With Sonia Deol and Ben Geoghegan in London and Adrian Chiles and Hazel Irvine in Beijing. In cycling, Britain's
Nicole Cooke takes to the streets of Beijing as a favourite in the road race. At 8.20 the men's lightweight double sculls and at 9.30 the women's quad sculls, where Britain are world champions. Archery sees the climax of the women's team event and in boxing the focus is on British welterweight Billy Joe Saunders and the British and Irish light welterweights
Bradley Saunders and John Joe Joyce. Includes News at 6.00 7.00
8.00 and 9.00. Simulcast in HD on BBC HD
Digital viewers press red for alternative coverage. See RTs guide pages 38/39
Olympic watch: page 36
John Craven is in Weymouth, Dorset, as it prepares to host the sailing events of the Olympics. includes Weather for the Week Ahead.
Signed on BBC2 www.bbcgreen.com
Our of the Past. In this feature-length edition, Mark helps
Alex's old friend.
Swiftly and with Style. Rene is ambushed.
Skis. Richard has a troubled birthday.
Aled Jones tours York and presents music from the School Choir of the Year and the Radio 2 Young Choristers of the Year.
The Mischievous Tinkle in Howard's Eyes. Howard finds better ways than the mobile phone to contact nature-lovers.
Writer Roy Clarke
The final six choirs discover their fate as the result of the first public phone vote is revealed. The four with the most votes go through to next week's knock-out show but two choirs face a sing-off, with the judges saving one of them.
With Joanna Gosling. Regional
News Then Weather with Dan Corbett.
A look back at day two of the Olympics during which 14 medals were decided. With Gabby Logan. Producer Richard Carr ; Editor Alastair Mcintyre
Executive editor Dave Gordon Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
Amateur naturalist Jimmy Doherty joins a tribe of Nepalese hunters on a mission to steal a rare type of honey from giant killer bees.
Producers Tim Martin and Roger Webb The Inside Story: page 66
New series 1/3. A journey through one day in the life of Britain as seen from the skies and through the eyes of Andrew Marr. Towns and cities are seen from a new angle and people whose work takes them high above us share their perspective. Britain from Above: The City follows on BBC2. Director Cassian Harrison ; Series producer Lucy van Beek
Signed on BBC2 Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel Behind the scenes: page 8
With Joanna Gosling.
Then Weather with Philip Avery.
Gung-ho action thriller starring Denzel
Washington. When a Russian missile base falls into rebel hands, the US submarine Alabama is dispatched to the scene with orders to prevent a threatened nuclear attack. On board, Lieutenant Commander Ron Hunter is soon at loggerheads with old hand Captain Ramsey, who seems hellbent on conflict. Review page 48.
Director Tony Scott (1995, 15) Followed by Weatherview
Lt Cdr Ron Hunter:
Lt Peter Ince:
Lt Bobby Dougherty:
Lt Roy Zimmer:
Lt Darik Westergaurd:
Featuring the team cross-country three-day eventing discipline from
1.00. Then it's over to the pool at 2.55 with at
3.00 women's 100m backstroke semi-finals, 3.10 men's 200m freestyle semi-finals, 3.20 women's 100m fly final, 3.25 men's 100m breaststroke final, 3.30 women's 100m breaststroke semis,
3.50 men's 100m backstroke semi-finals, 4.10 women's 400m freestyle final, and 4.20 men's 4x100 freestyle final. At 5.20 men's hockey, when Great Britain open their campaign with a tough match against Pakistan. Plus news of the men's team archery, in which Britain won a silver medal at last year's world championships. With
Rishi Persad and Clare Balding. Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
Digital viewers can press red for alternative Olympic coverage from Beijing. See RT's comprehensive guide on pages 38/39