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: BBC Breakfast News

6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
Business and financial news from
Paul Burden and Sarah Copeland. Followed at 7.00am by the morning news programme with Nicholas Witchell and Jill Dando.
Headlines or news summaries every quarter hour. Business news:
7.12, 7.40, 8.12, 8.40.
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: Sarah Copeland.
Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Unknown: Francis Wilson.
Editor: Bob Wheaton

: News

Weather followed by The Odd Couple
A classic American comedy about two divorced flatmates starring Jack Klugman Tony Randall
Felix, the Calypso Singer. Who could possibly spoil Oscar's idyll with a beautiful woman on an exotic island? Well, there's Felix, whose presence only goes to show that two's company and three's a bore.


Unknown: Jack Klugman
Unknown: Tony Randall
Oscar Madison: Jack Klugman
Felix Unger: Tony Randall

: Labour Party Conference

Live coverage of the 89th Labour Party conference, possibly the last before the next General Election, which opens today at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool. Presented by Donald MacCormick, Vivian White and Ian Smith.
Including at


Presenter: Donald MacCormick
Presenter: Vivian White
Presenter: Ian Smith
Editor: Barbara Maxwell

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops today at the Why Bird Stop. Today's story Leroy and the Carnival is by Geraldine Kaye from Summer in Small Street. With Simon Davies and Ellie Darvill.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Geraldine Kaye
Unknown: Simon Davies
Unknown: Ellie Darvill.

: Crystal Tipps and Alistair

A cartoon about a girl and her dog. (R)

: Five to Eleven

Actor Richard Pasco reads some of Thomas Hardy 's poems. Producer Ralph Rolls
A Forge production for BBCtv (R)


Unknown: Richard Pasco
Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Producer: Ralph Rolls

: News

Weather followed by Labour Party Conference
Further coverage of the Labour
Party Conference from Blackpool.
Including at

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Neighbours

Jim places himself in great danger.
W FEATURE: page 16


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
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Des Clarke: Paul Keane
Mike Young: Guy Pearce
Jane Harris: Annie Jones
Todd Landers: Kristian Schmid
Katie Landers: Sally Jensen
Bronwyn Davies: Rachel Friend
Sharon Davies: Jessica Muschamp
Nick Page: Mark Stevens
Joe Mangel: Mark Little
Toby Mangel: Finn Greentree Keene
Kerry Bishop: Linda Hartley
Hilary Robinson: Anne Scott-Pendlebury
Matthew Robinson: Ashley Paske
Robyn Taylor: Gerda Nicholson
Mr Muir: Roger Boyce

: Four Square

The knockout quiz hosted by John Sachs.


Presenter: John Sachs
Producer: Dave Ross

: The Six Million Dollar Man

Starring Lee Majors with guest star
Farrah Fawcett Majors
The Peeping Blonde. Steve Austin (Lee Majors) and a television newswoman (Farrah Fawcett Majors) are tracked down by kidnappers.


Unknown: Lee Majors
Unknown: Steve Austin

: Hudson and Halls

The comic team from the Antipodes returns in a new series of first-class cooking, fast-talking and celebrity guests. Peter Hudson and David Halls 's guest today is boxer Frank Bruno , who helps make three chicken dishes.
Director/Producer Philip Casson
Series producer Georgina Abrahams A Friday production for BBCtv
0 RECIPES: for a complete set of the recipes from this series, please send a large 30p sae to [address removed]
0 FOOD: page 85


Unknown: Peter Hudson
Unknown: David Halls
Unknown: Frank Bruno
Producer: Georgina Abrahams

: Head of the Class

A comedy series set in a classroom of gifted students.
Scuttlebutt. The class discovers there's more to history than facts.

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters.

Penny Crayon
A cartoon series about a girl who loves drawing. With the voices of Su Pollard and Peter Hawkins.


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andi Peters
Voices (Penny Crayon): Su Pollard
Voices (Penny Crayon): Peter Hawkins
Writer/Creator (Penny Crayon): Peter Maddocks

: The Chipmunks

A cartoon about a chipmunk family.

: Pigsty

A comedy series set in a pizza cafe. What would make pigs fly?


Producer: Pippa Dyson
Director: Steven Andrew
Troyboy: Richard Gauntlett
Pinks: Tessa Crockett
Little Pig: Peter Mandell
MT: Mark Hadfield
Tad, the popstar: Floyd Bevan
Arnold, thebinman: Clive Mantle

: Thundercats

A cartoon about super-hero cats. Tygra sets Lion-O a trial of mind power.

: Newsround

The news programme for children with Roger Finn and Juliet Morris.


Unknown: Roger Finn
Unknown: Juliet Morris
Editor: Nick Heathcote

: Blue Peter

Education and entertainment presented by Yvette Fielding , John Leslie and Diane-Louise Jordan. Producer Oliver MacFarlane Editor Lewis Bronze


Presented By: Yvette Fielding
Presented By: John Leslie
Presented By: Diane-Louise Jordan.
Producer: Oliver MacFarlane
Editor: Lewis Bronze

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart. Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: Newsroom South East

Presented by Guy Michelmore with reports from Michael Wale and Cathy McGowan.


