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BBC ONE Wednesday 13 October 2010
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Commonwealth Games 2010

Live event/outside broadcast Interactive TV High Definition programme
Wednesday 13 October
11.30am-1.00pm BBC ONE and BBC HD

Clare Balding introduces more boxing and diving action from Delhi, including:

11.45am Middleweight Final
12.15pm Heavyweight Final

Some of the world's best amateur boxers are hoping to make a name for themselves on this big international stage. A formidable list of Commonwealth competitors have gone on to become professional world champions, including John Conteh, Barry McGuigan, Lennox Lewis, Richie Woodhall and Wayne McCullough. Commentary comes from Jim Neilly and Richie Woodhall.

At 12.30pm, it's the Men's 10m Platform Final.

The last diving competition of these Commonwealth Games is arguably the most eagerly awaited, with English teenager Tom Daley going for gold. Even though he is still only 16, Daley is experienced in international competition and scored his greatest triumph at last year's World Aquatics Championships in Rome when he won gold.

England's Pete Waterfield, who won gold in this event in Manchester in 2002 and silver four years later, should also be in the mix. But stiff opposition should come in the shape of Australia's Olympic champion Matthew Mitcham and Canada's Alexandre Despatie, who won Commonwealth gold as a 13-year-old in 1998. The commentators are Bob Ballard and Leon Taylor.

There is also a round-up of other decisive action involving competitors from the home countries.

Commonwealth Games 2010 is simulcast on the BBC HD channel – the BBC's High Definition channel, available through Freesat 108, Freeview 50, Sky 143 and Virgin 108. Digital viewers can access more live coverage of events via BBCi on the red button and broadband.

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Commonwealth Games 2010

Live event/outside broadcast Interactive TV High Definition programme
Wednesday 13 October
2.15-5.00pm BBC ONE and BBC HD

John Inverdale has more action from the boxing competition, including:

2.30pm Flyweight Final
2.45pm Lightweight Final
3.15pm Welterweight Final
3.45pm Light-Heavyweight Final
4.15pm Super-Heavyweight Final

The boxing concludes with an afternoon of breathless action featuring five finals, including the prestigious super-heavyweight final which was won by a young Lennox Lewis in 1986. England topped the boxing medals table at Melbourne 2006 and the prospects for all the home nations look encouraging in Delhi. Commentary comes from Jim Neilly and Richie Woodhall.

There is also action from the badminton bronze medal matches and bowls singles finals.

Commonwealth Games 2010 is simulcast on the BBC HD channel – the BBC's High Definition channel, available through Freesat 108, Freeview 50, Sky 143 and Virgin 108. Digital viewers can access more live coverage of events via BBCi on the red button and broadband.

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Commonwealth Games 2010

Live event/outside broadcast Interactive TV High Definition programme
Wednesday 13 October
5.00-6.00pm BBC ONE and BBC HD

As the day draws to a close, Sue Barker and Jake Humphrey present some of the late-night action from Delhi plus interviews and features reflecting on the stories of the day and the impact the Games has made.

The reporters are: Matthew Pinsent; Rishi Persad; and Sonali Shah.

Commonwealth Games 2010 is simulcast on the BBC HD channel – the BBC's High Definition channel, available through Freesat 108, Freeview 50, Sky 143 and Virgin 108. Digital viewers can access more live coverage of events via BBCi on the red button and broadband.

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Waterloo Road Ep 8/20

High Definition programme
Wednesday 13 October
8.00-9.00pm BBC ONE

Personal troubles spill over into the corridors of Waterloo Road as the popular drama set in a secondary school continues. Vicki's home life continues to spiral dangerously out of control, Grantly's stubbornness compromises his ability as a teacher and Janeece begins to wonder if she's made the right decision about her baby.

Now living in a hostel, Vicki is struggling to balance her schoolwork with visiting her critically ill dad in hospital. Following another poor exam result, a concerned Chris confronts Vicki, but she won't reveal the true extent of her dire situation and threatens Chris with blackmail if her grades are not changed. Finally, they strike a deal that helps Vicki but leaves Chris's career hanging in the balance.

Meanwhile, Grantly struggles to cope with his wife's Alzheimer's, a matter that becomes worse when he returns home to an unexpected welcome. Despite his desperation, an ever loyal Grantly promises Fleur that he won't put her in a care home and continues to shrug off Ruby's growing concern.

And Ruby herself faces a dilemma as Janeece wants to spend more time with the baby and seems increasingly uncertain about her decision to give it away. A worried Tom questions whether Janeece is being taken advantage of, leading Ruby and John to realise that they must have the adoption legally recognised as soon as possible.

Vicki Macdonald is played by Rebecca Ryan, Grantly Budgen by Phillip Martin Brown, Janeece Bryant by Chelsee Healey, Chris Mead by William Ash, Fleur Budgen by Lorraine Cheshire, Ruby Fry by Elizabeth Berrington, Tom by Jason Done and John Fry by Ralph Ineson.

Waterloo Road is simulcast on the BBC HD channel – the BBC's High Definition channel, available through Freesat 108, Freeview 50, Sky 143 and Virgin 108.

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BBC TWO Wednesday 13 October 2010
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Commonwealth Games 2010

Live event/outside broadcast Interactive TV High Definition programme
Wednesday 13 October
9.00-11.30am BBC TWO and BBC HD

Hazel Irvine presents cycling highlights of the early morning women's time trial, followed by live coverage of the finish of the men's time trial.

