CARPENTER Tennis
Ladies' singles semis.
Commentators DAN MASKELL
JOHN BARRETT and GERALD WILLIAMS Weightlifting
Final of the 'super-heavies'. Commentator JIM NEILLY
Plus a report on the quarter-finals of the table tennis competition, and the women's basketball final. including at
10.00am News and Weather
Andy Crane - starting with Play School
Presenters Chloe Ashcroft and Nick Mercer (R)
with Cyril Cusack (R)
Weather followed by Olympic Grandstand
Introduced by Bob Wilson and Sally Jones , with summaries of the best of the sporting action in Seoul by David Icke
Weather followed by SLD Conference
Live coverage of the Social and Liberal Democrats'
Conference, including an address by the SLD leader, Paddy Ashdown , mp.
Commentators SIR ROBIN DAY
DAVID DIMBLEBY and VIVIAN WHITE Editor JAMES HOGAN
with Michael Buerk Weather BILL GILES
Henry gives Sue an ultimatum.
Written by c. V. SCHOFIELD
Directed by BRENDAN MAHER (For cast see page 64. Repeated at 5.35pm)
Back to the Olympic action in Seoul, with Bob Wilson and Sally Jones introducing a package likely to include further coverage of the ladies' singles tennis competition, now at the semi-finals stage.
JOHN BARRETT and GERALD WILLIAMS
starring and Tiger by the Tail
A notorious Mexican bandit convalesces at the Cannon Ranch before being handed over to the authorities, but his followers have other ideas.
Written by MEL COLDBOG
Directed by SEYMOUR ROBBIE (R)
Big John Cannon:
Andy Crane - starting with Bertha
The Big Order by ERIC CHARLES
Bertha has to make 365 new springs but Tom and Roy have trouble with the twanging steel.
Narrator ROY KINNEAR with SHEILA WALKER
Music composed by BRYAN DALY Editor MARTIN BOHAN Director of animation DEREK MOGFORD
Designed and produced by IVOR WOOD (R)
BBC record or cassette, REH/ZCR 585. available from retailers
Deep under the sea in the mystical underwater world of Snorkland lives a society of tiny creatures called Snorks. Hooked on a Feeling
Presented by Bruno Brookes
It's cartoon time on today's Beat the Teacher with the Droids providing the observation challenge. Can you rise to it?
The adventures of a group of ordinary kids who live in the same street - Degrassi Street, Toronto.
6: Martin Hears the Music Everyone feels sorry for Martin because he has to wear a hearing aid. Martin doesn't want to be pitied but he does want to play his own part in the school concert. Produced by KIT HOOD and LINDA SCHUYLER (R)
with John Craven Roger Finn and Terry Baddoo
with Mark Curry, Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding
Masters of the Universe? Who decides to build space shuttles? Why are men planning to go to Mars? Why is America so far behind the Soviet Union in building a space station? As NASA celebrates its 30th birthday, find out how America's space bosses plan their leaps into the future.
with Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton
Weather IAN MCCASKILL
with Desmond Lynam Athletics
How the 1988 Olympic decathlon medals were won, plus
DALEY THOMPSON 'S reaction.
There are finals also of the women's long jump - the clash of JOYNER and DRESCHLER - women's discus, and 200m, plus the start of the men's 1500m. Weightlifting
These are not men to be trifled with - it's the final of the super heavyweights. Boxing
Highlights of the outstanding bouts from today's semi-finals.
STEFFI GRAF won the tennis demonstration event in Los Angeles - four years later she's on course to win the official gold medal. It's semi-finals day today.
It's also finals day in women's basketball and volleyball - holders are USA and China respectively. The golds were won too in fencing, judo and wrestling.
by Jane Hollowood.
"It's like I'm the one that's on trial, not Willmott-Brown. He isn't even going to have to speak... It's like I'm the one who's done something wrong."
Devised by/Series Producer:
Series Script Editor:
WPC Lyn Baxter:
Det Sgt West:
Presenting hits and videos from the Top 40 chart
Introduced by Gary Davies and Mark Goodier
Lighting ROD LITHERLAND Sound LAURIE TAYLOR
Designer JONATHAN TAYLOR Director TONY NEWMAN
Producer BRIAN WHITEHOUSE
< A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 1. Viewers served by Radio 1 FM stereo transmitters may wish to turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of thescreen, but a few feet away. Stereoheadphonesprovidea suitable alternative.
with Martyn Lewis and Philip Hayton
Regional News Weather
Third of a six-part series starring written by STAN HEY and ANDREW NICKOLDS The Single Life
'Okay! The Big Brixton
Posse, Delbert and Winston, is back together, out gigging again. The music's crucial, the floor is hot, the crowd immense! Just a minute, my girlie, Claudette, is trying to whisper sweet and sour nothings in my ear. This could be serious, guy!'
With JULIA ST JOHN Music JOE DWORNIAK
Make-up designer JAN SEWELL
Costume designer SHARON LEWIS Lighting GRAHAM RIMMINGTON Designer GRAHAM LOUGH Produced and directed by GEOFF POSNER
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with Sir Robin Day
In the week of the Social and Liberal Democrats'
Conference, Question Time goes to Fleetwood near
Blackpool where the general public have the opportunity to debate the issues of the week with leading politicians.
Among the guests around the Question Time table at the Marine Hall in Fleetwood will be:
Paddy Ashdown , MP Rosie Barnes , MP
Martin O'Neill , MP Director ANN MORLEY
Producer ANNA CARRAGHER Editor BARBARA MAXWELL
by JOHN ESMONDE and BOB LARBEY starring Richard Briers Felicity Kendal and Penelope Keith with Paul Eddington Backs to the Wall (R) followed by Weather
Steve Rider introduces live coverage from
Seoul, on the day when Britain's LIZ MCCOLGAN goes for gold in the 10,000m. Timetable*
12.00 Canoeing/Synchronised Swimming
-Timings subject to alteration Athletics
3.40am Men's 1500m semi-finals
4.00am Women's high-jump final
4.10am Women's 100m hurdles
5.20am Men's 3,000m steeplechase finals
5.45am Men's 4 x 400m relay semi-finals
6.10am Women's 4 x 400m relay semi-finals Commentators DAVID COLEMAN
BRENDAN FOSTER and KEVIN COSGROVE Tennis
In 1924, Vincent Richards of the USA won the men's singles at the Paris Olympics.
We've waited a long time for his successor, but we'll know his name after today's final. Commentators DAN MASKELL and JOHN BARRETT Canoeing
Six 500m finals are decided today on the Han River - men's K1, C1, K2 and C2, and women's Kl and K2. Commentator
TRACIE RUiz retired from the sport after winning two gold medals in Los Angeles. Now back competing again, she must hold off the challenge from Canada's
CAROLINE WALDO if she's to retain the solo title.