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: Match of the Day

Yesterday's Premiership games. Shown yesterday 10.30pm (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/football
BBC MATCH OF THE DAY MAGAZINE: L2.50

: Olympic Report

Steve Rider and Sue Barker round up the second day's events in Sydney.

Contributors

Unknown: Sue Barker

: Holiday Snaps

Travel ideas in Tanzania.

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost talks to those in the news and reviews the papers with his guests. Including at
9.00 News, with weather later. Executive editor Andrew Thompson
Editor Barney Jones (S)

Contributors

Editor: Andrew Thompson

: Countryfile

John Craven announces the results of the Countryfile photo competition run in association with Radio Times. Plus weather for the week ahead. (S) E-MAIL: countryfile@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: John Craven

: Battle of Britain: 60

From Biggin Hill ,
David Dimbleby introduces a day of programmes commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. At 10.40 coverage moves to Westminster Abbey, with Brian Hanrahan setting the scene before a commemorative service of rededication attended by veteransofthe Battle, serving
RAF officers, the Prince of Wales and Duke of Edinburgh. Also on Radio 4. See Choice.
Director David Kremer : Producer
Steven Benson (S) (W) Battle of Britain: 60 continues at 2.20pm Webwatch: page 45

Contributors

Unknown: Biggin Hill
Introduces: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Brian Hanrahan
Director: David Kremer
Producer: Steven Benson

: On the Record

John Humphrys returns with topical interviews and political reports. including at 12.1D News.
(S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/otr

Contributors

Unknown: John Humphrys

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. (s) (w)

: Battle of Britain: 60

Continuing today's anniversary programmes David Dimbleby , live from Biggin Hill , salutes a generation and remembers its finest hour, followed by Reach for the Scythe classic real-life film drama. (S) (W)
Reach for the Sky
Biographical drama about war hero Douglas Bader , starring Kenneth More. Following a flying accident in which he loses both of his legs, doctors expect Bader to die, but he overcomes incredible odds to take on the Luftwaffe in the Battle of Britain.
Director Lewis Gilbert (1956, U)
(BW) (S) Films: pp 60-66 ****

Contributors

Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Biggin Hill
Unknown: Douglas Bader
Unknown: Kenneth More.
Director: Lewis Gilbert
Douglas Bader: Kenneth More
Thelma Bader: Muriel Pavlow
Johnny Sanderson: Lyndon Brook
Stan Turner: Lee Patterson
Mr Joyce: Alexander Knox

: Battle of Britain: 60

Live from Biggin Hill David
Dimbleby introduces continued coverage with highlights from the Biggin Hill Air Show, commentary by Julian Tutt.
Plus archive film, analysis of the campaign and contributions from veterans, and Alain de Cadenet looks at the restoration of the Spitfire and Hurricane fighters.
Producer Peter Cleaver (S) (W) A special Battle of Britain edition of Songs ofPraisecan be seen at 6.25pm

Contributors

Unknown: Biggin Hill David
Unknown: Biggin Hill
Commentary By: Julian Tutt.
Unknown: Alain de Cadenet
Producer: Peter Cleaver

: BBC News

With George Alagiah. Weather John Kettley. (S)

Contributors

Unknown: George Alagiah.
Unknown: John Kettley.

: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

Pam Rhodes visits RAF Halton in Buckinghamshire to pay tribute to those whose faith was put to the test during the Battle of Britain. At the church of St George she is joined by Battle of Britain veterans and currently-serving airmen to sing hymns including 0 God Our Help in Ages Past, When Morning Gilds the Skies and Praise to the Lord.
Producer John Forrest ; Editor Hugh Faupel (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Producer: John Forrest
Editor: Hugh Faupel

: The Day Down Under

John Inverdale and Steve Cram round up the second day's action from the Sydney Olympics, including the latest on Steve Redgrave 's attempt to win a fifth successive
Olympic rowing medal in the coxless fours. (S)

Contributors

Unknown: John Inverdale
Unknown: Steve Cram
Unknown: Steve Redgrave

: Down to Earth

Do as You Would Be Done By. Brian is devastated to learn that Faith has secretly taken a part-time job, while Sarah is swept off her feet at the young farmers' dance.
Written by Helen Slavin
Producer Rosemarie Whitman : Director Roberto Bangura (S) (W) BBC BOOKS: Faith Addis's Down to Earth stories, £7.99 each. Devon on Earth: page 27

Contributors

Written By: Helen Slavin
Producer: Rosemarie Whitman
Director: Roberto Bangura
Faith Addis: Pauline Quirke
Brian Addis: Warren Clarke
Sarah Addis: Ellie Beaven
Marcus Addis: Toby Ross-Bryant
Molly Addis: Alexandra Stone
Bill Thompson: David Sterne
MissJ essop: Ruth Mitchell
Mac: Rowena Cooper
Lyndsey: Ellie Conrad-Leigh
Alex: Rupert Ward-Lewis
George Roebuck: Martin Neil

: Castaway 2000

Continuing the series about an artificial island community. Tensions rise as Ron Copsey is accused of breaking the rules by importing alcohol, but will the islanders forget their differences when Ron faces tragedy? See Choice.
Producer Chris Kelly Next programme tomorrow 8.40pm (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Ron Copsey
Producer: Chris Kelly

: Other People's Children

The second of a four-part drama, adapted from Joanna Trollope 's novel. It's Christmas Day, and with tension growing between Nadine and her daughter Becky, something has to give. See Choice.
Written by Leigh Jackson ; Producer Christopher Hall ; Director Pete Travis
Repeated on Tuesday at 10.50pm (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Joanna Trollope
Written By: Leigh Jackson
Producer: Christopher Hall
Director: Pete Travis
Nadine: Lesley Manville
Tom: Denis Lawson
Dale: Emilia Fox
Elizabeth: Serena Gordon
Josie: Emma Fielding
Matthew: Frank Harper
Becky: Joanne Froggatt
Duncan: Benjamin Whitrow
Rory: Justin Girdler
Clare: Emily Carlton
Tim: Dafydd Hywel
Rufus: Jacob Engelberg
Lucas: James Murray
Amy: Indira Varma
Sully: Ben Whishaw
Headteacher: Mike Dowling

: BBC News

With George Alagiah. Weather Michael Fish. (S)

Contributors

Unknown: George Alagiah.
Unknown: Michael Fish.

: Sins of the Flesh

The Flesh and the Devil. Emma Freud continues her look at the tangled relationship of religion, sex and sin, and asks: is the human sexual urge all the Devil's work?
Series producer Richard Fretwell (S) (W) Emma Freud 's questionnaire: page 13
Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Unknown: Emma Freud
Producer: Richard Fretwell
Unknown: Emma Freud

: Olympic Grandstand

With Hazel Irvine, Roger Black and Sharron Davies.
NOTE: events may alter the following timings. Ends 7am.
11.50 Swimming The women's 200m freestyle, the men's 200m butterfly and the women's 200m individual medley.
1.20am Rowing Britain's world cup champions begin their bid for gold in the heats of the men's eights...
2.00 Badminton/Beach Volleyball/Boxing/Cycling The badminton doubles reaches the quarter-finals stage, plus news from the featherweight and middleweight boxing.
3.25 Men's Hockey Britain's men face Pakistan in their second outing of the games. Commentary Nigel Starmer-Smith and Karen Brown.
5.00 Beach Volleyball/Boxing/Canoeing/Sailing The final of the men's canoeing Cl slalom.

Contributors

Unknown: Roger Black
Unknown: Sharron Davies.
Unknown: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Unknown: Karen Brown.








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