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The Battle for Britain's Breakfast

The Battle for Britain's Breakfast

On January 17, 1983, the BBC launched Breakfast Time, British television's first national breakfast television programme, prompting ITV to bring its rival show TV-am to air four months ahead of schedule. This documentary examines the events surrounding the birth of early-morning TV, revealing a tale of skulduggery and... Show more▼

On January 17, 1983, the BBC launched Breakfast Time, British television's first national breakfast television programme, prompting ITV to bring its rival show TV-am to air four months ahead of schedule. This documentary examines the events surrounding the birth of early-morning TV, revealing a tale of skulduggery and dirty tricks. Narrated by Peter Snow and featuring contribtions by Anne Diamond, Greg Dyke, Frank Bough, Gyles Brandreth, Nick Ross, Jonathan Aitken, John Stapleton, Russell Grant and Nick Owen. Show less▲

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