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The Battle for Britain's Breakfast

A tale of skulduggery, dirty tricks and strong coffee in the cut-throat world that marked the dawn of breakfast television. Narrated by Peter Snow.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 7 Apr 2019 19:00


Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:00

    Frankie Goes to Hollywood

    Two Tribes

  • 00:02

    Acker Bilk

    Stranger On The Shore

  • 00:22

    The Jam

    That's Entertainment

  • 00:39

    The Piranhas

    Tom Hark

  • 00:46


    The Sun Always Shines on TV

  • 00:46

    Thompson Twins

    Hold Me Now

  • 00:54


    Amateur Hour

  • 00:55

    Kylie Minogue

    I Should Be So Lucky

  • 00:57


    Where Is My Mind?


Role Contributor
Narrator Peter Snow
Executive Producer Caroline Wright
Producer Kevin Hylands
Director Kevin Hylands
Participant Anne Diamond
Participant Greg Dyke
Participant Frank Bough
Participant Gyles Brandreth
Participant Nick Ross
Participant Jonathan Aitken
Participant John Stapleton
Participant Russell Grant
Participant Nick Owen