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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 Laurie Mayer.
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: Nicholas Witchell
Unknown: Laurie Mayer.

: Daytime UK

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


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

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Brainwave

Quiz hosted by Andy Craig.


Unknown: Andy Craig.

: Dish of the Day

With Rosemary Moon.


Unknown: Rosemary Moon.

: People Today

Dr Eva Jacobs joins
Adrian Mills and Debi Jones to answer your questions about your health. Ring [number removed].


Unknown: Dr Eva Jacobs
Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Debi Jones

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin.
The Playbus stops at the Patch Stop. Peggy Patch is invited to a party in Newry. Tim Loane reads today's story, The Queen of the Fair by Brian Jameson. With Vanessa Amberleigh.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin.
Unknown: Peggy Patch
Unknown: Brian Jameson.
Unknown: Vanessa Amberleigh.

: Bump

Cartoon narrated by Simon Cadell. Whizzer turns over a new leaf. (R)


Unknown: Simon Cadell.

: People Today

Including Playtime - ways to amuse the kids (or yourself) re-using everyday household scraps.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Kilroy

Another topical discussion with Robert Kilroy-Silk .


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Before Noon

With the winner of today's Brainwave quiz question.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Rosemary Conley's Diet and Fitness Club

Thousands of people have done it - so can you. Lose weight and tone up with the popular fitness session.

: Scene Today

Judi Spiers and Alan Titchmarsh with another edition of the daily entertainment show.


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: One O'Clock News

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Michael Fish

: Neighbours

The judging of the gardening competition begins. Gail sends Paul a message that is guaranteed to raise his blood pressure.

: Going for Gold

Quiz hosted by Henry Kelly.


Unknown: Henry Kelly.

: House of Secrets

Michael Craig
A young British merchant seaman gets involved with a gang of French counterfeiters.
Screenplay Robert Buckner and Bryan Forbes
Director Guy Green
● FILMS: pages 29.34


Unknown: Michael Craig
Unknown: Robert Buckner
Unknown: Bryan Forbes
Director: Guy Green
Larry: Michael Craig
Diane: Julia Arnall
Madame Ballu: Brenda de Banzie
Judy: Barbara Bates
Van de Heide: David Kossoff
Pindar: Gerard Oury
Burleigh: Geoffrey Keen
Lauderbach: Anton Diffring
Gratz: Eric Pohlmann
Vidal: Eugene Deckers
Lessage: Jacques Brunius
Brandelli: Alan Tilvern

: Dooby's Duck Truck

Introduced by Andi Peters.
Today Dooby arrives in Monaco, home of the Grand
Prix, and Melvyn runs riot in a racing car.
Producer David Crichton


Introduced By: Andi Peters.
Producer: David Crichton

: Gordon the Gopher

Starring Gordon the Gopher and Phillip Schofield.
What does Gordon fear most?
They wriggle, they hiss and they hide under carpets. With Paul Smith , Sue Dacre and the voice of Hugh Dennis. Producer Claire Winyard
Executive producer Christopher Pilkington


Unknown: Phillip Schofield.
Unknown: Paul Smith
Unknown: Sue Dacre
Unknown: Hugh Dennis.
Producer: Claire Winyard
Producer: Christopher Pilkington

: Jackanory Silver Stories

The Man with the Silver
Tongue, written and told by Rory McGrath.
Herbert Cragnut is constantly angry until at last his voice has had enough and leaves him.


Told By: Rory McGrath.
Told By: Herbert Cragnut

: Fantastic Max

Cartoon adventures of an outer-space toddler. Max loses FX and AB and captures
Cosmo in order to discover their whereabouts. (R)

: Billy Webb's Amazing Story: 4

Children's drama in six parts based on characters created by Andrew Davies and written by Steve Attridge.
'Not bad is it? Press the button once and you get the date. Twice and you can set the alarm. Three times and I suppose nothing happens.' But Billy's free gift proves to be more exciting than it seems.
Producer Angela Beeching Director John Smith


Unknown: Andrew Davies
Written By: Steve Attridge.
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: John Smith
Billy Webb: Scott Riley
Trotman: Mike Walling
Mr Hardwood: Tony Melody
Mrs Peasgood: Gil Brailey
Mayor: Roger Booth
Mrs Frisby: Bella Emberg
Mrs Webb: Sue Porrett
Mr Webb: Brian Hall
Linda: Fleur Taylor
Chip shop man: Jeremy Pearce
Gift shop man: Richard Waites
Scott: Rory McNicholl
Nige/: Raymond Butcher
Annette: Phyllis Osie
Anita: Anna Williams
Winston: Sean Carnegie
June: Lisa Oconnell

: Newsround

The news for children.

