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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 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.
Weather: Francis Wilson Editor Bob Wheaton
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Fiona Foster.
Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Unknown: Francis Wilson
Editor: Bob Wheaton

: 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

Andy Craig presents the quiz that challenges public and experts alike. An Action Time production for BBCtv


Unknown: Andy Craig

: Dish of the Day

Prepared by Rosemary Moon.
0 FOOD: page 4


Unknown: Rosemary Moon.

: People Today

Adrian Mills and Debi Jones are in festive mood. Join their
Christmas preparations by calling [number removed]for the phone-in on what to buy your pets.


Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Debi Jones

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin and starting with
The Playbus stops at the Christmas Tree Stop. Ricky Diamond and Ellie Darvill tell today's story Bright
Lights for Teddy by Phyl Thomas.
0 MAGAZINE: same title. 45p, on sale Wednesday from newsagents.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Ricky Diamond
Unknown: Ellie Darvill
Unknown: Phyl Thomas.

: Bunyip

Cartoon about an Australian creature with magic eyes. (R)

: People Today

Celebrities on the Kitchen Call panel offer topical tips on food, drink and the best gadgets.
9 FOOD: page 4

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Kilroy

Topical studio discussion with Robert Kilroy-Silk . A Kilroy production for BBCtv


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Before Noon

Lively conversation, plus the winner of today's Brainwave quiz question.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Antiques Roadshow Gems

Going, Going, Gone! A few of the great discoveries made on the Antiques Roadshow have later been auctioned for remarkable prices.
Hugh Scully digs into the archives.
0 ANTIQUES: page 28


Unknown: Hugh Scully

: Scene Today

Live entertainment from the foyer of Pebble Mill studios.
Executive producer Olwyn Hocking Editor Steve Weddle


Editor: Steve Weddle

: One O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Neighbours

Nick Page has some shocking news for Sharon Davies.


Unknown: Sharon Davies.
Madge Bishop: Anne Charleston
Harold Bishop: Ian Smith
Henry Ramsay: Craig McLachlan
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Beverly Marshall: Shaunna O'Grady
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Des Clarke: Paul Keane
Mike Young: Guy Pearce
Jane Harris: Annie Jones
Todd Landers: Kristian Schmid
Katie Landers: Sally Jensen
Bronwyn Davies: Rachel Friend
Sharon Davies: Jessica Muschamp
Nick Page: Mark Stevens
Joe Mangel: Mark Little
Toby Mangel: Finn Greentree Keene
Kerry Bishop: Linda Hartley
Hilary Robinson: Anne Scott-Pendlebury
Matthew Robinson: Ashley Paske
Melissa Jarrett: Jade Amenta
Clive Gibbons: Geoff Paine
Rev Richards: Anthony Fletcher
Melanie Pearson: Lucinda Cowden

: Going for Gold

European quiz hosted by Henry Kelly. Director John M A Lane Producer Kerensa Bunce
A Reg Grundy production for BBCtv


Unknown: Henry Kelly.
Producer: Kerensa Bunce
Unknown: Reg Grundy

: Starsky and Hutch

Starsky's little Brother. Nick Starsky (John Herzfeld ) arrives for a 'happy' reunion with his brother (Paul Michael Glaser ) and meets some very dangerous characters. (R)


Unknown: Nick Starsky
Unknown: John Herzfeld
Unknown: Paul Michael Glaser

: Hudson and Halls

A festive mood in the last programme of the series, featuring rich caramel mocha creams and pashka, a chocolate cream pudding, plus game pate in puff pastry. Director/Producer Philip Casson
Series producer Georgina Abrahams A Friday production for BBCtv
* RECIPES: for a complete set of recipes from this series, please send a large 30p sae to [address removed]
0 FOOD: page 4


Producer: Georgina Abrahams

: Head of the Class

Last in the comedy series about a class of gifted students.
Recruitment Day. Charlie (Howard Hesseman) tries to allay students' fears during the all-important recruitment day.

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Andi Peters.

Fireman Sam
Animated stories of a firefighter, narrated by John Alderton.


Presenter: Andi Peters
Narrator (Fireman Sam): John Alderton

: A Bear Behind

In the last of the series there's a festive party and dance with Lindsey Coulson and Boz (Bill Wallis ). Director Net Romano
Producer Angela Benching


Unknown: Lindsey Coulson
Unknown: Bill Wallis

: The New Yogi Bear Show

Cartoon. (R)

: Happy Families

Based on the books by Allan Ahlberg and dramatised by Vicky Ireland . Miss Jump the Jockey (Part 1)
Josie Jump dreams of becoming a jockey, like all the other Jumps.
Producer Angela Beeching
Director Roger Singleton-Turner (Part 2 tomorrow at 4.20pm)


Unknown: Allan Ahlberg
Dramatised By: Vicky Ireland
Unknown: Josie Jump
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: Roger Singleton-Turner
Miss Jump: Joannah Tincey
Mrs Jump: Tamsin Heatley
Mr Jump: Richard Hope
Grandma Jump: Annette Badland
Queen: Annette Badland
Uncle Shamus: Stanley Lebor
King: Stanley Lebor
Mr Toad: Ben Thomas
Mfs Toad: Cleo Sylvestre
Matilda Toad: Annabel Rowe
Jimmy Jump: Simon McCoy

: Thundercats

A cartoon about super-hero cats.

