Yesterday's Premiership action. Shown yesterday 10.30pm (S)
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
Repeated on BBC Choice at 10pm Cast on Tuesday and Thursday
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:
Dottie Del Mar:
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.
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)
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
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)
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
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
With Peter Sissons. Weather Peter Cockroft. (S) (W)
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
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)
Bob Hargrove Michael
Karen Heller Donna
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)