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Anna Mazzotti visits the southern city of Bari. (Repeat)
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Contributors

Presenter:
Anna Mazzotti

Live coverage of the conclusion of the women's marathon from the European championships in Budapest. The event was expected to be keenly contested with a number of athletes in good form, including Ireland's Catherina McKiernan , who won the London marathon.

Contributors

Unknown:
Catherina McKiernan

Gail Porter , Tim Vincent and Chris Jarvis introduce another hectic morning at the hotel, with guests TV presenters
Darren Day and Isla Fisher , plus music from Shed Seven, the Paper Dolls, Electrasy and De Ryus. Regularfeatures include Buried
Treasure, Real Review and the Endofthe ShowShow , plus cartoon action with Ace Ventura. The programme continues at 1pm. Director John Smith : Series producer Ed Gray 48834 72 Videoplus 10.45-2.00 (not PDC) ........ ADDRESS: FullyBooked, PO Box 1212, Glasgow G12 8DB; Ceefax: p530; E-mail: fully.booked@bbc.co.uk Web site: www.bbc.co.uk/fullybooked
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Contributors

Unknown:
Gail Porter
Unknown:
Tim Vincent
Unknown:
Chris Jarvis
Presenters:
Darren Day
Presenters:
Isla Fisher
Presenters:
De Ryus.
Unknown:
Endofthe Showshow
Unknown:
Ace Ventura.
Director:
John Smith
Producer:
Ed Gray

As students assess their prospects following A-level, GNVQ and Higher results, Jayne Middlemiss presents a guide to university and college, with ideas on courses, clearing and leaving home, plus news on grants, loans and fees.
Director John A Parry; Producer Mary Fourt .. HELPLINE: phone free on [number removed]. Lines open until 9pm tonight, and 10am-6pm all next week. WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education/choice CEEFAX: see page 700 for clearing information
♦ This Week: page 8; John Peel : page 9

Contributors

Unknown:
Jayne Middlemiss
Producer:
Mary Fourt
Unknown:
John Peel

Introduced by Steve Rider.
2.05 Show Jumping The British Jumping Derby from Hickstead, oneofthe toughest tests on the show-jumping circuit. Commentary byClare Balding, Stephen Hadley and Michael Tucker.
4.00 Motorcycling Races 15 and 16 of the British Superbikechampionshipfrom Mallory Park. Commentary by Barry Nutley. TV presentation (showjumping) Wendy Sheppard and Johnnie Watherston

Contributors

Introduced By:
Steve Rider.
Unknown:
Stephen Hadley
Unknown:
Michael Tucker.
Unknown:
Mallory Park.
Commentary By:
Barry Nutley.
Unknown:
Wendy Sheppard
Unknown:
Johnnie Watherston

Second World War spy drama, me firstfilm in today's British war double bill. Starring Virginia McKenna
Paul Scofield , Jack Warner
Young Violette 's life in London is barely affected by the war until she marries a French officer, who is killed in action.
Director Lewis Gilbert (1958, PG)
Blackandwhite Subtitled ................ The Battle of the River Plate is at 8pm
* See Films: pages 42-49 ****

Contributors

Unknown:
Virginia McKenna
Unknown:
Paul Scofield
Unknown:
Jack Warner
Unknown:
Young Violette
Director:
Lewis Gilbert
VioletteSzabO:
Virginia McKenna
TonyFraser:
Paul Scofield
MrBushell:
Jack Warner
Mrs Bushell:
Denise Grey

Harry Secombe presents the last of three programmes in which he looks back at some highlights from the series over the last 12 months.
The events he recalls include a trip to South America, a visit to the restored Windsor Castle and Cliff Richard singing When I Survey the Wondrous Cross. Hymns include Dear Lord and FatherofMankind, Guide Me 0 ThyGreat Jehovah and The Battle Hymn of the Republic. Producer Judith Gregory ; Editor
HughFaupel

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Secombe
Unknown:
Cliff Richard
Producer:
Judith Gregory

