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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:
7.12,7.40,8.12,8.40.
Sport: 7.23, 7.50, 8.23, 8.50.
Weather, regional, traffic news:
6.55, 7.25, 7.55, 8.25.

Contributors

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

: Daytime UK

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

Contributors

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

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Brainwave

Quiz presented by Andy Craig.

Contributors

Presented By: Andy Craig.

: Dish of the Day

Prepared by Rosemary Moon.

Contributors

Unknown: Rosemary Moon.

: People Today

Put your medical questions to
Dr Eva Jacobs on [number removed].

Contributors

Unknown: Dr Eva Jacobs

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops at the Dot Stop. Eithne Hannigan and Mark Sendell tell today's story, The Oxen ofLaon, by Michael Cole. (R)

Contributors

Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Eithne Hannigan
Unknown: Mark Sendell
Unknown: Michael Cole.

: Barney

Cartoon. Barney ends up a hero on a trip to the seaside. (R)

: People Today

Young people's environment initiatives in UK Tomorrow. Plus
Open Air with Tim Grundy.

Contributors

Unknown: Tim Grundy.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Kilroy

Topical talk with Robert Kilroy-Silk .

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Before Noon

Lively conversation plus today's Brainwave quiz question winner.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Happy Memories

Cliff Michelmore and Wendy Gibson with your favourite moments.

Contributors

Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Wendy Gibson

: Scene Today

Live entertainment from the foyer of Pebble Mill studios.

: One O'Clock News

With John Humphrys. Weather Michael Fish

Contributors

Unknown: John Humphrys.

: Neighbours

Part of Joe's glorious past is lost.
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: Going for Gold

Quiz presented by Henry Kelly.

Contributors

Presented By: Henry Kelly.

: Knots Landing

In Mourning. Jean (Wendy Fulton) has to convince her 'associate' that
Greg (William Devane ) is really dead.

Contributors

Unknown: William Devane

: Primetime

David Jacobs and Sheila McClennon with news, views and features for people in their prime. Producer Anthony Cherry Editor Bryher Scudamore

Contributors

Unknown: David Jacobs
Unknown: Sheila McClennon
Editor: Bryher Scudamore

: Daffy Duck

Cartoon antics of a wacky duck. (R)

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters.

Animal Album
Today's creature is legless and armless, but not always harmless! With Derek Griffiths and guest Dave Ball from London Zoo.

Contributors

Presenter (Children's BBC): Andi Peters
Unknown: Derek Griffiths
Unknown: Dave Ball
Producer: Anne Denehy
Series Producer: Jane Tarleton

: Touché Turtle

Cartoon about a musketeer turtle. (R)

: Charlie Brown and Snoopy

Cartoon based on Peanuts. (R)

: Hartbeat

Inventive ways to look at art, with Tony Hart and Alison Millar. Today's theme is paper, with Margot Wilson visiting Wookey Hole Paper Mill. Director Helen Chilver
Producer Christopher Tandy
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Contributors

Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Alison Millar.
Unknown: Margot Wilson
Director: Helen Chilver
Producer: Christopher Tandy

: Newsround

The news programme for children.

: Byker Grove

A drama series set in Tyneside.
17: The Dodsons go to a leek show where Nicola meets someone green. The Bells plan a surprise.
This week's episodes written by Carrie Rose Producer Matthew Robinson Director Frank W Smith
A Zenith North production for BBCtv (Part 18 on Friday at 5. 10pm)
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Contributors

Written By: Carrie Rose
Producer: Matthew Robinson
Director: Frank W Smith
Gill: Caspar Berry
Winston: Craig Reilly
Charley: Michelle Charles
Donna: Sally McQuillan
Nicola: Jill Halfpenny
Jim: Colin MacLachlan
Lisa: Jayne MacKenzie
Duncan: Declan Donnelly
Debbie: Nicola Bell
PJ: Anthony McPartlin
Jemma: Nicola Ewart
Dexter: Gavin Kitchen
Paul: Joe Caff Rey
Mary: Lyn Douglas
Alan: Tony Hodge
Kath: Lesley Saint-John
Fletcher: Peter McGowan
Ronnie: Allen Mechin

: Neighbours

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: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather John Kettley

Contributors

Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Wogan

Conversation and entertainment with Terry Wogan and his guests.

Contributors

Unknown: Terry Wogan

: Doogie Howser, MD

An American comedy-drama series about a teenage doctor.
Starring Neil Patrick Harris
Attack of the Green-Eyed Monster Doogie (Neil Patrick Harris ) and Mrs Howser (Belinda Montgomery) find themselves in the doghouse when pangs of jealousy strike their respective partners.
0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Neil Patrick Harris
Unknown: Neil Patrick Harris
Unknown: Mrs Howser

: The Trials of Life

A natural history of behaviour by David Attenborough
Courting. It's no use being shy and retiring if you want to attract the opposite sex. Right whales sing love songs across the sea; hamsters send perfumed messages; and manakins perform acrobatic disco dances. For males, technique is all-important when it comes to impressing females - whether it's showing off your strength, offering presents, or building the best nest. And the girls can be very choosy! Like us, animals can become a little crazy when looking for a mate. Producer Marion Zunz
0 NATURE: page 14
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Contributors

Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: Marion Zunz

: A Party Political Broadcast

By the Liberal Democrats.

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather John Kettley
9 CEEFAX SUBTITLES (news only)

Contributors

Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Blackadder Goes Forth: Plan E: General Hospital

A comedy series written by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton.
Starring Rowan Atkinson.
Ordered to find a spy in the hospital, Blackadder spots a beautiful nurse, a man called 'Smith' with a strong German accent and a chance to spend three weeks in bed.

(R) (Ceefax subtitles)

Contributors

Writer: Richard Curtis
Writer: Ben Elton
Director: Richard Boden
Producer: John Lloyd
Captain Blackadder: Rowan Atkinson
Private Baldrick: Tony Robinson
Lt Colthurst St Barleigh: Hugh Laurie
General Melchett: Stephen Fry
Captain Darling: Tim McInnerny
Nurse Mary: Miranda Richardson
'Smith': Bill Wallis

: Sportsnight

Boxing
The return to the ring of Britain's world-ranked heavyweight, Gary Mason, after an injury lay-off of nine months. His scheduled opponent for this live fight from London's Royal Albert Hall hails from Louisville, Kentucky. No... not the 'Greatest', but one James Pritchard. Commentary by Harry Carpenter.
Football
Action from home and abroad, with coverage of tonight's FA Cup second-round replays and the UEFA Cup third round.
Tennis
Some of the best players in men's tennis, selected from their playing records in this year's Grand Slam tournaments, compete in the inaugural Grand Slam Cup in Munich. The winner in Sunday's final picks up $2 million. Tonight it's first-round action.
Plus the result of Sportsnight's Ashes cricket competition and a full news and results service.
Introduced by Steve Rider.
SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR COUPON: page 5

Contributors

Boxer: Gary Mason
Boxer: James Pritchard
Commentary (Boxing): Harry Carpenter
Presenter: Steve Rider
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: Brian Barwick

: 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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