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: BBC Breakfast News

Headlines or news summaries every quarter hour. Including
6.30-6.55 Business Breakfast (For timetable see Monday)

: Daytime UK

A lively look at the day.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Brainwave

Quiz hosted by Andy Craig.


Unknown: Andy Craig.

: Dish of the Day

More helpful cookery hints.

: People Today

Your questions about caring for teeth. Matthew Collins takes on another assignment


Unknown: Matthew Collins

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playground Stop. Johnny Ball reads Grandad and Lucy and the Birthday 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.

: Pingu

Animation. Pingu plays ice hockey.

: People Today

More on making the most of your teeth. At 10.45am Health UK from Cardiff with Martyn Lewis.


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Kilroy

Another topical discussion.

: Before Noon

Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers meet today's star guest.


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

Including Tim Grundy 's Video File.


Unknown: Tim Grundy

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Helen bumps into an old friend at the airport.
(For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: Going for Gold

Quiz show hosted by Henry Kelly.


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: Driftwood

Natalie Wood
After her great grandfather's death, orphan Jenny finds a dog and a new guardian.
Director Allan Dwan
0 FILMS: pages 51-56


Unknown: Natalie Wood
Director: Allan Dwan
Jenny: Natalie Wood
Susan: Ruth Warrick
Murph: Walter Brennan
Dr Steve Webster: Dean Jagger
Mathilda: Charlotte Greenwood

: Red and Blue

Animation double bill.

: Forget-Me-Not Farm

Introduced by Andi Peters.
Scarecrow, the crows Dandelion and Burdock, Trundle the tractor, and Portly the pig all live on Forget-Me-Not Farm. Today they find out who eats what.
With Mike Amatt. Producer Celia Bonner


Introduced By: Andi Peters.
Unknown: Mike Amatt.
Producer: Celia Bonner

: The Chipmunks

Cartoon. Will the Chipmunks get to meet Michael Jackson ? (R)


Unknown: Michael Jackson

: Happy Families

2: Mrs Lather 's Laundry. The laundry now washes anything but clothes.


Unknown: Mrs Lather

: Ipso Facto

Sharmini Selverajah looks at growing up and growing old, and chats to pop star Cliff Richard. Director tan Denyer
Executive producer Edward Pugh


Unknown: Sharmini Selverajah
Unknown: Cliff Richard.
Producer: Edward Pugh

: Newsround

The news programme for children.

: Grange Hill

Drama set in a London school.
15: Someone recognises Mike from the pub the night of the fight.
Episode written by Kevin Hood Producer Albert Barber
Director Riitta-Leena Lynn (R)


Written By: Kevin Hood
Producer: Albert Barber
Director: Riitta-Leena Lynn
Mrs McClusky: Gwyneth Powell
Mr Hargreaves: Kevin O'Shea
Miss Booth: Karen Ford
Mr Robson: Stuart Organ
Mrs Monroe: Anna Quayle
Mr Hankin: Lee Cornes
Mr MacKenzie: Nicholas Donnelly
Rod: Wayne Norman
Mr Rashim: Raj Patel
Mrs Rashim: Chand Sherma
John: David Kinder
Derek: Toby Aspin
Harry: Simon Smith
Snake: Ian Barnes
Ronnie: Tina Mahon
Calley: Simone Hyams
Georgina: Samantha Lewis
Robbie: John Alford
Mike: Rene Zagger
Mauler: Joshua Fenton
Trevor: John Drummond
Ted: Ian Congdon-Lee
Andy Mitchell: Richard England
Aichaa Rasim: Veena Tulsiani
Justine: Rachel Roberts
Chrissy: Sonya Kearns
Tegs: Sean Maguire
Natalie Stevens: Julie Buckfield
Matthew: Paul Adams
Neil Timpson: John Pickard
Barry Timpson: David Crane
Brian Shaw: Ian Rushmere
Locko: Otis Munyangiri

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Anna Ford.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Anna Ford.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Trivial Pursuit

A quiz hosted by Rory McGrath. Director Peter Orton
Producer Steve Pinhay
An Initial production for BBCtv


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

: EastEnders

The police ask Eddie disturbing questions about his past.
(For cast see Thursday)
Drama: page 4
(Ceefax subtitles)

: May to December

A romantic comedy series written by Paul A Mendelson , starring
Anton Rodgers , Eve Matheson My Funny Valentine. Will Alec and Zoe be reconciled?
Director Sydney Lotterby
Executive producer Verity Lambert
A Cinema Verity production for BBCtv (R)


Written By: Paul A Mendelson
Unknown: Anton Rodgers
Director: Sydney Lotterby
Producer: Verity Lambert
Alec Callender: Anton Rodgers
Zoe Angell: Eve Matheson
Dollie: Sylvia Syms
Miss Flood: Frances White
Hilary: Rebecca Lacey
Jamie: Paul Venables
Debbie: Chrissie Cotterill
Zoe's mother: Kate Williams
Mr Bosdure: Oliver Pierre

: A Question of Sport

David Coleman tests the experts. On Bill Beaumont 's team are:
Matthew Le Tissier the Southampton striker and John Gallagher the former
All-Black, now playing for Leeds. On Ian Botham 's team are:
David Hughes Lancashire's cricket captain and Roger Black the European
Championship Gold Medallist. Executive producer Mike Adley


Unknown: David Coleman
Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Unknown: Matthew Le Tissier
Unknown: John Gallagher
Unknown: Ian Botham
Unknown: Roger Black
Producer: Mike Adley

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: The Paradise Club

The Rotherhithe Project. Frank and Episode written by Barry Purchase Producer Selwyn Roberts Director Brian Ward
A Zenith production for BBCtv


Written By: Barry Purchase
Producer: Selwyn Roberts
Director: Brian Ward
Frank Kane: Don Henderson
Danny Kane: Leslie Grantham
Mr Yamamoto: Mako
Carol Kane: Barbara Wilshere
Jonjo O'Brady: Peter Gowen
Polish Joe: Leon Herbert
Ronnie Blythe: Kevin Williams
Det SgtJack Nesbit: Jack Galloway
Tim Fanshawe: Paul Geoffrey
Johnny Ivory: Michael Attwell
Reggie Organ: Stephen Lewis
Vincent Carroll: Andrew Livingston
Mousey Pavitt: Paul Copley
Percy Lovell: Harold Goodwin
Keith: Steve Swinscoe
Punk: Jason Cunliffe
Graham: Tony Bluto
Nurse: Sayan Akaddas
Yakuza No 1: Eiji Kusuhara

: Film 90 with Barry Norman

Dark Man: Liam Neeson plays a scientist who becomes hideously disfigured when criminals destroy his laboratory. And there's a report on how the Jim Henson Creature
Shop brought the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to life. Director Caius Julyan
Producer Bruce Thompson
0 BARRY NORMAN : page 51


Unknown: Liam Neeson
Unknown: Jim Henson
Producer: Bruce Thompson
Unknown: Barry Norman

: Spenser for Hire

An American detective series starring Robert Urich
Angel of Desolation. Spenser (Robert Urich ) is hired as a bodyguard by the beautiful Diedra Carlisle (Shelly Burch ).


Unknown: Robert Urich
Unknown: Robert Urich
Unknown: Shelly Burch

: Working Titles

Lord Bradford owns Porters restaurant in London and runs gourmet evenings at Weston Park in Shropshire, his former family home; Lord Hertford hires out
Ragley Hall in Warwickshire for public and corporate events. With Alan Towers. Director Stella Sims
Producer Rosalind Gower


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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