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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:
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.
CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.

Contributors

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

: Daytime UK

Judi Spiers and Tim Grundy in Birmingham, and Adrian Mills and Debi Jones in Manchester take a lively look at the day.

Contributors

Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Tim Grundy
Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Debi Jones

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Brainwave

The quiz from Liverpool presented by Andy Craig.
An Action Time production for BBCtv

Contributors

Presented By: Andy Craig.

: Dish of the Day

Prepared by Rosemary Moon.
FOOD: page 19

Contributors

Unknown: Rosemary Moon.

: People Today

Adrian Mills and Debi Jones share information, news and views across the United Kingdom. Including Kitchen Call on [number removed].

Contributors

Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Debi Jones

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Children's BBC

Introduced by Simon Parkin.

Playdays
The Playbus stops today at the Why Bird Stop. Why Bird learns how crayons are made and Stuart Bradley shows how to make a Playdays calendar. Today's story is "Good Days, Bad Days" written by Catherine Anholt.
With Ellie Darvill.
MAGAZINE: Playdays Magazine 45p, on sale Wednesday from newsagents.

Contributors

Presenter (Children's BBC): Simon Parkin
Presenter (Playdays): Stuart Bradley
Presenter (Playdays): Ellie Darvill
Author of story (Playdays): Catherine Anholt

: Bump

Cartoon about a clumsy elephant. (R)

: People Today

The second edition of the show about daily life.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Kilroy

The topical discussion programme presented by Robert Kilroy-Silk .
A Kilroy production for BBCtv

Contributors

Presented By: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Before Noon

Conversation with Judi Spiers and Adrian Mills , while
Tim Grundy reveals the winner of today's Brainwave quiz.

Contributors

Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Tim Grundy

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Wildlife Gems

Classic moments from the Natural History Unit archive presented by Fergus Keeling. Speeding Up Time. Time-lapse photography reveals some of the secrets of a seemingly static world.
Producer Michael Bright

Contributors

Presented By: Fergus Keeling.
Producer: Michael Bright

: Scene Today

The daily entertainment show live from the Pebble Mill studios. Presented by Judi Spiers and Tim Grundy.
Executive producer Olwyn Hocking
Editor Steve Weddle

Contributors

Presented By: Judi Spiers
Presented By: Tim Grundy.
Producer: Olwyn Hocking
Editor: Steve Weddle

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Ian McCaskill

Contributors

Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Neighbours

Henry makes a date with a lonely woman.
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Contributors

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: 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 Jarretl: Jade Amenta
Rev Richards: Anthony Fletcher
Melanie Pearson: Lucinda Cowden
Lee: Maree Akehurst
Cass: Caroline Ferry
Lucy: Sasha Close

: 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

Contributors

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

: Starsky and Hutch

Murder on Stage 17. 7. Starsky (Paul Michael Glaser ) and Hutch (David Soul ) investigate a series of fatal accidents involving a group of actors. (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Michael Glaser
Unknown: David Soul

: Head of the Class

American comedy series set in a class of gifted students.
The Ring of Darlene M
Darlene's (Robin Givens ) inherited ring goes missing.

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Givens

: Bazaar

Paradise Club star Don Henderson cooks for saints and sinners. The Fresh Start trio meet with employment counsellor Natalie Rein ; and DIY man Doug Smillie solves a winter warmth problem.
Presented by Nerys Hughes.
Director Isabella Epstein
Series producer Erica Griffiths
PROGRAMME NOTES: please send a 17p A4 sae to Bazaar [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Don Henderson
Unknown: Natalie Rein
Unknown: Doug Smillie
Presented By: Nerys Hughes.
Director: Isabella Epstein
Producer: Erica Griffiths

: Forget-Me-Not Farm

Introduced by Andi Peters.
In the autumn Trundle the Tractor needs looking after. With Mike Amatt and the voices of Bob Peck and Anna Carteret.
Producer Celia Bonner

Contributors

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)

: Jackanory Silver Stories

Skulduggery written and told by Tony Robinson. Short John Silver 's first day at school. Director Nigel Douglas
Producer Angela Beeching
• CHILDREN: page 14
• PICTURE STORY: page 61

Contributors

Told By: Tony Robinson.
Unknown: John Silver
Director: Nigel Douglas
Producer: Angela Beeching

: New Adventures of Mighty Mouse

Cartoon. (R)

: Thundercats

Cartoon about super-hero cats.