England's women's time trial team included Olympic silver medallist Emma Pooley, while Olympic road race champion Nicole Cooke lined up in Welsh colours.

Australia won all four road race gold medals at the 2006 Commonwealth Games but neither Nathan O'Neill nor Ben Day, who won gold and silver in the road race in Melbourne four years ago, will be in Delhi. Among the men's time trial medal hopefuls are Geraint Thomas, who memorably won track cycling gold in the men's team pursuit at the Beijing Olympics. Commentary comes from Hugh Porter and Chris Boardman.

There are also highlights of the women's hockey medal matches. Hosts India won gold in the women's tournament in 2002 and silver four years ago in Melbourne and expectations were high for more success at the start of the tournament. England, after their tremendous recent showing at the World Cup in Argentina, will also be hoping to feature prominently today.

There are also highlights from the boxing finals, including:

10.30am Light-Flyweight Final
10.45am Bantamweight Final
11.15am Light-Welterweight Final

The first boxing gold medals of these Games are decided at the Talkatora Indoor Stadium. Hopes of a medal for the home nations are high; Great Britain's boxers won three silver and two bronze medals at the European Championships in Moscow this summer, their best showing since 1961. The commentators are Jim Neilly and Richie Woodhall.

Commonwealth Games 2010 is simulcast on the BBC HD channel – the BBC's High Definition channel, available through Freesat 108, Freeview 50, Sky 143 and Virgin 108. Digital viewers can access more live coverage of events via BBCi on the red button and broadband.

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Commonwealth Games 2010

Live event/outside broadcast Interactive TV High Definition programme
Wednesday 13 October
1.00-2.00pm BBC TWO and BBC HD

Clare Balding presents continued coverage of the Men's 10m Platform Final, hopefully featuring England's diving world champion, Tom Daley.

Commonwealth Games 2010 is simulcast on the BBC HD channel – the BBC's High Definition channel, available through Freesat 108, Freeview 50, Sky 143 and Virgin 108. Digital viewers can access more live coverage of events via BBCi on the red button and broadband.

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Commonwealth Games 2010 – Games Today

Interactive TV High Definition programme
Wednesday 13 October
7.00-8.00pm BBC TWO and BBC HD

Sue Barker and Jake Humphrey introduce highlights of the penultimate day of the Games. The focus of attention was on the boxing, where 10 of the day's 29 medals were decided.

Commonwealth Games 2010 is simulcast on the BBC HD channel – the BBC's High Definition channel, available through Freesat 108, Freeview 50, Sky 143 and Virgin 108. Digital viewers can access more live coverage of events via BBCi on the red button and broadband.

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Wonderland – Boy Cheerleaders

New series
Wednesday 13 October
9.00-10.00pm BBC TWO

The UK's first all-boy cheerleaders, the DAZL Diamonds
The UK's first all-boy cheerleaders, the DAZL Diamonds

Observational documentary series Wonderland returns to the small screen, seeking out the people and places that offer a glimpse of today's Britain that is usually hidden from view.

Nine-year-old Harvey is a budding Billy Elliot in the most unlikely of surroundings. On a South Leeds estate, in the heart of rugby league territory, Harvey is a member of the UK's first all-boy cheerleading squad. Cheerleading For Boys follows the DAZL Diamonds, as they are known, preparing for a competition that could change their lives for ever.

Their coach, Ian, sees the National Cheerleading Championships as a great challenge for the young team: "They're going to do a predominantly female sport, so I suppose they've got to get some balls, haven't they?"

It's not plain sailing for the boys. Twelve-year-old Joe admits: "They used to call me 'camp' and 'puff' and all that. But then, when I'm on the rugby pitch, they go: 'Oh ... you're well rough!'" And, with many of the boys being brought up by single mothers, life is far from a fairytale.

As films such as Billy Elliot and TV shows like Glee make performing all the rage, life in the spotlight has never seemed so attractive. But, as competition day approaches, how will the boys cope with the gruelling practice sessions and the pressures of performance on top of the challenges of their day-to-day life? From the streets of South Leeds to the glittering lights of the national finals, the film accompanies these boys and their families on what could be the journey of a lifetime.

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BBC FOUR Wednesday 13 October 2010
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Michael Wood's Story Of England –
The Peasants Revolt To The Tudors Ep 4/6

Wednesday 13 October
9.00-10.00pm BBC FOUR

Historian Michael Wood continues to follow a single village through the whole of English history, now reaching the dramatic battles of conscience in the time of the Hundred Years War. Set in the Leicestershire village of Kibworth, and assisted by today's villagers, Michael follows the stories of individuals who lived through these times.

Amazing finds in the school archive help trace peasant education back to the 14th century and Michael learns how the people themselves set up the first school for their children.

Evidence also reveals that some villagers join in a rebellion against King Henry V, while others rise to become middle-class merchants in the textile town of Coventry. On the horizon is the Protestant Reformation but the rise of capitalism and individualism sow the seeds of England's future greatness.

Michael Wood's Story Of England is repeated tomorrow night, Thursday 14 October, a broadcast that is simulcast on the BBC HD channel – the BBC's High Definition channel, available through Freesat 108, Freeview 50, Sky 143 and Virgin 108.

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