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Continuing his American tour, Jon Monie meets Madonna's guru, Deepak Chopra, and chef Gordon Ramsey talks about his famous temper. Presented by Alice Beer and Kevin Woodford. Producer Moira Kean; Executive producer Chris Loughlin (W) COMMENTS: [number removed] (maximum cost 8p) or e-mail [email address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Jon Monie
Talks:
Gordon Ramsey
Talks:
Kevin Woodford
Producer:
Moira Kean
Producer:
Chris Loughlin

Steve Rider, Sue Barker , John Inverdale and Clare Balding introduce action from Sydney, plus horse racing from Ascot, Superbikes and touring cars.
NOTE: events may alter timings.
1.00 Boxing Courtney Fry carries British medal hopes in the light-heavyweight category. With commentary from Jim Neilly.
1.25 Sailing Richard Simmonds provides commentary on the action from Sydney harbour.
1.35 Diving The women's 10m platform final.
1.50 Table Tennis Thewomen's j singles final. Dougie Donnelly and Donald Park commentate, j
2.05 Tennis Tim Henman aims for singles success to match the silver he won in the men's ' doubles four years ago.
2.30, 3.05, 3.40, 4.20 Racing In a breakfrom the Olympics, four I races from the last day of the ! Ascot festival, the 2.35, 3.10,
3.50 and 4.25. Commentary comes from Jim McGrath , Willie Carson , Richard Pitman and Angus Loughran.
2.45 Welghtlifting Coverage from the men's 94kg event. With commentary from David Vine. ;
3.20,4.00 Motorcycling Rounds 19 ! and 20 of the British Superbikes championship from
Mallory Park. With only two rounds left aftertoday, every point is vital.
4.35 Motorsport The final rounds of the British Touring Car ! championship from Silverstone.
5.25 Basketball Action from the women's preliminary rounds. Jon Champion commentates. Producers Charlie Cox and John Watson (touring cars); Barry Nuttley and Roger Burnett (superbikes) (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/olympics

Contributors

Unknown:
Sue Barker
Unknown:
John Inverdale
Unknown:
Courtney Fry
Unknown:
Jim Neilly.
Unknown:
Richard Simmonds
Unknown:
Dougie Donnelly
Unknown:
Donald Park
Unknown:
Tim Henman
Unknown:
Jim McGrath
Unknown:
Willie Carson
Unknown:
Richard Pitman
Unknown:
Angus Loughran.
Unknown:
David Vine.
Unknown:
Mallory Park.
Producers:
Charlie Cox
Producers:
John Watson
Unknown:
Barry Nuttley
Unknown:
Roger Burnett

Non Sequitur. Ensign Kim wakes up in San Francisco in his girlfriend's flat. Life couldn't be better- but shouldn't he be on the USS Voyager?
The original Star Trek series continues on Tuesday at 6pm (R) (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ensign Kim

The weekly cultural strand. Ends 8.50.
Review Mark Lawson is joined by John Carey , Germaine Greer and Ian Rankin to discuss the week's highlights, including Billy Elliott , Stephen Daldry 's first film, Margaret Atwood 's latest novel The Blind Assassin, and the world premiere in Halifax of Ted Hughes 's last play, Alcestis.
Series producer Mark Bell (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Lawson
Unknown:
John Carey
Unknown:
Germaine Greer
Unknown:
Ian Rankin
Unknown:
Billy Elliott
Unknown:
Stephen Daldry
Unknown:
Margaret Atwood
Unknown:
Ted Hughes
Producer:
Mark Bell

Continuing Robert Hughes 's reassessment of his native Australia.
Chinks, Wops and Roundeyes. Many people still think of Australia as a little bit of Britain in the southern seas. But as Hughes discovers, in the last 50 years a huge wave of immigration has swept across the country, transforming everything in its wake. Australia is no longer a colonialist outpost but a dynamic mixture of cultures, creeds and races. Director Philip Smith ; Series producer Christopher Spencer (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Hughes
Director:
Philip Smith
Producer:
Christopher Spencer

Daphne and Celeste, Par Wiksten, Graham Gouldman and Stuart Maconiejoin Mark Lamarr, Sean Hughes and Phill Jupitus for the irreverent light-hearted pop quiz. i Shown last Friday (S) (W) 3142 j

Contributors

Unknown:
Graham Gouldman
Unknown:
Sean Hughes
Unknown:
Phill Jupitus

A rare chance to see rock icon David Bowie in concert at the BBC Radio Theatre in front of a small invited audience.
Recorded at the end of June, shortly after his memorable appearance at the Glastonbury Festival, the set includes Wild Is the Wind, Ashes to Ashes, Absolute Beginners,
The Man Who Sold the World and Fame. The documentary : Cracked Actor follows at llpm. See Choice.
Director Chris Cowey ; Producer Elliot Johnson (S) David Bowie guests on Later with Jools Holland on Friday at 1.30am

Contributors

Unknown:
David Bowie
Director:
Chris Cowey
Producer:
Elliot Johnson
Unknown:
David Bowie
Unknown:
Jools Holland

David Bowie crosses America in Alan Yentob 's seminal documentary, first shown in 1975 as part of Omnibus. Filmed on the singer's 1974 Diamond Dogs tour, it captures the star's transition from glam rock to blue-eyed soul. Revealing footage of Bowie and his fans testifies to the heady effects of fame on stars and their followers.
Producer Alan Yentob (R) (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
David Bowie
Unknown:
Alan Yentob
Producer:
Alan Yentob

A chance to see in one viewing last week's new two-part story of the Bafta Award-winning drama. Natalie gets in too i deep trying to defend a pregnant teenager, while Roy enlists help to exact revenge on his Asian adversaries. Ends 1.40.
Written by Jimmy Gardner ; Producer Ann Harrison-Baxter j Director Kenny Glenaan Shown last Monday and Tuesday (S) (W) Followed by Weatherview j

Contributors

Written By:
Jimmy Gardner
Producer:
Ann Harrison-Baxter
Director:
Kenny Glenaan
Natalie:
Clare McGlinn
Dean:
Danny Seward
Roy:
John Henshaw
Sgt Giffen:
Rob Dixon
Mel:
Katy Cavanagh
Jaz:
Parvez Qadir
Jellicoe:
Steve Garti
Wakefield:
David Crellin

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