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: BBC Breakfast News

6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
Business and financial news from
Tony Baker and Fiona Foster. Followed at 7.00am by the morning news.
Live from Moscow,
Nicholas Witchell presents and explains the key decisions of the Congress of the Communist Party as President Gorbachev faces his critics.
Laurie Mayer and Jill Dando in London cover the rest of the news in the United Kingdom and around the world. Plus the latest on the World Cup with Bob Wilson , Wimbledon with Sally Jones and weather with Francis Wilson.
Headlines or news summaries every quarter hour. Business news:
Sport: 7.23, 7.52, 8.23, 8.52.
Weather, regional and traffic news:
6.55, 7.25, 7.55, 8.25. Editor Bob Wheaton
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Tony Baker
Unknown: Fiona Foster.
Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Laurie Mayer
Unknown: Jill Dando
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Sally Jones
Unknown: Francis Wilson.
Editor: Bob Wheaton

: News Weather followed by Lovat Road

Lovat Road in Preston has a style and character all of its own.
Allan Beswick follows some of the events that occur there in one week. Producer Tony Wilkle-Millar (R)


Unknown: Allan Beswick
Producer: Tony Wilkle-Millar

: Canoe

Racing. British Canoe Union sprint team coach and Olympic paddlers from the Richmond Canoe Club.
With John Ernes.
Introduced by John Earle. Director John Vigar
Producer John Dobson (R)


Unknown: John Ernes.
Introduced By: John Earle.
Director: John Vigar
Producer: John Dobson

: News

Weather followed by The Hallo Spencer Show !
Spencerville, Ohio is home to a wild and zany group of puppets. Your host is Mayor Hallo Spencer.


Unknown: Spencer Show
Unknown: Hallo Spencer.

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin
The Playbus stops today at the Why Bird Stop.
Today's story is Professor Harry Iffit by Wayne Jackman. With Simon Harbrow and Ellie Darvill.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Professor Harry Iffit
Unknown: Wayne Jackman.
Unknown: Simon Harbrow
Unknown: Ellie Darvill.

: Rupert the Bear

Cartoon story told by Ray Brooks. Based on the stories by Alfred Bestall (R)


Told By: Ray Brooks.
Stories By: Alfred Bestall

: Five to Eleven

Gary Watson presents the work of poet Gerard Manley Hopkins.


Unknown: Gary Watson
Unknown: Gerard Manley Hopkins.

: News Weather followed by Hudson and Halls

Today actress Dora Bryan helps Peter Hudson and David Halls to prepare three exciting dishes. Director Bob Marsland
Producer Georgina Abrahams
A Friday Productions programme for BBCtv (R)


Unknown: Dora Bryan
Unknown: Peter Hudson
Unknown: David Halls
Director: Bob Marsland
Producer: Georgina Abrahams

: Boswall's Wildlife Safari to Mexico

To the Islands of the Sea Wolf
The expedition disembarks at one of Mexico's remotest island groups just as the sea wolves - the Californian sea lions - are pupping. Producer Jeffery Boswall (R)


Producer: Jeffery Boswall

: The Historyman

Visiting Bury St Edmunds, Bryan McNerney explores the stormy relationship between the ancient abbey and the town.
Executive producer Paul Cort-Wright (R)


Unknown: Bryan McNerney
Producer: Paul Cort-Wright

: News Weather followed by Dallas

The Anniversary Waltz. A family dinner comes as a shock for Clayton while Sue Ellen is forced to question her vengeful ways. (R) * CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Sue Ellen

: Reviving Antiques

John FitzMaurice Mills shows how to clean old silver. An Arts Channel production
(Tomorrow: cleaning an Afghan dagger)
W ANTIQUES: page 82

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Philip Hayton.

: Neighbours

Joe discovers something nasty in the kennel. Nick's T-shirt enterprise turns into a disaster.

: Wimbledon 90

The quarter-finals get under way for the Lawn Tennis Championships direct from the All England Club. Introduced by Harry Carpenter with Dan Maskell , John Barrett , Mark Cox , Virginia Wade , Ann Jones , Bill Threlfall , Paul Hutchins ,
Pam Shriver and John Alexander.


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Dan Maskell
Unknown: John Barrett
Unknown: Mark Cox
Unknown: Virginia Wade
Unknown: Ann Jones
Unknown: Bill Threlfall
Unknown: Paul Hutchins
Unknown: Pam Shriver
Unknown: John Alexander.

: The New Lassie

Introduced by Andi Peters and starting with When burglars break into the McCulloch house, Lassie and Will do their best to stop them.


