Live coverage on the penultimate day of the championships in Athens, featuring the women's marathon. Kenya's Tecla Loroupe led the world rankings before these championships, over three minutes faster than any other woman in the world. Britain has four runners - Danielle Sanderson
Sally Goldsmith , Caroline Hunter-Rowe and Angharad Mair. Producers Vivien Kent and Martin Webster Editors Andrew Clement and Dave Gordon
Including at 7.25 News and Weather
With Kirsten O'Brien and Otis the Aardvark.
8.45 Marvel Action Hour
A triple bill of animated adventure, with Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk and The Fantastic Four.
9.45 Grange Hill
Tegs is jealous because Justine has got a new boyfriend.
10.15 Sweet Valley High
Teenage drama set in California.
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Introduced by Desmond Lynam and RayStubbs.
10.45,1.40,2.55,3.25 Cricket: Fifth Test Live coverage of the Cornhill
Insurance Test match between England and Australia from Trent Bridge. Australia have a 2-1 lead in the Ashes series, with only the Oval Test to come. after their innings and 61 runs victory at Headingley. They have not lost at Nottingham since 1977. Commentary by Richie Benaud , Geoffrey Boycott , David Gower , Tony Lewis and Ian Chappell.
1.05 Football Focus GaryLineker previews the new FA Premiership season, which starts today, and reflects on the summer's majortransfers.
2.40,3.10,3.40 Racing FromHaydock. featuring races at 2.45, 3.15 and 3.50. Commentary by Jim McGrath , Julian Wilson and Willie Carson.
4.00,5.10,5.10-6.35 World Athletics Championships Britain's Kelly Holmes , who has been in impressive form this season, is aiming toappearinthe women's 800m final. Britain's
Paula Radcliffe has an outside chance of a medal in the women's 5,000m final after fifth places in Gothenburg and Atlanta, while in the semi-finals of the men's
4x400m relay. Britain's team captain Roger Black hopes to help a powerful squad add to the gold won by the British quartet in Tokyo in 1991. Including at 4.10 women's 800m final,
4.25women's long-jump final, 4.30 men's 4x100m first round, 5.10 women'sjavelin final, 5.15 men's
4x400m semi-finals, 5.45women's
4x400m semi-finals and 6.15 women's
5,000m final. Commentary by David Coleman , Stuart Storey , Paul Dickenson , Brendan Foster , Christina Boxer and Dave Moore roft. Coverage continues on BBC2.
4.40 Final Score News and results.
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With Moira Stuart.
Weather Rob McElwee
Simon Mayo hosts the show in which unsuspecting members of the audience have their darkest secrets exposed. Tonight a family discovers the secret of the wedding gift that never arrived, and there's a return television appearance for a woman who, as a girl, once sang about a sparrow on Top of the Pops. Director John Gorman ; Producer
Bob Monkhouse presents the draw, with singinggroup Damage performing their hit single Love Lady. Anne Gregg reports on the Lottery's contribution to the reconstruction of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in south London.
Producer Peter Estall
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Continuingthe action series set in the world of high-tech crime.
Hollow Man. The master design disc forthe Bank of England's new, supposedly forgery-proof £100 notegoes missing. See today's choices.
Written by Miles Millar and Alfred Gough Producer Brian Eastman : Director
Gwennan Sage Stereo * Craig McLachlan 's Kind of Day: page
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Drama, based on true events, starring
Meeting her childhood best friend Sunny Jacobs after 30 years, documentary film-maker Micki Dickoff is shocked by the difference in theirfortunes.
Sunny is serving life forthe murder of two policemen, with her boyfriend facingthe death penalty. One visit convinces
Micki of their innocence, but can she prove it?
DirectorMicki Dickoff (1996, 12)
* See Films: pages 48-55 ***
With Michael Buerk.
Weather Suzanne Charlton
The 34th season of Match of the Day kicks off with highlights of the first-evertop flight match in promoted Barnsley's 100-year history, as they take on West Ham at Oakwell. Also, there's action from Wimbledon v
Liverpool, with Norwegian midfielder Oyvind Leonhardsen making a swift return to his former club. Other players expected to make their Liverpool debuts are £4. million England midfielder Paul Ince and striker
Karlheinz Riedler , signed from European champions Borussia Dortmund. Plus key action and goals from the day's other
Premiership games. Introduced by Gary Lineker , with Alan Hansen and Trevor Brooking.
A midweek Match of the Day can be seen on Wednesday at 10.45pm
Producer Paul McNamara ; Editor
BBC MATCH OFTHE DAY MAGAZINE: available monthly price £2.50
* See Alan Hansen : page 40
This week's hottest Top 40 hits. Shown yesterday
Action adventure starring Christian Slater
Brian Kelly lives in the shadow of his adopted brother Vinh. Then Vinh is killed after stumbling across an arms smuggling racket.
Director Graeme Clifford (1988, PG)
♦ See Films: pages 48-55
Detective Al Lucero: