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: Breakfast

Bill Turnbull and Kate Silverton host NewsWatch is at 7.45.


Unknown: Bill Turnbull
Unknown: Kate Silverton

: World Athletics

Live coverage of the opening exchanges of the tenth biennial world championships in Helsinki. British interest is high, despite the absence of Kelly Holmes : Olympic sprint relay gold medallists Mark Lewis-Francis and Jason Gardener feature in the 100m heats, while medal prospect Kelly Sotherton goes for gold in the heptathlon.
8.10 Heptathlon 100m hurdles
8.45 Men's 100m round one
9.20 Heptathlon high jump
10.05 Women's 3,000m steeplechase round one
10.45 Women's 800m round one
11.35 Men's 400m hurdles round one
Commentary: Steve Cram ,
Paul Dickenson , Brendan Foster and Stuart Storey ; reports from Sally Gunnell. Hosted by Hazel Irvine, with Jonathan Edwards , Colin Jackson and Michael Johnson. producer Helen Kuttner : Editors Michael Cole and Carl Hicks INTERACTIVE: digital viewers can access a medals table and a news service The ones to watch: page 18


Unknown: Kelly Holmes
Unknown: Mark Lewis-Francis
Unknown: Jason Gardener
Unknown: Steve Cram
Unknown: Paul Dickenson
Unknown: Brendan Foster
Unknown: Stuart Storey
Unknown: Sally Gunnell.
Unknown: Jonathan Edwards
Unknown: Colin Jackson
Unknown: Michael Johnson.
Producer: Helen Kuttner
Editors: Michael Cole
Editors: Carl Hicks

: Talking Movies

Jessica Simpson on The Dukes of Hazzard, plus an interview with director John Singleton.


Unknown: Jessica Simpson
Director: John Singleton.

: This Land

Exploring the exotic charms of the Scilly Isles.

: 3:10 to Yuma

Gripping western based on an Elmore Leonard tale, the first in a Glenn Ford double bill. With Van Heflin. Dan Evans holds outlaw Ben Wade at gunpoint - at stake is a $200 reward. Review page 47. Director Delmer Daves (1957, PG)


Unknown: Elmore Leonard
Unknown: Van Heflin.
Unknown: Dan Evans
Unknown: Ben Wade
Director: Delmer Daves

: Jubal

Tense western starring Glenn Ford and Ernest Borgnine. A drifter's arrival at Shep Horgan's cattle ranch causes tension when he attracts advances from Horgan's wife. Review page 47. Director Delmer Daves (1956, PG)


Unknown: Glenn Ford
Unknown: Ernest Borgnine.
Director: Delmer Daves

: World Athletics

- From Helsinki where, later on, the first medals will be decided.
4.40 Men's 20km walk
4.45 Men's 100m round two
5.25 Heptathlon 200m INTERACTIVE: see 8.00am for details Live coverage from 5pm in Sport on 5, which starts at 12 noon on Radio 5 Live

: The Flying Gardener

With Chris Beardshaw.

: Flog It!

Paul Martin and experts David Barby and James Lewis evaluate personal effects in the city of Hull.
Series producer Peter Smith ; Exec producer Tom Ware


Unknown: Paul Martin
Unknown: David Barby
Unknown: James Lewis
Producer: Peter Smith
Producer: Tom Ware

: Porridge

Men without Women. Fletcher becomes a prison welfare officer in a classic episode first shown in 1974. Writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais
Director/Producer Sydney Lotterby


Unknown: Dick Clement
Unknown: Ian La Frenais

: Gallipoli: the First D-Day - Timewatch

The Normandy landings sealed Winston Churchill 's reputation as a great wartime leader yet, back in 1915, the disastrous assault on Gallipoli almost finished his military career. Underwater footage of sunken battleships in the Dardanelles and evidence washed up on the Turkish beaches are reminders of the bitter lessons learnt prior to the successful 1944 invasion. Director John Hayes-Fisher ; Editor John Farren


Unknown: Winston Churchill
Director: John Hayes-Fisher
Editor: John Farren

: World Athletics

How did Paula Radcliffe fare in the 10,000m? Plus coverage of the men's shot put final, which Britain's Carl Myerscough has hopes of reaching. INTERACTIVE: access to a medals table and a news service The ones to watch: page 18


Unknown: Paula Radcliffe
Unknown: Carl Myerscough

: Journeys from the Centre of the Earth

5/6. Ignoring the power of water can, even today, be a perilous act, says Dr lain Stewart. Thriving ancient civilisations learnt how best to exploit one of man's most crucial commodities, but whether they controlled water or vice versa depended on the rocks beneath their feet. From the catastrophic flooding of Stone Age hunting grounds around the Black Sea to the fall of the Roman Empire, water played a decisive role. Producer Nigel Miller ; Series producer Jeremy Phillips
First shown on BBC4


Producer: Nigel Miller
Producer: Jeremy Phillips

: Donnie Darko

Ominous, stunning psychological fantasy starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Drew Barrymore. Troubled high-school student Donnie Darko sleepwalks one night and is told by a menacing giant rabbit that the end of the world is imminent. Returning home in the morning, he discovers that a jet engine has crashed through the roof of his house. Film of the week: page 43.
Director Richard Kelly (2001.15)


Unknown: Jake Gyllenhaal
Unknown: Donnie Darko
Director: Richard Kelly
Donnie Darko: Jake Gyllenhaal
Gretchen Ross: Jena Malone
Karen Pomeroy: Drew Barrymore
Rose Darko: Mary McDonnell
Eddie Darko: Holmes Osborne
Dr Lilian Thurman: Katharine Ross
Jim Cunningham: Patrick Swayze
Dr Monnitoff: Noah Wyle
Elizabeth Darko: Maggie Gyllenhaal
Frank: James Duval

: Happiness

Scathing black comedy drama. In a New Jersey suburb, a group of dysfunctional residents have cataclysmic encounters with broken relationships, suicide, obesity, child abuse and obscene phone calls. Review page 47.
Director Todd Solondz (1998, 18) Film Highlights: page 45


Director: Todd Solondz
Joy Jordan: Jane Adams
Andy Kornbluth: Jon Lovitz
Allen: Philip Seymour Hoffman
Bill Maplewood: Dylan Baker
Helen Jordan: Lara Flynn Boyle
Mona Jordan: Louise Lasser
Lenny Jordan: Ben Gazzara
Vlad: Jared Harris

: Nixon's Last Day - Days That Shook the World

Washington DC, 8 August 1974: the disgraced President Nixon spends his final day in the White House.
Director David Bartlett Rptd Monday on BBC4 at 7.30pm


Director: David Bartlett

: BBC Learning Zone

Open University/General Interest Repeats not indicated
2.00 The Spiral of Silence 68397 2.30 Lifelines 47604 3.00 The Cretaceous Greenhouse World Poles Apart 6905129 3.50 Ever Wondered? 47147939 4.00 Open Advice Staying on Course 59649 4.30 News Stories 79378 5.00 Rough Science 42736 5.30 Background Brief Impact - Planet Earth
5.45 Snapshots Antarctic Adventure

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