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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 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: Sarah Coburn.
Unknown: Laurie Mayer
Unknown: Jill Dando.

: Daytime UK

Adrian Mills in Manchester and Alan Titchmarsh and Judi Spiers in Birmingham take a lively look at the morning.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Judi Spiers

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Brainwave

Andy Craig presents the challenging quiz.


Unknown: Andy Craig

: Dish of the Day

More helpful culinary hints.

: People Today

Join Adrian Mills and Debi Jones who today follow up your calls as the Open Line Report explores a problem raised by viewers.


Unknown: Debi Jones

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops today at the Tent Stop. Will Brenton, Stella Goodier , Robert Hopkins and Catherine Terry tell the story Under the Compost Heap by Hilary Saunders.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Stella Goodier
Unknown: Robert Hopkins
Unknown: Catherine Terry
Unknown: Hilary Saunders.

: Rupert

Cartoon based on the stories by Alfred Bestall.
The special potion made by Rupert's friend the Professor attracts hundreds of butterflies to Nutwood.
Narrated by Ray Brooks. (R)


Stories By: Alfred Bestall.
Unknown: Ray Brooks.

: People Today

Adrian Mills and Debi Jones present the second edition of the show about daily life.


Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Debi Jones

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Kilroy

Topical discussion with Robert Kilroy-Silk .


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Before Noon

Lively conversation with Judi Spiers and Adrian Mills , while Alan Titchmarsh reveals the winner of today's Brainwave quiz question.


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

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Travel Show Extra

Mykonos and Galloway. Penny Junor presents holiday ideas from home and abroad.
Today's programme features a mini guide to Galloway in Scotland and Andy Crane visits the Greek island of Mykonos.


Unknown: Andy Crane

: Scene Today

As the weekend begins to get into gear, Judi Spiers and Alan Titchmarsh are joined by Simon Potter with all the latest gossip in Showbiz File.


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Simon Potter

: One O'Clock News

Philip Hayton presents the latest national and international news.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Philip Hayton
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Lucy returns home. While
Toby's new friend Lochy takes him to visit a haunted house,
Joe and Kerry take the old folk for a picnic at the seaside. (For cast see Monday. Repeated at 5.35pm)

: Going for Gold

Henry Kelly introduces contestants from 18 countries who are aiming to win the title of European quiz champion.

: The Unholy Wife

Rod Steiger
Diana Dors
Finding herself bored by her safe new marriage, shady lady Phyllis Hochen decides to take a lover and begins to lay plans for a murder.
Producer/Director John Farrow * FILMS: pages 27-32


Unknown: Rod Steiger
Unknown: Diana Dors
Unknown: Phyllis Hochen
Director: John Farrow
Paul Hochen: Rod Steiger
Phyllis Hochen: Diana Dors
San: Tom Tryon
Emma Hochen: Beulah Bondi
Gwen: Marie Windsor
Rev Stephen Hochen: Arthur Franz
EzraBenton: Luis van Rooten
Gino Verdugo: Joe de Santis
Michael: Gary Hunley
Sheriff Wattling: James Burke

: Corners

Introduced by Andi Peters and starting with Corners
Sophie Aldred , Simon Davies and Jo Korna escape from the studio to answer questions like: how do our muscles build up when we exercise? Who invented badminton? And how do wave machines work?
Director Mary Saunders Producer Alison Stewart
0 QUESTIONS: send your questions to Corners. BBCtv, London W 12 7RJ.


Introduced By: Andi Peters
Unknown: Sophie Aldred
Unknown: Simon Davies
Unknown: Jo Korna
Director: Mary Saunders
Producer: Alison Stewart

: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

By Roald Dahl.
Told for Jackanory in five parts by Sylvester McCoy.
5: Charlie's Chocolate Factory


Unknown: Roald Dahl.
Unknown: Sylvester McCoy.

