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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 Nicholas Witchell and Laurie Mayer.
Headlines or news summaries every quarter hour. Business news:
Sport: 7.23, 7.50, 8.23, 8.50.
Weather, regional and traffic news:
6.55, 7.25, 7.55, 8.25.


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

Quiz show with Andy Craig.


Unknown: Andy Craig.

: Dish of the Day

With Rosemary Moon.


Unknown: Rosemary Moon.

: People Today

Adrian Mills and Debi Jones welcome back three mums-to-be.


Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Debi Jones

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops at the Patch Stop in Mumbles, Swansea. Chloe Ashcroft tells the story Mr Arbuthnott Wins First Prize by Valerie Hampton. With Adrian Scarborough.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Mr Arbuthnott
Unknown: Valerie Hampton.
Unknown: Adrian Scarborough.

: Pingu

Animation about a clumsy penguin.

: 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. With
Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers.


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

: News

Regional News and Weather

: After Noon

Rosemary Conley 's Diet and Fitness Club - Phone-in The number to call will be given out this morning on Daytime UK.


Unknown: Rosemary Conley

: Scene Today

Live entertainment with Judi Spiers and Alan Titchmarsh.


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Nick discovers the identity of the mystery art-lover.

: Going for Gold

Quiz hosted by Henry Kelly.


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: Trouble in Store

Starring Norman Wisdom
Norman wants to be a department store window dresser but constant hirings and firings mean he is more often left on the outside looking in.
0 FILMS: pages 43-47


Director: John Paddy Carstairs
Norman: Norman Wisdom
Miss Bacon: Margaret Rutherford
Peggy: Moira Lister
Gerald: Derek Bond
Sally: Lana Morris
Freeman: Jerry Desmonde
Miss Gibson: Megs Jenkins
Edna: Joan Sims
Wilbur: Michael Ward
Davis: Michael Brennan

: Ready Teddy Go!

Introduced by Andi Peters.
The countdown has started to
Children in Need 1990.
Phillip Schofield sets the scene as the country prepares for a day and night of fund-raising. Terry Wogan limbers up in his London studio, while in Newcastle, the Byker Grove kids run the Great North Toddle.
Jakki Brambles and the DJs are busy raising money at Radio 1,
Dave Benson Phillips is making a nuisance of himself and the Royal Mail coach is galloping home. Producer Tom Brisley
0 COVER STORY: page 30


Introduced By: Andi Peters.
Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Byker Grove
Unknown: Jakki Brambles
Unknown: Dave Benson Phillips
Producer: Tom Brisley

: 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

Cartoon adventures of Max the toddler.

: Maid Marian and Her Merry Men

The multi-award-winning children's comedy written by Tony Robinson. 2: The Worksop Egg Fairy. Marian discovers the truth about eggs.
Director David Bell
Producer Richard Callanan


Written By: Tony Robinson.
Director: David Bell
Producer: Richard Callanan

: Newsround

The news programme for children.

: Blue Peter

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


Presented By: Yvette Fielding
Presented By: John Leslie
Presented By: Diane-Louise Jordan.
Marian: Kate Lonergan
Robin: Wayne Morris
Barrington: Danny John-Jules
Rabies: Howard Lew Lewis
Little Ron: Mike Edmonds
King John: Forbes Collins
Sheriff: Tony Robinson
Gary: Mark Billingham
Graeme: David Lloyd
Gladys: Hilary Mason
Snooker: Robin Chandler

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Weather Michael Fish
NEWS BY TELEPHONE: if you can reach a television or radio, BBC News can now be heard on the telephone between 5.00am and 8.00pm by dialling [number removed]. Calls are charged at 33p per minute (cheap rate), 44p at all other times.


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey

: Top of the Pops

The UK's longest-running pop chart show introduced by Anthea Turner. Director/Producer Paul Ciani
0 MAGAZINE: for the latest charts and pop news, get 'Number One magazine every Wednesday, 55p from newsagents.


Introduced By: Anthea Turner.
Producer: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

Will the Fowlers heed Phil's advice and prepare for the 21st century? And why do lan's plans for the future trouble his mum? Episode written by Gerry Huxham (For cast see Tuesday)


Written By: Gerry Huxham

: Tomorrow's World

This week, the plane that trains cabin crews to get passengers out safely in an emergency, and the Soviet experiment using the coldest objects on the planet to explain why the universe exists.
With Judith Hann , Howard
Stableford, Kate Bellingham and Peter Macann. Producer Cynthia Page Editor Dana Purvis


Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Kate Bellingham
Unknown: Peter MacAnn.
Editor: Dana Purvis

: Birds of a Feather

A comedy series starring Pauline Quirke Linda Robson
Old Friends. Sharon worries that blood may be thicker than water.
Episode written by John Ross Director Sue Bysh
Series producer Nic Phillips
An Alomo production for BBCtv 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Pauline Quirke
Unknown: Linda Robson
Written By: John Ross
Director: Sue Bysh
Producer: Nic Phillips
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Trish: Chrissie Cotterill
Man in bar: Alex Knight

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Smith and Jones

Mel Smith
Griff Rhys Jones
The boys are back. Head to head, back to front and upside down. For new viewers, Smith is the slightly larger one and Jones is slightly Welsh.
Director Graham C Williams Producer John Plowman
A Talkback production for BBCtv
0 FEATURE: page 35


Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Producer: John Plowman

: Children in Need

Who Are the Children? In 1989, thanks to you, Children in Need raised a record-breaking £21.6 million which is improving the quality of life of thousands of disabled and underprivileged children. Tomorrow night, the BBC will be setting its sights higher still. Phillip Schofield reports on how last year's money has been spent and meets some of the many children who have benefited from the 7,500 grants made to projects throughout the country. Producer Anne Gregory
Executive producer Nick Handel
COVER STORY: page 30


Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Producer: Anne Gregory
Producer: Nick Handel

: Question Time

Peter Sissons presents live debate on the week's events from the Barbican in the City of London. Producer Mark McDonald Editor James Hogan


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

: Nearly Departed

An American comedy series about a couple who just won't play dead. Starring Eric Idle
Altared States. If it weren't bad enough being dead, Claire discovers that she and Grant were never legally married!


Grant Pritchard: Eric Idle
Claire: Caroline McWilliams
Mike: Stuart Pankin
LJz: Wendy Schaal
Derek: Jay Lambert
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.

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