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: Open University

Education: The Bennett Report

: Athletics

Live action from Tokyo of the final day of competition in the third IAAF World Athletics
Championships. There are eight finals and some realistic British chances, especially in the relays. Today's events are:
7.40 Men's 1500m final Men's high jump final
8.00 Women's javelin final
8.15 Women's 4 x 100m final
8.50 Men's 4 x 100m final
9.10 Men's 5,000m final
9.50 Women's 4 x 400m final
10.10 Men's 4 x 400m final
With Desmond Lynam.


Unknown: Desmond Lynam.

: Greenbelt

Every August Bank Holiday,
20,000 visitors descend on the Northants countryside near Castle Ashby for the annual Greenbelt arts festival. Last weekend, Jill Dando joined in for one of the highlights, the Sunday morning open-air communion service.
Producer Chris Loughlin Editor Helen Alexander 0 STEREO


Unknown: Jill Dando
Producer: Chris Loughlin
Editor: Helen Alexander

: See Hear!

The return of the magazine series for deaf and hard-of-hearing people. In the first of a regular series of reports on You and Your Organisations an examination of the Deaf
Broadcasting Corporation. Presented by Maureen Denmark and Clive Mason.
Sign language interpreters Jean Green and John Lee.


Presented By: Maureen Denmark
Presented By: Clive Mason.
Presented By: John Lee.

: Some Enchanted Evening

A behind-the-scenes documentary about the life of an actor's understudy. Jenny Michelmore is a chorus girl in a West End production of South Pacific and also understudies the show's big star, Gemma Craven , but her chances of standing in for the star are remote.


Unknown: Jenny Michelmore
Unknown: Gemma Craven

: Country File

John Craven opens the file on the latest countryside stories. Plus at 12.55 the weather for the week ahead.


Unknown: John Craven

: News

Followed by Speaking Volumes
Crimewriter P D James and guests discuss books by Jackie Collins , William Goldman and Philip Roth. Eric Newby explores the world of travel writing. • STEREO


Unknown: Jackie Collins
Unknown: William Goldman
Unknown: Philip Roth.
Unknown: Eric Newby

: Cartoons

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Dot makes a last ditch attempt to get Nick off heroin, while Rachel and Mark's friendship hits a crisis.
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)

: Dallas

When the Wind Blows. McKay confronts Cliff about the murder of Johnny Danzig.
James is amazed to find out that he's a bigamist.


Unknown: Johnny Danzig.
Bobby: Patrick Duffy
JR: Larry Hagman
Cliff Barnes: Ken Kercheval

: Midnight Lace

Tense psychological thriller starring
Doris Day
Rex Harrison
A mysterious voice in the London fog, frightening phone calls and a near-fatal accident lead Kit Preston , the American wife of a wealthy financier, to believe that her life is being threatened. But her family and the police doubt both her word and her sanity.
Director David Miller
* FILMS: pages 35-41


Unknown: Doris Day
Unknown: Rex Harrison
Unknown: Kit Preston
Director: David Miller
Kit Preston: Doris Day
Tony Preston: Rex Harrison
Brian Younger: John Gavin
Aunt Bea: Myrna Loy
Malcolm: Roddy McDowall
Charles Manning: Herbert Marshall
Peggy Thompson: Natasha Parry
Insp Byrnes: John Williams
Dora: Hermione Baddeley

: Cartoons

: Safari UK

The Living Isles
Eighth in a ten-part series exploring the natural history of the British Isles.
Under the Plough. The speed of today's agriculture has outpaced many traditional inhabitants of farmland, such as partridges and harvest-mice. Only supreme opportunists like the fox and rook survive the relentless cycle of the plough. With Julian Pettifer. Producer Paul Reddish
Executive producer Peter Crawford 0TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
0 BBC BOOK: f 14.95 from booksellers 0 SAFARI GUIDE: for a free guide to the range of activities across the UK, send two first class stamps and your name and address to [address removed]
0 NATURE: page 9


Unknown: Julian Pettifer.
Producer: Paul Reddish
Producer: Peter Crawford

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Songs of Praise

Pam Rhodes joins the crowds at Seedtime, a one-day celebration of Christian faith held at Staffordshire's county showground.
Hymns: Lord of All Hopefulness
(Slane); Seedtime 91 (Southcote); Will You Look at the World; God's Spirit Is in My Heart; Great Creator of the World (Abba Father); Let
All the World (Luckington); Lord, the Light of Your Love (Shine, Jesus Shine ); Siyahamba. Producer Diane Reid
Editor Roger Hutchings 0 STEREO


Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Unknown: Jesus Shine
Producer: Diane Reid
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: Keeping Up Appearances

A comedy written by Roy Clarke about an irrepressible snob. Starring Patricia Routledge
Hyacinth is appalled when she sees a strange man at
Elizabeth's who has spent the night there. What will it do to the property values?
Director/Producer Harold Snoad 0STEREO


Written By: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Producer: Harold Snoad
Hyacinth: Patricia Routledge
Milkman: Robert Rawles
Man: David Griffin
Richard: Clive Swift
Daisy: Judy Cornwell
Onslow: Geoffrey Hughes
Rose: Mary Millar
Elizabeth: Josephine Tewson

: Bread

Carla Lane 's Boswell family is back. While
Joey's past returns to haunt them, Freddie is notable by his absence. Billy meanwhile finds himself in trouble with the law, but comes across Connie, a girl to make a Boswell's heart melt.
Director/Producer John B Hobbs STEREO


Unknown: Carla Lane
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Joey Boswell: Graham Bickley
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Adrian Boswell: Jonathon Morris
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Leonora Campbell: Deborah Grant
Badger: Al Ashton
Wagger: Mark Jordan
Police motorcyclist: John Laing
Connie: Katy Carmichael
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Aveline: Melanie Hill

: Trainer

David McCallum
Susannah York
Mark Greenstreet
A new drama series from the same stable as Howards' Way, follows the fortunes of an ambitious young horse trainer determined to make his mark in the glamorous world of racing. A Racing Certainty. Mike Hardy attempts - with a little help from friends - to prove to millionaire property developer
James Brant that he can be a success.
Written by Christopher Green Producer Gerard Glaister Director Jeremy Summers • STEREO
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 DRAMA: page 4


Unknown: David McCallum
Unknown: Susannah York
Unknown: Mark Greenstreet
Unknown: Mike Hardy
Unknown: James Brant
Written By: Christopher Green
John Grey: David McCallum
Rachel Ware: Susannah York
Mike Hardy: Mark Greenstreet
James Brant: Nigel Davenport
HugoLatimer: Patrick Ryecart
Joe Hogan: Des McAleer
Frances Ross: Nicola King
Jack Ross: Ken Farrington
Kath Brant: Sarah Atkinson
Nick Peters: Floyd Bevan
Mikhatides: Stephen Greif
Virginia: Tracey Louise Ward

: News

With Martyn Lewis.
Weather Suzanne Charlton.
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton.

: Screen One: Hancock

A funny and poignant dramatisation of the last eight years in the life of the comedian Tony Hancock , written by William Humble and starring
Alfred Molina
Frances Barber
In 1961 Hancock was the most successful and best-loved performer on British television, having just recorded his famous episode, The Blood Donor. The rest of his life was rather different.
As Hancock, Alfred Molina once again has an opportunity to demonstrate his remarkable ability to play contrasting characters: he was previously the pianist John Ogdon in Virtuoso and was more recently seen in ITV's El C I D.
Producer Paul Marcus Director Tony Smith
(Hancock's Half Hour, Monday Radio 2) • FEATURE: page 24 • FILMS: pages 35-41 • STEREO


Unknown: Tony Hancock
Written By: William Humble
Unknown: Alfred Molina
Unknown: Frances Barber
Unknown: Alfred Molina
Pianist: John Ogdon
Producer: Paul Marcus
Director: Tony Smith
Tony Hancock: Alfred Molina
Freddie: Frances Barber
Cecily Hancock: Mel Martin
John Le Mesurier: Malcolm Sinclair
Alan Simpson: Cuve Russell
Ray Gallon: Jim Carter

: Everyman

A Life on Trial. How bad does someone have to be to deserve to die? Everyman meets an investigator who helps improve the image a convicted man in the eyes of jurors. Producer David Willcock


Producer: David Willcock

: Mahabharat

A 93-part epic drama.
(In Hindi with English subtitles. Shown yesterday at 2.45pm on BBC2)

: Weather

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