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: BBC Breakfast News

Headlines or new summaries every quarter hour. Including
6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast

: Daytime UK

A lively look at the day.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Brainwave

Challenging quiz show.

: Dish of the Day

Cookery hints with Rosemary Moon.


Unknown: Rosemary Moon.

: People Today

Reports on the lives of people across the UK, including today money matters - for advice phone [number removed]. And Matthew Collins takes on another assignment.


Unknown: Matthew Collins

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus is at the Playground Stop. Johnny Ball tells the story
Grandad and Lucy and the New Bedroom 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
Martyn Lewis with practical advice on how to look after your back.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Kilroy

Another topical discussion.

: Before Noon

Adrian Mills and Ronke Phillips in Manchester take your calls.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: After Noon

Rosemary Conley 's Diet and Fitness Club
* FEATURE: page 10


Unknown: Rosemary Conley

: Scene Today

Including Tim Grundy 's Video File.


Unknown: Tim Grundy

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton. Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Neighbours

Des and Jane fall out over their wedding plans.
(For cast see Monday Repeated at 5. 35pm)

: Four Square

Hosted by John Sachs.


Unknown: John Sachs.

: Highly Dangerous

Margaret Lockwood , Dane Clark Frances Gray is an expert biologist, and the secret service needs her for a highly dangerous mission into eastern Europe.
Director Roy Baker
0 FILMS: pages 37-42


Unknown: Margaret Lockwood
Unknown: Dane Clark
Unknown: Frances Gray
Director: Roy Baker
Frances: Margaret Lockwood
Bill Casey: Dane Clark
Rajinski: Marius Goring
Hedgerley: Naunton Wayne
Laboratory director: Michael Hordern
Mr Luke Wilfrid: Hyde White

: Popeye

More cartoon adventures with the spinach-guzzling sailor.

: Tales of the Rodent Sherlock Holmes

Introduced by Andi Peters.
The last in the present series starring Roland Rat Superstar with guest star
Liz Smith as Mrs Plankton
Mrs Plankton 's seaside boarding house is being haunted. Producer Steve Haggard (R)


Introduced By: Andi Peters.
Unknown: Liz Smith
Unknown: Mrs Plankton
Unknown: Mrs Plankton
Producer: Steve Haggard

: Paw Paws

Aunt Pruney sends Dark Paw back in time to prevent the building of the Totem Bear. Cartoon. (R)

: Ipso Facto

Young reporters look at some of the things that interest them and you.
This week Daniel Price investigates why people laugh. His quest takes him to meet Trevor and Simon, Tony Robinson , June Whitfield , Graeme Garden , Josie Lawrence and of course a banana skin. Director Graham Booth
Producer Madeline Wiltshire


Unknown: Tony Robinson
Unknown: June Whitfield
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Josie Lawrence
Producer: Madeline Wiltshire

: Newsround

The news programme for children.
5.10pm Grange Hill
Drama series set in a London school.
12: Mike tells Robbie he will have to withdraw from the trials.
Episode written by Margaret Simpson Producer Albert Barber
Director Richard Kelly (R)


Written By: Margaret Simpson
Producer: Albert Barber
Director: Richard Kelly
Mrs McClusky: Gwyneth Powell
Mr Hargreaves: Kevin O'Shea
Mr MacKenzie: Nicholas Donnelly
Mr Robson: Stuart Organ
Mrs Monroe: Anna Quayle
Mr Bentley: David Cann
Mrs Fitzgerald: Susan Field
John: David Kinder
Derek: Toby Aspin
Ronnie Birtles: Tina Mahon
Calley Donnington: Simone Hyams
Georgina: Samantha Lewis
Robbie: John Alford
Trevor: John Drummond
Mauler: Joshua Fenton
Ted: Ian Congdon-Lee
Mike Bentley: Rene Zagger
Aichaa Rashim: Veena Tulsiani
Jacko: Jamie Lehane
Locko: Otis Munyangiri
Brian: Ian Rushmere
Becky: Natalie Poyser
Julie Corrigan: Margo Selby
Alice: Alice Dawnay
Neil Timpson: John Pickard
AAik Rashim: Sundeep Suri
Natalie Stevens: Julie Buckfield
Chrissy: Sonya Kearns
Barry Timpson: David Crane

