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: BBC Breakfast News

Headlines or news summaries every quarter hour. Including
6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast
Business and financial news from
Paul Burden and Fiona Foster.
Followed at 7.00am by the morning news programme with Nicholas Witchell and Laurie Mayer. (For timetable see Monday)
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Fiona Foster.
Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Laurie Mayer.

: Daytime UK

A lively look at the day.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Brainwave

The challenging quiz show.

: Dish of the Day

Cookery hints with Rosemary Moon.


Unknown: Rosemary Moon.

: People Today

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


Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Debi Jones

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus is at the Patch Stop in Cardiff, South Wales. Chloe Ashcroft tells today's story
A Gardener's Best Friend by Valerie Hampton. With Adrian Scarborough. (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Valerie Hampton.
Unknown: Adrian Scarborough.

: The Family Ness

Monster cartoon adventures. (R)

: People Today

Kaffe Fassett on 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 reveal the winner of today's Brainwave quiz question.


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

: News

Regional News and Weather

: After Noon

Rosemary Conley 's Diet and Fitness Club


Unknown: Rosemary Conley

: Scene Today

Live entertainment with Judi Spiers and Alan Titchmarsh.


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.

: One O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Neighbours

Beverly's trip to Adelaide is put in doubt when she suffers an accident.


Madge Bishop: Anne Charleston
Harold Bishop: Ian Smith
Henry Ramsay: Craig McLachlan
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Beverly Marshall: Shaunna O'Grady
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Gail Robinson: Fiona Corke
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Des Clarke: Paul Keane
Mike Young: Guy Pearce
Jane Harris: Annie Jones
Todd Landers: Kristian Schmid
Katie Landers: Sally Jensen
Bronwyn Davies: Rachel Friend
Sharon Davies: Jessica Muschamp
Matthew Robinson: Ashley Paske

: The Saboteur, Code Name 'Morituri'

Marlon Brando , Yul Brynner
1942: German pacifist Robert Crain poses as a Gestapo officer in a dramatic bid to save a valuable cargo ship.
Director Bernhard Wicki
9 FILMS: pages 29-34


Unknown: Marlon Brando
Unknown: Yul Brynner
Unknown: Robert Crain
Director: Bernhard Wicki
Robert Crain: Marlon Brando
Captain Mueller: Yul Brynner
Esther: Janet Margolin
Colonel Statter: Trevor Howard
Kruse: Martin Benrath

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters.

The Brollys
Animation narrated by David Shaw Parker.


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

: 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 about Max the toddler.

: Uncle Jack.... and Operation Green: 5

A six-part comedy serial written by Jim Eldridge.
The Vixen's alligator and piranha fish are hungry. Who will she give them for dinner?


Written By: Jim Eldridge.
Producer: Jeremy Swan
Jack: Paul Jones
Vixen: Fenella Fielding
Cynthia Birdwood: Vivian Pickles
Kate: Helen Lambert
Michael: Guiseppe Peluso
Mum: Christine Lohr
Dad: Brian Capron
Jose Cuervo: Jimmi Harkishin
M: Roger Hammond
Dorothy: Tricia George
Butch: Paul Birchard
Georgio: Paul Humpoletz
CIA Boss: John Steriand
KGB Boss: Edward Kelsey
Miss Taylor: Angela Vale
Police Sergeant: Nigel Williams

: Newsround

The news programme for children.

: Blue Peter

The magazine programme for children presented by Yvette Fielding, John Leslie and Diane-Louise Jordan.


Presenter: Yvette Fielding
Presenter: John Leslie
Presenter: Diane-Louise Jordan

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Top of the Pops

The UK's longest-running pop chart show brings the latest countdown in vision and sound from the current Top 40. Introduced by Simon Mayo.
Director/Producer Stanley Appel
0 MAGAZINE: for the latest charts and pop news, get 'Number One' magazine every Wednesday, 55p from newsagents.


Introduced By: Simon Mayo.

