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It's another busy day in the swimming pool, where the morning's heats include the 100m butterfly, in which England's James Hickman - winner of the 200m butterfly four years ago -will be eager to impress the fans in his home city. Also hoping to make their mark for the England team will be breaststroke specialists James Gibson and Darren Mew , who compete in the 50m event. Commentators are Andy Jameson, Adrian Moorhouse and Marc Woods.
At the Bolton Arena, the men's badminton competition enters the quarter-final stage, while Kelly Morgan of Wales hopes to continue the defence of her crown in the quarter-finals of the women's singles. With commentary from David Mercer and Gill Clark.
Introduced by John Inverdale and Sharron Davies with Garth Crooks. Including News; Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
James Hickman
Unknown:
James Gibson
Unknown:
Darren Mew
Unknown:
Andy Jameson
Unknown:
Adrian Moorhouse
Unknown:
Marc Woods.
Unknown:
Kelly Morgan
Unknown:
David Mercer
Unknown:
Gill Clark.
Introduced By:
John Inverdale
Introduced By:
Sharron Davies
Unknown:
Garth Crooks.

The afternoon coverage from the North West includes the semi-finals of the men's hockey. Should England have got this far, they will be looking to avenge their disappointment of four years ago when they were defeated 3-2 after extra time to eventual winners Australia at the same stage.
Nigel Starmer-Smith , Barry Davies and Sean Kerly commentate.
The badminton and table tennis quarter-finals continue, while Scotland will be hoping that their domination is maintained in the women's pairs bowls, a category that they have won on the last two occasions. The Scottish team includes Margaret Letham and Joyce Lindores , winners in Kuala Lumpar in 1998. Introduced by John Inverdale and Hazel Irvine.
Plus a visit to Glorious
Goodwood forthe final televised race of the day, the 3.50 Lady 0 Memorial Glorious Rated
Stakes. (S-not racing) BBCi: digital viewers can press the red handset button to follow their favourite sport or competitor either in the pool, trackside. in the field or on the pitch www.bbc.co.uk/commonwealth

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Starmer-Smith
Unknown:
Barry Davies
Unknown:
Sean Kerly
Unknown:
Margaret Letham
Unknown:
Joyce Lindores
Introduced By:
John Inverdale
Introduced By:
Hazel Irvine.

Adrian Chiles gets tanked up to test his reactions behind the wheel, and Raj Persaud examines the art of flirting while driving. Meanwhile, it's crunch time for Jenny Brooks as she sits her test. There's also a spotlight on motoring manners in Cardiff and a trip to France to visit the home of the 24-hour race, Le Mans. Last in the series.
Series producer Jim Brown ; Executive producer Dick Colthurst

Contributors

Unknown:
Adrian Chiles
Unknown:
Raj Persaud
Unknown:
Jenny Brooks
Producer:
Jim Brown
Producer:
Dick Colthurst

Sarah Cawood presents a selection of this week's hits, including the prestigious number one spot. Producer Michael Kelpie ; Executive producer Chris Cowey
Repeated tomorrow www.bbc.co.uk/totp 21 BBC TOP OF THE POPS MAGAZINE: fl.90

Contributors

Unknown:
Sarah Cawood
Producer:
Michael Kelpie
Producer:
Chris Cowey

As Charlie is taken to hospital, the Slaters reach breaking point. Janine cannot bring herself to leave the house. Episode written by Paula Webb For cast see Tuesday and Thursday
Repeated 10pm on BBC Choice Omnibus next Sunday

Contributors

Written By:
Paula Webb

Little Green Man. George finds Janet with another man, but why would the universe's greatest lover be jealous? Unless something more serious literally turns him green.
Written by Ian Brown and James Hendrie ; Director John Stroud
Producers Marcus Mortimer and John Stroud S)

Contributors

Written By:
Ian Brown
Written By:
James Hendrie
Director:
John Stroud
Producers:
Marcus Mortimer
Producers:
John Stroud
George:
Ardal O'Hanlon
Janet:
Emily Joyce
Mrs Raven:
Geraldine McNulty
Piers:
Hugh Dennis
Tyler:
Philip Whitchurch
Ella:
Lill Roughley
Stanley:
Tim Wylton
Amie:
Lou Hirsch

Adam Faith and former EastEnders actress Gillian Taylforth star in a new six-part comedy about a man who will stop at nothing to build a family dynasty.
In episode one, Jack panics when he discovers that Roger has a low sperm count. Contains strong language.