: Newsround

The news programme for children, with Roger Finn and Juliet Morris. Editor Nick Heathcote


Unknown: Roger Finn
Unknown: Juliet Morris.
Editor: Nick Heathcote

: Blue Peter

Magazine programme for children, presented by Yvette Fielding , John Leslie and Diane-Louise Jordan. Producer Oliver Macfarlane Editor Lewis Bronze


Presented By: Yvette Fielding
Presented By: John Leslie
Presented By: Diane-Louise Jordan.
Producer: Oliver MacFarlane
Editor: Lewis Bronze

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: John Kettley

: South Today

The news in the south of England presented by Bruce Parker , Sally Taylor and Richard Vaughan. Editor Richard Horobin


Presented By: Bruce Parker
Presented By: Sally Taylor
Presented By: Richard Vaughan.
Editor: Richard Horobin

: Wogan in the West End

John Caird - the man behind
Les Miserables - talks with Terry Wogan about his new stage musical, Children of Eden. Producer Jane O'Brien
Executive producer Peter Estall


Unknown: John Caird
Unknown: Terry Wogan
Producer: Jane O'Brien
Producer: Peter Estall

: Watchdog

Consumer champions Lynn Faulds Wood and John Stapleton investigate and campaign on the public's behalf, from horrors at home to hazards in the high street. With reporters Sue Bishop and Bill Hanrahan.
In Watching the Watchdogs, there's a report on the Glass and Glazing
Federation, which claims to protect people from sharp practice in the double-glazing industry. Editor Sarah Caplin
* TOPICS: if you have something that needs
Investigating, write to: Watchdog', BBCtv, London W12 7RJ. or telephone the Watchdog' hotline [number removed].


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Bill Hanrahan.
Editor: Sarah Caplin

: Telly Addicts

In the first of two Telly Addicts specials, this year's champion family, the Bones from Morden in Surrey, takes on the celebrity team of Ray Alan , Barbara Windsor , John Kettley and Jill Dando. Presented by Noel Edmonds. Director Nick Hurran
Producer Richard L Lewis


Unknown: Ray Alan
Unknown: Barbara Windsor
Unknown: John Kettley
Unknown: Jill Dando.
Presented By: Noel Edmonds.
Director: Nick Hurran
Producer: Richard L Lewis

: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Comedy classic written by Raymond Allen.
Starring Michael Crawford as the hapless Frank Spencer.
Producer Michael Mills (R)


Written By: Raymond Allen.
Unknown: Michael Crawford
Unknown: Frank Spencer.
Producer: Michael Mills
Frank: Michael Crawford
Betty: Michele Dotrice
Bradshaw: George A Cooper
Mr Hooper: Edward Hardwicke
Mrs Dobson: Dorothy Frere
Clergyman: Geoffrey Adams
George: Jack Watson
Policeman: Peter Wickham
Window cleaner: Derek Ware

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Never Come Back

The 1990 Royal Television Society design award-winning film, in two parts, based on John Mair 's novel, adapted by David Pirie. Starring
Nathaniel Parker , James Fox
1: In 1939, bored would-be novelist Desmond Thane becomes infatuated with a woman who breaks all the rules, and his life begins a spiral into nightmare.
Producer Joe Waters Director Ben Bolt (R)
• DRAMA: page 11


Unknown: John Mair
Adapted By: David Pirie.
Unknown: Nathaniel Parker
Unknown: James Fox
Unknown: Desmond Thane
Producer: Joe Waters
Director: Ben Bolt
Desmond Thane: Nathaniel Parker
Foster: James Fox
Anna Raven: Suzanna Hamilton
Marcus: Jonathan Coy
Mr Poole: Timothy Bateson
Aunt Olivia: Mary Wimbush
Police detective: Christopher Saul
Menswear president: Alec Linstead
Wellman: David Becalick
Luke: Martin Clunes
Lang: Colin Dunn
Sally: Louise Ashbourne
Woman neighbour: Jo Ross
Party guest: Robin Miller
Brothel madame: Stella Tanner
John Ulley: John Baker
Police sergeant: Charles Pemberton
Annabelle: Serena Evans
Embury: Anthony Dawes
Sir John: John Woodnutt
Dr Carver: Nigel Pegram
Male neighbour: Gareth Forwood

: Show Jumping

The Crosse and Blackwell Grand
Prix from the Grand Hall, Olympia. Top riders of the week compete in the Grand Prix, then everyone lets their hair down in the closing fancy dress relay. Commentary by Raymond Brooks-Ward and Stephen Hadley.
Introduced by David Vine.
0 PICTURE STORY: page 59


Commentary By: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Commentary By: Stephen Hadley.
Introduced By: David Vine.

: Advice Shop

Working On. Hugh Jones , former singer with the Spinners folk group, looks at work opportunities available to people over 50, especially those who want to work on after retirement.


Unknown: Hugh Jones

: 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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