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: BBC Breakfast News

With Nicholas Witchell and Kirsty Wark. Starting with news summary and 6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Kirsty Wark.

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
With Jayne Irving.
Ring [number removed]with your comments on last night's television.


Unknown: Jayne Irving.
Unknown: Jayne Irving

: Kilroy

With Robert Kilroy-Silk .


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: News

Weather followed by Going for Gold

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin and starting with
The Playground Stop
Presenters: Dave Benson Phillips and Sue Monroe. Puppeteer: Jane Eve.
Storyteller: Sophie Wilcox. Story: What Colour Is It,
Grandad? by Carol and Carol.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Presenter: Dave Benson Phillips
Presenter: Sue Monroe
Puppeteer: Jane Eve
Storyteller: Sophie Wilcox
Music: Jonathan Cohen
Producer: Clare Bradley

: Roobarb

When There Was Someone Else (R)

: Five to Eleven

With Catherine Griller.


Unknown: Catherine Griller.

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
With Jayne Irving and Eamonn Holmes.


Unknown: Jayne Irving
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes.

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live
With Andy Craig , Judi Spiers , Floella Benjamin and guest Julian Pettifer.


Unknown: Andy Craig
Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Julian Pettifer.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

Jim receives distressing news from overseas.
(Cast page 31 Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Going for Gold

: Nobody's Child

Starring Mario Thomas. Abused and shunned, drugged and confined, Marie Bartello has been in a mental institution for years. How can she ever hope to lead a normal life?
Marie Bartello. .... MARLO THOMAS Written by MARY GALLAGHER and ARA
0 FILMS: pages 18-21


Unknown: Mario Thomas.
Unknown: Marie Bartello
Unknown: Marie Bartello.
Unknown: Marlo Thomas
Written By: Mary Gallagher
Unknown: Watson Director Lee

: Children's BBC: Green Claws

It's Great Grandad Old Claw's 108th birthday soon, so Claws and Iris plan some surprise presents.


Children's BBC presenter: Andi Peters
[Actor]: Nick Mercer
[Actress]: Stella Goodier
Director: Adrian Mills
Producer: Christine Hewitt

: How's Business

Told by Michael Williams (2)


Told By: Michael Williams

: Knowhow

What are X-rays? Can we prove the existence of the Loch Ness monster? And can a computer be more intelligent than the human brain? Presented by Beverley Wood and Mark Salter with members of the Elizabeth Fry School, Plaistow and special guest Nicky Campbell.
Including Hyperspace Hotel. 6: Monsters! by James Follett.
Studio director MARCUS D.F. WHITE Producer JANE TARLETON


Presented By: Beverley Wood
Presented By: Mark Salter
Unknown: Nicky Campbell.
Unknown: James Follett.
Director: Marcus D.F. White
Winston: Paul Raffield
Delaney: Choy-Llng Man
Cathy: Joy Elias-Rilwan
Callisto: Valerie Hunkins
Mr Fish: Jon Glover

: Newsround

: Grange Hill

A 20-part serial. Episode 11by Margaret Simpson. (Cast on page 56)


Unknown: Margaret Simpson.

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Holiday 90

Derek Nimmo takes a walk down Melbourne's Ramsay Street to meet some of the cast of Neighbours. He sees the city as his second home. but rarely has time to sample the wide open spaces (Ned Kelly country, the outback bounding with kangaroos) and ends up counting sheep instead. Kathy Tayler has decided to take up golf and takes a week's course on a self-catering holiday in Brittany. Dare we think of a repeat of the super summer of 89? Eamonn Holmes visits
Britain's newest all-weather enjoyment park in Suffolk. With Anne Gregg.
Series producer PATRICIA HOULIHAN 0 INFORMATION: send a large sae to [address removed].
0 INFO-LINE: 0[number removed]
(Calls cost 25p per minute off-peak and 38p per minute at all other times) * COMPETITION: page 45


Unknown: Derek Nimmo
Unknown: Ned Kelly
Unknown: Kathy Tayler
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Anne Gregg.
Producer: Richard Lightbody

: EastEnders

by John Maynard.
Sharon has had enough of Simon's suspicious behaviour. Marge has something to tell Dot, and Dot has something to tell Marge...
(Cast on page 53)
Ethel's New Manor: page 45
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: John Maynard

: The Variety Club Awards for 1989

Earlier today, at the London Hilton on Park Lane, the Variety Club of Great Britain announced the winners of its
Annual Show Business Awards.
The Chief Barker, Paul Gregg , presented awards reflecting the outstanding performances of 1989. Featuring:
Stage Actress and Actor; Film Actress and Actor; BBC and Independent Radio and TV Personalities; Recording
Artist; Most Promising Artist; Show Business Personality; and a Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to Entertainment.
Introduced by Terry Wogan. Television presentation PETER HYLTON CLEAVER


Unknown: Paul Gregg
Introduced By: Terry Wogan.
Unknown: Peter Hylton Cleaver

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: A Sense of Guilt

An original seven-part serial written by Andrea Newman. With Trevor Eve
Lisa Harrow and Rudi Davies.
4: Sally takes refuge with her father as Felix embarks on a new affair.
Associate producer IAN R. WALLACE
Sound supervisor RICHARD PARTRIDGE Make-up designer GILLIAN THOMAS Costume designer VIANNEY AVELLA Produced bv SIMON PASSMORE Directed by BRUCE MACDONALD


Written By: Andrea Newman.
Written By: Rudi Davies.
Producer: Ian R. Wallace
Unknown: Richard Partridge
Designer: Gillian Thomas
Designer: Vianney Avella
Directed By: Bruce MacDonald
Felix Cramer: Trevor Eve
Helen Irving: Lisa Harrow
Sally Hinde: Rudi Davies
Richard Murray: Jim Carter
Elizabeth Cramer: Morag Hood
Inge Murray: Malgoscha Gebel
Carey Hinde: Philip McGough
Karl Murray: David Chittenden
Peter Murray: Charlie Condou
Magdalen Parry: Pam Ferris
PR girl: Mari Rowland Hughes
University supervisor: John Bleasdale

: Film 90 with Barry Norman

Herbert Ross 's Steel
Magnolias is a tale of split ends and permanent waves in the Deep South, featuring a strong female cast.
Family Business finds Sean Connery playing father to
Dustin Hoffman , who in turn is the father of Matthew Broderick. Sidney Lumet directs this action caper about three generations of crooks. Film 90 visits the Liverpool location of Dancin' through the Dark, WiUy Russell 's latest venture set in his home town. Director ALEXANDRA BEAZLEY Producer BRUCE THOMPSON
0 BARRY NORMAN : page 18


Unknown: Herbert Ross
Unknown: Sean Connery
Unknown: Dustin Hoffman
Unknown: Matthew Broderick.
Unknown: Sidney Lumet
Unknown: Wiuy Russell
Director: Alexandra Beazley
Producer: Bruce Thompson
Unknown: Barry Norman

: International Snooker

Benson and Hedges Masters Stephen Hendry , the defending champion, plays either Alex Higgins (24) or Steve James (16).
Introduced by David Icke.


Unknown: Stephen Hendry
Unknown: Alex Higgins
Unknown: Steve James
Introduced By: David Icke.

: Weather

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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