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Royal Institution Lectures 6: Animal Language, Human Language
Most animal languages are relatively simple, but some animals send complicated messages giving detailed instructions: concerning food, for example.
Until recently it seemed no animal could truly learn our language and use it the way we do. David Attenborough , in this final programme, shows us something of the natural intelligence of the chimpanzee.


David Attenborough

An out-of-season jaunt around the Mediterranean with Johnny Morris 2 : Korcula and Hvar, Yugoslavia Last March Johnny spent a few days in the beautiful old walled city of Dubrovnik before taking a steamer along the Dalmatian coast to visit two of the hundreds of Adriatic islands - Korcula, the childhood home of Marco Polo. and, further north, the lavender island of Hvar.
Producer BRIAN PATTEN (Bristol)


Johnny Morris
Marco Polo.
Brian Patten

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Have you started planning what you can do without, over the next few years? What is energy starvation going to do to your life? Who's going to get the energy? What's going to happen to the others?
Up to last June, when three documentaries called The Energy Crunch dealt definitely with the problem of dwindling fuel resources, these questions were largely theoretical. Now they're not. Tonight's programme considers facts as they were presented, and, in the light of what's happened since, analyses the limited alternatives ahead. Introduced by JAMES BURKE


Introduced By:
James Burke
Presented By:
Michael Blakstad

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