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: BBC News 24

Ends 6.50am.

: CBBC: Teletubbies

Pre-school fun. (R) (S)

: Match of the Day

Yesterday's Premiership action. Shown yesterday 10.30pm (S)

: The London Marathon

Live coverage of the 21st running of the annual event from Greenwich to the Mall, which promises the usual strong line-up of athletes.
The men's race includes past winners Abdelkader el Mouaziz and Abel Anton , cross-country star Paul Tergat and the defending champion Antonio Pinto. The women's event sees last year's winner
Tegla Loroupe and her fellow Kenyan Joyce Chepchumba , who have dominated the race in recent years. Other competitors include Steve Redgrave , and BBC commentator Steve Rider.
Introduced by Sue Barker , with commentary by Steve Cram , Brendan Foster ,
Paul Dickenson and Ian Thompson , with reports from
Richard Nerurkar , Peter Elliott , Hazel Irvine , Jane Hoffen , Christina Boxer and Garth Crooks.
Highlights can be seen tonight at 6.30pm on BBC2.
Including, at 12.00 News and Weather for the week ahead.
Television presentation Martin Hopkins and Martin Webster ; Executive editor
Dave Gordon (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/marathon Dr Mark Porter on sporting injuries: page 23


Unknown: Abdelkader El Mouaziz
Unknown: Abel Anton
Unknown: Paul Tergat
Unknown: Antonio Pinto.
Unknown: Tegla Loroupe
Unknown: Joyce Chepchumba
Unknown: Steve Redgrave
Commentator: Steve Rider.
Introduced By: Sue Barker
Commentary By: Steve Cram
Commentary By: Brendan Foster
Commentary By: Paul Dickenson
Commentary By: Ian Thompson
Unknown: Richard Nerurkar
Unknown: Peter Elliott
Unknown: Hazel Irvine
Unknown: Jane Hoffen
Unknown: Christina Boxer
Unknown: Garth Crooks.
Unknown: Martin Hopkins
Unknown: Martin Webster
Editor: Dave Gordon
Unknown: Dr Mark Porter

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
Repeated on BBC Choice at 10pm Cast on Tuesday and Thursday
(S) (W)

: Escape to Athena **

Second World War adventure. Prisoners of war working on an archaeological dig plan the rescue often Greek islanders threatened with death following the killing of two German officers in a local brothel. Review page 54.
Director George Pan Cosmatos
(1979. PG) (S) (W)


Major Otto Hecht: Roger Moore
Zeno: Telly Savalas
Professor Blake: David Niven
Eleana: Claudia Cardinale
Dottie Del Mar: Stefanie Powers
NatJudson: Richard Roundtree
Bruno Rotelli: Sonny Bono
Charlie Dane: Elliott Gould

: BBC News and Weather

(S) (W)

: Regional News

: Songs of Praise Special - a Tribute to Sir Harry Secombe

A tribute to the popular entertainer and Songs of Praise presenter
Harry Secombe , who died on 12 April. Pam Rhodes with highlights from his appearances on the programme along with an interview with Sir Harry and tributes from some of his friends. Music includes Sir
Harry singing Be Still For the Presence of the Lord and If
Ruled the World, the London Welsh Male Voice Choir performing Onward Christian Soldiers, and The Day Thou Gavest Lord Has Ended.


Presenter: Harry Secombe
Unknown: Pam Rhodes

: Last of the Summer Wine

Hey Big Vendor. Wesley produces a go-anywhere vending machine - ideal for thirsty and foolish customers.
Written by Roy Clarke : Director/Producer Alan J W Bell (S) (W)


Written By: Roy Clarke
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Truly: Frank Thornton
Nora Batty: Kathy Staff
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Edie: Thora Hird
Roz: Dora Bryan
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Barry: Mike Grady
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Glenda: Sarah Thomas
Billy Hardcastle: Keith Clifford
Golf captain: Trevor Bannister
Tom: Tom Owen
Mrs Endicot: Anita Graham
Vicar: Gerard Hayling
Eli: Danny 0 Dea
MrsAvery: Julie Twallace
Golfers: Tony Simon
Golfers: Robin Banks

: World Heavyweight Championship Boxing

A rerun of yesterday's fight in South Africa between
Britian's Lennox Lewis and America's Hasim Rahman.
See Saturday's Choice. (S) swi


Unknown: Lennox Lewis
Unknown: Hasim Rahman.

