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: BBC Breakfast News

6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast News summary, followed by business news from
Paul Burden , Fiona Foster and the Business Breakfast team.
6.55 Weather, local news and travel.
7.00 Nicholas Witchell and Laurie Mayer with the most comprehensive television news available in the morning. Regular business news, sports reports, weather, local and traffic news.
Newspaper reviews by Paul Callan.
Headlines every quarter hour. News summaries: 7.30 and 8.30.
Business news:
7.12, 7.40, 8.12 and 8.40.
Sport: 7.23, 7.52, 8.23 and 8.52. Weather, regional and traffic news: 6.55, 7.25, 7.55 and 8.25.
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Fiona Foster
Presenter: Nicholas Witchell
Presenter: Laurie Mayer
Unknown: Paul Callan.

: News Weather followed by Open Air

What price Sianel Pedwar Cymru? Is Pobol y Cwm taking over from Neighbours? Eamonn Holmes and Jayne Irving want your views on the Welsh TV Channel S4C. Ring [number removed].


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Jayne Irving

: Kilroy

With Robert Kilroy-Silk . 0 STUDIO AUDIENCE: to participate ring [number removed].


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin and starting with
The Playbus stops today at The Patch Stop
Sam Patch meets a golden retriever called Moray.
Producer ANNE GOBEY (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Sam Patch
Producer: Anne Gobey

: Roobarb

When Roobarb Did the Lion's Share
Told by Richard Briers. (R)


Told By: Richard Briers.
Patch's friend: Vanessa Amberleigh

: Five to Eleven

With Edward Petherbridge. Producer RALPH ROLLS
A Forge Productions Ltd programme


Unknown: Edward Petherbridge.
Producer: Ralph Rolls

: News Weather followed by Open Air

Has TV current affairs started to look too stylish? Does decoration mask the content? Producer PAULA TRAFFORD


Producer: Paula Trafford

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live Andy Craig takes another view from behind the steering wheel in 'Drive for Life'.
With Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers.


Unknown: Andy Craig
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Michael Fish

: Neighbours

Bev tells Jim who owns the matching statuette. Bronwyn causes a rift between Madge and Harold.
(Cast page 26. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Going for Gold

Hosted by Henry Kelly.


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: The Foreman Went to France

The second of two matinees featuring Gordon Jackson , who died in January.
Today, his screen debut. Starring Clifford Evans and Tommy Trinder.
1940: determined to retrieve some special machinery before the Germans advance across France, aircraft factory foreman Fred Carrick braves fifth columnists, dive-bombers, refugees, lack of food, fires and death.
0 FILMS: pages 13-14


Unknown: Gordon Jackson
Unknown: Clifford Evans
Unknown: Tommy Trinder.
Unknown: Fred Carrick
Produced By: Michael Balcon
Directed By: Charles Frend
Fred Carrick: Clifford Evans
Tommy: Tommy Trinder
American girl: Constance Cummings
Jock: Gordon Jackson
Mayor: Robert Morley
Prefect: Paul Bonifas
Stationmaster: Ernest Milton

: Popeye Double Bill

Beaver or Not and Battery Up

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters and starting with:

Charlie Chalk
There Are No Roads on Merrytwit by Jocelyn Stevenson.
Lewis T. Duck decides it's time Merrytwit had a road, so he builds one and then realises why there were no roads in the first place.
Voices by Michael Williams John Wells and Barbara Leigh-Hunt .
Created, designed and produced by IVOR WOOD (R)


Introduced By: Andi Peters
Unknown: Jocelyn Stevenson
Voices By: Michael Williams
Voices By: John Wells
Voices By: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Produced By: Ivor Wood

: Bananaman

Night of the Nerks With the voices of Tim Brooke-Taylor
Bill Oddie , Graeme Garden and Jill Shilling.
Written by BERNIE KAY Music by DAVE COOKE
Produced and directed by TERRY WARD (R)


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Jill Shilling.
Written By: Bernie Kay
Music By: Dave Cooke
Directed By: Terry Ward

: Never Kiss Frogs! and Other Stories

Princess Florizella (1) By Philippa Gregory. Told for Jackanory by Sophie Aldred with Jonathon Morris.
Princesses are supposed to be good, but Princess Florizella has her own ideas. (R)


Unknown: Philippa Gregory.
Unknown: Sophie Aldred
Unknown: Jonathon Morris.

: New Yogi Bear Show

Yogi the Cave Bear
An earthquake opens a door at the back of the cave, and Yogi and Boo-Boo step through into a prehistoric Jellystone Park.

