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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 Charlie Lee-Potter .
Headlines or news summaries every quarter hour. Business news:
7.12, 7.40, 8.12, 8.40. Sport: 7.23,
7.50, 8.23, 8.50. Weather, regional and traffic news: 6.55, 7.25, 7.55, 8.25.
* CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Sarah Coburn.
Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter

: Daytime UK

A lively look at the day presented by Adrian Mills in Manchester and Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers in Birmingham.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Brainwave

The challenging quiz presented by Andy Craig.


Presented By: Andy Craig.

: Dish of the Day

Rosemary Moon provides hints on how to turn a meal into an event.


Unknown: Rosemary Moon

: People Today

For advice on money matters, phone [number removed]. Matthew Collins takes on another assignment.


Unknown: Matthew Collins

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops today at the Playground Stop. Johnny Ball tells the story Grandad and Lucy and the Sherbet Dabs by Carol and Carol. With Dave Benson Phillips and Liz Watts.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Johnny Ball
Unknown: Dave Benson Phillips
Unknown: Liz Watts.

: The Family Ness

More monster adventures. (R)

: People Today

Including at 10.45am Health UK
From Cardiff, Martyn Lewis looks at back pain.


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Kilroy

Another topical discussion with Robert Kilroy-Silk .


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Before Noon

Adrian Mills and Ronke Phillips in Manchester take your phone calls. Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers in Birmingham meet today's guest.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers

: News

Regional News and Weather

: After Noon

Rosemary Conley 's Diet and Fitness Club
Join in if you want to lose weight, tone up and become fitter, healthier and happier with your body.


Unknown: Rosemary Conley

: Scene Today

The daily entertainment show from Birmingham. Today, Tim Grundy offers his guide to what's new on the rental-shop shelves in Video File.


Unknown: Tim Grundy

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Todd discovers that the course of true love does not run smoothly. (For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Four Square

Quiz hosted by John Sachs.


Unknown: John Sachs.

: Grim Pickings

First showing on British television. The first of an Australian two-part murder mystery in the tradition of Agatha Christie , based on a novel by Jennifer Rowe.
The Tender family goes to an elderly aunt's to help with the apple harvest. A complex web of family tensions is exposed by the arrival of an unexpected and unwanted visitor.
Director Ricardo Pellizzeri (Part 2 on Thursday)


Unknown: Agatha Christie
Novel By: Jennifer Rowe.
Director: Ricardo Pellizzeri
Betsy Tender: Lorraine Bayly
Birdie: Liidy Clark
Inspector Toby: Niax Cullen
Kate: Catherine Wilkin
Wilf: Neil Fitzpatrick
Jeremy: David Cameron
Damien: Brian Vriends
Alice: Phyllis Burford

: Tales of the Rodent Sherlock Holmes

Introduced by Andi Peters.
A costume drama starring Roland Rat Superstar
6: Holmes and Watson need a job. With Roy Sampson as McDreadful. Producer Steve Haggard (R)


Introduced By: Andi Peters.
Unknown: Roy Sampson
Producer: Steve Haggard

: Paw Paws

The cartoon adventures of a tribe of tiny bear braves. (R)

: What's That Noise!

Today's show is about percussion and features an interview with Phil Collins. Presented by Tony Gregory Director Julia Knowles
Producer Martin Hughes


Unknown: Phil Collins.
Presented By: Tony Gregory
Director: Julia Knowles
Producer: Martin Hughes

: Newsround

The news programme for children.

: Grange Hill

Drama series set in a London school.
11:Matthew can't find Monroe's book.
Episode written by Margaret Simpson Producer Albert Barber
Director Richard Kelly (R)


Written By: Margaret Simpson
Producer: Albert Barber
Director: Richard Kelly

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Trivial Pursuit

The quiz show based on the popular board game. With Rory McGrath. Producers Steve Pinhay and Simon Ross An Initial production for BBCtv