: EastEnders

Episode written by John Milne
It's bonfire night in Albert Square, but Jules and John have a poker game on their mind. Sharon makes a decision about her mother.
(For cast see Tuesday)
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: John Milne

: Tomorrow's World

It looks real but it isn't, and one day it may transport you into a fantasy world. It's called 'virtual reality'.
Also a report on how traffic jams in Hong Kong test its harbour's intelligence. With Judith Hann, Howard Stableford, Peter Macann and Kate Bellingham.

TOMORROW'S WORLD Howard Stableford experiences 'virtual reality' when he dons the helmet pictured left. This technique stores convincing three-dimensional images within a computer's memory. The helmet has two video screens, one for each eye, which create a world with which Stableford can interact, in this case flying a Harrier jump jet and landing it on an aircraft carrier. His colleague Kate Bellingham is alongside him in another unit - and another plane. They are able to see and react to each other. 'Cinema is normally a passive experience,' says assistant producer Rob Bayly. 'This remarkable technology provides a kind of interactive cinema.' 8.00pm BBC1


Presenter: Judith Hann
Presenter: Howard Stableford
Presenter: Peter Macann
Presenter: Kate Bellingham
Assistant Producer: Rob Bayly
Producer: Cynthia Page
Editor: Dana Purvis

: Birds of a Feather: Trust

A comedy series starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.

Why can't Darryl trust Tracey to visit Gerald, her handsome hypnotherapist?
An Alomo production for BBCtv
(Ceefax subtitles))


Writer: Gary Lawson
Writer: John Phelps
Director/Producer: Nic Phillips
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Darryl: Alun Lewis
Chris: Peter Polycarpou
Gerald: Jeremy Nicholas

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Crimewatch UK

The programme where viewers across the country can help police solve serious crime. Please phone [number removed]. Lines are open throughout the programme and up until midnight. Presented by Nick Ross and Sue Cook with Supt David Hatcher and DC Jacqui Hames. Studio director Pieter Morpurgo Producer Nikki Cheetham Details on Ceefax page 618
('Crimewatch UK Update' at 12.05am)


Presented By: Nick Ross
Presented By: Sue Cook
Unknown: David Hatcher
Unknown: Jacqui Hames.
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Nikki Cheetham

: Your Cheatin' Heart

A modern drama written by the author of Tutti Frutti , John Byrne. Starring John Gordon Sinclair Tilda Swinton
4: Happy Trails. A chance encounter brings painful memories for Cissie and a painful moment for Boyle.
Producer Peter Broughan Director Michael Whyte


Unknown: Tutti Frutti
Unknown: John Byrne.
Unknown: John Gordon Sinclair
Unknown: Tilda Swinton
Producer: Peter Broughan
Director: Michael Whyte
Frank MrClusky: John Gordon Sinclair
Cissie Couch: Tilda Swinton
Fraser Boyle: Ken Stott
Fr Tierney: Tom Watson
Timberwolf Tierney: Tom Watson
Billie McPhail: Katy Murphy
Jolene Jowett: Eddi Reader
Dorwood Crouch: Kevin McMonagle
Ralph Henderson: Jack Fortune
Tamara MacAskill: Helen Atkinson Wood
Tonto: Peter Mullan
Tracey: Jenny McCrindle
Shirley: Barbara Rafferty
Roxanne: Maggie Bell
Drew: Lain Andrew
Policeman at road block: David Gallagher
Elderly hobo: Johnny Irving
Elderly neighbour: Edith Ruddick
Jim Bob O'May: Guy Mitchell

: Question Time

Peter Sissons presents live debate on the week's events. The panel includes former Conservative Prime
Minister Edward Heath , MP, and the General Secretary of Sogat Brenda Dean.
Producer Mark McDonald Editor James Hogan


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Edward Heath
Unknown: Brenda Dean.
Producer: Mark McDonald
Editor: James Hogan

: Crimewatch UK Update

The latest developments in tonight's cases, based on viewers' calls.

: 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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