: Dizzy Heights

By Andy Walker
Alan Heap and Mick Wall. Starring Heap and Wall (the Management).
This week's visitor is Anna Madeley.
Anna is amazed at the calamity and Eustace is excited by new toys.
Meanwhile Morty Mouse revels at being really frightening.
Ouch! Heap gets gonged. Executive producer


Unknown: Andy Walker
Unknown: Alan Heap
Unknown: Mick Wall.
Unknown: Anna Madeley.
Unknown: Christopher Pilkington
Director: Claire Winyard

: Newsround

Britain's top news show for children.

: Blue Peter

With Yvette Fielding John Leslie and Diane Louise Jordan.


Unknown: John Leslie
Unknown: Diane Louise Jordan.

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by Jakki Brambles.
(Simultaneous Broadcast: with Radio 1)


Presenter: Jakki Brambles
Producer/Director: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

by Juliet Ace.
Frank scours 'Cardboard City' searching for Diane, while Trevor and Paul plan for the future. While Cindy prepares a surprise for Ian's 21st, Pete falls out with him...
This week's cast:
Show Times: page 10
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Juliet Ace
Devised by: Tony Holland
Devised by: Julia Smith
Series Designer: Bernard Lloyd-Jones
Script Editor: Sebastian Secker Walker
Executive Producer: Michael Ferguson
Producer: Richard Bramall
Director: Mervyn Cumming
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Shirley: Sarah Swingler
Pat: Pam St Clement
Frank: Mike Reid
Girl vagrant: Bonnie Sullivan
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Michelle: Susan Tully
Mandy: Charon Bourke
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Pete: Peter Dean
Barbara: Alannah O'Sullivan
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Mo: Edna Dore
Trevor: Phil McDermott
Paul: Mark Thrippleton
Rod: Christopher McHallem
Vince: Hepburn Graham
Hazel: Virginia Fiol
Spyder: Russell Gold
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Phil: Steve McFadden
Grant: Ross Kemp

: Tomorrow's World

This week - should some embryo research be allowed. or should it be banned altogether? Tomorrow's
World examines the scientific arguments for and against this controversial issue.
With Judith Hann , Howard Stableford, Peter Macann and Kate Bellingham. Produced by JACK WEBER CYNTHIA PAGE and MICHAEL MOSLEY


Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Unknown: Kate Bellingham.
Produced By: Jack Weber
Produced By: Cynthia Page
Produced By: Michael Mosley
Director: Philip Dolling
Editor: Richard Reisz

: Brush Strokes

By John Esmonde and Bob Larbey.
Starring Karl Howman and Elizabeth Counsell.
'Splosh' is closing, but there is an offer from an old friend. Sandra finds a new job and Jacko has a brush with the law.
Produced, directed by JOHN B HOBBS


Unknown: John Esmonde
Unknown: Bob Larbey.
Unknown: Karl Howman
Unknown: Elizabeth Counsell.
Designer: Martin Collins
Directed By: John B Hobbs
Jacko: Karl Howman
Veronica: Elizabeth Counsell
Eric: Mike Walling
Sandra: Jackie Lye
Elmo: Howard Lew Lewis
Lesley: Erika Hoffman
Gloria: Carole Harrison
Sarah: Mary Lincoln
Barry: Harry Jones
Police Constable: Ian Soundy

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis.
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Ben Elton - the Man from Auntie

Stand-up comedy from the co-writer of Black Adder. Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS Director JOHN BUHROWES


Producer: Geoffrey Perkins
Director: John Buhrowes

: Question Time

The weekly opportunity for the general public to pose the questions and debate the answers with those in power, those who seek it and those who influence events.
With Peter Sissons this evening are:
Frank Field, Labour MP for Birkenhead;
Rt Hon Sir Norman Fowler , MP, former Employment Secretary; Sue Stapely , head of Law
Society Parliamentary Unit; and Michael White , Chief Political Correspondent of The Guardian.


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Sir Norman Fowler
Unknown: Sue Stapely
Unknown: Michael White
Producer: Sue Robertson
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Cagney and Lacey

Starring Sharon Gless and Tyne Daly. The Informant
Chris and Mary Beth disagree about using a young informant to help them catch a drug dealer selling PCP to high school students. Written by LARRY KENNER and RONIE WENKER-KONNER
Directed by MICHAEL VIJAR (R)


Unknown: Sharon Gless
Unknown: Tyne Daly.
Unknown: Mary Beth
Written By: Larry Kenner
Directed By: Michael Vijar

: International Cricket

West Indies v England
First Test from Kingston.
Highlights of the final day's play introduced by Tony Lewis.


Introduced By: Tony Lewis.

: 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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