Unknown: Rory McGrath.
Producers: Steve Pinhay
Producers: Simon Ross

: EastEnders

The police are looking for a missing shotgun. Cindy suspects she knows who has it.
This week's episodes written by Paul Doust
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Paul Doust
Producer: Richard Bramall
Director: Charles Beeson
Frank: Mike Reid
Mo: Edna Dore
Pat: Pam St Clement
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Diane: Sophie Lawrence
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Mark: Todd Carty
Michelle: Susan Tully
Phil: Steve McFadden
Grant: Ross Kemp
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Eddie: Michael Melia
Lloyd: Garey Bridges
Hattie: Michelle Gayle
Sam: Danniella Westbrook
Ricky: Sid Owen
Jules: Tommy Eytle
Clyde: Steven Woodcock
Celestine: Leroy Golding
Headmistress: Shahnaz Pakravan
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
lan: Ian Woodyatt
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Wicksy: Nick Berry
DC Hallum: Peter Barnes

: The British Fashion Awards

From London's Royal Albert Hall. HRH the Duchess of Kent is the guest of honour. The awards include the Clairol Designer of the Year and the British Fashion Council Hall of Fame. Presented by Selina Scott , Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin. Producer Clare Stride
Executive producer Roger Casstles
0 FEATURE: page 18
0 GLORIA: page 29


Unknown: Albert Hall.
Presented By: Selina Scott
Presented By: Jeff Banks
Presented By: Caryn Franklin.
Producer: Roger Casstles

: On the Up

A comedy series about a self-made millionaire, written by Bob Larbey and starring Dennis Waterman Sam Kelly , Joan Sims
Tony's holiday to Barbados doesn't turn out quite how he planned.
Director/Producer Gareth Gwenlan


Written By: Bob Larbey
Unknown: Dennis Waterman
Unknown: Sam Kelly
Unknown: Joan Sims
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Tony Carpenter: Dennis Waterman
Ruth Carpenter: Judy Buxton
Sam: Sam Kelly
Mrs Wembley: Joan Sims
Maggie: Jenna Russell
Angela: Elizabeth Anson
Douglas: William Lucas
Mr Norster: John Gower
Louis: Bernard Spear
Dawn: Michelle Hatch

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: The Paradise Club

The thriller drama series about two unlikely brothers, villain and priest. The Great Fly Tipping War. Danny Kane is on the trail of a sinister pornography merchant.
Episode written by Jeremy Burnham Producer Selwyn Roberts Director Derek Banham
A Zenith production for BBCtv


Unknown: Danny Kane
Written By: Jeremy Burnham
Producer: Selwyn Roberts
Director: Derek Banham
Frank Kane: Don Henderson
Danny Kane: Leslie Grantham
Carol Kane: Barbara Wilshere
Jonjo O'Brady: Peter Gowan
Polish Joe: Leon Herbert
Ronnie Blythe: Kevin Williams
Det SgtJack Nesbit: Jack Galloway
Mad Max Wheeler: John Bardon
Reg Pyke: Aaron Harris
Arthur Burns: Ivan Kaye
Padgett: Glyn Grimstead
Harry Roach: Gavin Watson
Greg Roach: Neville Watson
Det Insp Cranford: Campbell Morrison
Det Sgt Corfield: David Milner
Mervyn: Andrew St Clair
Marsha: Moya Ruskin
Mo Harris: Simon Coady
Charlie O'Neill: Charles Pemberton
Mrs Wheeler: Jenny Bolt

: Film 90 with Barry Norman

Robert De Niro gives a rare television interview. He discusses his role in the gangster film Good Fellas, and his working relationship with director Martin Scorsese , who is also interviewed. Bird on a Wire, with Mel Gibson and Goldie Hawn, is reviewed.
Director Shaun Williams
Producer Bruce Thompson
0 BARRY NORMAN : page 32


Unknown: Robert de Niro
Director: Martin Scorsese
Unknown: Mel Gibson
Director: Shaun Williams
Producer: Bruce Thompson
Unknown: Barry Norman

: Spenser for Hire

American detective series starring Robert Urich
When Silence Speaks. A woman carrying a note approaches Spenser (Robert Urich ).


Unknown: Robert Urich
Unknown: Robert Urich

: Heirs and Graces

Lady Victoria Leatham visits
Longleat House and is shown the family treasures by comptroller Lord Christopher Thynne. With furniture expert John Bly and porcelain expert Gordon Lang. Producer Brian Fawcett


Unknown: Lady Victoria Leatham
Unknown: Lord Christopher Thynne.
Unknown: John Bly
Unknown: Gordon Lang.
Producer: Brian Fawcett

: 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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