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: Business Breakfast

With Paul Burden and Sara Coburn.
6.00,6.15,6.30,6.45 News; 6.27, 6.58 Regional news; 6.15 Financial papers;
6.25 Sport; 6.55 Weather................


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Sara Coburn.

: Breakfast News

With Justin Webb and Sally Magnusson.
News every 15minutes. 7.12, 7.40, 8.12,
8.40 Business; 7.20,7.50,8.20,8.50 Sport; 7.25, 7.55, 8.25, 8.55 Weather, regional news, travel.


Unknown: Justin Webb
Unknown: Sally Magnusson.

: The Morning on BBC1

Mo Dutta introduces debate, magazine, chat and entertainment, plus the viewers' Quizcall competition, including at 12.50 the announcement of the winner.
COMPETITION LINE: [number removed] (39p per min cheap rate and 49p other times). For a copy of the rules, send an sae to [address removed]

9.05 Kilroy
Topical discussion programme with Robert Kilroy-Silk. (Stereo)

10.00 News and Weather
subtitled (news) Regional News; Weather

10.05 Good Morning....with Anne and Nick
Featuring Dr Mark Porter's medical phone-in, consumer news with Will Hanrahan, a live link to one of the coffee clubs, Hollywood gossip, and country crafts. Including at 11.00 News and Weather; Regional News; Weather. (Stereo)
Dr Mark Porter: page 46

12.00 News and Weather Subtitled (news); Regional News; Weather H

12.05pm Pebble Mill
Alan Titchmarsh celebrates EastEnders' tenth birthday, with cast members and co-creator Julia Smith. See today's choices.
Meet the great dames of Albert Square: see page 24


Introduces: Mo Dutta
Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk
Unknown: Dr Mark Porter
Unknown: Will Hanrahan
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Julia Smith

: One O'Clock News

subtitled Weather .............................

: Neighbours

Details at 5.35pm Stereo

: Timekeepers

Quiz with Bill Dod.


Unknown: Bill Dod.

: Knots Landing

Business with Pleasure. Paige outwits Gregto help her boyfriend's company.

: Today's Gourmet

Jacques Pepin 's recipes today include guava paste on toast..........................


Unknown: Jacques Pepin

: Cartoon

: Bodger and Badger

With Toby Anstis.
3.45 Live action and puppet fun. With Andy Cunningham and Jane Bassett.
Written by Andy Cunningham Stereo........


Unknown: Toby Anstis.
Unknown: Andy Cunningham
Unknown: Jane Bassett.
Written By: Andy Cunningham

: Jackanory: The Fwog Pwince the Twuth

First of a three-part daily story by Kaye Umansky, told by Rik Mayall.


Story By: Kaye Umansky
Told By: Rik Mayall.

: The Legend of Prince Valiant

Animation. Stereo Subtitled .........

: Tomorrow's End

Futuristic live action series. Rpt

: Newsround

With Julie Etchingham and Chris Rogers.


Presenter: Julie Etchingham
Presenter: Chris Rogers

: Blue Peter

A visit to Hampton Court for a behind the scenes look at Wednesday's new children's serial The Biz! (Stereo)

: Neighbours

Friends rally round Rick, but will he listen? Hannah acts rashly.
Shown at 1.30pm. For cast see Wednesday

: Six O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis and Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Newsroom South East

Comprehensive regional news: live reports and interviews on issues affecting people in the south east, presented by Tim Ewart , with sports news from Rob Curling.
Editor Guy Pelham ................................... REGIONAL PROGRAMME


Presented By: Tim Ewart
Unknown: Rob Curling.
Editor: Guy Pelham

: Telly Addicts-Champion of Champions

Noel Edmonds introduces another tournament featuring champions from the past ten years. In the first semi-final the Rossiterfamily from Hull take on the Payne family from Enfield, Middlesex.
DirectorGrahamWetherell; Producer Richard L Lewis COMPETITION LINE: ring 089 1-11 4422 (39p per minute cheap rate, 49p per minute at othertimes).


Introduces: Noel Edmonds
Producer: Richard L Lewis

: Watchdog

Hard-hitting reports on poor services and shoddy products, presented by Anne Robinson with Alice Beer. Call the hotline on [number removed]and tell your story to a researcher; or write to PO Box 5555, London W 12 6WD.
EditorSarahCaplin Stereo Subtitled ........


