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: BBC Breakfast News

With Laurie Mayer and Jill Dando.
6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Laurie Mayer
Unknown: Jill Dando.

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Ring Eamonn Holmes on [number removed].


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes

: Gloria Live

Gloria Hunniford presents her own morning magazine. Producer Jill Dawson


Producer: Jill Dawson

: News

Weather followed by Matchpoint

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops at the Patch Shop at Tiptree, Essex.
Producer Anne Gobey (R)
10.50am Bunyip
A cartoon series. Bunyip moves away to avoid her noisy neighbour, Possum. (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Producer: Anne Gobey
Patch's friend: Vanessa Amberleigh

: Five to Eleven

Patricia Routledge reads from Julian of Norwich.


Unknown: Patricia Routledge

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Eamonn Holmes and Jayne Irving take more of your questions and comments on last night's television. Producer Janet Graves


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Jayne Irving
Producer: Janet Graves

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live
Today: the second part of Anna Massey 's search for the locations that inspired the Bronte sisters.
Plus a comeback from singer Paul Young.
With Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers.


Unknown: Anna Massey
Singer: Paul Young.
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton. Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Neighbours

Nick makes a decision about his future.

: Matchpoint

The general knowledge quiz hosted by Angela Rippon.


Unknown: Angela Rippon.

: I Buddies

Colin Friels
Harold Hopkins
This Australian comedy pits prospectors Mike and Johnny against an unscrupulous mining company in a contest of brain, brawn and bulldozers.
Director Arch Nicholson
0 FILMS: page 16-21


Unknown: Colin Friels
Unknown: Harold Hopkins
Mike: Colin Friels
Johnny: Harold Hopkins

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters.
Rupert Pong Ping manages to hatch an ancient egg he's found. Storyteller: Ray Brooks.
3.55pm Mersey Tales Billy Butler tells the story
Nigel the Pirate by Roy Apps. Director Graham Booth Producer Celia Bonner BBC North (R)
4.00pm New Adventures of Mighty Mouse
Petey Pate becomes a villain. (R)
Simon and the Witch
10: The school Hallowe'en party doesn't go quite as well as Mr Bodley had hoped.
(Cast on page 51) (R)
4.30pm Tricky Business A magic comedy series written by Jim Bywater.
5: The Tricky Business club members plan a special birthday show for Jeannie. Guest: Paul Zerdin.
Director Adrian Mills
Producer Judy Whitfield
4.55pm Newsround
5.05-5.35pm Blue Peter With Yvette Fielding John Leslie and Diane Louise Jordan.


Introduced By: Andi Peters.
Introduced By: Rupert Pong Ping
Unknown: Ray Brooks.
Unknown: Billy Butler
Unknown: Roy Apps.
Producer: Celia Bonner
Unknown: Petey Pate
Unknown: Mr Bodley
Written By: Jim Bywater.
Unknown: Paul Zerdin.
Producer: Judy Whitfield
Unknown: John Leslie
Unknown: Diane Louise Jordan.
Woody: David Wood
Mickie: Paul Zenon
Norman Grinn: Robin Sneller
Kevin: Tony Bluto
Crabtree: Marcus Clarke
Jeanie: Sonya May
Hanna: Prudence Oliver
Zoe: Patsy Palmer
Daniel: Anthony Davis
Matthew: Thomas Duncan
Freddie: Rad Kohanzad

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Chris Lowe.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Top of the Pops

Simon Mayo introduces the pop chart show.
Lighting director Geoff Beech Producer/Director Paul Ciani


Introduces: Simon Mayo
Director: Geoff Beech
Director: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

Episode by Tony Jordan.
Will Diane be able to leave Taylor once and for all?
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Tony Jordan

: Tomorrow's World's 25th Birthday

To celebrate its quarter century, Tomorrow's World takes a global look forward at the science, medicine and technology that will shape the next 25 years.
With live links around the world, including to the USA, Switzerland, the rain forests of Brazil and New Zealand at dawn. Makers of science programmes from every continent have contributed their own views in specially commissioned reports.
Will there be space colonies? Hand-held videophones? Robots too small to see? How will we cope with environmental changes? And will the developing world be able to cope at all? With Judith Hann , Howard Stableford, Peter Macann and Kate Bellingham - and presenters from TV stations around the world.
Producer Martin Mortimore
Studio director Stuart McDonald Editor Richard Reisz
W FEATURE: page 11 WODDIS: page 90
* EARTHWATCH: page 96


Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Producer: Martin Mortimore
Director: Stuart McDonald
Editor: Richard Reisz

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis.
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Birds of a Feather

Last in the comedy series by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran. Starring Pauline Quirke Linda Robson
Tracey is attracted to another man.
Producer Esta Charkham Director Tony Dow
An Alomo production for BBCtv (R)


Unknown: Maurice Gran.
Unknown: Pauline Quirke
Unknown: Linda Robson
Producer: Esta Charkham
Director: Tony Dow
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Marcus: Nickolas Grace
Ranjith: Gordon Warnecke
Miss Pollock: Michele Winstanley
Dr Oliver: Clare Clifford
Stan: Max Cane
Kathy Lee: Lucy Sheen
Restaurant manager: Daryl Kwan
DHSS clerk: Michael Hobbs

: The Richard Dimbleby Lecture

Europe in the 90s Helmut Schmidt ,
Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany between 1974 and 1982, speaks before an invited audience at the Banqueting House in Whitehall, London. As another decade begins, a new concept of Europe has to emerge. Helmut Schmidt believes that Nato must reconsider its requirements and the European
Community must be strengthened politically, adopt a common currency and launch a new 'Marshall Plan' for eastern Europe - with or without Britain. Introduced by Jonathan Dimbleby. Director Pieter Morpurgo Producer Hugh Purcell


Unknown: Helmut Schmidt
Unknown: Helmut Schmidt
Introduced By: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Hugh Purcell

: Question Time

Tonight's panel:
Dr John Cunningham , MP Shadow leader of the House Rev June Osborne
Inner city team Vicar
Rt Hon Malcolm Rifkind , QC.MP
Secretary of State for Scotland
Rt Hon Sir David Steel , MP Liberal Democrat MP for Tweedale Ettrick and Lauerdale.
Chaired by Peter Sissons. Producer Sue Robertson Editor Barbara Maxwell


Unknown: Dr John Cunningham
Unknown: Malcolm Rifkind
Unknown: Sir David Steel
Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Local Elections 90

David Dimbleby presents further live coverage of the local election results.
Peter Sissons examines the implications of the results with leading politicians. And from the BBC's regional newsrooms, on-the-hour reports on what happens in your area. Deputy editor Alex Gerlis Editor James Hogan


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Peter Sissons
Editor: Alex Gerlis
Editor: James Hogan

: * Weather

* Approximate times.

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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.

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