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: BBC Breakfast News

6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
Business and financial news from
Paul Burden and Fiona Foster.
Followed at 7.00am by the morning news presented by Nicholas Witchell and Jill Dando.
Headlines or news summaries every quarter hour.
Business news: 7.12, 7.40, 8.12,
Sport: 7.23, 7.52, 8.23, 8.52.
Weather, regional and traffic news:
6.55, 7.25, 7.55, 8.25.
Weather: Francis Wilson. Editor Bob Wheaton
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext


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

: News


: But First This...

All aboard the BFT submarine for sizzling summer fun from Children's BBC with Simon Parkin, Philippa Forrester, Claudia Simon and some of your favourite programmes. Producer Graham Douglas

The Perils of Penelope Pitstop
During a daring parachute jump to publicise a statue unveiling, Penelope is forced to cut her stunt it short when the Hooded Claw snips her parachute lines. (R)


Unknown: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Philippa Forrester
Unknown: Claudia Simon
Producer: Graham Douglas

: Record Breakers

On Record Breakers' 18th birthday Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker celebrate with a slide into the record books from 400 feet up on the Blackpool Tower.
Cliff Richard celebrates his record-breaking 30 years in the music business and Norris McWhirter brings the Old West right into the studio. Producer Greg Childs
Executive producer Eric Rowan (R)


Unknown: Roy Castle
Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Cliff Richard
Unknown: Norris McWhirter
Producer: Greg Childs
Producer: Eric Rowan

: News

Weather followed by Double Dare
Peter Simon presents television's messiest game show when he invites four contestants to compete for a chance to go round the Double Dare obstacle course. Director Jeremy Swan
Producer Angela Sharp (R)


Unknown: Peter Simon
Director: Jeremy Swan
Producer: Angela Sharp

: Playdays

The Playbus stops today at the Why Bird Stop. Today's story is Big Gerald by Geoff Motley. With
Simon Harbrow and Ellie Darvill.


Unknown: Geoff Motley.
Unknown: Simon Harbrow
Unknown: Ellie Darvill.

: Five to Eleven

From Byland Abbey, Brian Blessed reads prose and poetry about monastic life in the abbey. Producer Ralph Rolls
A Forge Production Ltd programme for BBCtv


Unknown: Brian Blessed

: News

Weather followed by Hudson and Halls
Peter Hudson and David Halls demonstrate unusual ways of preparing chicken that are both simple to do and delicious in taste, including roast chicken with cloves and spicy parmesan drumsticks. With special guest comedienne Faith Brown.
Director Bob Marsland
Producer Georgina Abrahams
A Friday Productions programme for BBCtv (R)


Unknown: Peter Hudson
Unknown: David Halls
Unknown: Faith Brown.
Director: Bob Marsland
Producer: Georgina Abrahams

: Boswall's Wildlife Safari to Thailand

Fig Feast at Khao Yai. The Khao Yai National Park is reputedly the best In all of South Asia. The expedition Is guided by a Thai conservationist who shows off the rainforest's plants and animals.
Producer Jeffrey Boswall (R)
(Tomorrow: to the island of Pi Pi Le)


Producer: Jeffrey Boswall

: News

Weather followed by Dallas
Crime Story. Miss Ellie may be away, but can Clayton afford to play with Laurel Ellis any more?
While an elated Bobby finds more than political capital in Washington, the fight for Weststar Intensifies - but the fight that April and Nicholas have on their hands promises to be even deadlier.


Unknown: Laurel Ellis
Miss Ellie: Barbara Bel Geddes
Bobby: Patrick Duffy
Sue Ellen: Linda Gray
JR: Larry Hagman
Ray: Steve Kanaly
Clayton: Howard Keel
Cliff: Ken Kercheval
Jenna: Priscllla Beaulieu Presley
April: Sheree J Wilson
Nicholas: Jack Scalia
Casey: Andrew Stevens
Kimberly: Leigh Taylor-Young
Laurel: Annabel Schofield
Lisa: Amy Stock
Joe LombardiSr: Joseph Campanella
David Shulton: Charles Grant
Lomax: Mark Lindsay Chapman

: Reviving Antiques

John FitzMaurice Mills shows how to clean a glass decanter. An Arts Channel production
(Tomorrow: how to take can of ceramics and mend a teapot spout)

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Neighbours

Harold and Kerry come to the end of the road.
● FEATURE: page 8


Madge Bishop: Anne Charleston
Harold Bishop: Ian Smith
Henry Ramsay: Craig McLachlan
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Beverly Marshall: Shaunna O'Grady
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Gail Robinson: Fiona Corke
Scott Robinson: Jason Donovan
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Des Clarke: Paul Keane
Mike Young: Guy Pearce
Kerry Bishop: Linda Hartley
Jane Harris: Annie Jones

: Move Over Darling

A series of programmes about women's lives today.
Working World. 'Men and women exist in two different worlds in the workplace. Women simply don't understand what's going on with men ...' Do men speak a language women don't know - the language of power? Also, how six million women in Britain do 101 jobs every day but get paid for only one of them. With Pamela Stephenson. Series producer Vickl Barrass (R)
(Tomorrow: What Makes a Woman?)


