As Sydney 2000 draws to a close, Steve Rider and Sue Barker take a look back at some of the most memorable moments. (S)
Steve Rider and Sue Barker Introduce the closing ceremony, bringing the Sydney
Games to an end, with a carnival atmosphere expected in celebration of a memorable two weeks. In keeping with tradition, the Olympic flag wi be passed on to Athens, which is to host the next Olympic Games in August 2004. See Choice.
Executive producer Martin Hopkins Executive editor Dave Gordon (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/olymplcs BBC BOOKS: The BBC Guide to the Olympics 2000 by Dan Waddell is available now, price £5.99, from retailers
The live coverage of the Closing Ceremony may affect this afternoon's schedules on BBC
Science-fiction comedy starring Dennis Quaid , Martin Short and Meg Ryan.
In a top-secret miniaturisation experiment, "micronaut" Tuck Pendelton is about to begin a fantastic voyage through a laboratory animal. But when the lab is raided by industrial spies, he ends up injected into the unwilling body of hypochondriac supermarket clerk Jack Putter.
Director Joe Dante (1987. PG) (S) Films: pp 70-75 ***
Lt Tuck Pendeiton:
Dr Margaret Canker:
The second of a new eight-part comedy series starring Robert Lindsay and Zoe Wanamaker.
Pain in the Class. Ben and Susan learn that Michael is being bullied at school - but will confronting the problem solve anything?
Written by James Hendrie and Ian Brown
Shown last Tuesday (S) (W)
The last in a series of four programmes following the lives of five German shepherd dogs as they are trained at the Metropolitan police dog school. After 15 months of training it's time to start work on the streets of London. Narrated by Sandi TokSVig. (S) (W)
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This week Aled Jones is sent to Coventry, where he meets the present Lady Godiva. He also hears how taking part in a recent i edition of Songs of Praise helped a local woman cope with a serious illness. A tour of this old Midlands city takes Aled to an industrial harvest, a basketball stadium and the city's cathedral, which is the setting for tonight's hymn singing, including Sing We of a Modem City, Forth in Thy Name 0 Lord I Go and Angel
Voices. (S) (W)
India's Wild Dogs - the Wild Bunch. The red dogs of India, or dholes, hunt in large packs, enabling them to compete with the more powerful but solitary tiger, with teamwork essential for survival. Narrated by David Attenborough
Producers Mike Birkhead. Hugh Miles ; Series editor Sara Ford (S) (W)
New presenter Michael Aspel opens his first series of Roadshows from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, where the familiar team of experts uncover a handwritten poem byWB Yeats and a rare silver tobacco box rescued from a dustbin. See Choice.
Producer Michele Burgess : Executive producer Christopher Lewis (S) (W)
The last ever episode of the comedy, which was originally seen by a record-breaking 24 million viewers in 1981. When Richard faces financial trouble, Audrey sees a chance to reassert the old order.
Written by Peter Spence : Producer Gareth Gwenlan (R) (S)
A special episode concentrating on the return to Walford of one of the Square's most infamous characters. Released from prison, Nick Cotton goes on the run from two fellow prisoners - and can think of only one place to turn to.
For cast see Tuesday (S) (W)
Love in a Mist. The hot weather spells disaster for Brian as he and his family have to face the end of their dreams. Last in the series, which returns next year.
Written by Ashley Pharoah ; Producer Rosemarie Whitman
Director Roberto Bangura (S) (W) BBC BOOKS: Faith Addis's Down to Earth stories. £7.99 each.
Passions erupt in Dibley as Geraldine decides that it's time to encourage Alice and Hugo's romance.
Written by Paul Mayhew Archer and Richard Curtis ; Producers John Plowman and Sue vertue; Director Dewi Humphreys (R) (S)
Concluding the four-part adaptation of Joanna Trollope 's novel. While Josie and Matthew wait for news of Becky, Tom has to choose between Elizabeth and Dale. See Choice.
Adapted by Leigh Jackson. Producer Christopher Hall ; Director Pete Travis
Repeated on Thursday at 12.45am (S) (W)
With Peter Sissons. Weather Philip Avery. (S)
Cabinet Office minister Mo Mowlam confesses her personal nightmares to Paul Merton.
Another edition Wednesday 11.40pm (R) (S) (W)
The first part of Simon Schama 's epic exploration of Britain's past. Shown yesterday on BBC2 at 8.05pm (S) (W)
Followed by Weathervlew
Comedy drama, starring Alan Alda.
Three middle-aged married couples take vacations together throughout one turbulent year, during which their relationships undergo a series of unexpected upheavals. Director Alan Alda (1981. 15) (S) Films: pp 70-75 ****