Chronicle: The Ape Man That Never Was


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First transmitted in 1973, Chronicle reports on the controversy surrounding the bones found in Piltdown, Sussex some 70 years ago that some claimed were the "missing link" between man and ape.


Channel: BBC (Archive)

First Air Date: 7 May 1973

Duration: 49 mins


Collection: Archaeology at the BBC (23 programmes)

A collection of programmes charting the BBC's first ventures into archaeology programming, dating back to the 1950s, available online to watch in full.



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