Unknown: Pamela Stephenson.
Producer: Vickl Barrass

: The Six Million Dollar Man

The Pal-Mir Escort. Steve Austin's (Lee Majors) assignment of escorting a dying woman prime minister to a secret hospital for the first bionic heart implant becomes a deadly confrontation when hired assassins try to stop them.

: Head of the Class

A comedy series set in a classroom of gifted students.
The Refrigerator of Fillmore High Dennis tries out for the football team to improve his list of extra-curricular activities on his resumé for college.


Unknown: High Dennis
Charlie Moore: Howard Hesseman
Dennis: Dan Schneider
Arvid: Dan Frischman
Dr Samuels: William G Schilling
Maria: Leslie Bega
Darlene: Robin Givens

: News from Every Angle

Lockerbie, Afghanistan, revolution in eastern Europe - how do BBC news teams capture the action that brings the world's major stories to life? Martyn Lewis takes a behind-the-scenes look at how the nation's most popular news programmes are produced.
With journalists John Simpson and John Humphrys and the BBC's Director of News and Current Affairs, Ian Hargreaves. Producer Robert Clamp
A Palace Gate production for BBCtv


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: John Simpson
Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves.

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters.

The New Lassie
Will accepts a dare to enter a deserted house.
(Ceefax subtitles)


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andi Peters

: Drolds

A space adventure story. (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: Newsround

The news programme for children. Series producer Nick Heathcote


Producer: Nick Heathcote

: Blue Peter Files 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 gained its independence, Yvette Fielding looks at the African country's past and future. With John Leslie. Producer Peter Brown Editor Lewis Bronze


Unknown: John Leslie.
Producer: Peter Brown

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Jill Dando. Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Newsroom South East

Presented by Guy Mlchelmore plus reports from Michael Wale and Cathy McGowan.


Presented By: Guy Mlchelmore
Unknown: Michael Wale
Unknown: Cathy McGowan.

: Wogan

Terry Wogan 's guests tonight are Mother Teresa of Calcutta and the Rt Hon Michael Heseltine , MP. Producer Graham Owens
Executive producer .Peter Estall


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Mother Teresa
Unknown: Michael Heseltine
Producer: Graham Owens

: Masterchef

Continuing the nationwide search for the best amateur cook in Britain. Which of the three competitors from Wales will make it to the semi-final? Helping presenter Loyd Grossman make that decision are guests Sally Clarke, chef/proprietor of Clarke's restaurant in London, and Edwina Currie, MP.
A Union Pictures production for BBCtv


Presenter: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Sally Clarke
Unknown: Edwina Currie
Director: Richard Bryan
Producer: Philippa Robinson

: Bread

A comic slice of Merseyside life by Carla Lane.
Trouble for Shifty, problems for Joey, Billy and Mrs Boswell , but good news for Aveline and Oswald.
Director/Producer Robin Nash (R)


Unknown: Carla Lane.
Unknown: Mrs Boswell
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
Shifty: Bryan Murray

: Up to Something!

The six are back with jokes, sketches and a song behind their ears for later. With Suzy Aitchison , Frances Dodge , Mike Hayley , Lewis MacLeod , Shane Richie and David Schneider. With special guest broadcaster Derek Jameson. Director/Producer Michael Leggo


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

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News; Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Byline: Cathy, Where Are You Now?

Twenty-five years after the famous television play Cathy Come Home, its writer, Jeremy Sandford, returns to the world of the homeless.
The original Cathy Come Home shocked the nation and caused a huge public response. But has it become any easier for modern-day Cathys - young mothers with small children - to find a home?
A Television Viewpoint production for BBCtv


Presenter: Jeremy Sandford
Director: John Barnes
Executive Producer: Peter Symes

: Come Dancing 90

Angela Rippon and Charles Nove introduce teams from Birmingham and Cardiff from the Tower Ballroom. Producer Simon Betts


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

: Miami Vice

The Lost Madonna. Posing as art aficionados, Crockett (Don Johnson ) and Tubbs (
Philip Michael Thomas ) explore the mystery of a stolen painting.


Unknown: Don Johnson
Unknown: Philip Michael Thomas

: A Certain Age

First in a series of six programmes about people in their 50s.
Out of the Wood. If you're fortunate enough to have the choice, early retirement could be the chance to enjoy a complete change of direction. But if it's caused by redundancy, it could be an uncomfortable halfway house. Paul Lewis looks at some of the opportunities open to people taking early retirement - whether by choice or necessity. Producer Tony Matthews
0 INFORMATION: available by sending an A4 sae to 'A Certain Age, [address removed]


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Weather

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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