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Live coverage of the day that traditionally features the quarter-finals of the ladies' singles.
History is on the side of the top-ranked players as no unseeded entrant has ever won the women's tournament. BBCi: digital viewers can view other courts and access information via the handset

Live coverage of the eighth day's play from south-west London, where, weather permitting, the quarter-finals of the ladies' singles competition will be the focus of attention.
At this stage last year, the top ladies seed Serena Williams breezed past compatriot and number seven seed Jennifer Capriati with a convincing 6-1, 6-1 victory. Meanwhile, the French number four seed Amelie Mauresmo had a slightly harder time on her journey to meeting Serena in the semis, eventually beating Paola Suarez of Argentina 6-0, 5-7, 6-1.
Introduced by Sue Barker. Commentary by, among others, Chris Bradnam, Peter Fleming, Jason Goodall, Phil Jones, Louise Fleming, Simon Reed, Garry Richardson , Liz Smylie and Keith Wilson. (S)

BBCi; satellite and cable viewers can select action from up to five extra courts, plus a range of other features, by pressing the red button on their handset. Freeview viewers can access two additional courts, as well as the latest news, scores and results. For live commentary from Radio 5 Live, news and scores, and three-minute video highlights packages at the end of the day's play, visit [web address removed]

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Serena Williams
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Jennifer Capriati
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Amelie Mauresmo
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Paola Suarez
Introduced By:
Sue Barker.
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Chris Bradnam
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Peter Fleming
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Jason Goodall
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Phil Jones
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Louise Pleming
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Simon Reed
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Garry Richardson
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Liz Smylie
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Keith Wilson.

New series 1/6. Swapping her political soapbox for ife on the road as the nation's latest agony aunt, Ann Widdecombe sets off on her travels. Tonight she offers her no-nonsense advice to: Ruth, whose teenage daughter won't speak to her; golfing widow Jo and her links-mad husband Martin; and Neil Rice , the manager of a hairdressing salon whose staff are ignoring his no smoking ban. Ann Widdecombe also features in Grumpy Old Women, which follows. Series producer Paul Franklin
Executive producer David Tibballs FREE HELPLINE: [number removed]7060, lines open from 7:30am to midnight, seven days a week. All calls are confidential
Ann Widdecombe in the RT interview: page 20

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Ann Widdecombe
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Neil Rice
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Ann Widdecombe
Producer:
Paul Franklin
Producer:
David Tibballs
Unknown:
Ann Widdecombe

It's All Falling Apart. Facial hair, affairs and buying underwear all get a good airing by British women of a certain age. With contributions from, among others, Sheila Hancock , Janet Street-Porter , Ann Widdecombe , Germaine Greer , Jenny Eclair and Arabella Weir. Narrated by Alison Steadman.
Producer Judith Holder ; Exec producer Stuart Prebble

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Sheila Hancock
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Janet Street-Porter
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Ann Widdecombe
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Germaine Greer
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Jenny Eclair
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Arabella Weir.
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Alison Steadman.
Producer:
Judith Holder
Producer:
Stuart Prebble

5/11. Celebrating the E-type Jag and Aston Martin DB5, dodging bullets in a Porsche Boxster S and a Mercedes SLK, and putting the new Murano and Nissan 4x4 through their paces.
Shown on Sunday at 8pm RT DIRECT: Top Gear Revved Up DVD is E13.99 (RRP E15.99) incl p&p. To order, call [number removed]7979 (national rate)

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Aston Martin

Labyrinthine political black comedy starring Jeff Bridges and John Huston. Almost two decades after the assassination of the US president, his brother becomes involved in solving the mystery surrounding the event.
Review page 50. (1979, 18)

Then The 48 Preludes and Fugues
A keyboard piece from JS Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier.

Contributors

Director:
William Richert
[Actor]:
Jeff Bridges
[Actor]:
John Huston

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2.00 English The Animated Epics Beowulf and The Canterbury Tales are brought to life. 98981 4.00
English Chaucer in Middle English A chance to hear The Animated Canterbury Tales in Chaucer's own language. Plus an adaptation of Moby Dick.

Contributors

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Moby Dick.

BBC Two England

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