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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

Starting with 6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast
News every quarter hour.

: Olympic Grandstand

Team show jumping from the Real Club de Polo.
John Whitaker on Henderson Milton spearheads a strong British side that includes
David Broome , riding in his fifth
Olympics. Can they out jump reigning champions Germany? With Raymond Brooks-Ward and Stephen Hadley.
The finals of the women's and men's singles, and the women's doubles, in which Britain has high hopes of success.
Commentary by Barry Davies and Craig Reedie.
The men's doubles final.
Commentary by Tony Gubba.
Plus action from the men's singles tennis quarter-finals and the boxing quarter-finals.
Including at
10.00am, 11.00am and 12.00* News; Regional News and Weather
12.55pm Regional News; Weather


Unknown: John Whitaker
Unknown: Henderson Milton
Unknown: David Broome
Unknown: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Unknown: Stephen Hadley.
Commentary By: Barry Davies
Commentary By: Craig Reedie.
Commentary By: Tony Gubba.

: One O'Clock News

Followed by Weather
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

: Neighbours


: Olympic Grandstand

The team show jumping final.
The men's platform final.
Who will succeed the brilliant
American Greg Louganis , champion in the last two
Olympics? Commentary by Hamilton Bland .
More men's singles action.
Commentary by John Barrett and Virginia Wade.
Plus news of the final day of the yachting competition, and updates on the team archery and the first women's hockey semi-final.
* Approximate time


Unknown: Greg Louganis
Commentary By: Hamilton Bland
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Virginia Wade.

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Jill Dando.
Weather Peter Cockroft
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: May to December

Comedy about a love that bridges the generation gap, written by Paul A Mendelson. The Party 's Over. Alec devises an evening of crime and passion for Miss Flood - but life is not all fun and games.
Director John Kilby
Producer Sharon Bloom
A Cinema Verity production for BBCtv ● STEREO


Written By: Paul A Mendelson.
Director: John Kilby
Producer: Sharon Bloom
AlecCallender: Anton Rodgers
Zoe Callender: Lesley Dunlop
Miss Flood: Frances White
Hilary: Rebecca Lacey
Jamie: Paul Venables
Simone: Carolyn Pickles
Zoe's mother: Kate Williams
Debbie: Chrissie Cotterill
Gerald: Bernard Brown

: EastEnders

Mandy works on Pete to get a job, and Dot makes a discovery that shocks her. Frank thinks he has found the solution to his problems with PatCabs. Grant disappears, leaving Phil and Sharon alone in the Vic to face an uninvited midnight visitor.
This week's episodes written by Tony McHale Producer Helen Greaves
Director Paul Unwin


Written By: Tony McHale
Producer: Helen Greaves
Director: Paul Unwin
Sharon Mitchell: Letitia Dean
Phil Mitchell: Steve McFadden
Ricky Butcher: Sid Owen
SamButcher: Danniella Westbrook
Mandy: Nicola Stapleton
Mark Fowler: Todd Carty
Arthur Fowler: Bill Treacher
Mrs Hewitt: Elizabeth Power
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Rachel Kominski: Jacquetta May
Michelle Fowler: Susan Tully
Clyde Tavernier: Steven Woodcock
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Pete Beale: Peter Dean
Hattie Tavernier: Michelle Gayle
Steve Elliot: Mark Monero
Pat: Pam St Clement
Frank: Mike Reid
Ian Beale: Adam Woodyatt
Grant Mitchell: Ross Kemp
Adrian Bell: Joseph Marcell

: Olympics Today

Presented by Desmond Lynam. Today was a rest day for the track and field athletes, but Britain's show jumpers were in action in the team final and there were four badminton finals, the men's platform diving final, and quarter-finals in the tennis and boxing. And did Britain's men add another medal to their team archery bronze from Seoul? With reports from Dougie Donnelly , Hazel Irvine, Helen Rollason , Ray Stubbs and Anna Walker.


Presented By: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Dougie Donnelly
Unknown: Helen Rollason
Unknown: Ray Stubbs
Unknown: Anna Walker.

: Nine O'clock News

With Michael Buerk. Regional News
Weather Peter Cockroft
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: By Dawn's Early Light

First showing on network television for this thriller starring Powers Boothe
Rebecca DeMomay
The president of the United
States broadcasts a terrifying message. The unthinkable has happened. An unidentified nuclear missile has landed in Russia causing massive loss of life, and the Soviets have launched a counter-attack. A nuclear war has begun. As the hawks and the doves claw at the President's ear, a lone B52 bomber might be the only chance to avert Armageddon. A nail-biting thriller about the ultimate nightmare.
Director Jack Sholder
● FILMS: pages 31-34


Unknown: Powers Boothe
Unknown: Rebecca Demomay
Director: Jack Sholder
Cassidy: Powers Boothe
Moreau: Rebecca Demornay
US President: Martin Landau
Alice: James Earl Jones
Col Fargo: Rip Torn
Condor: Darren McGavin
Sedgewick: Peter MacNicol
Harpoon: Jeffrey Demunn
Icarus: Nicholas Coster

: Olympic Grandstand

The last of the quarter-finals are due to be settled tonight.
Richie Woodhall took Britain's only boxing medal of the Seoul Games at this stage in 1988. Weightlifting
There's also weightlifting, with the superheavyweights in action. In Seoul Jiri Zubricky of Czechoslavakia, at 3651/2 lb (over 26 stone), was the heaviest weightlifter ever to take part in the Olympics. He failed to make a single successful lift.
Table Tennis
News of the women's table tennis semi-finals.


Unknown: Richie Woodhall

: Power Play

Tough military thriller starring Peter O '
Toole David Hemmings Donald Pleasence
As the regime of an unnamed country grows even more repressive, a retiring colonel is drawn into a coup d'etat. But the suspicions of the secret police are soon aroused.
Screenplay/Director Martyn Burke (Tomorrow's late-night movie is Into the Night at 11.00pm) ● FILMS: pages 31-34


Unknown: Toole David Hemmings
Unknown: Donald Pleasence
Director: Martyn Burke
Col Zeller: Peter O'Toole
Col Anthony Narriman: David Hemmings
Blair: Donald Pleasence
Dr Jean Rousseau: Barry Morse
Col Raymond Kasai: Jon Granik
MrsRousseau: Marcella Saint-Amant
Barrientos: George Touliatos
Hillsman: Chuck Shamata
Aramco: Gary Reineke
Dick Cavett: Dick Cavett

: Weather

: BBC Select

Executive Business Club: this specialist service is scrambled and available only to subscribers. For information write to [address removed], or telephone (free) 0[number removed].

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