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1983: The birth of Breakfast TV

Today is the 30th anniversary of BBC Breakfast television, launched originally as 'Breakfast Time' in 1983.

Today is the 30th anniversary of BBC Breakfast television, launched originally as "Breakfast Time" in 1983.

Considered a "huge risk" when it first aired on 17 January 1983, the programme was the UK's first regular national breakfast show.

Graham Satchell takes a look back at how much has changed over the past 30 years.

  • 17 Jan
  • From the section UK