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Starring
I Richard Todd
In Venice to locate a missing person, a private detective becomes involved in a political conspiracy. With John Gregson , Eva Bartok , George Coulouris and Sidney James.
Director Ralph Thomas • FILMS: pages 44-51

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Todd
Unknown:
John Gregson
Unknown:
Eva Bartok
Unknown:
George Coulouris
Unknown:
Sidney James.
Director:
Ralph Thomas

Swimming
Spain will be celebrating its first Olympic swimming gold if their world champion Martin Zubero swims to form in the men's 200m backstroke. Plus the women's 100m backstroke, and 4 xlOOm freestyle relay finals. With Hamilton Bland,
Andy jameson and Helen Rollason. Hockey
Great Britain men's team take on Germany. With
Nigel Starmer-Smith and Ian Taylor.
Yachting
Britain's Barrie Edgington and World no 1 Penny Way compete in the boardsailing (windsurfing) classes. With Bob Fisher.

Contributors

Unknown:
Martin Zubero
Unknown:
Andy Jameson
Unknown:
Helen Rollason.
Unknown:
Nigel Starmer-Smith
Unknown:
Ian Taylor.
Unknown:
Barrie Edgington
Unknown:
Bob Fisher.

As an alternative offering to the 500th anniversary celebrations, a four-part drama with a starry cast that explodes the myth of Columbus as heroic discoverer of the Americas.
Written and directed by Patrick Barlow , one half of the National Theatre of Brent, who also stars as the great explorer, this mock-heroic saga is continued over the next three nights.
Palace of Destiny. Constantinople has fallen. A great explorer must be found to discover a new route to the Orient.
Producer George Faber
Directors Patrick Barlow and Philip Bonham-Carter
(Part 2 tomorrowat 7.50pm)
0 STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

Contributors

Directed By:
Patrick Barlow
Producer:
George Faber
Directors:
Patrick Barlow
Directors:
Philip Bonham-Carter
King Ferdinand:
Tim Pigott-Smith
Queen Isabella:
Miranda Richardson
Guacanagari:
Victor Banerjee
Herald:
Freddie Jones
First Mate:
Chris Ryan
Fr Buil:
Ian McNeice
Hermajho:
Kenny Ireland
Old sea dog:
Graham Stark
Guacanagari'sson:
Tanveer Ghani
Ayamara:
Nirjay Mahindru
Second lndian:
Badi Uzzaman
A merigo Vespucci:
Henry Goodman
Bobadilla:
James Saxon
Voice:
Martin Muncaster
First sailor:
Anthony Venditti
Ship's bay:
Adrian Hansell
Moorish Lord:
Hugh Quarshie
Priest:
John Nettleton

Comedy written by Paul Smith and Terry Kyan , and starring Mel Smith
Night Thoughts. Colin finds that the human body actually needs sleep - a good ten hours a night in his case. With Louisa Rix , Mike Grady and Nicholas Ball.
Producers John Kilby and Jamie Rix ●STEREO: TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p888

Contributors

Written By:
Paul Smith
Written By:
Terry Kyan
Unknown:
Mel Smith
Unknown:
Louisa Rix
Unknown:
Mike Grady
Unknown:
Nicholas Ball.
Producers:
John Kilby
Producers:
Jamie Rix

More highlights from Clive James's last series.
Comic actor and writer Stephen Fry is in the studio and by satellite, daredevil Super Dave Osborne reveals his latest stunt.
Executive producer Richard Drewett Series producer Beatrice Ballard

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen Fry
Unknown:
Super Dave
Producer:
Richard Drewett
Producer:
Beatrice Ballard

Documentary series chronicling a dramatic period for the London Borough of Lewisham. Cuts. The social services department is having to make painful cuts. The chairman wants to sack top management to lessen effects on frontline services, but how will leading councillors and members of the social work teams react?
Producers Malcolm Hirst , Charles Stewart Executive producers Paul Hamann and Steve Hewlett
A Partners in Production film for BBCtv ●TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Producers:
Malcolm Hirst
Producers:
Charles Stewart
Producers:
Paul Hamann
Producers:
Steve Hewlett
on BBC Two England

A series of debates on controversial topics with a panel of guests and an audience reflecting the "nation" as a whole, presented by Trevor Phillips. Exploring the critical problems that derive from the increasingly multicultural character of society, the series aims to confront issues that might normally be considered taboo. Executive producer David Cox EditorWill Smith
A Juniper production for BBCtv

Contributors

Presented By:
Trevor Phillips.
Producer:
David Cox
Producer:
Editorwill Smith

BBC Two England

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