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Wimbledon Live coverage of the men's s singles semi-finals. Plus coverage of the ladies' doubles semi-finals.
Introduced by Desmond Lynam and Sue Barker ,
Cricket Further live coverage of the second day's play between England and Australia from Old Trafford.
Including at 3.00 and 3.55 News Regional News and Weather
And at 6.10* A Weekend on Mars
Clive Anderson brings the news as it happens of the expected touchdown on Mars of Nasa's Pathfinder probe.
Videoplus code for 12.30-4.30....
4.30-8.30 ..................................... * Approximate time

Contributors

Introduced By:
Desmond Lynam
Introduced By:
Sue Barker
Unknown:
Clive Anderson

Clive Anderson launches three days of programmes to mark the beginning of new era in space exploration with Nasa's
Pathfinder probe due to land on Mars this weekend. The probe will deliverthe world's first remote-controlled inter-planetary explorer, the Sojourner Rover, set to traverse the planet and beam back the first pictures taken from the surface of Mars for over two decades.
See today's choices. Stereo
8.35 Horizon Special:
Destination Mars Tonight's documentary takes a behind-the-scenes look at
Nasa's Jet Propulsion
Laboratory and Russia's
Lavotchkin Institute and meets the engineers and scientists. It also charts the story of the exploration of Mars from the earliest attempts to reach the planet in the sixties, and reports on the young mission team anxiously monitoring
Pathfinder's every move. Producer Max Whitby; Series editor
John Lynch
Followed by Your Weekend Weather on Mars Ian McCaskell gives forecast for the Sojourner Rover's stay on Mars.
9.30* Mars to Clive Anderson
In tonight's live chat show, Clive Anderson watches the extra-terrestrial action as it unfolds. Special guests include experienced star-gazer Patrick Moore , leading British scientist and Mars expert Dr Monica Grady , and British astronaut Mike Foale , interviewed via satellite as he orbits Earth in the Russian space station Mir.
Producer David McNab : Executive producer John Lynch * Approximate times
10.10* What Have the Martians EverDonetoUs? Alookatthe funniest alien comedy clips this side of the solar system.
Producer Gary Monaghan Stereo
10.20 * Space Jammin' Records that have been dedicated to the Martians.
Producer Gary Monaghan Stereo Videoplus code (not PDC) for
8.30-10.30
♦ See This Week: page 7
Followed by UK Image

Contributors

Unknown:
Clive Anderson
Editor:
John Lynch
Unknown:
Clive Anderson
Unknown:
Clive Anderson
Unknown:
Patrick Moore
Unknown:
Dr Monica Grady
Unknown:
Mike Foale
Producer:
David McNab
Producer:
John Lynch
Producer:
Gary Monaghan Stereo
Producer:
Gary Monaghan Stereo

Continuingthe series which features the best in black entertainment. Host comedian
Roy Diamond is joined by former EastEnders star-turned-singer
Michelle Gayle. The line-up, with approximate times, follows.
11.25 Get It On Angie Greaves and Geoff Schumann introduce another episode of the raunchy computer dating show.
12.05 am Blouse and Skirt A topical battle of comic wits with regulars Tony Morris, Gina Yashere and Curtis Walker.
12.35 Beginners Guide To ... Tonight the series about black cultural icons features jungle music.
Executive producer Dele Oniya
Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Unknown:
Roy Diamond
Singer:
Michelle Gayle.

Drama starring
Wendy Hughes
Colin Friels
A young Melbourne art teacher, responsible for her disabled brother, augments her income by finding "clients" in the piano bar of an overnight train.
Director Bob Ellis (1987, 18) ♦ See Films: pages 52-59 * * *

Contributors

Unknown:
Wendy Hughes
Unknown:
Colin Friels
Director:
Bob Ellis
Girl:
Wendy Hughes
Man:
Colin Friels
Salesman:
Norman Kaye
Football coach:
John Clayton
Girlsbrother:
Lewis Fitz-Gerald

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