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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.
0 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

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 today at the Patch Stop. Simon Davies tells today's story Penguin Pete and Pat by Marcus Pfister. With Vanessa Amberleigh. (R)


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

: Barney

The cartoon adventures of a dog.
Byron, the airedale, comes to visit, but he's a little too fond of Barney's favourite biscuits. (R)

: People Today

The problems and pleasures of day-to-day life.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Kilroy

Topical discussion programme with Robert Kilroy-Silk .


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Before Noon

Presented by Judi Spiers and Adrian Mills with Alan Titchmarsh revealing the winner of today's Brainwave quiz question.


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

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Rosemary Conley's Diet and Fitness Club

Radio Times doctor Barry Lynch joins Rosemary Conley.


Unknown: Barry Lynch
Unknown: Rosemary Conley.

: Scene Today

Live entertainment with Judi Spiers andAlan Titchmarsh.


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Melanie is determined to cheer Des up, whether he likes it or not.

: Going for Gold

Quiz hosted by Henry Kelly.


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: Yellow Canary

Starring Anna Neagle
A dangerous plot enmeshes Nazi sympathiser Sally Maitland when she leaves wartime Britain for
Canada in this mystery thriller.
Producer/Director Herbert Wilcox
0 FILMS: pages 39-47


Unknown: Anna Neagle
Unknown: Sally Maitland
Director: Herbert Wilcox
Sally Maitland: Anna Neagle
Jim Garrick: Richard Greene
Betty Maitland: Nova Pilbeam
Jan Orlock: Albert Lieven
Madame Orlock: Lucie Mannheim
Mrs Towchester: Margaret Rutherford
Lady Maitland: Marjorie Fielding
German Commander: Valentine Dyall
Admiral: David Home
Major Fothergill: Claude Bailey

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters.

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


Introduced By: Andi Peters.
Unknown: David Shaw Parker.

: Popeye and Son

Cartoon adventures. (R)

: Maid Marian and Her Merry Men

The multi-award-winning children's comedy written by Tony Robinson. 5: Rotten Rose (Part 1). Robin has made it to the top of the hero charts, with Rose his biggest fan.
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 with Yvette Fielding, John Leslie and Diane-Louise Jordan.


Unknown: John Leslie
Unknown: 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
Guy ofGisborne: Ramsay Gilderdale
Rotten Rose: Siobhan Fogarty
Gladys: Hilary Mason
Snooker: Robin Chandler
Cowpat: Lorraine Parsloe
Clough: Alan McMahon
Nettle: Kerry Potter
Young Snooker: Dale Shoulders

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.

: Top of the Pops

The UK's longest-running pop chart show brings the latest countdown in vision and sound from the current Top 40. Introduced by Simon Mayo.
Director/Producer Paul Ciani


Introduced By: Simon Mayo.
Producer: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

Diane returns to her old haunts, searching for her friend. She must find her before it's too late.
(For cast see Tuesday)
Cover Story: page 24
(Ceefax subtitles)

: Tomorrow's World

From Hong Kong, a report on the Corsican connection with oranges under threat in south-east Asia; and why Britain's cross-country skiers are mustering in Milton Keynes. With Judith Hann , Howard
Stableford, Kate Bellingham and Peter Macann. Producer Cynthia Page Editor Dana Purvis


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

: Birds of a Feather: Someone Else's Baby

Last in the comedy series starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.

In their search for antiques, Sharon and Dorien discover more than spiders in Tracey's loft.
Episode written by Frankie Bailey
An Alomo production for BBCtv
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Frankie Bailey
Director: Charlie Hanson
Series Producer: Nic Phillips
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Auntie Sylvie: Vivian Pickles
First expert: Peter Bourke
Second expert: John Bly

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Michael Fish
0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES (news only)


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Smith and Jones

Mel Smith
Griff Rhys Jones
Discover how the pyramids were built. Accompany Sir John Harvey-Jones on his latest troubleshoot. And discover why the drivers of F-registration Montegos should beware the next budget. Director Graham C Williams Producer John Plowman
A Talkback production for BBCtv 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Sir John Harvey-Jones
Producer: John Plowman

: Question Time

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


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

: Show Jumping

The Modern Alarms Christmas
Turkey Stakes. For the next five days the Grand Hall at London's Olympia hosts the traditional equestrian Christmas party. This evening's gala performance is in aid of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund. Introduced by David Vine. Commentary by Raymond Brooks-Ward and Stephen Hadley. Producers Wendy Sheppard and Johnnie Watherston


Introduced By: David Vine.
Commentary By: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Commentary By: Stephen Hadley.
Producers: Wendy Sheppard
Producers: Johnnie Watherston

: Tennis

The Compaq Grand Slam Cup. Sixteen players with the best records in the four Grand Slam
Championships of 1990 compete in the richest prize-money event in tennis, with$2 million for the winner. Highlights of today's play from the Olympiahalle, Munich. Commentary by Dan Maskell and Mark Cox.
Producer Philip Bernie


Commentary By: Dan Maskell
Commentary By: Mark Cox.
Producer: Philip Bernie

: Cricket

England v New Zealand for the World Series Cup.
From the world-famous Sydney Cricket Ground, England's third encounter of the tournament with New Zealand. Richie Benaud introduces highlights of the action. 0 SPORT: page 4


Introduces: Richie Benaud

: 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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