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: BBC Breakfast News

6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
Business and financial news from
Paul Burden and Sarah Coburn.
Followed at 7.00am by the morning news programme with Nicholas Witchell and Fiona Foster.
Headlines or news summaries every quarter hour. Business news:
Sport: 7.23, 7.50, 8.23, 8.50.
Weather, regional and traffic news:
6.55, 7.28, 7.58, 8.28.


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Sarah Coburn.
Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Fiona Foster.

: News Weather followed by The Odd Couple

Lovers Don't MaAe Housecalls
The state of Felix's (Tony Randall ) health finally comes up trumps for Oscar (Jack Klugman ) when he falls for his friend's doctor. (R)


Unknown: Tony Randall
Unknown: Jack Klugman

: Conservative Party Conference

Donald MacCormick and Vivian White guide viewers through the debate on the Community Charge and interview key participants. With Ian Smith.
Including at
10.00am News and Weather


Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Vivian White
Unknown: Ian Smith.

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops today at the Patch Stop in Rochdale,
Lancashire. Trish Cooke tells the story Stan and the Teddy Bear written by Kathleen Dean. With Colin Kerrigan. (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Trish Cooke
Written By: Kathleen Dean.
Unknown: Colin Kerrigan.

: Crystal Tipps and Alistair

A cartoon about a girl and her dog.

: Five to Eleven

Actor Peter Gilmore reads The Lion by Hilaire Belloc and Albert's
Reunion by Stanley Holloway. (R)


Unknown: Peter Gilmore
Unknown: Hilaire Belloc
Unknown: Stanley Holloway.

: News Weather followed by Conservative Party Conference

The key debate of the week, the economy, with a reply by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon John Major , MP.
Including at


Unknown: John Major

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Suzanne Chariton


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Suzanne Chariton

: Neighbours

Who's the Dumbo of Ramsay Street? (For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5. 35pm)

: Four Square

Quiz hosted by John Sachs.


Unknown: John Sachs.

: Golf

Sixteen teams representing the best golfing nations in the world meet in a knock-out competition for the Dunhill Cup from St Andrews. Introduced by Harry Carpenter (Coverage continues at 6.00pm on BBC2)


Unknown: St Andrews.
Introduced By: Harry Carpenter

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters.

The Brollys
Animation narrated by David Shaw Parker


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andi Peters
Narrator (The Brollys): David Shaw Parker
Director/Producer (The Brollys): Trevor Bond

: Clockwise

Impressionist and comedian Darren Day with six more quiz contestants. Director Nigel Douglas. Producer David Mercer


Unknown: Darren Day
Director: Nigel Douglas.
Producer: David Mercer

: Fantastic Max

Cartoon with Max the toddler.

: Uncle Jack ... and Operation Green

A six-part comedy serial written by Jim Eldridge.
2: The plot thickens as the search for the deadly gas continues.
Producer Jeremy Swan


Written By: Jim Eldridge.
Producer: Jeremy Swan
Jack: Paul Jones
Kate: Helen Lambert
Michael: Guiseppe Peluso
Mum: Christine Lohr
Dad: Brian Capron
Miss Taylor: Angela Vale
Jose Cuervo: Jimmi Harkishin
Managing director: John Yeates
Chairman: Dennis Ramsden
M: Roger Hammond
Dorothy: Tricia George
Butch: Paul Birchard
Georgio: Paul Humpoletz
Headmaster: James Bree
CIA boss: John Sterland
KGB boss: Edward Kelsey
TV director: Kate Coostick

: Newsround

The news programme for children.

: Blue Peter

John Leslie dives down and Yvette
Fielding flies high in the last of the team's Caribbean adventures.
With Diane-Louise Jordan.


Unknown: John Leslie
Unknown: Diane-Louise Jordan.

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by Bruno Brookes. Director/Producer Stanley Appel
● MAGAZINE: for the latest charts and pop news get 'Number One' magazine every Wednesday, 55p from newsagents.


Introduced By: Bruno Brookes.

