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"Rolf Harris discusses with DEREK JONES his interest in wildlife and its conservation, and chooses some recordings from the BBC's Sound Archives.

Contributors

Unknown: Rolf Harris

Unknown: Derek Jones"

Adam Faith20170530 (BBC7)

"The singer and actor talks about his interest in wildlife and love of London Zoo.

Singer, actor and businessman, Adam Faith (1940-2003) talks to Derek Jones about his interest in wildlife, conservation and his love of London Zoo.

Some of his choices from the BBC Sound Archives include Lions, Puffer Fish, Dolphins, the Silvery Gibbon and the Giant Panda.

The release of "What Do You Want?" in 1959 sparked a run of hit records for Adam, followed by his big TV break as lovable-rogue, Budgie.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1973.

"

Adam Faith20170530 (BBC7)

The singer and actor talks about his interest in wildlife and love of London Zoo.

Singer, actor and businessman, Adam Faith (1940-2003) talks to Derek Jones about his interest in wildlife, conservation and his love of London Zoo.

Some of his choices from the BBC Sound Archives include Lions, Puffer Fish, Dolphins, the Silvery Gibbon and the Giant Panda.

The release of "What Do You Want?" in 1959 sparked a run of hit records for Adam, followed by his big TV break as lovable-rogue, Budgie.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1973.

Adam Faith20170530 (BBC7)

The singer and actor talks about his interest in wildlife and love of London Zoo.

Singer, actor and businessman, Adam Faith (1940-2003) talks to Derek Jones about his interest in wildlife, conservation and his love of London Zoo.

Some of his choices from the BBC Sound Archives include Lions, Puffer Fish, Dolphins, the Silvery Gibbon and the Giant Panda.

The release of "What Do You Want?" in 1959 sparked a run of hit records for Adam, followed by his big TV break as lovable-rogue, Budgie.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1973.

Andrew Sachs20170711 (BBC7)

"Actor Andrew Sachs talks about his love of wildlife, including Gibbons and White Tigers."

Andrew Sachs20170711 (BBC7)

Actor Andrew Sachs talks about his love of wildlife, including Gibbons and White Tigers.

Andrew Sachs1980102920191203 (BBC7)
20191204 (BBC7)

Actor Andrew Sachs talks about his love of wildlife, including Gibbons and White Tigers.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and wildlife.

Barbara Mullen1972011720180609 (BBC7)
20180610 (BBC7)

The actress shares her delight in wildlife with Derek Jones.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

Bernard Cribbins20160708 (BBC7)

From the Meadow Pipit to the Red-Backed Shrike. Actor Bernard Cribbins talks to Derek Jones about his love of bird watching, fishing and the importance of conservation - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1972.

Bernard Cribbins20160708 (BBC7)
20160709 (BBC7)

The actor talks to Derek Jones about his love of bird watching, fishing and conservation.

Bernard Cribbins

Bernard Cribbins1972020020160708 (BBC7)
20160709 (BBC7)

"

The actor talks to Derek Jones about his love of bird watching, fishing and conservation.

From the Meadow Pipit to the Red-Backed Shrike. Actor Bernard Cribbins talks to Derek Jones about his love of bird watching, fishing and the importance of conservation - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1972."

Bernard Cribbins1972020020160708 (BBC7)
20160709 (BBC7)

The actor talks to Derek Jones about his love of bird watching, fishing and conservation.

From the Meadow Pipit to the Red-Backed Shrike. Actor Bernard Cribbins talks to Derek Jones about his love of bird watching, fishing and the importance of conservation - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1972.

Bill Oddie20160729 (BBC7)
20160730 (BBC7)

"

The Goodies star tells Derek Jones about his longstanding love of bird watching.

From the Bar-Tailed Godwit to the Black-Winged Stilt. Back in the days when BBC Springwatch wasn't even a twinkle in Auntie's transmitters, Bill Oddie from 'The Goodies' tells Derek Jones about his longstanding love of bird watching, and his travels to see them - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1973."

Bill Oddie20160729 (BBC7)

From the Bar-Tailed Godwit to the Black-Winged Stilt. Back in the days when BBC Springwatch wasn't even a twinkle in Auntie's transmitters, Bill Oddie from 'The Goodies' tells Derek Jones about his longstanding love of bird watching, and his travels to see them - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1973.

Bill Oddie20160729 (BBC7)

The Goodies star tells Derek Jones about his longstanding love of bird watching.

