The Battle for Britain's Breakfast (2014)

The story of how the introduction of breakfast television to the UK in 1983 led to a fierce battle for viewers between the BBC and ITV.

Director:

Kevin Hylands

Writer:

John Smith (idea developed by)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Peter Snow Peter Snow ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jonathan Aitken ... Himself - TV-am Board Member 1983-1988
Timothy Aitken Timothy Aitken ... Himself - TV-am Chief Executive 1983-1988
Frank Bough Frank Bough ... Himself - Presenter, Breakfast Time 1983-1987
Gyles Brandreth Gyles Brandreth ... Himself - Presenter, TV-am 1983-1990
Anne Diamond Anne Diamond ... Herself - Presenter, TV-am 1983-1990
Greg Dyke ... Himself - Editor-in-Chief, TV-am 1983-1984
Anna Ford Anna Ford ... Herself (archive footage)
David Frost ... Himself (archive footage)
Russell Grant Russell Grant ... Himself - Astrologer, Breakfast Time 1983-1986
Loyd Grossman Loyd Grossman ... Himself - Presenter, TV-am 1983-1987
Howell James Howell James ... Himself - Head of Publicity, TV-am 1983-1985
Peter Jay Peter Jay ... Himself - Chairman & Chief Exec, TV-am 1980-1983
Robert Kee Robert Kee ... Himself (archive footage)
Sally Magnusson Sally Magnusson ... Herself - Presenter, Breakfast Time 1985-1989
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The story of how the introduction of breakfast television to the UK in 1983 led to a fierce battle for viewers between the BBC and ITV.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2014 (UK) See more »

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Features Good Morning Britain (1983) See more »

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