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: BBC Breakfast News

6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast News summary, followed by all the latest business and financial news from Paul Burden , Fiona Foster and the Business Breakfast team.
6.55 Weather, local news and travel.
7.00 Nicholas Witchell and Jill Dando with the morning news programme. Reporting and analysis from the BBC's correspondents in Britain and around the world. Headlines every quarter hour.
Francis Wilson with the weather:
7.25, 7.55 and 8.25. Business news:
7.12, 7.40, 8.12 and 8.40. Sport: 7.23, 7.52, 8.23 and 8.52.
Local news and traffic:
7.28, 7.58 and 8.28. Editor Bob Wheaton
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Fiona Foster
Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Jill Dando
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Editor: Bob Wheaton

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Jayne Irving presents the programme where you give your views on television issues.


Unknown: Jayne Irving

: Gloria Live

Gloria Hunniford discusses issues of the day with the people who matter in front of the studio audience. Producer Bridget Sneyd Editor Charles Miller


Producer: Bridget Sneyd
Editor: Charles Miller

: News

Weather followed by The New Fred and Barney Show
Another cartoon adventure with Fred and Barney, who think that moving might solve their problem with the household chores, but the Frankenstone family soon change their minds.

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops today at the Playground Stop, where Dave and the children keep cool on a sunny day. Liz paints a rainbow and Lizzie finds that playing in the rain can be fun.
Presented by Dave Benson Phillips and Elizabeth Watts.
Producer Barbara Roddam (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Presented By: Dave Benson Phillips
Presented By: Elizabeth Watts.
Producer: Barbara Roddam

: Bunyip

Half in, half out of billabong, the Bunyip sat and hummed a song.
Voices by Jill McKay.


Voices By: Jill McKay.

: Five to Eleven

A celebration of Wesak - a festival of the Enlightenment of the Buddha.

: News

Weather followed by Open Air
Join Eamonn Holmes and Jayne Irving with your questions and comments about last night's television. Call [number removed].
Producer Louise Ludlam
Senior director Tony Harrison Editor Roger Wilkes BBC North


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Jayne Irving
Producer: Louise Ludlam
Director: Tony Harrison
Editor: Roger Wilkes

: News

Weather followed by Daytime Live
The lunchtime magazine live from Pebble Mill.
Including the latest report from the animal advocate, Jim Cronin.
Plus music from
Engelbert Humperdinck. With Judi Spiers and Andy Craig.


Unknown: Jim Cronin.
Unknown: Engelbert Humperdinck.
Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Andy Craig.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

The day of the big flight arrives for Joe. Gloria gives Rob an ultimatum.
(Cast page 34. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Matchpoint

The Ramblers play the Brightling Stallballers. Where do they get their names from?
Hosted by Angela Rippon. Scorer: Charles Nove. Director Rick Gardner Producer Dave Ross BBC Elstree
0 TENNIS TEASER: answer to 'Matchpoint', BBC Elstree, Hertfordshire WD6 1JF.
0 ANSWER: to the anagram on 23 April is 'Dai'is Cup'.


Unknown: Angela Rippon.
Unknown: Charles Nove.
Director: Rick Gardner
Producer: Dave Ross

: Leave All Fair

John Gielgud Jane Birkin
Thirty-three years after the death of New Zealand writer Katherine Mansfield , her husband John Middleton
Murry visits France to approve a major new edition of her letters and journals. There he meets his publisher's companion who bears a striking resemblance to Katherine and disturbs Murry by questioning his motives in publishing his wife's lesser writings.
Director John Reid
& FILMS: pages 17-21


Unknown: John Gielgud
Unknown: Jane Birkin
Unknown: Katherine Mansfield
Unknown: John Middleton
Director: John Reid
John Middleton Murry: John Gielgud
Marie Taylor/Katherine Mansfield: Jane Birkin
André: Feodor Atkine
Young John: Simon Ward
Lisa: Louba Guertchikoff

: Dance of the Weed

An MGM animation.

: ChuckleVision

Introduced by Andi Peters and starting with Starring the Chuckle Brothers.
When Paul and Barry help out at a supermarket, there's bound to be trouble. Writer John Sayle Music Dave Cooke
Producer Martin Hughes BBC North (R)


Introduced By: Andi Peters
Unknown: John Sayle
Music: Dave Cooke
Producer: Martin Hughes

: Ovide

Between the mad marshes and the Venetian jetty there's no shortage of adventures for Ovide the duck-billed platypus. (R)

: Simon and the Witch

A 13-part serial by Valerie Georgeson from a story by Margaret Stuart Barry.
11: How can the Witch pass Mr Bodley 's general knowledge test when she doesn't know anything?
Producer Angela Beeching Director David Bell (R) (Part 12 on Thursday)


Unknown: Valerie Georgeson
Story By: Margaret Stuart Barry.
Unknown: Mr Bodley
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: David Bell
Witch: Elizabeth Spriggs
Simon: Hugh Pollard
Miss Phoeble: Elizabeth Proud
Mr Bodley: John Rapley
Lady Fox-Custard: Joan Sims
Hopkins: Joe Grossi
Mum: Sarah Wynter
Cuthbert: Ilan Ostrove
Sally: Nicola Stapleton
Jimmy: David Crane
Tim: James Reinl
Joyce: Naomie Harris

: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

Two huge electrodes at Cybertech Labs produce a startling effect on two long-time foes. The mind of the Turtles' master, Splinter, winds up in the body of the evil Shredder - and vice versa - causing confusion.

: Newsround

The news show for children.