: Newsround

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

Contributors

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.
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Contributors

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

: Neighbours

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: Six O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart.
Weather John Kettley

Contributors

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

: Newsroom South East

Presented by Guy Michelmore and Louise Batchelor.
Editor Fiona Chesterton

Contributors

Presented By: Guy Michelmore
Presented By: Louise Batchelor.
Editor: Fiona Chesterton

: Wogan

Film director Sydney Pollack , whose credits include The
Way We Were, Three Days of the Condor and Out of Africa, talks to Terry Wogan. Plus music from Chris Isaak.
Producer Graham Owens
Executive producer Peter Estall

Contributors

Director: Sydney Pollack
Unknown: Terry Wogan.
Unknown: Chris Isaak.
Producer: Graham Owens
Producer: Peter Estall

: Watchdog

Consumer champions Lynn Faulds Wood and John Stapleton continue their investigations and campaigns on your behalf. Reporters
Sue Bishop and Bill Hanrahan take up the issues that matter. Editor Sarah Caplin
TOPICS: if you have something that needs investigating, write to Watchdog. BBCtv, London W 12 7RJ. or telephone the Watchdog hotline 08 1-[number removed].

Contributors

Unknown: Lynn Faulds Wood
Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Sue Bishop
Unknown: Bill Hanrahan
Editor: Sarah Caplin

: May to December

A comedy series by Paul A Mendelson about romance across the generation gap.
Starring Anton Rodgers Lesley Dunlop
Too Close for Comfort. Alec believes he and Zoe are the only tolerant people left in Pinner - until his family puts him to the test.
Director Paul Harrison Producer Sharon Bloom
A Cinema Verity production for BBCtv
● COMEDY: page 13
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Contributors

Unknown: 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
Hilary: Rebecca Lacey
Jamie: Paul Venables
Simone: Carolyn Pickles
Zoe's mum: Kate Williams
Mr Craknell: Shaun Curry
Lucia: Anna Nicholas
Arthur: Harold Innocent
Mr Protheroe: Alexander John
Mrs Chaldicott: Sally Lahee

: Wildlife on One

The Haunted Huntress
Fast, sleek and elegant, cheetahs are the supreme athletes of the animal world.
But paradoxically they are also the hunted. This intimate portrait of a cheetah and her two cubs reveals the fierce and intense struggle for survival. Narrated by David Attenborough.
Photography Owen Newman
Series producer Mike Beynon
● NATURE: page 9
● PICTURE STORY: page 61
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Contributors

Unknown: David Attenborough.
Unknown: Owen Newman
Producer: Mike Beynon

: Nine O'Clock News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather John Kettley
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Contributors

Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Panorama

Project Babylon
The full story of Saddam Hussein 's supergun is revealed. 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 lethal technology falling into Saddam's hands.
Jane Corbin reports.
Producer Mark Killick

Contributors

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

: Mancuso FBI

An American drama series starring Robert Loggia
Night of the Living Shred
When a local cop - a friend of Nick Mancuso (Robert Loggia ) - is murdered, Mancuso takes up the case.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Loggia
Unknown: Nick Mancuso
Unknown: Robert Loggia

: The Rock 'n' Roll Years

1978: 90 years of white rule ends in Rhodesia and in Iran anti-Shah demonstrations reach epic proportions.
The music: Kate Bush , Tom Robinson , Blondie, the Jam, Boomtown Rats, Police, Ian Dury and the Blockheads.
Producer Sue Mallinson (R)

Contributors

Music: Kate Bush
Music: Tom Robinson
Unknown: Ian Dury
Producer: Sue Mallinson

: Advice Shop

Advice Shop finds out what steps can be taken to build a future for people left without jobs when it visits the Scottish steel town of Ravenscraig.
PROGRAMME NOTES: please send an A5 sized sae with 1 7p postage to [address removed]

: 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.

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.

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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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