Concluding the documentary series, narrated by Peter Fonda , telling the story often US families who went in search of the American Dream.
Never Give Up. President Reagan was elected on a promise of progress and prosperity, but while some families realised theirambitions, others lost everything. See today's choices. Series producer Richard Bradley ; Executive producer Anthony Geffen

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Fonda
Producer:
Richard Bradley
Producer:
Anthony Geffen

Profiles of black achievers.
Carlton Duncan. When
Carlton Duncan arrived in Britain from
Jamaica in 1961, he intended to become a teacher but soon faced a dilemma because he also had a talent for dancing.
Eventually he had to choose and selected teaching, and by he had become Britain's first black secondary school head. Producer Joanna Burge ; Series producer
Maxine Watson

Contributors

Unknown:
Carlton Duncan.
Unknown:
Carlton Duncan
Producer:
Joanna Burge
Producer:
Maxine Watson

Second World War adventure, starring
John Gregson Anthony Quayle , Peter Finch
Ten days before the start of the Second World War, Germany's battleship the GrafSpee is awaiting instructions in the South Atlantic to commence hostilities - its brief is to attack
British cargo vessels. It soon becomes clearthat the British navy will have its work cut out to destroy the battleship.
Directors Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger (1956. U)
See Films: pages 42-49 ***
If yesterday's athletics overran, yesterday's episode of Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? will be shown here

Contributors

Director:
Michael Powell
Director:
Emeric Pressburger
Captain Bell:
John Gregson
Commodore Harwood:
Anthony Quayle
Captain Langsdorff:
Peter Finch
Captain Woodhouse:
Ian Hunter
Captain Barry:
Jack Gwillim
Captain Dove:
Bernard Lee
Mike Fowler:
Llonel Murton
Mr Millington-Drake:
Anthony Bushell
Dr Guani:
Peter Ilung
Captain McCall:
Michael Goodliffe
Lt Comdr Medley:
Patrick MacNee
Dr Langmann:
John Chandos
M. Desmoulins:
Douglas Wilmer

The Great Race. Bob and Terry challenge each otherto a cross-country cycling race.
Audrey SHEILA FEARN. Station master BERTPALMER. Lorry driver
ROY PATTINSON , Gloria LORNA WILDE
For regular cast see Saturday
Repeat Subtitled ....................

Contributors

Unknown:
Audrey Sheila Fearn.
Unknown:
Roy Pattinson

Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

Series 2

Episode 5: The Great Race

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Classic sitcom. Bob and Terry argue about fitness over a pint and challenge each other to a cross-country cycle race to see who's the fittest.

Original drama, in which the characters address the audience, directed by David Hare and written by Wallace Shawn. Starring Mike Nichols Miranda Richardson
In an unnamed country on the brink of conflict, a renowned intellectual finds himself increasingly at odds with the oppressive regime. As the political and military situation deteriorates, his relationship with his daughter and son-in-law comes under intolerable pressure. Widescreen.
(1997) ♦ See Films: pages 42-49 **

Contributors

Directed By:
David Hare
Written By:
Wallace Shawn.
Unknown:
Mike Nichols
Unknown:
Miranda Richardson
Jack:
Mike Nichols
Judy:
Miranda Richardson
Howard:
David Dekeyser

Thriller starring
Anna Bonaiuto
Returning to Naples for her mother's funeral, Deliatriesto uncoverthe path that led an ageing woman to a sordid death by the beach. The process forces Delia to confront her own memories. In Italian with English subtitles. Widescreen.
Director Mario martone (1995, 15) ♦ See Films: pages 42-49 Followed byWeatherview

Contributors

Unknown:
Anna Bonaiuto

Repeats are not indicated. THE GREATS
2.00 Champions of Nature (parti) -Simon King celebrates the work of Sir David Attenborough LANGUAGES
4.00 Greek Language and People 1-2; French Experience Know Howl-forthe beginner BUSINESS AND TRAINING
5.00 The Business Programme - marketing issues. OPEN UNIVERSITY
5.45 Imagesof Disability 6179144 6.10 Afterthe Revolution
7963144 6.35-7.00am Windows on the Mind

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon King
Unknown:
Sir David Attenborough

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