: Blue Peter

Magazine programme for children presented by Yvette Fielding, John Leslie and Diane-Louise Jordan. 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: John Leslie
Unknown: Diane-Louise Jordan.

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Top of the Pops

Introduced by Simon Mayo. Director/Producer Paul Ciani
0 MAGAZINE: for the latest pop news get Number One every Wednesday. 55p from newsagents.


Introduced By: Simon Mayo.
Producer: Paul Ciani

: EastEnders

Eddie is determined to make up with Kathy, but it looks like a call to the Samaritans is not the right way to go about it.
Episode written by Deborah Cook
Drama: page 4
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Deborah Cook

: Tomorrow's World

This week: Whatever
Happened to ... personal flying machines? And how a Japanese engineer has redesigned an invention that dates back to
Leonardo da Vinci , and in the process brought about a quiet revolution in construction.
With Judith Hann , Howard
Stableford, Kate Bellingham and Peter Macann.
Producer Cynthia Page Editor Dana Purvis
• PICTURE STORY: page 73


Unknown: Leonardo Da Vinci
Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: Kate Bellingham
Unknown: Peter MacAnn.
Editor: Dana Purvis

: The Brittas Empire

A comedy series by Richard Fegen and Andrew Norriss. Starring Chris Barrie
Brittas has to cope with an underwater wedding and a drunken customer.
Director/Producer Mike Stephens ● PICTURE STORY: page 73 ● CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Richard Fegen
Unknown: Andrew Norriss.
Unknown: Chris Barrie
Producer: Mike Stephens
Gordon Brittas: Chris Barrie
Beverley: Karan Bidmead
Colin: Michael Burns
Vicar: Geoffrey Banks
Groom: Richard Lumsden
Gavin: Tlm Marriott
Tim: Russell Porter
Helen: Phiuppa Haywood
Pam: Frances Low
Angie: Andree Bernard
Carole: Harriet Thorpe
Laura: Julia St John
MrAppleby: Roy Alon
Linda: Jill Greenacre
Teacher: Charlotte Kasner

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather Bernard Davey 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES (news only)


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Open All Hours

A classic comedy by Roy Clarke about a miserly northern shopkeeper. Starring
Ronnie Barker
David Jason
Lynda Baron
Arkwright invests in a large quantity of fire-damaged tinned foods.
Producer Sydney Lotterby (R) • PICTURE STORY: page 73


Comedy By: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: David Jason
Unknown: Lynda Baron
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Arkwright: Ronnie Barker
Granville: David Jason
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel: Lynda Baron
Mrs Blewett: Kathy Staff
Winston: Peter Walus
Mr Bristow: John Lawrence
Gloria: Gillian McClements

: Question Time

Peter Sissons presents live debate and discussion on the week's news and events from the Barbican Centre in London. His guests include
Labour's Ken Livingstone , MP, and Lord King,
Chairman of British Airways. Producer Mark McDonald
Editor James Hogan


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Ken Livingstone
Producer: Mark McDonald
Editor: James Hogan

: European Figure Skating Championships

The Ladies Free Programme from Sofia, Bulgaria. The sustained Soviet skating success in three disciplines has been diminished by a complete absence of gold medals in the ladies competition. Runner-up for the last two years, Natalia Lebedeva will be hoping for better luck this time - as will the British champion,
Joanne Conway. The 19-year-old from Tyneside has suffered more downs than ups in her career and will have her fingers crossed for a change of fortune tonight. News, too, of the latest positions after the Compulsory Dances.
Commentary by Alan Weeks and Christoper Dean.
Introduced by Barry Davies. Producer Alastair Scott
Executive producer Jim Reside W SPORT: page 10


Unknown: Natalia Lebedeva
Unknown: Joanne Conway.
Commentary By: Alan Weeks
Commentary By: Christoper Dean.
Introduced By: Barry Davies.
Producer: Alastair Scott

: Spenser for Hire

An American detective series starring
Robert Urich
Hell Hath No Fury. An apartment building collapses with tragic consequences, setting off a violent and deadly chain of events.


Unknown: Robert Urich
Spenser: Robert Urich
Hawk: Avery Brooks
Susan Silverman: Barbara Stock
Sgt Frank Belson: Ron McLarty

: 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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