Introduced By: Andi Peters
Dee McCulloch: Dee Wallace Stone
Chris McCulloch: Christopher Stone
Will McCulloch: Will Nipper
Megan McCulloch: Wendy Cox
Uncle Steve: Jon Provost
Andrew Leeds: Roddy McDowall
Mrs Chasteen: Maxine Bowers

: Droids

The vengeful pirate Kybo Ren breaks out of prison and takes the daughter of a powerful warlord as his hostage. (R)

: Newsround

The up-to-the-minute news service reporting directly to children about what's going on around the world. Series producer Nick Heathcote


Producer: Nick Heathcote

: Blue Peter Flies the World

What do Zimbabwean children learn at school? What happened to the Tonga tribe when the Kariba
Dam flooded their land? Ten years after Zimbabwe became independent, Yvette Fielding looks at the past, present and future of one of the fastest changing countries in Africa. With
John Leslie.
Producer Peter Brown Editor Lewis Bronze


Unknown: John Leslie.
Producer: Peter Brown

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

Peter Sissons and Jill Dando present the latest national and international news.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Jill Dando
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Regional news magazines

Look East with Stewart White , Penny Bustin, Kim Riley and Louise Priest. Midlands Today with Diane Kemp and Sue Beardsmore.
Look North (Leeds) with Judith Stamper and Harry Gration.
Look North (Newcastle) with Mike Neville and Wendy Gibson.
North West Tonight with Stuart Hall , John Mundy and Cathy Smith. South Today with Bruce Parker and Sally Taylor.
Newsroom South East with Guy Michelmore.
Spotlight with Juliet Morris and John Francis.
Points West with Chris Vacher and Beverley Thompson.


Unknown: Stewart White
Unknown: Kim Riley
Unknown: Louise Priest.
Unknown: Diane Kemp
Unknown: Sue Beardsmore.
Unknown: Judith Stamper
Unknown: Harry Gration.
Unknown: Mike Neville
Unknown: Wendy Gibson.
Unknown: Stuart Hall
Unknown: John Mundy
Unknown: Cathy Smith.
Unknown: Bruce Parker
Unknown: Sally Taylor.
Unknown: Guy Michelmore.
Unknown: John Francis.
Unknown: Chris Vacher
Unknown: Beverley Thompson.

: Wogan

Conversation and entertainment with Terry Wogan. Producer Tom Webber


Unknown: Terry Wogan.
Producer: Tom Webber

: Masterchef

The first programme in a nationwide search to find the best amateur chef in Britain. This series is guaranteed to raise the spirits of anyone who believes that when it comes to cooking, Britain falls miserably short of her European neighbours. Three competitors from the southwest of England cook against each other under the watchful eyes of presenter Loyd Grossman and his guests, Michael Caine and co-owner of Langan's Brasserie, Richard Shepherd.

A Union Pictures production for BBCtv
FEATURE: page 12


Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Michael Caine
Unknown: Richard Shepherd
Director: Richard Bryan
Producer: Philippe Robinson

: Bread

A comic slice of Merseyside life by Carla Lane. Will Freddie stay with Lilo Lill ? Will Oswald have the test?
Director/Producer Robin Nash (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Carla Lane.
Unknown: Lilo Lill
Producer: Robin Nash
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Joey Boswell: Graham Bickley
Freddie Boswell: Ronald Forfar
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Adrian Boswell: Jonathon Morris
Oswald: Giles Watling
Aveline: Melanie Hill
Martina: Pamela Power
Mrs Cullen: Sylvia Gatrill
Roxy: Joanna Phillips-Lane
Lilo Lill: Eileen Pollock

: Up to Something!

There have been six new comedy performers round at the BBC for the last few weeks - they've been doing some very funny things.
Could they be up to something? With Suzy Aitchison , Frances Dodge , Mike Hayley , Lewis MacLeod , Shane Richie and David Schneider.
Director/Producer Michael Leggo 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Suzy Aitchison
Unknown: Frances Dodge
Unknown: Mike Hayley
Unknown: Lewis MacLeod
Unknown: Shane Richie
Unknown: David Schneider.

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Byline

Vote for Ron. What is the nature of our democracy? Mark Lawson , a seasoned by-election observer, goes to Mid-Staffordshire to discover if democracy is alive and well in the English shires at a time when we are championing its export to eastern Europe. At the same time, he assesses the merits of voting for a dark horse - Ron - rather than the 14 other candidates for this hotly-contested seat. Director Andrew Gosling
Executive producer Peter Symes


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Director: Andrew Gosling
Producer: Peter Symes

: Come Dancing 90

Angela Rippon and Charles Nove introduce teams from Nottingham and Sheffield from the floor of the Tower Ballroom. Producer Simon Betts


Unknown: Angela Rippon
Unknown: Charles Nove
Producer: Simon Betts

: Today at Wimbledon

Harry Carpenter introduces the best of the action as the championships build to a climax.


Introduces: Harry Carpenter

: World Cup Report

A preview of the World Cup semi-finals plus highlights of the Grand Prix athletics meeting in Stockholm.Commentary by David Coleman and Ron Pickering.
0 WORLD CUP COMPETITION: for details see page 49.


Commentary By: David Coleman
Commentary By: Ron Pickering.

About this project

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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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