: Ground Force

The gardening challenge returns for a new, six-part, series. The team travel to Bournemouth, where they have been asked to build a new decked quayside for a couple who live beside the River Sour. The deck is large and complicated, so takes a longtime to build. While Tommy Walsh works on it, Charlie Dimmock and Alan Titchmarsh take to the river in a rowing boat and coracle respectively.
Director John Thornicroft ; Executive producer Carol Haslam (S)


Unknown: Tommy Walsh
Unknown: Charlie Dimmock
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Director: John Thornicroft
Producer: Carol Haslam

: Alistair McGowan's Big Impression

First in a new six-part series of comic mimicry from impressionist Alistair McGowan. This week, he and Ronni Ancona impersonate duos Richard and Judy, Beppe and Steve and Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones , and there's Eminem's ode to Jimmy Savile. With Roger Blake , Julian Dutton , Sally Grace , Steve Nallon and Jan Ravens. Producer Charlie Hanson ; Director Gareth Carrivick (S) (W) Alistair McGowan and Ronni Ancona on their styles of mimicry: plO


Unknown: Alistair McGowan.
Unknown: Ronni Ancona
Unknown: Michael Douglas
Unknown: Catherine Zeta Jones
Unknown: Jimmy Savile.
Unknown: Roger Blake
Unknown: Julian Dutton
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Steve Nallon
Unknown: Jan Ravens.
Producer: Charlie Hanson
Director: Gareth Carrivick
Unknown: Alistair McGowan
Unknown: Ronni Ancona

: Murder in Mind

First in a new series of seven self-contained crime dramas.
Teacher. Edward Palmer is a respected headmaster. One night, a minor indiscretion on a council estate leads to the accidental death of a young man. A witness who knows who he is then starts blackmailing him. Contains strong language, violence and scenes of drug abuse.
Written by Anthony Horowitz ; Producer Paul Knight
Director CokyGiedroyc (S) (W) Meet the star-studded line-up: page 34


Unknown: Edward Palmer
Written By: Anthony Horowitz
Edward Palmer: David Suchet
Catrin Palmer: Gillian Kearney
DCI Quarry: Richard Ridings
DS McCorkindale: Chiwetel Ejiofor
Martin Vosper: James McAvoy
Jack Seddon: Mark Letheren
Jan: Kiran Dadlani
Mike Stott: Paul Chahidi
Carol: Delon Watson
Mrs Wilson: Shenagh Govan
Reporter: Joanne Unwin
News vendor: Stanley Kaye

: BBC News

With Peter Sissons. Weather Peter Cockroft. (S) (W)


Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft.

: Jade **

Erotic thriller. An assistant DA investigates the murder of a millionaire. Gradually he realises a former lover is implicated in the murder. Widescreen. Review page 57. David Corelli
David Caruso
Trina Gavin Unda Fiorentino
Matt Gavin Chazz Palminteri
Governor Edwards Richard Crenna Bob Hargrove Michael Biehn Karen Heller Donna Murphy
Director William Friedkin (1995. 18) (S) (W)
Followed by Weatherview (W)


Unknown: David Caruso
Unknown: Unda Fiorentino
Unknown: Matt Gavin
Unknown: Edwards Richard Crenna
Unknown: Bob Hargrove Michael Biehn
Unknown: Karen Heller Donna Murphy
Director: William Friedkin

: Defence of the Realm ****

Thriller. When a British politician and an East German military attache are linked in a call-girl scandal, journalist Nick Mullen is assigned to the story. Review page 57.
Director David Drury (1985. PG) (S)


Unknown: Nick Mullen
Director: David Drury
Nick Mullen: Gabriel Byrne
NinaBeckman: Greta Scacchi
Vernon Bayliss: Denholm Elliott
Dennis Markham: Ian Bannen
Victor Kingsbrook: Fulton MacKay
Jack Macleod: Bill Paterson

: BBC News 24

Ends 6.00am.

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