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

: Wogan in Hollywood

Harrison Ford , film superstar, is Terry Wogan 's first guest in his programmes recorded at Burbank's NBC studios.
Producer Graham Owens
Executive producer Peter Estall
(Harrison Ford appears in 'Witness' on Wednesday at 1000pm)
0 FEATURE: page 21


Unknown: Harrison Ford
Unknown: Terry Wogan
Producer: Graham Owens
Producer: Peter Estall

: Watchdog

Consumer champions Lynn Faulds Wood and John Stapleton return to investigate and campaign on the public's behalf. From hazards in the home to horrors in the high street, reporters Sue Bishop and Bill Hanrahan take up the issues that matter, and the search begins for the oldest British-made appliance still in working order. Editor Sarah Caplin
0 TOPICS: if you have something that needs investigating, write to 'Watchdog; BBCtv, London W12 7RJ or phone the 'Watchdog' hotline on 081 -[number removed]. 0 LYNN FAULDS WOOD'S KIND OF DAY: page 94


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Bill Hanrahan
Editor: Sarah Caplin
Unknown: Lynn Faulds

: Telly Addicts

Noel Edmonds puts two more families to the test in the programme for television addicts. Director Nick Hurran
Producer Richard L Lewis


Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Director: Nick Hurran
Producer: Richard L Lewis

: 'Allo 'Allo!

A comedy series written by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft.
Michelle plans to infiltrate German headquarters.
Director Martin Dennis
Producer David Croft (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Written By: Jeremy Lloyd
Written By: David Croft.
Director: Martin Dennis
Producer: David Croft
René: Gorden Kaye
Edith: Carmen Silvera
Yvette: Vicki Michelle
Gruber: Guy Siner
Colonel: Richard Marner
Helga: Kim Hartman
Guard: Ian McLaren
Flick: Richard Gibson
Von Smallhausen: John Louis Mansi
Bertorelli: Gavin Richards
Crabtree: Arthur Bostrom
Michelle: Kirsten Cooke
Fanny: Rose Hill
Leclerc: Derek Royle
Mimi: Sue Hodge
Henriette: Phoebe Scholfield
Fairfax: John D Collins
Carstairs: Nicholas Frankau

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk. Regional News
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Panorama

Showdown on the Mersey. While Labour politicians in Liverpool argue, council services are among the worst in Britain, and the city faces insolvency if jobs are not cut. Now the Fraud Squad is inspecting its books after controversy over land sales. As the Labour Party gathers in conference in Blackpool, Stephen Bradshaw reports on a city whose destiny is uniquely entwined with Neil Kinnock 's. Producer Phil Craig


Unknown: Stephen Bradshaw
Unknown: Neil Kinnock
Producer: Phil Craig

: Mancuso FBI

An American drama series starring Robert Loggia
Conflict of Interest. While Mancuso is assigned to protect a Russian general, Kristen tries to help an abortion clinic. Unconnected cases - or are they?


Unknown: Robert Loggia
Nick Mancuso: Robert Loggia
Kristen Carter: Lindsay Frost
Eddie McMasters: Frederic Lehne
Jean St John: Randi Brazen
Paul Summers: Charles Siebert
Sheila: Claudette Nevins
Porter: Nicholas Pryor
Silenko: Vladimir Skomarovsky

: Tomorrow's Child

This filmed report, which examines the deprivation of children's rights, highlights the plight of just a few of the world's 155 million children who live in appalling conditions. They include 14-year-old Angelina who lives in New York, has a baby son and is pregnant for the fourth time; Runa who is 11 and works a 90-hour week in a Bangladesh cigarette factory; and Chico and Alberto who are 10 and 9 and living apart from their parents in war-ravaged Mozambique.
Yesterday in New York, the world's leaders met at the UN to discuss children's rights. The programme asks if, faced with the stark reality of so many of the world's children living under such conditions, those world leaders really care enough to give children a better deal. Producer John Barnes
Executive producer Paul Watson


Producer: John Barnes
Producer: Paul Watson

: Help Your Child with Reading

In the second of eight programmes, Maggie Philbin looks at talking and reading with the under-5s.
* ADVICE LINE: for parents with queries about their children reading, dial freefone
[number removed] tomorrow from 7.00pm to 9.00pm. 0 FREE BOOKLET: send large 30p sae to, [address removed]
0 FAMILY: page 83


Unknown: Maggie Philbin

: Electric Avenue

The last in a series about the effect of computers on people's lives. Home Bleep Home. Automated homes offer ageing populations a graceful way to grow old.
Commentary by Anna Massey. Producer David Harrison


Commentary By: Anna Massey.
Producer: David Harrison

: 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.

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