With Noel Thompson and Julie Etchingham.
Including news at 6.00,7.00,8.00;
6.15, 6.40, 7.40 business news with Sara Coburn ; 6.27 regional news, travel; 6.34, 7.32,8.32 sport; 6.57,
7.27,7.57,8.27 weather, regional news and travel.
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On the occasion of the official unveiling of the 27th Olympiad, Steve Rider and Sue Barker are in Sydney's Olympic Stadium to present live coverage as the world's biggest sporting event once again gets underway.
Australian pop luminaries Olivia Newton-John and John
Farnham are among artists who will be singing a diverse range of the country's songs, with more than 3,500 choristers also partaking in this grand inaugural ceremony, and Barry Davies is among the predicted 110,000-strong audience to provide commentary on the proceedings.
Highlights of the ceremony are being shown in tonight's first Olympic broadcast proper, which starts at 11.05pm. See Choice.
Executive producer Martin Hopkins
Executive editor Dave Gordon (S)
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The celebrity panel game hosted by David Frost. Loyd Grossman gives the clues. (R) (S)
In the last Neighbours before the soap takes a fortnight's break to make way for events elsewhere in Australia, Toadie discovers who owns the Celine Dion compact disc, and Drew's overwork has grave consequences. Repeated at 5.35pm (S) (W)
The Bela Lugosi Blues. Horrific deaths link an enigmatic beauty to a competition for eligible bachelors. (R) (S)
Trude Mostue helps out with the shearing of 300 sheep.
Ends 5.35. Streams. Max goes fishing and catches two minnows.
(R) (S) (W)
Animated insect capers. (R) (S)
Animated adventures with the azure creatures. (R) (S)
Textures are explored on the show that offers ideas on creative picture making. Hosted by Tony Hart and Kirsten O'Brien , with animation featuring Morph and Chas. (S) (W)
A double bill of animated fun with the loveable youngsters.
Simon Thomas meets top windsurfer Carlos van der Loox in Tarifa, southern Spain.
Repeated tomorrow morning on BBC2
Carlos van Der
With Huw Edwards. Including a weather summary and a preview of the weekend sport. (S)
For details see Monday (S)
Followed by Weather with Helen Willetts. (S)
The tactical team quiz reaches its conclusion as Nick Ross introduces the two teams who have battled their way to the final phase - tonight facing the toughest questions and the most vital tactical decisions. (S) (W)
Jamie Theakston with the fast-moving music show, featuring this week's top 20 and the current bestselling single.
Director/Producer Chris Cowey Repeated tomorrow is; WEBSITE: www.totp.beeb.com
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The Anniversary. Basil plans a surprise wedding anniversary party, but when the guests arrive one vital element is missing.
Written by John Cleese and Connie Booth
Director Bob Spiers ; Producer Douglas Argent (R) (S)
The second in a series following the lives of five German shepherd dogs as they are trained at the Metropolitan
Police Dog School. The dogs are taken to the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace and have their first lesson in tracking. Narrated by Sandi Toksvig. Series producer Jane Aidous
Executive producer Sarah Hargreaves (S) (W)
With Peter Sissons. Regional News
Weather with Helen Willetts. (S)
Polymath entertainer Ben Elton and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber - who are collaborating on a new musical, The Beautiful Game -join Michael Parkinson for the second in his new chat-show series. The third guest is Aston Villa footballer David Ginola. See Choice.
Director Stuart McDonald : Executive producer Beatrice Ballard (S)
Another chance to see this performance at the Victoria
Palace Theatre in London, in which by the Cockney comic regales an audience with a succession of anecdotes.
Director/Producer Kevin Bishop (R) (S) (W)
In the first through-the-night broadcast of Olympic fortnight, Hazel Irvine and Roger Black introduce action from the opening day's activities in Sydney, including at
11.05 highlights of this morning's opening ceremony. (S)
NOTE: Events may alter the following timings. Ends 8am.
11.50 Women's Triathlon Sian Brice and Stephanie Forrester have their eyes on medals in this inaugural event. Commentary from Stuart Storey and Nick Croft.
2.05am Swimming Report
2.15 Beach Volleyball/Gymnastics Commentary
Matt Chilton (beach volleyball), and Barry Davies , Mitch Fenner and Christine Still (gymnastics).
3.25 Men's Hockey The British team set out to recapture the gold medal they last won in Seoul in 1988 with a tough opening match against the holders, the Netherlands. Commentary Nigel Starmer-Smith and Karen Brown.
5.00 Basketball/Boxing/Beach Volleyball/
Gymnastics/Equestrian Three-Day Event Dressage
Commentary Jon Champion (basketball), Jim Neilly (boxing), and Michael Tucker and Lorna Clarke (three-day eventing). PDC videoplus code for 11.05pm-5.00am PDC videoplus code for 5.00-8. 00am