: Fantastic Max

A cartoon adventure series.
It all began one day on a sight seeing trip to Cape Canaveral when Max, a precocious little 16-month-old toddler wandered away from his family, crawled into a space capsule on top of a six-storey rocket and was blasted deep into space. (R)

: Eyespy

There are four more recruits waiting for spymaster Julian Parkin at mission control in the Spy Centre today. Join in the decoding of top secret messages, observation and detection tests and try to unravel the villains' fiendish plot. Can the new agents crack open the safe before it self-destructs?
Director David Crichton
Producer Christine Hewitt


Unknown: Julian Parkin
Director: David Crichton
Producer: Christine Hewitt

: Newsround Extra

The first programme in a new ten-part series of Newsround Extra which reports on stories behind the news from
Britain and abroad.
Editor Nick Heathcote


Editor: Nick Heathcote

: Grange Hill

The drama series set in a London school.
2: A car day at the school. While some find profit in Richard's top-of-the-range remote-controlled car, Mr Hankin races solar power against battery power. Episode written by Kay Trainor (For cast see Tuesday; 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Mr Hankin
Written By: Kay Trainor

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Bernard Davey


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

: Wogan

Live entertainment and conversation with Terry Wogan and his guests.


Unknown: Terry Wogan

: Brush Strokes

A comedy series by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey. Starring Karl Howman Elizabeth Counsell
There's never a dull moment in Jacko's life - and he's in for surprises concerning his friends and workmates.
Director/Producer John B Hobbs (R) P PICTURE STORY: page 85 • CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: John Esmonde
Unknown: Bob Larbey.
Unknown: Karl Howman
Unknown: Elizabeth Counsell
Producer: John B Hobbs
Jacko: Karl Howman
Veronica: Elizabeth Counsell
Eric: Mike Walling
Jean: Nicky Croydon
Sandra: Jackie Lye
Elmo: Howard Lew Lewis
Lesley: Erika Hoffman
Giles: Adam Bareham
General: John Barron
Chauffeur: Brian Rawlinson

: Over My Dead Body

A new murder-mystery series from America. Starring Edward Woodward
Jessica Lundy
No Ifs, Ands or Butlers
Refusing to believe that the butler did it, Nikki persuades
Maxwell to go undercover as a gentleman's gentleman to investigate the murder of her wealthy friend's fiance.
• DRAMA: page 4


Unknown: Edward Woodward
Unknown: Jessica Lundy
Max Beckett: Edward Woodward
Nikki Page: Jessica Lundy
Patty: Diana Barton
Mary: Shannon Wilcox
Lodge: William Glover

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weekend Weather
Bernard Davey
0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES (news only)


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: The Shiralee

The second in a two-part adaptation of the classic Australian novel by D'Arcy Niland. Starring Bryan Brown
Noni Hazelhurst
Rebecca Smart
Mac has returned to Eucla with Buster, looking for a job from Thaddeus, only to find his old boss gravely ill and Lily running the family business.
Although strongly attracted to each other, Mac's independence in refusing to work for a woman leads him to take to the road again. He resumes his career as a prize fighter, but leaves after an argument with Beauty. Swallowing his pride he asks Lily for a job, but weeks on the road have taken their toll on Buster.
Producer Bruce Moir
(For cast see Thursday at 9.35pm) * FILMS: pages 27-32 • CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Novel By: D'Arcy Niland.
Unknown: Bryan Brown
Producer: Bruce Moir

: Barbarella

Starring Jane Fonda A sci-fi fantasy.
Barbarella is a beautiful young astronaut who uses the power of love to fight the forces of evil in the 41st century.
Screenplay by Terry Southern Director Roger Vadim 0 FILMS: pages 27-32


Unknown: Jane Fonda
Play By: Terry Southern
Director: Roger Vadim
Barbarella: Jane Fonda
Pygar: John Phillip Law
Black Queen: Anita Pallenberg
Concierge: Milo O'Shea
Dildano: David Hemmings
Professor Ping: Marcel Marceau
Mark Hand: Ugo Tognazzi
President of Earth: Claude Dauphin
Stomoxys: Catherine Chevalier
Glossina: Marie Therese Chevalier

: Weather

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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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