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A film trilogy on consecutive nights that examines the history of Africa's Congo river. The River That Swallows All Rivers The safari down the awesome Congo river begins. Narrated by John Lynch. OF APES AND MEN


John Lynch.

The first of five films, as part of this week's Of Apes and Men season, which looks at the close relationship between apes and humans.
Chimpanzees. The primate that shares 98 per cent of its genetic makeup with humans. Hey, hey, it's the monkeys!: p42

Award-winning producer Jeremy Bristow investigates the bushmeat trade in Africa. Filmed in Cameroon, the film also assesses the continuing threat to the environments of primates by logging and mining. Narrated by Hugh Quarshie.


Jeremy Bristow
Hugh Quarshie.

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