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: Open University

6.40 Designs for Living 7.05
Maths: Modelling Turkeys 7.30
Haydn's London Symphony 7.55
Engineering Mechanics: Vibrations
8.20 Physics: Special Relativity

: Olympic Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider from Barcelona.
The first heats of the women's
100m freestyle, men's 100m breaststroke, women's 400m individual medley and the men's 200m freestyle. In the men's 100m breaststroke are
Britain's Adrian Moorhouse , the 1988 gold medallist, and his arch rival Nick Gillingham , the second-fastest man ever over this breaststroke distance.
Sharron Davies , a silver medallist in Moscow 12 years ago, swims in the women's 400m individual medley.
Commentary by Hamilton Bland and Andy Jameson.
The first gold medal of this
Olympic Games will be claimed in the women's air rifle.
Cricket: Fourth Test
England vPakistan
Action from the fourth day of the Cornhill Test from
Headingley, Leeds.
Commentary by Richie Benaud , Jack Bannister , Tony Lewis , Geoffrey Boycott ,
Ray Illingworth and Asif Iqbal. ●STEREO


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Adrian Moorhouse
Unknown: Nick Gillingham
Unknown: Sharron Davies
Unknown: Andy Jameson.
Unknown: Sharron Davies
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Jack Bannister
Commentary By: Tony Lewis
Commentary By: Geoffrey Boycott
Commentary By: Ray Illingworth
Commentary By: Asif Iqbal.

: CountryFile

Today: moves to reintroduce the ox into British agriculture, plus the latest countryside stories with John Craven.
Including at 12.55 the weather for the week ahead.


Unknown: John Craven.

: News

Followed by Sign Extra
A recent BBCtv programme with sign language and subtitles. Schofield's Europe - Barcelona Phillip Schofield looks at life in Barcelona in the Catalonian area of Spain. The programme includes an interview with writer and journalist Manuel Vazquez Montalban; and a clip from
Barcelona by Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe.


Unknown: Barcelona Phillip Schofield
Unknown: Manuel Vazquez

: Bazaar

In the last programme of the series, Hudson and Halls make up with the help of good food and Claire Rayner. With Dr Stefan Buczacki , Sally Ann
Voak, Janice King. Presented by Nerys Hughes.
(Rpt. Postponed from 19July)
●PROGRAMME NOTES: send a 28p A4 sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Claire Rayner.
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Sally Ann
Unknown: Janice King.
Presented By: Nerys Hughes.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Arthur faces up to a kidnapped gnome, Pat has to deal with a short-sighted cab-driver, and Rachel has difficulties with a runaway shopping trolley.

: Eldorado

How long can Pilar hold out against Marcus's charm? And can the Hindle boys pay for a trip home after bad news?

: Columbo

Murder mystery starring Peter Falk
Donald Pleasence
Any Old Port in a Storm Wine connoisseur
Adrian Carsini is in trouble. His thriving vineyard is under threat from his playboy brother Ric, a family vintage that
Adrian intends to lay down - permanently. With a full-bodied secret in the cellar, he must take on Lieutenant Columbo, a man with an exceptional nose for murder.


Unknown: Peter Falk
Unknown: Donald Pleasence
Unknown: Adrian Carsini
Columbo: Peter Falk
Adrian Carsini: Donald Pleasence
Ric Carsini: Gary Conway
Karen Fielding: Julie Harris
Joan Stacey: Joyce Jillson
Falcon: Dana Elcar
Stein: Robert Ellenstein
Andy Stevens: Reid Smith

: Olympic Grandstand

Presented by Desmond Lynam from Barcelona.
Live coverage of four finals including the men's 100m breaststroke in which Britain's
Adrian Moorhouse and Nick
Gillingham take on Hungary's world record-holder Norbert
Rozsa, the European and World Champion. And in the women's 100m freestyle, American
Jenny Thompson aims for the first of five potential gold medals. This evening's other finals are the women's 400m individual medley and the men's 200m freestyle.
Great Britain's men begin the defence of their 1988 Olympic title with their first group match against the African champions Egypt. Commentary by Nigel Starmer-Smith and former England goalkeeper Ian Taylor.
The women's individual road race - held for only the third time in Olympic history.
Britain's Maria Blower finished sixth in Seoul. Commentary by Hugh Porter.


Presented By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Adrian Moorhouse
Unknown: Jenny Thompson
Commentary By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Unknown: Ian Taylor.
Unknown: Maria Blower
Commentary By: Hugh Porter.

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: The Lady and the Highwayman

First showing on network television for this all-star costume romance.
The swashbuckling adventure opens as the beautiful Lady Panthea Vyne is forced to marry the lecherous Christian Drysdale. Miraculously, she is freed from his clutches by a mysterious masked rider calling himself the Silver Blade.
Director John Hough
Based on Barbara Cartland's book Cupid Rides Pillion
Stereo; Teletext subtitles: p 888 —
Films: pages 44-51


Director: John Hough
Lady Panthea Vyne: Lysette Anthony
Lord Lucius: Hugh Grant
King Charles II: Michael York
Lady Barbara Castlemaine: Emma Samms
Sir Philip Gage: Oliver Reed
Lady Darlington: Claire Bloom
Lord Rudolph: Christopher Cazenove
Sir Lawrence Dobson: John Mills
Christian Drysdale: Ian Bannen
LordChancellor: Robert Morley
Harry: Gordon Jackson
Seth Potter: Gareth Hunt

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Ian McCaskill
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 88S


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Olympics Today

A roundup of the main events so far on the first full day of competition in Barcelona, including news on British hopes in swimming and hockey.

: Heart of the Matter

The documentary series that examines contemporary moral and religious issues.
Women at War. The British army is currently considering allowing women into combat in trenches and tanks for the first time. Are there any moral grounds for objections to this? US Major Rhonda Cornum, one of 34,000 women who helped fight the Gulf War, recently revealed that she was sexually assaulted by Iraqi guards while a prisoner of war. Should a woman soldier have been put in such a position of danger? Major Cornum speaks for the first time on British television about whether women have a place in the front line. Presented by Joan Bakewell.
Producer Mike Mitchell
Series producer Michael Waterhouse A Roger Bolton production for BBCtv


Producer: Mike Mitchell
Unknown: Roger Bolton

: Olympic Grandstand

Gymnastics action from the women's compulsory team exercises, including a first chance to see European champion Tatiana Gutsu.
Commentary by Barry Davies and Mitch Fenner. Plus flyweight weightlifting and boxing highlights.


Unknown: Tatiana Gutsu.
Commentary By: Barry Davies
Commentary By: Mitch Fenner.

: Cricket: Fourth Test

England v Pakistan
Highlights of today's play. ●STEREO

: Weather

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