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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

Starting with 6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast News every quarter hour. (For timetable see Monday)

: Olympic Grandstand

With Steve Rider from Barcelona.
Athletics
More decathlon action, plus the qualifying rounds of the women's high jump and long jump.
Canoeing
Semi-finals of the canoe racing.

: News; Weather

Followed by Olympic Grandstand and Cricket: Fifth Test
Athletics and Canoeing Further live coverage.
Cricket: Fifth Test
England v Pakistan
The first day of the fifth and final Cornhill Test, from the Oval. Commentary by Richie Benaud , Tony Lewis , Jack Bannister , Ray Illingworth ,
Geoffrey Boycott and Asif Iqbal. ● STEREO
Including at
11.00amand 12.00*
News; Regional News and Weather
12.55pm Regional News; Weather

Contributors

Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Tony Lewis
Commentary By: Jack Bannister
Commentary By: Ray Illingworth
Commentary By: Geoffrey Boycott
Commentary By: Asif Iqbal.

: One O'Clock News

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

: Neighbours

0 STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

: Olympic Grandstand and Cricket: Fifth Test

Cricket: Fifth Test
England [Pakistan Continued coverage. ● STEREO
Athletics
5.00 Women's 100m hurdles, semi-finals
5.25 Women's 200m final
5.40 Men's 200m final
5.50 Men's longjump final Can anyone challenge the apparently unbeatable speed of America's Michael Johnson in the 200m?
Synchronised Swimming The solo final.
Table Tennis
The men's singles final.
Tennis
The men's singles semi-finals.
* Approximate time

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Johnson

: Six O'Clock News

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

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Jill Dando.

: EastEnders

Dot gets more than she bargained for when she tries to talk to Mark about Arthur's
"friendship" with Mrs Hewitt. Rachel puts a spanner in Frank's plan to relocate
PatCabs. Meanwhile, Sharon and Phil are left alone in the Vic but where is Grant?
(For cast see Tuesday) ● STEREO
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs Hewitt.

: Olympics Today

Athletics
7.30 Men's 5,000m semi-finals
8.20 Decathlon ends
Further coverage from the Olympic Stadium, featuring
Britain's trio of Jack Buckner , Ian Hamer and the much-improved 23-year-old
Rob Denmark running for places in the 5,000m final. Plus the conclusion of the men's long jump, the final event of the decathlon, and a roundup of the afternoon's main action, with men's team captain Linford Christie (200m) and the irrepressible Kriss Akabusi (400m hurdles) leading
Britain's hunt for medals.

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Buckner
Unknown: Ian Hamer
Unknown: Rob Denmark
Unknown: Captain Linford Christie
Unknown: Kriss Akabusi

: Nine O'Clock News

With John Humphrys. Regional News
Weather Michael Fish
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

Contributors

Unknown: John Humphrys.

: 999

Michael Buerk presents the last in a series of reconstructions of real-life rescues featuring the emergency services, actors and those people involved in the rescues themselves. Tonight: a diver's face mask shatters after an accident and with precious oxygen escaping from his tanks, his workmates have only a few seconds to get him to the safety of a diving bell; and a Birmingham woman jumps from her burning home carrying a baby in her arms, when flames cut her off from the rest of her children.
Firefighters are called to try to save the family. Plus tips on how to protect your home from fire, and video reporter
Fiona Foster out on the frontline with the rescue services.
Executive producer Peter Salmon
Series producer Andy Batten-Foster
9 STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Fiona Foster
Producer: Andy Batten-Foster

: Olympics Today

A roundup of the top stories on the 13th day of the Barcelona Games.
Six athletics gold medals were decided today, including the men's 200m sprint and the 400m hurdles. Also semi-final boxing action, and news from the semi-finals of the men's basketball and women's volleyball competitions.
Plus an update on all the other medal winners today.

: Harem

Exotic romantic drama. starring
Nastassja Kinski Ben Kingsley
Kidnapped from the streets of New York, Diane wakes from her drugged sleep imprisoned in a remote desert palace. There she must await the pleasure of the mysterious Sheikh Selim.
Director Arthur Joffe
(Tomorrow's late-night movie is White Lightning at 12.15am)
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FILMS: pages 31-34

Contributors

Unknown: Nastassja Kinski
Unknown: Ben Kingsley
Director: Arthur Joffe
Diane: Nastassja Kinski
Selim: Ben Kingsley
Massoud: Dennis Goldson
Affaf: Zohra Segal
M Raoul: Michel Robin
Zelide: Julette Simpson
Judy: Rosanne Katon
Achmet: Maurice Lamy

: Weather









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