John Timpson and Brian Red head together in London with a special programme to mark the end of JOHN'S six years with Today.
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today, including Thought for the Day at 7.45* English Regions: see column 5
O!d Soldiers by GARETH HOWARD DAVIES Read by Dillwyn Owen
' Albert Jenkins had kept his secret for half a century, but the time had arrived when he oouM live with it no longer, much to the consternation of his old comrades, Henry Hob -son and Jasper Watkins. It was fortunate for all concerned that Ladv Bowen Mostyn was thrice married.' Producer HARRI GWYNN BBC Wales
A panel game whose unruly members are occasionally kept in disorder by the Chairman: Nicholas Parsons and in which Kenneth Williams Sheila Hancock. Peter Jones and Alfred Marks endeavour to prevent each other from talking for just * minute on this - or that. Devised by IAN MESSITER Producer JOHN BROWELL
(Sheila Hancock is in 'The Bed Before Yesterday ' at the Lyric Theatre, London)
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced from Birmingham by Maureen Staffer
Fireworks Past and Present: ANN TENNANT looks at fireworks and firework parties that have been remembered. She also investigates the current state of the market in this country where fireworks have become, socially at least, something of a dirty word.
Export the Pub: BARNEY BAMFORD meets a man who exports pubs and their designs to America.
Guide Dog Half Century: GEORGE MILLER talks to a woman whose bitch has mothered a record 50 puppies to be trained as guide dogs for the blind.
Wedding Anniversaries: does your husband still remember? Some personal thoughts from GEOFFREY GREEN.
BBC Birmingham Tisha (3)
I Like a Bit of Love by CHRIS ALLEN
' I don't know about 70s characters: Virginia is my most perfect heroine and my readers will adore her. I'm calling the novel Bountiful Sunset. Bountiful is a word I often use. It suggests wealthy people smiling.'
Produced and directed by ALFRED BRADLEY. BBC Manchester
Dr... id Jason, Bili Wallis
David Tate and Bill McGufBe at the piano take a late-night look back over the week's news and illustrate the funnv side.
Script by COLIN BOSTOCK-SMITH and others
Producers SIMON BRETT and GEOFFREY PERKINS
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