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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 Laurie Mayer. 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, 7.25, 7.55, 8.25.


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Sarah Coburn.
Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Laurie Mayer.

: Daytime UK

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


Presented By: Alan Titchmarsh
Presented By: Judi Spiers
Presented By: Adrian Mills

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Brainwave

A quiz presented by Andy Craig.


Presented By: Andy Craig.

: Dish of the Day

Turn a meal into an event.

: People Today

Including today the television doctor: telephone on [number removed]. Presented by Adrian Mills and Debi Jones.


Presented By: Adrian Mills
Presented By: Debi Jones.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops today at the Dot Stop. Today's story is Frilly Lily by Robin Haldane. With Rebecca Higgins and Will Brenton.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Frilly Lily
Unknown: Robin Haldane.
Unknown: Rebecca Higgins
Unknown: Will Brenton.

: The Family Ness

The cartoon adventures of the monster family of Loch Ness. (R)

: People Today

Viewers are invited to challenge the programme makers in Open Air. Presented by Tim Grundy.


Presented By: Tim Grundy.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Kilroy

Another topical discussion with Robert Kilroy-Silk .


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Before Noon

Open line. With today's star guest.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: After Noon

Happy Memories from Newcastle
Cliff Michelmore and Wendy Gibson invite you to recall your favourite memories.


Unknown: Wendy Gibson

: Scene Today

The live entertainment show with Judi Spiers and Alan Titchmarsh.


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Neighbours

Matt's attempt to help Nick lands them both in trouble.
(For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Four Square

John Sachs presents the quiz show.


Unknown: John Sachs

: Knots Landing

Truth Will Out. Karen (Michele Lee ) discovers Olivia (Tonya Crowe ) has a serious drugs problem.


Unknown: Michele Lee
Unknown: Tonya Crowe

: Primetime

Dorian Grey wanted to stay forever young - do you? And can you test your eyes better than an optician? Find out today when David Jacobs returns with the magazine programme for people in their prime. Special guest star Dennis Quilley. Producer Anthony Cherry Editor Bryher Scudamore
0 HEALTH: page 96


Unknown: David Jacobs
Unknown: Dennis Quilley.
Editor: Bryher Scudamore

: Cartoon

Popeye's 20th Anniversary. Tales of the sailorman's exploits. (R)

: Two by Two

Introduced by Andi Peters.
To fly must be the greatest thing, high up on the wing, suspended in the air. Nature series presented by Jenny Powell. Songs written and performed by Derek Griffiths. Producer Anne Denehy
Series producer Jane Tarleton


Introduced By: Andi Peters.
Presented By: Jenny Powell.
Unknown: Derek Griffiths.
Producer: Anne Denehy
Producer: Jane Tarleton

: The Quack Chat Show

The Dodgems and the Rollers race it out again. Who gets gunged?
Naughty Cuddles meets ghosts in Haggis Hall. Starring Keith Harris and Orville, with Ronne Coyles. Director Peter Leslie
Producer Martin Fisher
0 FACTSHEET: send a large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Haggis Hall.
Unknown: Keith Harris
Unknown: Ronne Coyles.
Director: Peter Leslie
Producer: Martin Fisher
Unknown: Wood Lane

: Fantastic Max

Cartoon. Max the toddler gets himself into a magical muddle!

: Hartbeat

Tony Hart , Margot Wilson and Alison Millar are back with ideas to improve your artwork.
Today's theme is symmetry. Producer Christopher Tandy
0 PICTURE GALLERY: ifyoute 15 or under. send your work for the gallery (with name, age and address on the back) to 'Hartbeat', BBCtv, London W3 6XZ. Prizes for all entries shown; sorry none can be returned.


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Margot Wilson
Unknown: Alison Millar
Producer: Christopher Tandy

: Newsround

The news programme for children.

: Byker Grove

A drama series set in Tyneside. 1: Six months have passed and things are changing fast at Byker Grove. Today is Donna's birthday but before the party she has to find out why her mam broke her promise.
Written by Adele Rose Director Frank W Smith
Producer Matthew Robinson
A Zenith North production for BBCtv (Part 2 on Friday at 10pm)


Written By: Adele Rose
Director: Frank W Smith
Producer: Matthew Robinson
Gill: Caspar Berry
Donna: Sally McQuillan
Julie: Lucy Walsh
Winston: Craig Reilly
Spuggie: Lyndyann Barrass
Nicola: Jill Halfpenny
Carl: Peter Eke
Polly: Denise Welch
Jim: Colin MacLachlan
Lisa: Jayne MacKenzie
Jan: Morten Lind
Alison: Vicky Murray
Brad: Michael Nicholson
Charley: Michelle Charles

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Andrew Harvey. Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Wogan with Sue Lawley

Tonight's guests are the Von Trapp family and the creator of Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry.


Unknown: Von Trapp
Unknown: Gene Roddenberry.

: Doogie Howser, MD

An American comedy-drama series about a teenage doctor starring Neil Patrick Harris
Simply Irresistible. Doogie Howser is offered a move into private medicine. How can he refuse?


Unknown: Neil Patrick Harris

: The Trials of Life

A natural history of behaviour, by David Attenborough
Finding Food. The vital quest for food opens up an intriguing world of ploy and counter-ploy, exploitation and theft. Hungry animals find leaves defended by poisons, and seeds protected by spines and armour. Animals fight back with tricks of their own: beetles bleed leaves free of poison, langurs tip-toe through menacing thorns and 'criminals' turn to breaking and entering or relieving others of a hard-earned meal. Producer Michael Gunton
Executive producer Peter Jones
0 MAGAZINE: Wildlife includes a 24-page supplement on the making of this series, £1.60 available from newsagents.


Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: Michael Gunton
Producer: Peter Jones

: Points of View

Anne Robinson with your views and comments on television. Producer Paul Smith
0 WRITE TO: Points of View,
BBCtv Centre, London W12 7RJ.
0 LETTERS: page 100


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: Paul Smith

: A Party Political Broadcast

By the Conservative Party.

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Canned Carrott

Starring Jasper Carrott
Special guest Robert Powell
Join Jasper Carrott for a brisk 30-minute work-out as he exercises his wit looking at the games people play. Featuring Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis , with Josephine Buchan , Colin Jeavons and Raymond Mason.
Director/Producer Ed Bye
Executive producer Paul Smith A Celador production for BBCtv 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Robert Powell
Unknown: Join Jasper Carrott
Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Josephine Buchan
Unknown: Colin Jeavons
Unknown: Raymond Mason.
Producer: Paul Smith

: Sportsnight

Football: European Championship. England v Poland
England's first match in Group 7 of the European Championship is with familiar opponents Poland, who were beaten 3-0 at Wembley last year. Commentary by John Motson and Trevor Brooking. Opinion from Jimmy Hill and Terry Venables. Scotland v Switzerland
Scotland's 2-1 win over Romania gave them a flying start in Group 2. Tonight they meet Switzerland, 2-0 winners over Bulgaria. Commentary by Barry Davies.
Northern Ireland v Denmark
Northern Ireland hope to bounce back from their defeat by Yugoslavia.
From the Hexagon, Reading. Best of nine frame matches. Steve Davis defends his title. World champion Stephen Hendry may also be in action. Introduced by Steve Rider Producer Vivien Kent Editor Brian Barwick


Commentary By: John Motson
Commentary By: Trevor Brooking.
Unknown: Jimmy Hill
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Stephen Hendry
Introduced By: Steve Rider
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: Brian Barwick

: 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.

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