Make way for Squire family: brassy Maxine (Gillian Taylforth) and her self-made husband Jack (Adam Faith)

The House That Jack Built 9.00pm BBC1
Watch the first episode of this new comedy series, from Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran's Alomo stable, and you'll be forgiven for thinking that you have in fact dozed off and awoken in the year 1973, when all TV sitcoms had sofas dominating stagy sets and stereotyped families whose members shouted at one another.
Though the origins of The House That Jack Built possibly lie in an urge to replicate the success of the BBC1 sitcom hit My Family (it has a stroppy daughter, a droopy son and perpetually baffled parents), it definitely has its heart in Bless This House/My Wife Next Door territory.
Watch The House That Jack Built and you enter a strange world, a world that exists only in television situation comedies, a world where the mere mention of "low sperm count" sends the audience gasping for oxygen, such is their delight. And you should hear the laughter when someone mentions "ovaries". It's a wonder every piece of glass in the studio doesn't shatter in the gale of mirth that greets this apparently astoundingly funny gynaecological reference.
So what's it about? Well, Adam Faith is Jack, an unappealing, nouveau riche self-made man with lots of money and no taste. He has a brassy wife (Gillian Taylforth) and three selfish children. Fans of The Archers may recognise the voice of the youngest as that of Kellie Bright, who plays another brat, Kate, in the Radio 4 soap.
Jack wants a grandchild and he goes on and on about it to his eldest son and his wife, who are having problems conceiving (hence the sperm/ovaries references).
The whole thing has a certain fascination, and you might find yourself gazing upon it as you would some archaeological find from a century lost in the mists of time.

Contributors

Writer:
Gary Lawson
Writer:
John Phelps
Director:
Nic Phillips
Producer:
Tony Charles
Jack Squire:
Adam Faith
Maxine:
Gillian Taylforth
Roger:
Richard Lumsden
Vicky:
Carli Norris
Lisa:
Kellie Bright
JJ:
Luke de Woolfson
Mrs Butterjig:
Yvonne D'Alpra
Charlie:
Neil Jackson

Bargain Hunt host David Dickinson , Brookside's Steven Pinder , comedian Ed Byrne and Holby City actress Angela Griffin join team captains Phill Jupitus and Julian Clary for the TV-themed comedy quiz show. With Jonathan Ross. Director Ian Lorimer ; Series producer Andy Davies
Repeated tomorrow

Contributors

Unknown:
David Dickinson
Unknown:
Steven Pinder
Unknown:
Ed Byrne
Unknown:
Angela Griffin
Unknown:
Phill Jupitus
Unknown:
Julian Clary
Unknown:
Jonathan Ross.
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
Andy Davies

Highlights of today's action, which saw the start of the rugby sevens competition, five more swimming finals and semi-finals in men's hockey and netball. Plus news of the badminton singles' quarter-finals and the semi-finals of the doubles in both squash and table tennis. Introduced by Sue Barker and Hazel Irvine , with reports from
Garry Richardson , Damian Johnson and Phil Jones. www.bbc.co.uk/commonwealth
Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue Barker
Introduced By:
Hazel Irvine
Unknown:
Garry Richardson
Unknown:
Damian Johnson
Unknown:
Phil Jones.

Science-fiction comedy, starring Nicole Eggertas a freethinking artist in LA who befriends a human-eating alien on the run from government agents. Review page 49.
Director Jon Kroll (1995)

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicole Eggertas
Director:
Jon Kroll

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