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Jill Dando.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Trivial Pursuit

A quiz show based on the popular board game, hosted by comedian Rory McGrath. Director Peter Orton
Producer Steve Pinhay
An Initial production for BBCtv


Unknown: Rory McGrath.
Director: Peter Orton
Producer: Steve Pinhay

: EastEnders

Mark tries to prove to Arthur that the Mitchell brothers are up to no good. He succeeds, but at what cost to himself?
(For cast see Thursday)
(Ceefax subtitles)

: May to December

A comedy series about romance and the generation gap, starring Anton Rodgers , Eve Matheson Time After Time. When Zoe suggests living together, Alec doesn't know how to tell his family.
Written by Paul A Mendelson
Director/Producer Sydney Lotterby Executive producer Verity Lambert
A Cinema Verity production for BBCtv (R)


Unknown: Anton Rodgers
Producer: Verity Lambert
Alec Callender: Anton Rodgers
Zoe Angell: Eve Matheson
Miss Flood: Frances White
Simone: Carolyn Pickles
Hilary: Rebecca Lacey
Jamie: Paul Venables
Roy: Paul Raynor
Sonia: Isabelle Lucas

: A Question of Sport

David Coleman tests the experts as the sporting quiz returns. Bill Beaumont 's team:
Dave McAuley IBF World Flyweight Champion and Yvonne Murray Britain's Woman Athlete of the Year.
Ian Botham 's team:
Paul Thorburn Welsh Rugby Union Captain and David Platt Professional
Footballers Player of the Year. Executive producer Mike Adley
● FEATURE: page 24


Unknown: David Coleman
Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Unknown: Dave McAuley
Unknown: Ian Botham
Unknown: Paul Thorburn
Unknown: David Platt
Producer: Mike Adley

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: The Paradise Club

Old Pals. Frank's suspicions prove to be right when a straightforward business deal links Danny with dangerous arms dealers.
Episode written by Susan Boyd Producer Selwyn Roberts Director Renny Rye
A Zenith production for BBCtv


Written By: Susan Boyd
Producer: Selwyn Roberts
Director: Renny Rye
Frank Kane: Don Henderson
Danny Kane: Leslie Grantham
Carol Kane: Barbara Wilshere
Jonjo O'Brady: Peter Gowen
Polish Joe: Leon Herbert
Det Sgt Jack Nesbit: Jack Galloway
Harry Vincent: Anthony Allen
Monsignor Flynn: John Cater
Geraldine: Kelly Lawrence
Joanne: Angela Clarke
Tarn Gillespie: Kenny Ireland
Uyz: John Cartwright
Lotz: Tom Marshall
Audrey: Susan Brown
Marina Cortina: Kinny Gardner

: Film 90 with Barry Norman

Reviewing Good Fellas which stars Ray Liotta and Robert De Niro in a dazzling tale of Mafia life directed by Martin Scorsese , and A Shock to the System, with Michael Caine , a black comedy of an ad man's striving ambitions. Director Caius Julyan
Producer Bruce Thompson
0 BARRY NORMAN : page 37


Unknown: Ray Liotta
Unknown: Robert de Niro
Directed By: Martin Scorsese
Unknown: Michael Caine
Producer: Bruce Thompson
Unknown: Barry Norman

: Spenser for Hire

American detective series.
In a Safe Place. Spenser (Robert Urich ) becomes involved in a deportation racket.


Unknown: Robert Urich

: Working Titles

A series about the working aristocracy. Tonight: Lord
Kenilworth, a landscape garden designer, and Lord Dickinson, who spends his time restoring his family's rococo gardens in Gloucestershire. Director Stella Sims
Producer Rosalind Gower
0 FEATURE: page 19


Director: Stella Sims
Producer: Rosalind Gower

: 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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