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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:
Sport: 7.23, 7.50, 8.23, 8.50.
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 presented by Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers in Birmingham and Adrian Mills in Manchester.


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

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Brainwave

The quiz which challenges the public and experts alike. Presented from Liverpool by Andy Craig.


Unknown: Andy Craig.

: Dish of the Day

Helpful hints on how to turn a meal into an event.

: People Today

The BBC gardeners in Plymouth and Aberdeen have advice for the weekend's gardening. Plus the viewer's Open Line on [number removed]. Presented by Adrian Mills and Debi Jones.
0 GARDENING: page 20


Presented By: Adrian Mills
Presented By: Debi Jones.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Simon Parkin and starting with:

The Playbus stops at the Tent Stop. Humphrey and Wobble Clown join Ricky Diamond, Trish Cooke, Sue Monroe, Simon Harbrow and Adam Searles to tell the story The Little Giant by Teressa Collard. (R)


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Ricky Diamond
Unknown: Trish Cooke
Unknown: Sue Monroe
Unknown: Simon Harbrow
Unknown: Adam Searles
Unknown: Teressa Collard.

: Barney

Cartoon. When Barney gets on the scales he has a nasty shock. (R)

: People Today

Including the weekly Scots-eye view from Robert Sproul-Cran .


Unknown: Robert Sproul-Cran

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Kilroy

Topical discussion with Robert Kilroy-Silk .


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Before Noon

Adrian Mills and Ronke Phillips in Manchester take your telephone calls while Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers in Birmingham reveal the winner of today's Brainwave quiz question.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers

: News

Regional News and Weather

: After Noon Travel Show Extra

Holiday ideas from home and abroad. A mini guide to Dedham in Essex, and Andy Crane reports from Praia da Rocha, Portugal. Presented by Penny Junor .
0 TRAVEL: page 20


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 Philip Hayton.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Neighbours

Henry gets the sack.
(for cast see Monday. Repeated at 5. 35pm) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: The Big Sky

Starring Kirk Douglas
In 1830 tough Kentuckians Jim Deakins and Boone Caudill join a keelboat expedition heading up the river Missouri into unknown territory.
Films: pages 39-44


Based on the novel by: A.B. Guthrie Jr
Producer/Director: Howard Hawks
Jim Deakins: Kirk Douglas
Boone Caudill: Dewey Martin
Zeb: Arthur Hunnicutt
Teal Eye: Elizabeth Threatt
Romaine: Buddy Baer
Jourdannais: Steven Geray
Poordevil: Hank Worden
Streak: Jim Davis
Labadie: Henri Letondal
Chouquette: Robert Hunter

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters and starting with:

Animation about a young elephant. Bump's loud trumpeting saves the day.


Introduced By: Andi Peters

: Corners

What did the first television look like? How do volcanoes erupt? Why does the sea go in and out?
Presented by Sophie Aldred and Simon Davies with Jo Korna. Producer Alison Stewart
Series producer Jane Tarleton
0 QUESTIONS: send your questions to 'Corners', BBCtv, London W12 7RJ.


Presented By: Sophie Aldred
Presented By: Simon Davies
Unknown: Jo Korna.
Producer: Alison Stewart
Producer: Jane Tarleton

: The Jetsons

Cartoon. George is caught in a battle of tycoons when Cogswell builds next to Spacely Space Sprockets.

: Record Breakers

Ashrita Furman is climbing the world's tallest tower in record-breaking style on a pogo stick! Roy Castle is a record-breaker, too, but who's the new top-speed tapper? Cheryl Baker tracks down the world's longest Formula 1 race in miniature, while strongman Jamie Reeves plans a spectacular studio stunt. Director Adrian Mills Producer Greg Childs


Unknown: Roy Castle
Unknown: Cheryl Baker
Unknown: Jamie Reeves
Producer: Greg Childs

: Newsround

A news programme for children.

: Byker Grove

14: Charley's big chance of fame: will she break the record? Gill is put through the mangle by Julie and her mother!
(For cast see Wednesday)

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Wogan in Hollywood

Comedian Milton Berle , known as the 'thief of bad gags' talks to Terry Wogan tonight.


Unknown: Milton Berle
Unknown: Terry Wogan

: Only Fools and Horses....: It Never Rains ...

A comedy by John Sullivan starring David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst.
Del and Rodney take Grandad along on their holiday abroad.

(R) (Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: John Sullivan
Director/Producer: Ray Butt
Del: David Jason
Rodney: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Grandad: Lennard Pearce
Alex: Jim McManus
French girl: Anne Bruzac
English girl: Jillianne Foot
Englishman: Michael Attwell
Spanish guard: Anthony Jackson

: Bruce Forsyth's Generation Game

Family couples compete in a test of their general knowledge and skill to try to win a host of goodies from the conveyor belt.
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 Bernard Davey 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES (news only)


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Casualty

All's Fair. Can Megan and Beth unlock a family secret to find why a young girl has attempted suicide? Julian's off-duty dress causes some surprises.
Episode written by Stephen Wyatt Producer Peter Norris Director Alan Wareing


Written By: Stephen Wyatt
Producer: Peter Norris
Director: Alan Wareing
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
Helen Green: Maggie McCarthy
Martin Ashford: Patrick Robinson
Josh: Ian Bleasdale
Vicky: Maggie Lynskey
Mike Jameson: Christopher Blake
Clare Jameson: Louise Lombard
Jane Jameson: Cheryl Woodcock
Ronnie: Jonathan Phillips
Malcolm: Peter Gunn
Enemy commander: Michael Tomlinson
Irene Clarke: Dee Sadler
Leigh Clarke: Stewart Fenton
Scott Clarke: Dallas Clements
Ruth: Geraldine Somerville
Mrs Philpott: Marlene Sidaway

: Omnibus

Tales of Ordinary Murder Rian Malan in South Africa
Rian Malan is an Afrikaner, a member of the white tribe that rules South Africa and a blood relative of the chief architect of apartheid. He is also an ex-crime reporter on the Johannesburg Star and his bestselling book My Traitor's Heart is a searing account of the relationship between violent crime and racial hatred and fear. As a reporter he was forced to look at the way his countrymen kill each other and to examine his own relationship to the horrors he witnessed. Malan takes Omnibus around the streets of Johannesburg and its black township Soweto and tries to find the answer to Ernest Hemingway's riddle 'to live in Africa you must know what it is to die in Africa'.
Producer Adam Low Editor Andrew Snell


Unknown: Rian Malan
Unknown: Rian Malan
Producer: Adam Low
Editor: Andrew Snell

: Snooker

David Vine introduces the climax of both semi-finals of the UK
Championships from the Guild Hall, Preston. Defeat at this stage carries a consolation of E30,000, but victory will mean at least double that amount.


Introduces: David Vine

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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.

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.

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