Presented By: Anne Robinson
Unknown: Alice Beer.

: EastEnders

Ricky is torn between two lovers, Debbie plays cupid for
Sanjay, and Nigel finds a cast iron way of making money out of love.
See today's choices.
For cast see Thursday Stereo Subtitled....
Meet the great dames of Albert
Square: see page 24

: The Detectives

Twitchers. In the last of the current series, Briggsand Louis are dispatched to the Isle of Wight on a top secret mission - to provide round-the-clock protection for a clutch of rare and very valuable red kite eggs. Featuring real-life bird-watcher Bill Oddie.
Written by Steve Knight and Mike Whitehill Director Steve Knight ; Producer Ed Bye


Unknown: Bill Oddie.
Written By: Steve Knight
Written By: Mike Whitehill
Director: Steve Knight
Bob Louis: Jasper Carrott
DaveBriggs: Robert Powell
Professor Rose: Bill Oddie
PC Drake: Pat Roach
Barman: Roger Walker
Bumpkin: George Malpas

: Nine O'Clock News

With Peter Sissons. Subtitled Regional News
Weather Rob McElwee .................


Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Panorama

Dead Poor
Average life expectancy in England is 73fora man and 79 fora woman - but not if you are poor. Panorama looks at new evidence that death rates among Britain's poor are risingforthe first time in decades. The rich are now living longer and the poor dying younger, and in some cases that gap has widened by as much as 45 percent duringthe 80s. Sarah Barclay reports.
Producer Clive Edwards ; Editor Steve Hewlett
NOTE: because Panorama is a topical programme and likely to react to events in the news, the above programme is liable to change.


Unknown: Sarah Barclay
Producer: Clive Edwards
Editor: Steve Hewlett

: Bomber Harris

On the 50th anniversary of the bombing of Dresden another chance to see Don Shaw's 1989 acclaimed drama. Starring John Thaw, Robert Hardy, Frederick Treves.

Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur" "Bomber" Harris was head of Bomber Command in the Second World War. His single-minded determination to win the war by area bombing made him a controversial figure while being revered by the men and women under his command.

(Next Saturday Radio 4 presents a drama-documentary based on Len Deighton's novel Bomber.)


Writer: Don Shaw
Producer: Innes Lloyd
Director: Michael Darlow
Sir Arthur Harris: John Thaw
Winston Churchill: Robert Hardy
Sir Charles Portal: Frederick Treves
Air Marshal Sir Robert Saundby: Bernard Kay
Magnus Spence: Roy Spencer
Wing Cmdr Harry Weldon: John Nettleton
Jillie Harris: Sophie Thompson
Flight Sergeant: Bill Monks
Flight Lieutenant John Maze: Julian Harries
Lord Beaverbrook: Phil Brown
Wing Cmdr (RDF): Roger Alborough
Flight Officer Peggy Wherry: Elspeth Charlton
Group Captain Davidson: Richard Heffer
Doctor: Frank Mills
Political warfare officer: Colin Higgins
The Rev John Collins: Roger Llewellyn
Lt General Ira Eaker, USAAF: David Healy
Sir Stafford Cripps: Charles Kay
Principal medical officer: David Quilter
General Carl Spaatz, USAAF: Bob Sherman
BBC newsreader: Ronald Fletcher

: Film 95 with Barry Norman

Tonight, Ralph Fiennes discusses his meteoric rise to prominence and his latest film, Quiz Show, which is strongly tipped forOscar nominations. Films reviewed include The Shawshank
Redemption, a prison drama with Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman , and ShekharKapur's controversial Bandit Queen, the true story of Phoolan Devi , India's most famous woman outlaw.
Director Mandy Cooper ; Series producer
Bruce Thompson


Unknown: Ralph Fiennes
Unknown: Tim Robbins
Unknown: Morgan Freeman
Unknown: Phoolan Devi
Director: Mandy Cooper
Producer: Bruce Thompson

: The Gate

Horror, being shown as part of the late-night Movie Zone season, starring Stephen Dorff
There is a portal between this world and another, one where demons dwell. Unfortunately, the only people who know this are 12-year-old Glen and a handful of youngsters.
Director Tibor Takacs (1987) Stereo ... The Comedy of Terrors is on Friday at 12.05am # FILM REVIEWS pages 55-60


Unknown: Stephen Dorff
Director: Tibor Takacs

: 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.

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