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: BBC Breakfast News

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 Laurie Mayer and Jill Dando. Headlines or news summaries every quarter hour.
Business news: 7.12, 7.40, 8.12, 8.40. Sport: 7.23, 7.52, 8.23, 8.52.
Weather, regional and traffic news:
6.55, 7.25, 7.55, 8.25.
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Fiona Foster.
Unknown: Laurie Mayer
Unknown: Jill Dando.

: Daytime UK

A lively look at the morning.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Brainwave

A quiz presented by Andy Craig.


Presented By: Andy Craig.

: Dish of the Day

With Rosemary Moon.


Unknown: Rosemary Moon.

: People Today

Advice for the weekend's gardening. With the viewers' Open Line on [number removed].

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops today at the Tent Stop. Today's story is The Hotel Stilton by Brian Jameson. With Catherine Terry ,
Robert Hopkins and Anthony Watson.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Brian Jameson.
Unknown: Catherine Terry
Unknown: Robert Hopkins
Unknown: Anthony Watson.

: The Family Ness

Monster cartoon adventures. (R)

: People Today

With the regular report on pets.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Kilroy

Discussion with Robert Kilroy-Silk .


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Before Noon

Adrian Mills and Ronke Phillips listen to your calls while
Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers reveal today's Brainwave quiz winner.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers

: News

Regional News and Weather

: After Noon

Travel Show Extra
Holiday ideas from home and abroad. Today, a mini-guide to the Mourne Mountains in Northern
Ireland, and a report from Andy Crane in Deauville, France. Presented by Penny Junor .


Unknown: Andy Crane
Presented By: Penny Junor

: Scene Today

Judi Spiers and Alan Titchmarsh are joined by Simon Potter with news of all the glitz and gossip in his Showbiz File.


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Simon Potter

: One O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

Harold is determined to finish the walkathon at all costs.
(For cast see Thursday. Repeated at 5.35pm) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: The Grass Is Greener

Cary Grant , Deborah Kerr
Obliged to open their stately home to the public, Victor, Earl of Rhyall, and his wife Hilary, are resigned to being invaded. Charles Delacro 's arrival complicates matters in this witty romantic comedy.
Producer/Director Stanley Donen
0 FILMS: pages 19-34


Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: Charles Delacro
Director: Stanley Donen
Victor Rhyall: Cary Grant
Hilary Rhyall: Deborah Kerr
Charles Delacro: Robert Mitchum
Hattie: Jean Simmons

: Lifeline

Actor Anthony Andrews appeals on behalf of the Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy.
0 DONATIONS: see page 46


Unknown: Anthony Andrews

: Petunia Natural Park

Classic MGM cartoon from 1938.

: Bump

Introduced by Andi Peters.
Animation about a young elephant.


Introduced By: Andi Peters.

: Corners

Why do slugs leave a slimy trail? How do you make a kite?
Presented by Sophie Aldred and Simon Davies with Jo Korna. Director Rowan Newby Producer Alison Stewart
0 QUESTIONS: send your questions to 'Corners', BBCtv, London W12 7RJ.


Presented By: Sophie Aldred
Presented By: Simon Davies
Unknown: Jo Korna.
Director: Rowan Newby
Producer: Alison Stewart

: The Jetsons

Cartoon. Jane is fed up with crowded space buses.

: Record Breakers

It's downhill all the way for the world's fastest skateboarders in Los Angeles for a 70mph plus speed record. Two cars took the Royal Army Ordnance Corps around the globe in record time. Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker discover a comedian in Las Vegas who can't stop joking , while Max Bizzarro goes around standing on his head for one of the weirdest records ever. With Ron Reagan Jr. Director Adrian Mills Producer Greg Childs


Unknown: Roy Castle
Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Max Bizzarro
Unknown: Ron Reagan Jr.
Director: Adrian Mills
Producer: Greg Childs

: Newsround

A news programme for children.

: Byker Grove

A drama series set in Tyneside.
6: Who is the thief at Byker Grove? Geoff sets a trap. It's Gill's big day but will he get the prized job? Debbie is terrified in the video room. (For cast see Wednesday) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Wogan

Conversation and entertainment with Terry Wogan and his guests.


