The best of the week's film from all over the world, together with other subjects of interest
For the deaf and hard of hearing a commentary appears visually
with Michael De Morgan
What do we have in common with mountain gorillas and chimpanzees? How does our own society compare with that of a troop of baboons? Can watching rhesus monkeys help solve some of our own family problems?
Desmond Morris and Jane van Lawick-Goodall are among the contributors to this programme, which draws the parallels that exist between our own behaviour and that of other primates. Filmed in Japan, the USA and Africa it shows recent fascinating discoveries made by scientists working among our closest relatives.
Produced by the National Geographic Society in association with Wolper Productions Inc
(Postponed from 27 August)
(More chimpanzees in 'Animal Stars' on Wednesday at 7.0 pm, BBC1)
Leader William Armon
and featuring Ann Howard
The Roy Gunson Dancers
The Tony Mansell Singers
An entertainment with words and music by Spike Milligan
with John Bluthal, John Wells, Cardew Robinson, John Antrobus, Madeline Smith, Ray Ellington, Roland MacLeod, Felix Bowness, Marcus Powell, Nicolas McArdle
and The Alan Clare Quartet
(The Last Goon Show of All: Thursday, 8.0 pm, Radio 4. 'I gave my sanity to that show': pages 56-58)
by Julian Bond
with Zena Walker as Mary Drew, Kika Markham as Lucy Walters
What face does Richard Drew show to his second wife? For both it was a marriage of convenience - but now Mary is no longer prepared to tolerate his attitude.
Starring Dean Martin, Kim Novak, Ray Walston
with Felicia Farr, Cliff Osmond
A season of Billy Wilder's most celebrated comedies
When Dino, a pop singer with his mind strictly confined to contemplation of the opposite sex, passes through the little Nevada town of Climax, the local garage attendant sees an opportunity to interest the singer in his songs.
(This Week's Films: page 9)