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: Commonwealth Games

Steve Rider introduces the best of the action from
Auckland. Including the latest news from the track - the Women's 3,000m Final with Yvonne Murray and Liz McColgan.
Plus the finals of the swimming and diving. David Icke presents the summaries.
News at 7.00, 7.30, 8.00 and 8.30.


Unknown: Yvonne Murray
Unknown: Liz McColgan.
Unknown: David Icke

: Morning Worship

The Church in the City
Linda Mary Evans joins the congregation of All Souls
Church in the Radford area of Nottingham. Through a celebration of the Eucharist, they explore how the church takes on new life when it applies its faith in the community. Celebrant:
The Rev David Fudger. Preachers:
The Rev Dr John Goldingay and The Rev Jane Sinclair.
Readings: Jeremiah 7, w 1-11, John 4, w 19-26.
Assistant producer STEVE BENSON Producer CHRIS LOUGHUN


Unknown: David Fudger.
Unknown: Dr John Goldingay
Unknown: Jane Sinclair.
Producer: Steve Benson
Producer: Chris Loughun

: Buongiorno Italia!

Twenty programmes for beginners in Italian, featuring film specially shot in Italy, and presented by Lilly Lembo Lambert and Enrico Verdecchia.
13: Fiene fatto cosi
A look at the white wine industry around Orvieto. Film director SUSANNA CAPON
10 INFORMATION: book, £6.95. pack of three cassettes. £4.95, and language pack. £25.00, are available from BBC Enterprises or booksellers.


Presented By: Lilly Lembo Lambert
Presented By: Enrico Verdecchia.
Director: Susanna Capon

: Spelling It Out

Eight programmes for anyone whose spelling could be improved.
With Don Henderson.
4: Today's programme looks at the range of dictionaries available and shows how to tackle the spelling of longer words by breaking them down into syllables. Director PAUL SIMONS
● INFORMATION: for a free leaflet and details of local help and advice, write to: Spelling It Out, BBC Education, London W12 7RJ.
0 BOOK: 'Spelling It Out' available from booksellers. Price £2.85.
0 SOFTWARE: available from:
PO Bar 234. Wetherby. West Yorkshire, or telephone [number removed] quoting
Access or Visa number. Price £16.45 including postage and packing.


Unknown: Don Henderson.
Director: Paul Simons
Producer: Charles Pascoe

: Step Up to WordDower

Twenty programmes presented by Chris Serle.
7: Reading Skills scanning, skimming, light reading and careful reading. How to suit the way you read to your reason for reading. Studio director JOHN LANE
Series producer JOHN BROOKE
0 HELPLINE: phone [number removed] (calls arefree).
0 BOOK: 'Step Up to Wordpower' available from booksellers. Price £3.99.


Presented By: Chris Serle.
Director: John Lane
Producer: John Brooke

: Commonwealth Games

Introduced by Helen Rollason.
Apparatus finals in gymnastics, weightlifting, cycling, boxing and bowls plus track and field highlights with Ralph Dellor.


Introduced By: Helen Rollason.
Unknown: Ralph Dellor.

: News

With Moira Stuart followed by On the Record
Capital Control
Some of the biggest developments in Britain's history are being planned or built in the heart of London.
But many Londoners are beginning to wonder just whose interests are being served by all this building. Who controls the capital: the voters or the developers? Beatrix Campbell reports. Presented by Jonathan Dimbleby with John Cole.


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Beatrix Campbell
Presented By: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: John Cole.
Producer: Michael Stevenson
Editor: David Aaronovltch

: EastEnders

by Gilly Fraser.
Dot faces redundancy and the Fowlers aren't speaking to each other; but there's hope in Frank's search for Diane, romance in Pete Beale's life, and a new baby in the Square.
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Gilly Fraser

: Match of the Day: the Road to Wembley

Live coverage of the FA Cup Fourth Round's most outstanding tie:
Norwich City v Liverpool With brief action from the day's other ties plus the FA Cup Fifth Round draw live from the FA headquarters after the match.
Presented by Desmond Lynam with Jimmy Hill.
Commentator: John Motson with Trevor Brooking.
Reporters: Tony Gubba , Bob Wilson and Gerald Sinstadt. Producer JIM RESIDE


