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: BBC Breakfast News

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:
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.
Weather: Francis Wilson
Editor Bob Wheaton


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

: Daytime UK

With Judi Spiers and Tim Grundy in Birmingham, and Adrian Mills in Manchester.


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Tim Grundy

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Brainwave

Quiz presented by Andy Craig. An Action Time production for BBCtv


Presented By: Andy Craig.

: Dish of the Day

Prepared by Rosemary Moon. 0 FOOD: page 15


Unknown: Rosemary Moon.

: People Today

Including Kitchen Call - the celebrity panel answer your queries on food and kitchen issues, on [number removed].

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops at the Why Bird Stop. Stuart Bradley tells today's story, The Penguin
Who Wanted to Fly, by Philip Allcock. With Ellie Darvill.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Stuart Bradley
Unknown: Philip Allcock.
Unknown: Ellie Darvill.

: Rupert

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


Stories By: Alfred Bestall.

: People Today

Including the latest trends in cosmetic surgery.

: See for Yourself Call the Controller

Brian Hayes invites you to call Will Wyatt , the BBC's
Assistant Managing Director of Network Television, and Alan Yentob , Controller of BBC2 on [number removed]with your views on BBC television programmes.


Unknown: Brian Hayes
Unknown: Will Wyatt
Unknown: Alan Yentob

: Before Noon

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

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Wildlife Gems

Classic moments from the Natural History Unit archive, presented by Fergus Keeling. Gone Fishing. Gannets and pelicans plunge-dive like living spears, and grizzly bears hook salmon with their claws.
Producer Michael Bright


Presented By: Fergus Keeling.
Producer: Michael Bright

: Scene Today

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


Editor: Steve Weddle

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Neighbours

Lucy is attracted to Nick.


Madge Bishop: Anne Charleston
Harold Bishop: Ian Smith
Henry Ramsay: Craig McLachlan
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Beverley Marshall: Shaunna O'Grady
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Helen Daniels: Annie Jones
Des Clarke: Paul Keane
Mike Young: Guypearce
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
Lucy Robinson: Sasha Close
Lochy: Amber Kilpatrick
Lee: Maree Ackehurst

: Going for Gold

Henry Kelly with seven new European quiz contestants. Director John M A Lane
Producer Kerensa Bunce
A Reg Grundy production for BBCtv


Producer: Kerensa Bunce
Unknown: Reg Grundy

: Starsky and Hutch

The Velvet Jungle. Starsky (Paul Michael Glaser ) and Hutch (David Soul) uncover corruption and an illegal immigration racket. (R)


Unknown: Paul Michael Glaser

: Head of the Class

American comedy series set in a class of gifted students.
Viki and Eric, and Simone and Alex. Simone and Eric are going together, but Eric asks Viki out, while Simone dates Alex, who's supposed to be Viki's boyfriend.


Charlie Moore: Howard Hesseman
Arvid: Dan Frischman
Dennis: Dan Schneider
Alex: Michael de Lorenzo
Viki: Lara Piper
Eric: Brian Robbins
Simone: Khrystyne Haje

: Bazaar

The series aimed at helping people on a low income returns with a new presenter, Nerys Hughes. Stephen Buczacki helps the Baxter family plan their new garden; Hudson and Halls cook up a contest to produce the cheapest three-course meal; three people boast their way to a new job; Alison Mitchell offers a three-point plan to get out of debt and Nerys Hughes meets Carol Smith, who describes her 'unemployment survival kit'.

Director Tina Fletcher

Series producer Erica Griffiths

9 PROGRAMME NOTES: please send a 17p sae to Bazaar [address removed]


Presenter: Nerys Hughes.
Presenter: Stephen Buczacki
Unknown: Alison Mitchell
Unknown: Nerys Hughes
Unknown: Carol Smith
Director: Tina Fletcher
Producer: Erica Griffiths
Unknown: Nerys Hughes

: Forget-Me-Not Farm

Introduced by Andi Peters and starting with Trundle the tractor gets all her friends to help clear up litter on the farm. With Mike Amatt and the voices of Bob Peck and Anna Carteret.
Producer Celia Bonner


Introduced By: Andi Peters
Unknown: Mike Amatt
Unknown: Bob Peck
Unknown: Anna Carteret.
Producer: Celia Bonner

: Jimbo and the Jet Set

Cartoon about an aeroplane. (R)

