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: Athletics

Today's live coverage of the World Championships begins with the decathlon and women's 200m.

: But First This....

With Simon Parkin ,
Philippa Forrester and Esther McVey.
Animated adventures.


Unknown: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Esther McVey.

: Defenders of the Earth

Cartoon action.

: Hartbeat

With Tony Hart and Margot Wilson.


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Margot Wilson.

: Stoppit and Tidyup


: Playdays

The Patch Stop.

: Celebrity Double Dare

Kate Lonergan and Danny John-Jules compete against Jakki Brambles and Frank Bruno. With
Peter Simon.


Unknown: Kate Lonergan
Unknown: Danny John-Jules
Unknown: Jakki Brambles
Unknown: Frank Bruno.
Unknown: Peter Simon.

: The O Zone

Music and videos.

: Junior Pot Black

Second semi-final of the snooker tournament. With
Ted Lowe , John Spencer and Eamonn Holmes.


Unknown: Ted Lowe
Unknown: John Spencer
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes.

: Miranda

I Starring
I Glynis Johns Griffith Jones
When Dr Paul Marten brings an invalid patient home to stay, his wife suspects something fishy.
Director Ken Annakin
0 FILMS: pages 27-33


Unknown: Glynis Johns
Unknown: Griffith Jones
Unknown: Dr Paul Marten
Director: Ken Annakin
Miranda: Glynis Johns
Paul Marten: Griffith Jones
Clare Marten: Googie Withers
Nurse Cary: Margaret Rutherford

: Athletics

Men's 5000m: first round.

: Greenclaws

Children's adventure.

: Golf

The GA European Open from Walton Heath Golf
Club. Commentary by Peter Alliss ,
Bruce Critchley , Alex Hay , Clive Clark and Mike Hughesdon. Producer Alastair Scott
Executive producer John Shrewsbury
Including at
2.00pm and 3.00pm News; Weather


Commentary By: Peter Alliss
Commentary By: Bruce Critchley
Commentary By: Alex Hay
Unknown: Clive Clark
Unknown: Mike Hughesdon.
Producer: Alastair Scott
Producer: John Shrewsbury

: The Iron Petticoat

Comedy starring
Katharine Hepburn
Bob Hope
When celebrated Soviet pilot Vinka Kovelenko lands her plane in Germany, Captain
Chuck Lockwood is detailed to convert her to western ways.
Director Ralph Thomas
0 KATHARINE HEPBURN 'S ME: STORIES OF MY LIFE: pages 17-23 0 FILMS: pages 27-33


Unknown: Katharine Hepburn
Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: Vinka Kovelenko
Unknown: Chuck Lockwood
Director: Ralph Thomas
Unknown: Katharine Hepburn
Vinka Kovelenko: Katharine Hepburn
Chuck Lockwood: Bob Hope
Col Sklarnoff: James Robertson Justice
Ivan Kropolkin ROBERT: Helpm An
Dr Dubratz: David Kossoff
Paul: Sidney James

: Business Matters

The Customer is Always
Right! Imagine a place where customers regularly travel 100 miles to buy bread and milk, passing hundreds of other supermarkets on their way, and where total commitment to the customer is carved in stone!
Stew Leonard 's dairy store in Connecticut is just such a place, showing what it takes to be a customer-oriented company. Producer Robert Cooke
Series editor Brian Davies
* BBC TRAINING VIDEO: for details ring. BBC Training Videos [number removed].


Unknown: Stew Leonard
Producer: Robert Cooke
Editor: Brian Davies

: On the Line

As a reporter, broadcaster and historian of the game of cricket, EW Swanton has had a profound influence.
James Hogg examines his career and hears from some of his most ardent admirers including
Prime Minister John Major. Series director John Rooney Editor David Taylor


Unknown: James Hogg
Unknown: John Major.
Director: John Rooney
Editor: David Taylor

: A Year with Fred

Fourth of six films about a colourful steeplejack.
Under Pursuit. Fred Dibnah takes refuge from the attentions of solicitous ladies.
Director/Producer Don Haworth


Unknown: Fred Dibnah
Producer: Don Haworth

: The Travel Show

A visit to the stylish Belgian resort of Knokke, plus the UK Mini-Guide report from the Lincolnshire Wolds.
With Penny Junor, Matthew Collins , John Thirlwell and Dr John Thornes. Producer Paul Colbert
Executive producer Alan Dobson
● INFORMATION LINE: [number removed]
● MOAN LINE: [number removed]


Unknown: Matthew Collins
Unknown: John Thirlwell
Unknown: Dr John Thornes.
Producer: Paul Colbert
Producer: Alan Dobson

: Under the Sun

A series exploring cultures in far-flung parts of the world. Marriage Egyptian Style In the backstreets of old
Islamic Cairo marriage can be far from the ideal. 'Always sleep with one eye open' is Wiza's advice to any bride.
Resilient and humorous, Wiza is a second wife, deserted by her husband, but determined to find ideal marriage partners for her own children. When her son meets a potential bride, Wiza takes control. Producer Joanna Head
Series editor Chris Curling
● PICTURE STORY: page 56

: Voices from the Doll's House

Bella the Welder. Recruited as a welder in the Second World
War, Bella Keyzer recalls her love of the job and her 30-year fight to return to the shipyards, after being made redundant as war ended.
Producer Angela Holdsworth


Producer: Angela Holdsworth

: Newsnight

With Peter Snow.

: Edinburgh Nights

Everything from method to madness at the Edinburgh
Festival, plus Pete McCarthy 's comic cuts.


Unknown: Pete McCarthy

: Weatherview

: Weekend Outlook

A preview of Open University programmes.
Producer Jean Rowton


Producer: Jean Rowton

: Open University

Caring for Health in Brazil
Rio holds little glamour for most of its inhabitants. Slums breed sickness, and despite Brazil's wealth, hospitals are falling apart.
Producer Vic Lockwood


Producer: Vic Lockwood

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