: The Lowdown: Today I am a Man

Last in the series of real life stories about children today, told by children themselves.
For 13-year-old Jewish boys the barmitzvah ceremony is a turning point. The
Lowdown follows Londoner Benjamin [text removed] as he prepares for this special occasion. Benjamin decided to 'twin' his barmitzvah with a Jewish boy in Moscow,
Alexei [text removed]. Like millions of Soviet Jews, Alexei and his family have not been able to practise their religion because of repression.
Although they have never met, the boys are drawn together spiritually at a time they will never forget.


Director: Ken Howard
Executive Producer: Eric Rowan

: Neighbours

(Shoumat 1.30pm)

: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford.

: Newsroom South East

News of the capital region from Guy Michelmore. With Michael Wale on the local sports scene and Cathy McGowan around town.
* WRITE TO: Newsroom South East, BBC Elstree Centre,
Clarendon Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire WD6 UF.


Unknown: Guy Michelmore.
Unknown: Michael Wale
Unknown: Cathy McGowan

: Style Trial

Tonight's panel: actress Beryl Reid , disc jockey Steve Wright and designer Cleo Roccas.
Helen Atkinson Wood hosts another instalment of this show where a celebrity panel guesses the lifestyles of two unusual guests drawn from the public.
Director Gordon Elsbury Producer Andy Lipman Executive producer Janet Street-Porter
A Wall to Wall TV production for BBCtv
0 FEATURE: page 8


Unknown: Beryl Reid
Unknown: Steve Wright
Designer: Cleo Roccas.
Unknown: Helen Atkinson Wood
Director: Gordon Elsbury
Producer: Andy Lipman
Producer: Janet Street-Porter

: EastEnders

Episode by Michael Russell.
Will Shireen bury her differences with Ashraf and meet her husband-to-be?
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Michael Russell
Devised by: Tony Holland
Devised by: Julia Smith
Series Designer: Bernard Lloyd-Jones
Story Editor: Andrew Holden
Executive Producer: Michael Ferguson
Producer: Corinne Hollingworth
Director: Matthew Evans
Michelle: Susan Tully
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Nick Cotton: John Altman
Pete: Peter Dean
Shireen: Nisha Kapur
Sufia: Rani Singh
Ashraf: Aftab Sachak
Sohail: Ronny Jhutti
Farah: Souad Faress
Nasreen: Hebe Chitnis
Jabbar: Gordon Warnecke
Hanif: Badi Uzzaman

: Black in Blue: 1: Raw recruits

A documentary series with Desmond Wilcox.
The Metropolitan Police wants more black and Asian recruits - young men and women trained to fight not only crime but also prejudice. Three men and four women, from the ethnic minorities of London, joined the blue intake at Hendon Police College more than two years ago. The eldest, Denzil, a 32-year-old West Indian, was the only graduate. The youngest, Julie, aged 20 with a Guyanese father, was working as an airline receptionist. Then there's Faz Ahmed, a Pakistani customs officer from Hounslow, plus a South African clerk, a West Indian social worker, and a part-Indian restaurant manageress. They had all faced prejudice before. They knew they would probably find it even within the ranks of the police force. Ahead of them, 20 pressure-filled weeks in the police college and then one of the toughest jobs on London's streets.

A Wilcox Bulmer production for BBC TV
Voice Over: page 75
Ceefax subtitles


Director: John Pettman
Producer: Desmond Wilcox

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Cassidy

Concluding the political thriller based on the novel by Morris West. Starring
Caroline Goodall
Martin Shaw
Charlie must decide what to do with her father's legacy. She begins to suspect all the players in Cassidy's world, unable to tell her friends from her enemies.
Director Carl Schultz
A Five Arrows production


Unknown: Caroline Goodall
Unknown: Martin Shaw
Director: Carl Schultz
Charlie: Caroline Goodall
James Griffin: Martin Shaw
Marius Melville: Denis Quilley
Cassidy: Bill Hunter
Sam East: Philip Quast
Kate: Tracy Mann
Joshua: Stephen Payne
Loomis: Edwin Hodgeman
Seger: Ivar Kants
Jensen: Steve Jacobs
Morris: John Bonney
Alice: Pauline Chan
Mr Chong: Han-Lin-Pao

: Film 90 with Barry Norman

In Pretty Woman,
Richard Gere stars as a ruthless Wall
Street businessman who is inept when it comes to affairs of the heart, until he meets Julia Roberts.
In She Devil, based on Fay Weldon 's novel, Roseanne Barr is an overweight suburban housewife. When her husband deserts her for Meryl Streep , a rich and glamorous writer, she wreaks revenge.
Mickey Rourke appears in Johnny Handsome as a deformed criminal given a new face by a plastic surgeon. Director Shaun Williams
Producer Bruce Thompson
* BARRY NORMAN: page 17


Unknown: Richard Gere
Unknown: Julia Roberts.
Unknown: Fay Weldon
Unknown: Roseanne Barr
Unknown: Meryl Streep
Unknown: Mickey Rourke
Director: Shaun Williams
Producer: Bruce Thompson

: D-day to Berlin

A Newsnight special.
Forty years after the Allied victory over Germany, a remarkable wartime film was discovered, directed by George Stevens. The footage has been pieced together to re-create a unique wartime journey. Written and presented by Robert Harris. Executive producer David Dickinson
Producer Paul Woolwich (R)


Directed By: George Stevens.
Presented By: Robert Harris.
Producer: David Dickinson
Producer: Paul Woolwich

: 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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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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