Presented By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Jimmy Hill.
Commentator: John Motson
Unknown: Trevor Brooking.
Reporters: Tony Gubba
Reporters: Bob Wilson
Reporters: Gerald Sinstadt.
Producer: John Shrewsbury
Editor: Brian Barwick

: The Clothes Show

Selina Scott , Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin and Raj Dhanda present a special edition of the programme from London's Mansion
House. HRH The Princess
Royal presents the annual awards made by the British
Knitting and Clothing Export Council to the fashion industry. Included for the first time is a new category - The Clothes Show Young
Enterprise Award for Export. Producer CLARE STRIDE
Executive producer ROGER CASSTLES BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Unknown: Raj Dhanda

: Antiques Roadshow

Elsinore Castle in Denmark is the setting for the first foray into Europe. The team is joined by Danish and Swedish experts for an edition full of family treasures: from ceramics, continental furniture, toys, collectables, paintings to works of art.
Introduced by Hugh Scully. Director DIANE REID
* ANTIQUES: page 83


Introduced By: Hugh Scully.
Director: Diane Reid
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: It Doesn't Have to Hurt!

June Whitfield accepts an invitation from
Dr Neil Armstrong to attend his students' disco at Exeter
University. She discovers that dancing is an ideal way for all ages to stay healthy, and that it doesn't have to hurt.
This week's golden rule: keep it enjoyable; and you'll keep it up.
With Dr Adrianne Hardman and Dr Stuart Biddle. Producers PETER RAMSDEN and ALAN RUSSELL
0 BOOKLET: send an A5 sae with a 24p stamp to: [address removed]
0 HEALTH: page 85


Unknown: Dr Neil Armstrong
Unknown: Dr Adrianne Hardman
Unknown: Dr Stuart Biddle.
Producers: Peter Ramsden
Producers: Alan Russell

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Songs of Praise

Pam Rhodes visits the Millmead Centre, the home of Guildford Baptist Church. She meets a journalist who reflects on a recent visit to
Romania, and a businessman who describes his work for
Christian healing.
Great is Thy Faithfulness; Such Love; How Great Thou Art; 0 Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go (St Margaret); Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart;
Father God I Wonder; The Lord's My Shepherd; Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (Blaenwern); We Give You Glory.


Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Conductor: Jonathan Veira
Conductor: Keyboards Julian Briscoe
Producer: David Kremer
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: You Rang, M'Lord?

By Jimmy Perry and David Croft.
Love and Money
Starring Paul Shane Jeffrey Holland and Su Pollard.
A fancy dress party is being planned to celebrate Cissy's birthday, Poppy arranges a secret assignation with James, and Teddy tries to get in Ivy's room.
Designer DAVID BUCKINGHAM Produced and directed by DAVID CROFT


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Croft.
Unknown: Paul Shane
Unknown: Jeffrey Holland
Unknown: Su Pollard.
Directed By: David Croft
Alf: Paul Shane
Jim: Jeffrey Holland
Ivy: Su Pollard
Lord Meldrum: Donald Hewlett
The Honourable Teddy: Michael Knowles
PC Wilson: Bill Pertwee
Mrs Lipton: Brenda Cowling
Henry: Perry Benson
Mabel: Barbara New
Mr Pearson: Felix Bowness
Poppy: Susie Brann
Cissy: Catherine Rabett
Mr Franklin: John Clegg
Lady Lavender: Mavis Pugh
Lady Agatha: Angela Scoular
Jerry: John D Coluns
Penelope Barrington-Blake: Sorel Johnson
Madge Cartwright: Yvonne Marsh
Sir Ralph: John Horsley

: Bergerac

Starring John Nettles The Dig by John Collee.
A student archaeological dig on Charlie's land starts a frightening chain of events which, with the death of one of the students, forces Jim to face up to his own deep-seated fears.
Script editor DAVID CRANE
Film editor BERNARD ASHBY Photography JOHN WALKER Directed by GEOFFREY SAX


