With Jon Sopel and Mishal Husain.
(Continues on BBC2)
With Jon Sopel and Mishal Husain.
Presented by Hazel Irvine and Steve Cram.
Swlmming/Rowlng/Hockey/Judo Katy Sexton bids for gold in the 100m backstroke at 8.00.
Plus, the men's 200m freestyle at 8.20, at 8.50 the women's 100m breaststroke and the men's 100m backstroke at 9.1S.
More heats for British rowers with Alison Mowbray , Debbie Flood , Frances Houghton and Rebecca Romero competing in the women's quad sculls at 8.10. Plus the British men's eights team in action at 9.20.
The men's hockey contest begins with the Sydney bronze medallists Australia meeting near-neighbours New Zealand. Finally, judo coverage should see first news of Georgina Singleton irithe -52kg category. DIGITAL AND INTERNET VIEWERS: addfaonal coverage available via the red handset button or at www.bbc.co.uk/olympics
Shown yesterday 10.30pm More highlights tonight in Match of the Day 2 at 10.30pm on BBC2
With Hazel Irvine and Steve Cram.
The heats continue with Jo Jackson going for Britain in the women's 400m freestyle. Plus the men's 4x100m freestyle relay. 11.00 Judo More from Georgina Singleton in action in the women's 52kg class.
The first of four sessions in the women's qualifying competition.
The final of the men's trap with Ian Peel hoping to better his silver medal-winning performance in Sydney.
Light-welterweight action with commentary from Jim Neilly and Richie Woodall.
DIGITAL AND INTERNET VIEWERS: additional coverage available via the red handset button or at www.bbc.co.uk/olympics
News of the three-day eventing where the British team compete in the dressage.
Desperate Doings. Rene gets carried away while sending a radio message to London.
Writers David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd
Hyacinth gets into a compromising position at the luncheon club.
Cast on Friday
New series 1/4. There are train carriages to be pulled and giant anchors to be dragged as the strongmen hit Somerset for the first heat.
Regional News; Weather
Hosted by Sue Barker and Steve Rider , with Sharron Davies.
5.15 Olympic Report A round-up of the latest news.
5.25-7.05 Swimming Four gold medals are up for grabs this evening. Andy Jameson and Adrian Moorhouse guide ,us through the events. Start times are as follows:
5.30 Women's 100m backstroke semi-finals.
5.40 Men's 200m freestyle semi-finals.
5.50 Women's 100m butterfly final.
6.00 Men's 100m breaststroke final.
6.05 Women's 100m breaststroke semi-finals.
6.25 Men's 100m backstroke semi-finals.
6.45 Women's 400m freestyle final.
6.55 Men's 4xl00m freestyle final.
7.05 Hockey The closing stages of Great Britain's opening men's game against Egypt. With Nick Mullins and Sean Kerly.
7.25 Sailing A look back on the second day of the Olympic regatta. Commentary by Suzi Perry and Richard Simmons.
7.30 Olympic Report News update.
7.40 Boxing Bouts from the light welter and welterweight divisions. With Jim Neilly and Richie Woodhall. DIGITAL AND INTERNET VIEWERS: digital satellite and cable viewers can choose from four extra Olympic events, and Freeview viewers from two extra events, by pressing the red handset button. Internet users can watch five streams of live footage at www.bbc.co.uk/olympics
RT's interactive Olympic TV planner: centre pages
2/2. The Odyssey: the Journey Home from Troy. The
Odyssey is one of the great stories of Greek mythology, a tale that resonates with us today. Jonathan Edwards investigates Odysseus's epic adventure from Troy to
Ithaca in this drama documentary - a voyage that saw the conquering king tested by underworld ghosts and Cyclops. Director Jean Claude Bragard ; Executive producer Ruth Pitt
Regional Variations (2)
A woman torches her home, killing her family. She claims that she was incited to commit arson by a mysterious figure called 'The Shepherd'.
With Natasha Kaplinsky.
Weather with Alex Deakin.
Are the clean-cut heroes of pop merely boys next door with sweet smiles and golden voices or vacant marionettes controlled by sinister svengalis? And what happens when band members tire of their moulded plastic pop image? The stars, managers and record producers speak out.
Director Karina Brennan ; Executive producer Ricky Kelehar
Highlights from day two including gold medal action from the pool where British swimmers - including James Gibson and Georgina Lee - were hoping for success.
Followed by Weathervlew
Science-fiction comedy starring
Nicole Eggert , Michael Dorn and Stacy Keach. A freethinking artist in LA befriends a human-eating alien on the run from government agents. Review page 48.
Director Jon Kroll (1995)