Unknown: Terry Wogan

: Only Fools and Horses....: A Losing Streak

A comedy by John Sullivan
Starring David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst.

Del's insistence that his luck will change convinces Grandad and Rodney that he will soon land them out on the street.
(R) (Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: John Sullivan
Producer/Director: Ray Butt
Del: David Jason
Rodney: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Grandad: Lennard Pearce
Trigger: Roger Lloyd Pack

: Bruce Forsyth's Generation Game

Family couples compete in a test of their general knowledge and skill. With Rosemarie Ford. Director Sylvie Boden Producer David Taylor


Unknown: Rosemarie Ford.
Director: Sylvie Boden
Producer: David Taylor

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weekend Weather
Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Casualty

A Will to Die. A hopeless alcoholic or a deserving case? Julian and Beth differ over Gidman's treatment but maybe Jimmy holds the key? Charlie helps a kindred spirit cope with her husband's infidelity.
Episode written by Christopher Penfotd Producer Peter Norris
Director Michael Brayshaw


Written By: Christopher Penfotd
Producer: Peter Norris
Director: Michael Brayshaw
Unknown: W Cathy Shiptons
Charlie Fairhead: Derek Thompson
Megan Roach: Brenda Fricker
Lisa Duffin: Cathy Shipton
Beth Ramanee: Mamta Kaash
Julian Chapman: Nigel Le Vaillant
Jimmy Powell: Robson Green
Tony Walker: Eamon Boland
Helen Green: Maggie McCarthy
Martin Ashford: Patrick Robinson
Josh: Ian Bleasdale
Jane: Caroline Webster
Jenny Fairfax: Tacy Kneale
Peter Gosford: Dominic Jephcott
Claudia Gosford: Clare Byam Shaw
Harriet Chivers: Sheila Ruskin
Fenella Chivers: Liza Walker
Frank Gidman: Sean Baker
Mrs McKenzie: Ann Mitchell
Paul Grant: David Harewood
Mrs Grant: Alibe Parsons
Prison Officer Barratt: Barry Jackson
Prison Officer Gates: David Barrass
Mrs Duffin: Doreen Mantle
Rachel: Rosalind Wilson
Jeweller: David Medina
Fisherman: Norman Hartley

: Omnibus

Garrison Keillor: the Wide Open Page. Once a year in Lake
Wobegon the whole town gathers in blue, red, and white caps to form a living US flag. It takes hours to get right. What's the point? The only people who can see it are the Living Flag Committee and the local newspaper editor. He runs a photo of it in the paper but that's not much use: it's in black and white.
Omnibus plummets into the heart of the USA with one of the country's best-selling comic writers and performers, Garrison Keillor : creator, planner, historian and social worker of the mythical all-American town Lake Wobegon. Director Jeremy Harding
Series editor Andrew Snell
(Postponed from 19 October)


Unknown: Garrison Keillor
Unknown: Lake Wobegon.
Director: Jeremy Harding
Editor: Andrew Snell

: Michael Caine in Alfie

Also starring
Millicent Martin , Julia Foster
Alfie is happy-go-lucky, to the point of selfish amorality. Life and 'birds' come easily to him and it takes quite a while to discover what 'it's' all about as he moves from one easy conquest to the next. This 60s comedy established Michael Caine as one of Britain's leading actors.
Screenplay by Bill Naughton based on his own play
Producer/Director Lewis Gilbert
0 BARRY NORMAN : page 30


Unknown: Millicent Martin
Unknown: Julia Foster
Unknown: Michael Caine
Unknown: Bill Naughton
Director: Lewis Gilbert
Unknown: Barry Norman
Alfie: Michael Caine
Ruby: Shelley Winters
Siddie: Millicent Martin
Gilda: Julia Foster
Annie: Jane Asher
Carla: Shirley Anne Field
Lily: Vivien Merchant
Doctor: Eleanor Bron
Abortionist: Denholm Elliott
Harry: Alfie Bass

: 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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