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: BBC Breakfast News

6.34-6.55 Business Breakfast
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, 7.28, 7.58, 8.28.

: Daytime UK

A lively look at the morning.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Brainwave

Quiz show with Andy Craig.


Unknown: Andy Craig.

: Dish of the Day

Rose Elliot cooks for Scorpios.


Unknown: Rose Elliot

: People Today

Adrian Mills and Debi Jones share the hopes of three mums-to-be.


Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Debi Jones

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Patch Stop is at Norden,
Rochdale where Peggy meets a racing pigeon. The story is Stan and the Seagull by Kathleen Dean. With Colin Kerrigan and Trish Cooke. (R)


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

: The Family Ness

Monster cartoon adventures. (R)

: People Today

Kaffe Fassett finds out more about different arts and crafts.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Kilroy

Topical talk with Robert Kilroy-Silk


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Before Noon

Adrian Mills and Ronke Phillips take your calls while Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers meet today's star guest.


Unknown: Ronke Phillips
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers

: News

Regional News and Weather

: After Noon

Rosemary Conley 's Diet and Fitness Club
Including diet tips from the Radio Times doctor Barry Lynch. 0 FEATURE: page 10


Unknown: Rosemary Conley
Unknown: Barry Lynch.

: Scene Today

The daily live entertainment show.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Neighbours

Joe loses his lodger.
(For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Four Square

John Sachs hosts the knockout quiz.


Unknown: John Sachs

: Betty Boop

A cartoon double bill.(R)

: Racing

From Newbury.
2.40 Racal Telecom Handicap Stakes (1m, 5f and 60yds)
3.10 Vodafone Horris Hill Stakes
(7f 60yds)
3.40 Round Oak Handicap Stakes (5f) Introduced by Julian Wilson.
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Jimmy Lindley and John Hanmer. Producer Wendy Sheppard
(Coverage continues on BBC2)


Introduced By: Julian Wilson.
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley
Commentary By: John Hanmer.
Producer: Wendy Sheppard

: The Brollys

Introduced by Andi Peters.
The animated adventures of Harry, narrated by David Shaw Parker. Director/Producer Trevor Bond


Introduced By: Andi Peters.
Unknown: David Shaw Parker.

: Clockwise

Impressionist and comedian Darren Day presents the fast moving quiz. Director Nigel Douglas Producer David Mercer


Director: Nigel Douglas
Producer: David Mercer

: Fantastic Max

Max the toddler's cartoon adventures.

: Uncle Jack.... and Operation Green

A six-part comedy serial written by Jim Eldridge.
4: Oil on the beaches puts Uncle Jack on the trail of something very nasty.
Producer Jeremy Swan


Written By: Jim Eldridge.
Producer: Jeremy Swan
Jack: Paul Jones
Colonel Groves: Kenneth Cope
Mrs Peabody: Josie Kidd
Kate: Helen Lambert
Michael: Guiseppe Peluso
Dorothy: Tricia George
Sir James Bigg: Edward Brayshaw
Arthur Harris: Maurice Thorogood
Mr Puddlewick: Roger Ostime
Nurse: Christine Ozanne

: Newsround

The news programme for children.

: Blue Peter

Presented by Yvette Fielding , John Leslie and Diane-Louise Jordan.


Presented By: Yvette Fielding
Presented By: John Leslie
Presented By: Diane-Louise Jordan.

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Andrew Harvey and Jill Dando. Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by Jakki Brambles. Director/Producer Stanley Appel
* SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST: with Radio 1. t MAGAZINE: for the latest charts and pop news, get 'Number One' magazine every Wednesday, 55p from newsagents.


