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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.
W CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


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

: Daytime UK

Presented by Adrian Mills in Manchester and Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers in Birmingham.


Presented By: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Brainwave

Quiz show with Andy Craig.


Unknown: Andy Craig.

: 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 stops at the Patch
Stop. Today's story is Penguin Pete by Marcus Pfister. With Vanessa Amberleigh and Simon Davies. (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Penguin Pete
Unknown: Marcus Pfister.
Unknown: Vanessa Amberleigh
Unknown: Simon Davies.

: Barney

The animated adventures of a dog. Barney gets so excited when the fair comes to town that he nearly gets carried away in a hot air balloon. (R)

: People Today

Kaffe Fassett finds out more about the fascinations of different arts and crafts.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Kilroy

The topical discussion programme with Robert Kilroy-Silk .


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Before Noon

Adrian Mills and Ronke Phillips take your telephone calls while
Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers reveal today's quiz winner.


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

: News

Regional News and Weather

: After Noon Rosemary Conley's Diet and Fitness Club

Thursday is diet day and Rosemary Conley is joined by Radio Times doctor Barry Lynch with more ideas on healthy eating and fat-free food.


Unknown: Rosemary Conley
Unknown: Barry Lynch

: Scene Today

The daily entertainment show presented by Judi Spiers and Alan Titchmarsh.


Presented By: Judi Spiers
Presented By: Alan Titchmarsh.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

Jane has distressing news for Des. (For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Going for Gold

Quiz hosted by Henry Kelly.


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: Snooker

The third and fourth quarter-finals in the Stormseal UK
Championships from the Guild Hall, Preston. Introduced by David Vine. Commentary by Ted Lowe ,
Jack Karnehm and Clive Everton.
Summaries by John Spencer and Ray Edmonds.


Introduced By: David Vine.
Commentary By: Ted Lowe
Commentary By: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: John Spencer
Unknown: Ray Edmonds.

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters.

The Brollys
The animated adventures of Harry, narrated by David Shaw Parker.


Presenter (Children's BBC): Andi Peters
Unknown: David Shaw Parker

: Clockwise

Impressionist and comedian Darren Day presents the fast-moving quiz. The last six contestants battle for a place in next week's final. Director Nigel Douglas Producer David Mercer


Director: Nigel Douglas
Producer: David Mercer

: Fantastic Max

Cartoon about Max the toddler.

: Maid Marian and Her Merry Men

The multi-award-winning children's comedy written by Tony Robinson. 3: Little Brown Noses. Why should the government have to look after the poor when a jumble sale can be held for them?
Director David Bell
Producer Richard Callanan
0 VIDEOS: 'Maid Marian and Her Merry Men - How the Band Got Together' and 'The Miracle of St Charlene', £9.99 each, from retailers,


Written By: Tony Robinson.
Unknown: Brown Noses.
Director: David Bell
Producer: Richard Callanan
Unknown: Maid Marian
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
Guy of Gisborne: Ramsay Gilderdale
Gladys: Hilary Mason
Snooker: Robin Chandler
Nettle: Kerry Potter
Young Snooker: Dale Shoulders

: Newsround

The news programme for children.

: Blue Peter

Don't miss all the latest appeal news today. You can join the Blue Peter Bring and Buy for Romania to help build new lives for the forgotten children there.
Presented by Yvette Fielding, John Leslie and Diane-Louise Jordan.
Producer Richard Simkin
Write to: [address removed]
Ceefax Subtitles


Presenter: Yvette Fielding
Presenter: John Leslie
Presenter: Diane-Louise Jordan
Producer: Richard Simkin

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Top of the Pops

The UK's longest-running pop chart show with the latest countdown from the current Top 40.
Introduced by Nicky Campbell.
Simultaneous Broadcast: with Radio 1.
Magazine: for the latest charts and pop news, get 'Number One' magazine every Wednesday, 55p from newsagents.


Presenter: Nicky Campbell
Director/Producer: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

Time is running out for the thief in the Vic, and the finger of suspicion is already pointing at Clyde. Frank must prepare himself to part from Mo.
Episode written by Sean Egan
(For cast see Tuesday)
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Sean Egan

: Tomorrow's World

How to speak Japanese to the Japanese without being able to speak a word of Japanese; and how 'rabbit language' is being used by Worcestershire farmers to keep a rabbit plague at bay. More live reports on what's new in science, medicine and technology from
Britain and around the world. 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: Parting

A comedy series starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.

Sharon is faced with an impossible choice when her husband Chris tells her he is seriously ill.
Episode written by Gary Lawson and John Phelps
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
Prison warder: Stanford Calaman
Policeman: Phil Atkinson
Nurse: Doon MacKichan

: Nine O'Clock News

Martyn Lewis with the day's top news stories and reports from correspondents in Britain and around the world.
Regional News
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Smith and Jones

Griff Rhys Jones Mel Smith
A second bumper package of humorous skits featuring loveable, chubby Mel Smith and cheeky chappie Griff Rhys Jones. Director Graham C Williams Producer Jon Plowman
A TalkBack production for BBCtv


Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones.
Producer: Jon Plowman

: Question Time

Live debate and discussion on the major news and events of the week. Presented by Peter Sissons from Norwich.
Producer Mark McDonald Editor James Hogan


Presented By: Peter Sissons
Producer: Mark McDonald
Editor: James Hogan

: Snooker

Highlights of the concluding stage of the quarter-finals in the UK Championships, introduced by David Vine. Plus reports on the semi-final line-up.


Introduced By: David Vine.

: 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.

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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.

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