Music By: Ray Russell
Directed By: Geoffrey Sax
Produced By: George Gallaccio
Det Sgt Bergerac: John Nettles
Carol: Susan Wooldridge
Martin Thomas: George Sweeney
Lawrence: Ian Michie
Alice: Tushka Bergen
Eleanor: Sukie Smith
Sam: Akim Mogaji
Charlie Hungerford: Terence Alexander
Willy Pettit: John Telfer
Ben Lomas: David Kershaw
Sorel: Trevor Cooper
Doctor: Paul Hegarty
Charlotte Thomas: Anna Mottram
Eli Thomas: Gordon Gostelow
Barney Crozier: Sean Arnold
Nurse: Barbara Horne

: Mastermind

With Magnus Magnusson.
Four contenders from Wales and the west of England compete at the Victoria
Rooms, University of Bristol. Margaret Withers (retired architect)
The life and work of Sir Edwin Lutyens ; Perry Thomas
(executive officer)
Horror films, 1930-49; Stephen Burgess
(leading steward in the Royal Navy)
British military campaigns on land, 1688-1763;
Chantal Thompson (trainee solicitor)
The life and works of James Elroy Flecker. Director ANDREA CONWAY Producer PETER MASSEY BBC Elstree


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson.
Unknown: Margaret Withers
Unknown: Sir Edwin Lutyens
Unknown: Perry Thomas
Unknown: Stephen Burgess
Unknown: Chantal Thompson
Unknown: James Elroy Flecker.
Director: Andrea Conway
Producer: Peter Massey

: That's Life!

Real-life humour, mishaps, special investigations and consumer stories drawn from the 10,000 letters which you send to the programme every week.
With Esther Rantzen , Gavin Campbell , Adrian Mills , Howard Leader , Simon Fanshawe , and Doe Cox. Editor SHAUN WOODWARD


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Howard Leader
Unknown: Simon Fanshawe
Editor: Shaun Woodward
Editor: Bryher Scudamore

: News

With Martyn Lewis. Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Everyman

Schools Apart
Should the Government allow state funding for Muslim schools, as it already does for Christian and Jewish schools?
As the Education Secretary, John MacGregor , decides an issue which many see as a test of our commitment to a multi-faith society, Everyman reports from schools in Bradford and London, including a Church of England primary school where 95 per cent of the pupils are Muslim. Is Muslim pressure for separate schooling the start of educational apartheid, as some fear? Or do Muslim parents have the right - as Christian and Jewish parents do - to choose their own type of education within the state system?
Series editor JANE DRABBLE A Viewpoint production


Unknown: John MacGregor
Director: John Barnes
Editor: Jane Drabble

: Dear John: USA

Starring Judd Hirsch The Younger Girl.
Celebrating his possible promotion, John meets
Karen, who claims to have met him at a barbeque. The following day, to his horror, he discovers her true identity.
Directed by JAMES GARDNER Based on the BBC series by JOHN SULLIVAN
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Judd Hirsch
Written By: John Sullivan
Directed By: James Gardner
Unknown: John Sullivan
John: Judd Hirsch
Louise: Jane Carr
Kirk: Jere Burns
Kate: Isabella Hofmann
Ralph: Harry Groener
Karen: Jennifer Runyan

: Commonwealth Games

More live action from
Auckland introduced by Steve Rider.
Plenty more medals to be won in the athletics stadium, including:
Women's Shot at 4.30;
Women's Hurdles at 4.50;
Men's 400m Hurdles at 5.10. Plus the second day of the Decathlon.
Watch, too, for the Men's
800m Semi-finals at 3.40 and heats of the Men's 5,000m at 5.30.
There are six more swimming finals:
Women's 200m Medley; Men's 200m Butterfly; Men's 50m Freestyle;
Women's 800m Freestyle; Men's 100m Backstroke;
Women's 4 x 100m Medley.
Plus news of the boxing quarter-finals, badminton, bowls, cycling and shooting.


Introduced By: Steve Rider.

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