Introduced By: Jakki Brambles.
Producer: Stanley Appel

: EastEnders

Is it time for Pete to give up hope, or is there still something about his marriage worth clinging on to?
This week's episodes written by Charlie Humphreys
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Charlie Humphreys
Producer: Corinne Hollingworth
Director: Nicholas Prosser
Pete: Peter Dean
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Mark: Todd Carty
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Phil: Steve McFadden
Grant: Ross Kemp
Sam: Danniella Westbrook
Ricky: Sid Owen
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Dr Legg,: Leonard Fenton
Mrs Higson: Angela Phillips
Pat: Pam St Clement
Frank: Mike Reid
Mo: Edna Dore
Janine: Rebecca Michael
Diane: Sophie Lawrence
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Carol Hanley: Sheila White
Eddie: Michael Melia

: Tomorrow's World

This week, the team reports on why one of Hungary's hottest properties is going cold, and a small company's struggle to sell a satellite TV dish that is almost invisible.
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: You Pays Yer Money

A comedy series starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.

Sharon takes an 'enterprise initiative'.
An Alomo production for BBCtv
(Ceefax subtitles)

TV Watch: page 10


Writer: George Costigan
Writer: Julia North
Director: Charlie Hanson
Producer: Nic Phillips
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Darryl: Alun Lewis
Girl: Jodie Scott
Labour candidate: Paul Geoffrey
Green candidate: Anna Keaveney
Green agent: Robert Swales
Tory candidate: Robert Llewellyn
Official: Mark Straker
TV reporter: Alec Sabin

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: One Foot in the Grave: Who Will Buy?

The comedy series about the seemingly disastrous effect of retirement on one man's life, written by David Renwick.
Starring Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie
The unrequested arrival of door-to-door salesmen and a deluge of junk mail arouse concern.
(Ceefax subtitles)


Written By: David Renwick.
Signature tune written and performed by: Eric Idle
Director/Producer: Susan Belbin
Victor Meldrew: Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew: Annette Crosbie
Toy salesman: William Vanderpuye
Nick Swainey: Owen Brenman
Pippa: Janine Duvitski
Patrick: Angus Deayton
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Albert: Jimmy Jewel

: Your Cheatin' Heart

A modern drama written by the author of Tutti Frutti , John Byrne. Starring John Gordon-Sinclair Tilda Swinton
3: This Could Turn Septic on Us, Ya Big Ungrateful Midden
Dorwood's protest continues but the discovery of his hidden cash prompts a change of heart for Cissie and more heartache for homeless Frank. Meanwhile the missing drugs hunt continues and Dave Cole makes a decision he is to regret.
Frank McClusky. .. John Gordon-Sinclair
Producer Peter Broughan Director Michael Whyte 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Tutti Frutti
Unknown: John Byrne.
Unknown: John Gordon-Sinclair
Unknown: Tilda Swinton
Unknown: Dave Cole
Unknown: Frank McClusky.
Unknown: John Gordon-Sinclair
Producer: Peter Broughan
Director: Michael Whyte
Cissie Crouch: Tilda Swinton
Dorwood Crouch: Kevin McMonagle
Eric the barber/Timberwolf Tierney/Cherokee George: Tom Watson
Fraser Boyle: Ken Stott
Billie McPhail: Katy Murphy
David Cole: Guy Gregory
Tonto: Peter Mullan
Limping man: Robert MacKintosh
Tamara MacAskill: Helen Atkinson Wood
Brian in radio car: David McKail
Tracey: Jenny McCrindle
Shirley: Barbara Rafferty
Drew: Lain Andrew
Roxanne: Maggie Bell
Elderly neighbour: Edith Ruddick

: Question Time

Peter Sissons presents live debate on the week's events from the Barbican Centre in London. The panel includes Rt Hon John Smith , MP, Labour's Shadow Chancellor. Producer Mark McDonald Editor James Hogan


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: John Smith
Producer: Mark McDonald
Editor: James Hogan

: Nearly Departed

An American comedy series about a couple who just won't play dead. Starring Eric Idle
Grandpa's Date, Grant and Mike try to find Grandpa a new woman.


Unknown: Eric Idle
Grant Pritchard: Eric Idle
Mike: Stuart Pankin
Grandpa: Henderson Forsythe

: 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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