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: Ceefax Pages

: Breakfast News

6.30 6.55 Business Breakfast News every quarter hour. ( For details see Monday)

: Olympic Grandstand

Athletics
8.30 Men's4x 100m, first round
9.00Women's4x 100m, first round
9.30 Men's 4 x 400m, first round Britain's 4 x 400m men's relay team of Roger Black ,
Derek Redmond , John Regis and Kriss Akabusi won a magnificent gold medal at last year's world championships. This morning, they start their quest for an Olympic title.
Canoeing
Six flat-water sprint finals.
10.00 am News; Weather
Followed by Olympic Grandstand and Cricket: Fifth Test
Athletics
Further action, including Steve Backley 's first throws in the qualifying rounds of the javelin.
Cricket: Fifth Test
England (Pakistan
Day two of the Comhill Test. * STEREO
Including at
11.00am and 12.00* News;
Regional News and Weather
12.55pm Regional News; Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Roger Black
Unknown: Derek Redmond
Unknown: John Regis
Unknown: Kriss Akabusi
Unknown: Steve Backley

: One O'Clock News

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

: Neighbours

0 STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

: Eldorado

0 STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p888

: Olympic Grandstand and Cricket: Fifth Test

Cricket: Fifth Test
The afternoon's play. ● STEREO
Tennis
The women's singles final.
Hockey
The battle for the bronze medal in the women's competition.
Plus coverage of the individual show jumping qualifying rounds, and the synchronised swimming duet final.
* Approximate time

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Bill Giles
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Eldorado

Isabelle baits Per, Olive's election campaign is underway and Pilar makes a big decision. Episode written by Gerry Huxham
● STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

Contributors

Written By: Gerry Huxham

: Olympic Grandstand

Athletics
7.30 Women's 4 x 400m, first round
8.05Men's3,000m steeplechase final
8.30 Women's 10,000m final
Liz McColgan , world 10,000m champion, sets out on a 30-odd minute journey tonight, hoping to add Olympic gold to her magnificent win in Tokyo. The 10,000m was only introduced as an Olympic women's event in 1988 - for years, international athletics authorities believed women's bodies were "not designed" for the rigours of long-distance running! Proving them wrong in Seoul, McColgan had to settle for silver behind
Olga Bondarenko. Can she go one better tonight?
Plus the final of the men's
3,000m steeplechase, an event dominated by Kenya. And an update on the pole vault final. ● FEATURE: page 23
EDITOR'S LETTER: page 84
Hockey
The final of the women's tournament from the Terrassa Stadium. Defending champions
Australia, and world champions Holland, are the favourites to reach the final from the eight-team tournament.
Commentary by Barry Davies , Nigel Starmer-Smith and Cathy Harris.

Contributors

Unknown: Liz McColgan
Unknown: Olga Bondarenko.
Commentary By: Barry Davies
Commentary By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Commentary By: Cathy Harris.

: Main News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weekend Weather Bill Giles
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Virtual Murder

Drama series about two off-beat criminal investigators, starring Nicholas Clay , Kim Thomson A Bone to Pick. Two skeletons trigger a murder hunt. With guest appearances by Tony Robinson , Hywel Bennett and Dora Bryan.
Episode written by Tom Needham Producers Brian Degas and Harry Robertson Director Peter Rose ● STEREO
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Nicholas Clay
Unknown: Kim Thomson
Unknown: Tony Robinson
Unknown: Hywel Bennett
Unknown: Dora Bryan.
Written By: Tom Needham
Producers: Brian Degas
Dr john Cornelius: Nicholas Clay
Samantha Valentine: Kim Thomson
Inspector Cadogan: Stephen Yardley
Professor Griffiths: Alan David
Roger: Tony Robinson
Dr Bingham: Hywel Bennett
Mrs Mint: Dora Bryan

: Olympics Today

The day's highlights, featuring Liz McColgan in the women's 10,000m, plus the finals of the women's hockey, basketball, volleyball and tennis competitions. For the men, there were medals in fencing and wrestling, and bouts to decide the boxing finalists.

Contributors

Unknown: Liz McColgan

: White Lightning

A tough thriller starring Burt Reynolds
While serving a jail sentence in Arkansas, Gator McKIusky learns that his young student brother has been murdered by a sadistic local sheriff. Gator agrees to help the Treasury Department break up the bootlegging business there and sets out as an undercover agent to trap the corrupt sheriff.
Director Joseph Sargent 0 FILMS: pages 31-34

Contributors

Unknown: Burt Reynolds
Unknown: Gator McKiusky
Director: Joseph Sargent
Gator McKlusky: Burt Reynolds
Lou: Jennifer Billingsley
Sheriff Connors: Ned Beatty
Roy Boone: Bo Hopkins
Dude Watson: Matt Clark
Martha Culpepper: Louise Latham
Maggie: Diane Ladd

: Weather









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