: The Way to Sattin Shore

Written by Philippa Pearce.
Told for Jackanory in five parts by Helena Bonham Carter.
1: Kate Tranter was born on the day her father died, ten years ago, or so she has been told. Only when she finds his gravestone does her family mystery start to unravel. Director Marilyn Fox
Producer Angela Beeching


Written By: Philippa Pearce.
Unknown: Helena Bonham Carter.
Unknown: Kate Tranter
Director: Marilyn Fox
Producer: Angela Beeching

: The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse

Cartoon. Evil spacemen land in Mouseville and capture Mighty Mouse. (R)

: Thundercats

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
* BOOK: The Blue Peter Green Book, £4.99, from retailers. 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: John Leslie
Unknown: Diane-Louise Jordan.
Producer: Oliver MacFarlane

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: 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

Live entertainment and conversation with Terry Wogan and his guests. Producer Jane O'Brien
Executive producer Peter Estall


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

: Watchdog

Presented by consumer champions, Lynn Faulds Wood and John Stapleton. With reports from Sue Bishop and Bill Hanrahan. In the last of Watching the Watchdogs,
John Stapleton examines how national bodies deal with customer complaints. Editor Sarah Caplin
0 TOPICS: if you have something that needs investigating, wnte to Watchdog, BBCtv, London W12 7RJ, or telephone the Watchdog hotline [number removed].


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

: May to December

A comedy series written by Paul A Mendelson.
Starring Anton Rodgers Lesley Dunlop
The Look of Love. When looking for a 'dream home',
Alec knows just what Zoe will like, whether she likes it or not.
Director Paul Harrison Producer Sharon Bloom
A Cinema Venty production for BBCtv 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Written By: Paul A Mendelson.
Unknown: Anton Rodgers
Unknown: Lesley Dunlop
Director: Paul Harrison
Producer: Sharon Bloom
Alec Callender: Anton Rodgers
Zoe Angell: Lesley Dunlop
Miss Flood: Frances White
Jamie: Paul Venables
Hilary: Rebecca Lacey
Roy: Paul Raynor
Simone: Carolyn Pickles
Sonia: Isabelle Lucas
Neville: James Ives

: Wildlife on One

Back Street Bandits
Stunning night photography by Barrie Britton reveals the city life of the North American raccoon. The animals are shown as never before, including a sequence of a mother leading her babies down a 40ft chimney stack. Producer Karen Bass
Series producer Mike Beynon 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
0 NATURE: page B


Unknown: Barrie Britton
Producer: Karen Bass
Producer: Mike Beynon

: Nine O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Panorama

Project Babylon
The full story of Saddam Hussein 's supergun is revealed. It began as one scientist's dream and ended in murder, illegal arms shipments, and serious embarrassment for the government. With previously secret documents and interviews with some of those most closely involved,
Panorama shows how the Iraqis ordered three different guns, how British companies helped build the parts, and how confusion and rivalry in Whitehall nearly led to potentially lethal technology falling into Saddam's hands. Jane Corbin reports. Producer Mark Killlck


Unknown: Saddam Hussein
Unknown: Jane Corbin
Producer: Mark Killlck

: Mancuso FBI

An American drama series starring Robert Loggia
Daryl Ross and the Supremes An attempt on the life of a Supreme Court judge leads
Mancuso into an investigation of one of her assistants.


Unknown: Robert Loggia
Unknown: Daryl Ross
Nick Mancuso: Robert Loggia
Kristen Carter: Lindsay Frost
Eddie McMasters: Frederic Lehne
Jean St John: Randi Brazen
Paul Summers: Charles Siebert
Daryl Ross: Thom Bray

: The Rock 'n' Roll Years

1977: Jubilee mania hits the country, the young rebel and embrace punk in their search for personal identity. A vote of 'no confidence' in the government brings about a Lib/Lab pact; Steve Biko dies in a South African jail; Elvis dies at Graceland. Music by the Stranglers, the Eagles,
Elvis Costello , the Jam, Status Quo, Queen and the Bee Gees. Producer Ursyka McCulloch (R)


Unknown: Steve Biko
Unknown: Elvis Costello
Producer: Ursyka McCulloch

: Advice Shop

Runaways. An estimated
100,000 young people run away from home every year, leaving themselves vulnerable. What can be done to help them? (R)
0 PROGRAMME NOTES: please send an A5 sized sae with 17p postage to, [address removed]

: 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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