: EastEnders

A sudden crisis in the Tavernier family.
Episode written by Winsome Pinnock
Feature: page 10
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Winsome Pinnock
Producer: Corinne Hollingworth
Director: Mervyn Cumming
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Lloyd: Garey Bridges
Etta: Jacqui Gordon Lawrence
Celestine: Leroy Golding
Jules: Tommy Eytle
Hattie: Michelle Gayle
Clyde: Steven Woodcock
Nurse: Louise Beckett
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Pete: Peter Dean
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Eddie: Michael Melia
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Mark: Todd Carty
Michelle: Susan Tully
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Carol Hanley: Sheila White
Phil: Steve McFadden
Grant: Ross Kemp
Frank: Mike Reid
Pat: Pam St Clement
Mo: Edna Dore
Ricky: Sid Owen
Diane: Sophie Lawrence

: Tomorrow's World

How Britain's threatened wetlands are being protected by bird watchers in space; and is there a future for the artificial heart? With
Judith Hann , Howard Stableford,
Peter Macann and Kate Bellingham. Producer Cynthia Page Editor Dana Purvis


Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Unknown: Kate Bellingham.
Editor: Dana Purvis

: Birds of a Feather: Mice

A comedy series starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.

When Tracey arranges a party to sell perfume, Sharon discovers some gatecrashers.
An Alomo production for BBCtv
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Gary Lawson
Writer: John Phelps
Director: Charlie Hanson
Producer: Nic Phillips
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Mr Adams: Andrew Dunford

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: One Foot in the Grave: We Have Put Her Living in the Tomb

The comedy series about the seemingly disastrous effect of retirement on one man's life, written by David Renwick.
Starring Richard Wilson Annette Crosbie
Victor and Margaret take in an unusual charge.
(Ceefax subtitles)


Written By: David Renwick.
Signature tune written and performed by: Eric Idle
Director/Producer: Susan Belbin
Victor Meldrew: Richard Wiison
Margaret Meldrew: Annette Crosbie
Jennifer: Sarah Mortimer
Mrs Warboys: Doreen Mantle
Sky TV salesman: Andrew Powell
Carpark attendant: Malcolm Frederick

: Your Cheatin' Heart

A modern drama by the author of Tutti Frutti, John Byrne.
Starring John Gordon-Sinclair Tilda Swinton
1: Throwing Up in the Gorbals Glasgow country music star
Dorwood Crouch is in prison, and his wife Cissie needs help to prove his innocence and escape the clutches of drug-dealing Elvis fan Fraser Boyle.
Producer Peter Broughan Director Michael Whyte
Feature: page 6
Ceefax subtitles


Writer: John Byrne
Producer: Peter Broughan
Director: Michael Whyte
Frank McClusky: John Gordon-Sinclair
Cissie Crouch: Tilda Swinton
Fraser Boyle: Ken Stott
Dorwood Crouch: Kevin McMonagle
Billie McPhail: Katy Murphy
Jolene Jowett: Eddi Reader
David Cole: Guy Gregory
Shirley: Barbara Rafferty
Tracey: Jenny McCrindle

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Monday Post: Scottish Programmes 23 January 2017

: Question Time

Peter Sissons presents live debate and discussion about the week's news and events from the Conservative Party Conference in Bournemouth. Among those on the panel are the Rt Hon
Michael Heseltine , MP, and the Rt Hon Norman Tebbit , MP.
Senior producer Mark McDonald Editor James Hogan


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Michael Heseltine
Unknown: Norman Tebbit
Producer: Mark McDonald
Editor: James Hogan

: Nearly Departed

An American comedy series about a couple who just won't play dead. Starring Eric Idle
Grant Meets Grandpa. Returning as ghosts to their old home, Grant and Claire Pritchard have different opinions about the new occupants, but come up with intriguing ways of living with them.


Unknown: Claire Pritchard
Grant Pritchard: Eric Idle
Claire: Caroline McWilliams
Mike: Stuart Pankin
Liz: Wendy Schaal
Derek: Jay Lambert
Grandpa: Henderson Forsythe

: Weather

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