A second chance to see the Annual Lectures to Young People at the Royal Institution, London hv Dr John Nanier
1: Man has a very short neck and no tail
During the next few weeks judy, a chimpanzee from Twycross Zoo , will help DR NAPIER with his lectures, and in the first talk there. is an explanation of why it is that human beings are the most intelligent of the primates.
There is very little. difference between ourselves and the chimpanzees or gorillas. Like us they have no tails, and, zoologically speaking, they are our closest relatives.
Director BRIAN JOHNSON
Presented for television by ALAN SLEATH
JACK SCOTT looks at the weekend weather
Introduced by Frank Bough
SAM LEITCH introduces Grandstand's up-to-the-minute football preview, featuring the action and personalities in the news.
Fight of the Week
Highlights of this week's fight at the Anglo - American Sporting Club
Chris Finnegan (British and Empire Light-heavyweight champion and leading challenger for the European title) v Jerry Evans (USA)
Commentator HARRY CARPENTER
1.50; 2.20; 3.5*
Racing from Newbury
2.0 Harwell Maiden Stakes (over 5 furlongs)
2.30 'Joe Coral' Newbury Autumn Cup (Handicap) (over 2 miles)
3.15 Peter Hastings Stakes (Handicap) (over 1i miles)
Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN and JULIAN WILSON
TV presentation by DENNIS MONGER
2.5; 2.35; 4.30*
Motor Racing from Crystal Palace
The excitement of Formula 3 racing is again brought to you from this attractive circuit in London, with the drivers competing for points towards the Forward Trust Formula 3 Championship. Also featured this afternoon are the Osram Saloon Car Championship and the Motoring News-Castrol race for GT cars.
Meeting organised by the BARC Commentator MURRAY WALKER TV presentation by RICHARD TILLING
Rugby League from Hull
Hull v Leigh
Commentator EDDIE WARING
TV presentation by BILL TAYLOR
12.50 Football preview
1.15 Fight of the Week
1.50 Racing; 2.5 Motor Racing
2.20 Racing; 2.35 Motor Racing
3.5 Racing; 3.20 Sports Highlights
3.45 Rugby League; 4.30 Motor Racing
4.55 Results Service
Timings are subject to alteration.
Grandstand presented for television by BRIAN VENNER. Editor ALAN HART
The Wonderful World of Colour Nature's Charter Tours
The annual migration of many species of birds and animals is the subject of this entertaining glimpse into one of nature's unsolved mysteries.
Weatherman JACK SCOTT
Tonight's spectacular adventure film starring Tyrone Power Jean Peters
Cesar Romero , Lee J. Cobb
Fleeing from the tyranny of the Spanish Inquisition, a young Spanish nobleman joins Cortez's Conquistadors in their triumphant sweep through Mexico.
Director HENRY KING
(This Week's Films; page 11)
Pedro De Vargas:
Diego De Silva:
Marquis De Caravajal:
with guest stars
Nicol Williamson Anne Evans
The Roy Budd Trio and featuring
Programme associate JIMMY CRAFTON Orchestra directed by PETER KNIGHT Costumes JOYCE MORTLOCK Sound HUGH BARKER
Lighting RITCHIE RICHARDSON Design BERNARD LLoyd-JONES Producer TERRY HUGHES
(Anne Evans appears by arrangement with Sadler's Wells Opera)
(BBC1 People and Nicol Williamson's Choice: page 5)
A film series starring with and with guest star Carl Betz
A Lonely Way to Go
A top financier confesses to the murder of his girl friend. But did he really do it? The San Francisco police begin to doubt him and Ironside leads an unusual enquiry to try and clear a self-confessed killer.
Officer Eve Whitfield:
with Kenneth KendaU and Weather
Action from two of the Football League's important Saturday fixtures.
Match No 1 is from the Midlands, a soccer area which provided last season's champions ofthe Second and Fourth Divisions.
Commentator BARRY DAVIES TV presentation john MCGONAGLE
Match No 2 is a North-South meeting between two sides in the First Division.
Commentator ALAN WEEKS TV presentation ALEC WEEKS
David Coleman introduces action, analysis, news and views after one of the most remarkable opening months to any domestic soccer season. Hundreds of players have been ' booked ' by referees following new, strict instructions from the governing bodies of the game to clean up match play. Match of the Day action so far has emphasised that more discipline has meant more goals.
Presented by JONATHAN MARTIN Producer ai.ec WEEKS Editor SAMLEITCR
A programme of music and comedy starring Scotland's international cabaret artist and her guests: Mike Newman, The Pattersons
Vocal Backing: Lissa Grey, Liz Pearson, Valerie Stockwell
BBC Scottish Radio Orchestra, leader Ian Tyre, conductor Iain Sutherland
From BBC Scotland
BBC Scottish Radio