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: BBC Breakfast News

Business Breakfast
Business and financial news from Paul Burden and Sarah Coburn.
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 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: Sarah Coburn.
Unknown: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Laurie Mayer.

: Daytime UK

With Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers in Birmingham, and Adrian Mills in Manchester.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Brainwave

Quiz presented by Andy Craig.


Presented By: Andy Craig.

: Dish of the Day

Prepared by Rosemary Moon.


Unknown: Rosemary Moon.

: People Today

Air your views by calling
Open Line on [number removed].

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops today at the Dot Stop. Eithne Hannigan and Will Brenton tell today's story, A Lion at Fingerprint Farm, by Michael Cole.
0 MAGAZINE: same title, 45p. on sale today from newsagents.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Eithne Hannigan
Unknown: Will Brenton
Unknown: Michael Cole.

: Rupert

Cartoon based on the stories by Alfred Bestall. (R)


Stories By: Alfred Bestall.

: People Today

Including Mother of Mine, in which celebrities recall their childhood, in conversation with their mothers.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Kilroy

Another topical discussion with Robert Kilroy-Silk .


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Before Noon

The Brainwave quiz question winner is revealed. Plus a star guest in Birmingham.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Happy Memories

Cliff Michelmore and Wendy Gibson in Newcastle, with your favourite moments.


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Wendy Gibson

: Scene Today

Live entertainment from the Pebble Mill foyer.

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Neighbours

Matt and Sharon jeopardise Bronwyn's future.
(For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Going for Gold

Quiz hosted by Henry Kelly. Five European contestants battle for a place in the final.


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: Knots Landing

Neighbourly Conduct. Anne (Michelle Phillips ) finally makes her play for
Mack Mackenzie (Kevin Dobson ).


Unknown: Michelle Phillips
Unknown: MacK MacKenzie
Unknown: Kevin Dobson

: Primetlme

Two sisters realise their dream of owning an island, and there's vocal harmony from the champion barber's shop quartet Curtain Call.
David Jacobs and Sheila McClennon present the magazine programme for people in the prime of life. Producer Anthony Cherry Editor Bryher Scudamore


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

: Cartoon

Early Bird and the Worm (R)

: Bodger and Badger

Introduced by Andi Peters and starting with A second series of the children's school comedy, in 12 parts, written by Andy Cunningham.
1: Simon Bodger is job hunting again and Letsby Avenue Junior School needs a handyman. But Bodger's best friend is Badger who has a nose for everyone else's business. Will the horrendous headmistress Mrs Trout give him the job?
Director Claire Winyard Producer Greg Childs


Introduced By: Andi Peters
Written By: Andy Cunningham.
Written By: Simon Bodger
Unknown: Mrs Trout
Director: Claire Winyard
Producer: Greg Childs
Simon Bodger: Andy Cunningham
Mrs Trout: Lila Kaye
Miss Moon: Selina Cadell
Brains: Andrew Fraser
Danny: Neil Kattenhorn

: New Yogi Bear Show

Cartoon. (R)

: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Written by Roald Dahl.
Told for jackanory in five parts by Sylvester McCoy.
3: Down the Chocolate River


Written By: Roald Dahl.
Unknown: Sylvester McCoy.

: The Chipmunks


: Potsworth and Co

The cartoon adventures of five
Earthlings (four humans and a dog) in the Dream Zone.

: Newsround

The news magazine programme for children.

: Five Children and It: 1

A children's drama in six parts based on the classic story by E. Nesbit, and dramatised by Helen Cresswell.
The children found It when they were digging in the sand. It was bad tempered and hairy and said It could grant wishes. But trying to think of a really good wish is not so easy.
Children: page 10
Picture Story: page 77
Ceefax Subtitles


Author: E Nesbit
Dramatised by: Helen Cresswell
Producer: Richard Callanan
Director: Marilyn Fox
Cyril: Simon Godwin
Anthea: Nicole Mowat
Robert: Charlie Richards
Jane: Tamzen Audas
Psammead: Francis Wright
Martha: Laura Brattan
Mother: Mary Conlon
Mr Crispin: Ron Welling
Cook: Joyce Windsor
Beautiful child: Tim Matthews
Beautiful child: Julie Newell
Beautiful child: Anthony Wilcox
Beautiful child: Emma Louise Clamp
Lamb: Lewis Wilson
Lamb: Alexander Wilson

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Weather Bill Giles
* NEWS BY TELEPHONE: if you can't reach a television or radio, BBC News can now be heard between 5.00am and
8.00pm by dialling 0[number removed].
Calls cost 33p per minute (cheap rate), and 44p at all other times.


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

: Wogan

Live conversation and entertainment with Terry Wogan and his guests.


Unknown: Terry Wogan

: Doogle Howser, MD

An American comedy-drama series about a teenage doctor starring Neil Patrick Harris It Ain't Over Till Mrs Howser
Sings. Doogie (Neil Patrick Harris) discovers that his mother (Belinda Montgomery ) used to be a singer in a 60s rock band, and ambition lingers. 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Neil Patrick Harris
Unknown: Neil Patrick
Unknown: Belinda Montgomery

: Waterfront Beat

An eight-part drama series by Phil Redmond about a dockland Police Division.
2: Microlights. An old crime is given a new twist when armed robbers take to the air.
Producer Phil Redmond Director A J Quinn
A New Media Age production for BBCtv W DRAMA: page 4


Unknown: Phil Redmond
Producer: Phil Redmond
ACC (OPS): Denis Lill
DIBanston: David Ashton
PC Ronnie Barker: Brian McCardie
Margaret Fallows: Catriona MacColl
Supt Peter Fallows: Rupert Frazer
Helen: Gillian Kearney
Chief Supt Don Henderson: John Ashton
Tony Henderson: Damien Walker
PC 'Jacko'Jackbridge: Ray Polhill
DI Cyril Jacobs: Roger Walker
WDC Jane Long: Helena Little
DS 'Mocker' McVay: Mark Moraghan
Barbara Mathews: Lesley Nicol
Det Supt Frank Mathews: Geoffrey Leesley
Karen Mathews: Rachel Powell
Sandra Mathews: Adele Parry
Supt Ronnie Maxwell: Christopher Saul
Microlight girl: Claire Coleman
PC Geoff Morgan: Gordon Cameron
Geraldine O'Toole: Lesley Clare O'Neill
Sergeant Trevor Simon: Stuart Golland
Peter 'Nighthawk' Wilson: Finetime Fontayne

: Points of View

Anne Robinson with your views and comments on television programmes. Producer Paul Smith
0 WRITE TO: Points of View, BBCtv Centre, London W12 7RJ. * LETTERS: page 105


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: Paul Smith

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather Bill Giles
0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES (news only)


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: QED: Homoeopathy: Medicine or Magic?

Taking two tablets with a glass of water is one thing, but diluting two drops of a drug in a bath full of water hardly sounds like potent medicine. Yet homoeopathic doctors prescribe medicines diluted in more than a million, million, million parts of water. Doctors and vets claim spectacular achievements with such remedies, and scientific trials are producing results which are not easy to explain.
Narrated by Anthony Clare.
Health: page 15
(Ceefax subtitles)


Narrator: Anthony Clare
Producer: Tony Edwards
Series Editor: David Filkin

: Sportsnight

Highlights from several of tonight's FA Cup Third Round replays. Plus a comprehensive action and results service.
Commentaries by John Motson and Barry Davies.
World Darts Championships The first two quarter-finals are played tonight. The ultimate target is Saturday's final and a first prize of £26,000. Commentary by Sid Waddell and Tony Green.
World Swimming Championships
Action with emphasis on British interest, from the World Championships being held in Perth, Australia.
Commentary by Hamilton Bland . Producer Vivien Bland
Editor Brian Barwick
0 SPORT: page 14


Unknown: John Motson
Unknown: Barry Davies.
Commentary By: Sid Waddell
Commentary By: Tony Green.
Commentary By: Hamilton Bland
Editor: Bnan 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.

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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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