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Steve Rider and Sue Barker Introduce the closing ceremony, bringing the Sydney
Games to an end, with a carnival atmosphere expected in celebration of a memorable two weeks. In keeping with tradition, the Olympic flag wi be passed on to Athens, which is to host the next Olympic Games in August 2004. See Choice.
Executive producer Martin Hopkins Executive editor Dave Gordon (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/olymplcs BBC BOOKS: The BBC Guide to the Olympics 2000 by Dan Waddell is available now, price £5.99, from retailers
The live coverage of the Closing Ceremony may affect this afternoon's schedules on BBC

Contributors

Editor:
Dave Gordon
Unknown:
Dan Waddell

Science-fiction comedy starring Dennis Quaid , Martin Short and Meg Ryan.
In a top-secret miniaturisation experiment, "micronaut" Tuck Pendelton is about to begin a fantastic voyage through a laboratory animal. But when the lab is raided by industrial spies, he ends up injected into the unwilling body of hypochondriac supermarket clerk Jack Putter.
Director Joe Dante (1987. PG) (S) Films: pp 70-75 ***

Contributors

Unknown:
Dennis Quaid
Unknown:
Martin Short
Unknown:
Meg Ryan.
Unknown:
Tuck Pendelton
Unknown:
Jack Putter.
Director:
Joe Dante
Lt Tuck Pendeiton:
Dennis Quaid
Jack Putter:
Martin Short
Lydia Maxwell:
Meg Ryan
Victor Scrimshaw:
Kevin McCarthy
Dr Margaret Canker:
Fiona Lewis
Cowboy:
Robert Picardo

Regional Variations (2)

My Family

Series 1

Episode 2: Pain in the Class

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC One West

Available for 3 months

Domestic sitcom following the trials and tribulations of a harassed dentist and his family. Ben and Susan learn that Michael has attracted the unwanted attention of a school bully.

Contributors

Ben Harper:
Robert Lindsay
Susan Harper:
Zoe Wanamaker
Nick Harper:
Kris Marshall
Janey Harper:
Daniela Denby-Ashe
Michael Harper:
Gabriel Thomson
Brigitte McKay:
Daisy Donovan
Mr Hodder:
Brian Pettifer
Mrs Hodder:
Janine Duvitski
Writer:
Ian Brown
Director:
Baz Taylor
Producer:
John Bartlett

The last in a series of four programmes following the lives of five German shepherd dogs as they are trained at the Metropolitan police dog school. After 15 months of training it's time to start work on the streets of London. Narrated by Sandi TokSVig. (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sandi Toksvig.

This week Aled Jones is sent to Coventry, where he meets the present Lady Godiva. He also hears how taking part in a recent i edition of Songs of Praise helped a local woman cope with a serious illness. A tour of this old Midlands city takes Aled to an industrial harvest, a basketball stadium and the city's cathedral, which is the setting for tonight's hymn singing, including Sing We of a Modem City, Forth in Thy Name 0 Lord I Go and Angel
Voices. (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Aled Jones

India's Wild Dogs - the Wild Bunch. The red dogs of India, or dholes, hunt in large packs, enabling them to compete with the more powerful but solitary tiger, with teamwork essential for survival. Narrated by David Attenborough
Producers Mike Birkhead. Hugh Miles ; Series editor Sara Ford (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
David Attenborough
Producers:
Mike Birkhead.
Producers:
Hugh Miles
Editor:
Sara Ford

New presenter Michael Aspel opens his first series of Roadshows from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, where the familiar team of experts uncover a handwritten poem byWB Yeats and a rare silver tobacco box rescued from a dustbin. See Choice.
Producer Michele Burgess : Executive producer Christopher Lewis (S) (W)

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Aspel
Presenter:
Albert Museum
Producer:
Michele Burgess
Producer:
Christopher Lewis

The last ever episode of the comedy, which was originally seen by a record-breaking 24 million viewers in 1981. When Richard faces financial trouble, Audrey sees a chance to reassert the old order.
Written by Peter Spence : Producer Gareth Gwenlan (R) (S)

Contributors

Written By:
Peter Spence
Producer:
Gareth Gwenlan
Audrey:
Penelope Keith
Marjory:
Angela Thorne
Richard DeVere:
Peter Bowles
Mrs Polouvicka:
Daphne Heard

A special episode concentrating on the return to Walford of one of the Square's most infamous characters. Released from prison, Nick Cotton goes on the run from two fellow prisoners - and can think of only one place to turn to.
For cast see Tuesday (S) (W)

Contributors

Writer:
Matthew Graham
Director:
Chris Bernard
Producer:
Gordon Ronald

Regional Variations (2)

Down to Earth

Series 1

Episode 6: Love in a Mist

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC One West

The hot weather spells disaster for Brian as he, and his family, have to face the end of their dreams.

Passions erupt in Dibley as Geraldine decides that it's time to encourage Alice and Hugo's romance.
Written by Paul Mayhew Archer and Richard Curtis ; Producers John Plowman and Sue vertue; Director Dewi Humphreys (R) (S)

Contributors

Written By:
Paul Mayhew Archer
Written By:
Richard Curtis
Producers:
John Plowman
Director:
Dewi Humphreys
Geraldine Granger:
Dawn French
David Horton:
Gary Waldhorn
Hugo Horton:
James Fleet
Alice Tinker:
Emma Chambers

Concluding the four-part adaptation of Joanna Trollope 's novel. While Josie and Matthew wait for news of Becky, Tom has to choose between Elizabeth and Dale. See Choice.
Adapted by Leigh Jackson. Producer Christopher Hall ; Director Pete Travis
Repeated on Thursday at 12.45am (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Joanna Trollope
Adapted By:
Leigh Jackson.
Producer:
Christopher Hall
Director:
Pete Travis
Nadine:
Lesley Manville
Tom:
Denis Lawson
Dale:
Emilia Fox
Elizabeth:
Serena Gordon
Josie:
Emma Fielding
Matthew:
Frank Harper
Becky:
Joanne Froggatt
Duncan:
Benjamin Whitrow
Tim:
Dafydd Hywel
Tim's mother:
Gwenyth Petty
Rory:
Justin Girdler
Rufus:
Jacob Engelberg
Clare:
Emily Carlton
Doctor:
Karen Ascoe
Tony:
Simon Lenagan
Amy:
Indira Varma

Regional Variations (2)

A History of Britain by Simon Schama

Series 1

Episode 1: Beginnings

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC One West

Simon Schama begins his history of Britain at the miraculously preserved Stone Age cottages of Skara Brae in Orkney and then moves on to the world of Anglo-Saxon England. Show more

Comedy drama, starring Alan Alda.
Three middle-aged married couples take vacations together throughout one turbulent year, during which their relationships undergo a series of unexpected upheavals. Director Alan Alda (1981. 15) (S) Films: pp 70-75 ****

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Alda.
Director:
Alan Alda

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