A programme for children at home.
Presenters this week, Valerie Pitts, Rick Jones
In the story chair, H.E. Todd
The first chapter in British history told through recent archaeological discoveries by Barry Cunliffe.
Celtic and Classical deities and design combined without distinction. From the East came the mysteries of Mithras and Christ.
From the West
Introduced by Harry Carpenter and with him to watch the programme and discuss the fights - Georges Carpentier.
In Nat Fleischer's rankings of the greatest fighters in the world, the name Jack Johnson goes at the top of the heavyweight champions. If you were born after 1915 you can't have seen Johnson as champion: tonight you can.
Paris: June 27, 1914 Jack Johnson v. Frank Moran, The heavyweight championship of the world
Gene Tunney was a man with a mission-he was to become heavyweight champion of the world. One of the men who stood in his way was the man who had beaten every British heavyweight in sight-Georges Carpentier. The Literary Pugilist was to meet the Orchid Man.
New York City: July 24, 1924 Gene Tunney v. Georges Carpentier
Gordon Wilkins covers the world of veteran and vintage motoring.
Should the post-vintage thoroughbred cars of the 1930s be renamed 'Georgian'? How has the value of a Type 35 Bugatti gone from Â£400 to Â£4,000 in ten years? Why isn't the post-war A.C. or Allard, Bristol or Lagonda, worthy of preservation?
Lord Montagu of Beaulieu and Ronald Barker look for answers at the Montagu Motor Museum on the eve of the R.A.C. London to Brighton veteran car run.
Lord Montagu of
Tales from the last frontier of the great American West.
A film series starring James Drury as The Virginian
Judge Garth feels sympathetic towards an immigrant charged with murder and decides to defend him, but it seems that the Judge's sympathies may have been misplaced.
Ian Trethowan looks back over the past week in Parliament and introduces reports on big debates in both Houses, questions to Ministers, significant moves behind the scenes, and the effects of M.P.s' work inside and outside Westminster.
With Hardiman Scott, David Holmes.
A last look around the world of television.
Criticism, Discussion. Diversion with Denis Tuohy, Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow and tonight's guests.