Bill Oddie20160729 (BBC7)
20160730 (BBC7)

The Goodies star tells Derek Jones about his longstanding love of bird watching.

Bill Oddie

Bill Oddie20160729 (BBC7)
20160730 (BBC7)

The Goodies star tells Derek Jones about his longstanding love of bird watching.

From the Bar-Tailed Godwit to the Black-Winged Stilt. Back in the days when BBC Springwatch wasn't even a twinkle in Auntie's transmitters, Bill Oddie from 'The Goodies' tells Derek Jones about his longstanding love of bird watching, and his travels to see them - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1973.

Bill Oddie1973081320160729 (BBC7)
20160730 (BBC7)
20190101 (BBC7)
20190102 (BBC7)

"

From the Bar-Tailed Godwit to the Black-Winged Stilt. Back in the days when BBC Springwatch wasn't even a twinkle in Auntie's transmitters, Bill Oddie from 'The Goodies' tells Derek Jones about his longstanding love of bird watching, and his travels to see them - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.
Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1973.

The Goodies star tells Derek Jones about his longstanding love of bird watching.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

From the Bar-Tailed Godwit to the Black-Winged Stilt. Back in the days when BBC Springwatch wasn't even a twinkle in Auntie's transmitters, Bill Oddie from 'The Goodies' tells Derek Jones about his longstanding love of bird watching, and his travels to see them - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1973."

Bill Oddie1973081320190101 (BBC7)
20190102 (BBC7)

From the Bar-Tailed Godwit to the Black-Winged Stilt.

Back in the days when BBC Springwatch wasn't even a twinkle in Auntie's transmitters, Bill Oddie from 'The Goodies' tells Derek Jones about his longstanding love of bird watching, and his travels to see them - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1973.

The Goodies star tells Derek Jones about his longstanding love of bird watching.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

Bing Crosby20170704 (BBC7)

Hollywood crooner Bing Crosby discusses his love of nature and the outdoor life.

Bing Crosby1976012620191126 (BBC7)
20191127 (BBC7)

Hollywood crooner Bing Crosby discusses his love of nature and the outdoor life.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and wildlife.

Bobby Charlton20170613 (BBC7)

"Football star Bobby Charlton tells Derek Jones about his love of bird and sea life.

Football legend Bobby Charlton tells Derek Jones about his little-known interest in ornithology. From Preston's Deepdale stadium.

Grey Lag Greese, Roe Deer and Lesser-Spotted Woodpecker are among is choices of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

In 1973, the England World Cup and Manchester United star had just taken over as the manager of Preston North End FC.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1973.

"

Bobby Charlton20170613 (BBC7)

Football star Bobby Charlton tells Derek Jones about his love of bird and sea life.

Football legend Bobby Charlton tells Derek Jones about his little-known interest in ornithology. From Preston's Deepdale stadium.

Grey Lag Greese, Roe Deer and Lesser-Spotted Woodpecker are among is choices of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

In 1973, the England World Cup and Manchester United star had just taken over as the manager of Preston North End FC.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1973.

Bobby Charlton20170613 (BBC7)

Football star Bobby Charlton tells Derek Jones about his love of bird and sea life.

Bobby Charlton20170613 (BBC7)

Football star Bobby Charlton tells Derek Jones about his love of bird and sea life.

Football legend Bobby Charlton tells Derek Jones about his little-known interest in ornithology. From Preston's Deepdale stadium.

Grey Lag Greese, Roe Deer and Lesser-Spotted Woodpecker are among is choices of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

In 1973, the England World Cup and Manchester United star had just taken over as the manager of Preston North End FC.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1973.

Bobby Charlton1973080620191105 (BBC7)
20191106 (BBC7)

Football legend Bobby Charlton tells Derek Jones about his little-known interest in ornithology. From Preston's Deepdale stadium.

Grey Lag Greese, Roe Deer and Lesser-Spotted Woodpecker are among is choices of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

In 1973, the England World Cup and Manchester United star had just taken over as the manager of Preston North End FC.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1973.

Football star Bobby Charlton tells Derek Jones about his love of bird and sea life.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and wildlife.

Brian Blessed20170620 (BBC7)

"Actor and mountaineer Brian Blessed discusses his love of wildlife with Derek Jones.

Actor and explorer, Brian Blessed discusses his interest in wildlife and mountaineering with Derek Jones.

The Alligator, Clouded Leopard, Baboon, Ocelot and Geoffroy's Cat are among his choice of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1975.

"

Brian Blessed20170620 (BBC7)

Actor and mountaineer Brian Blessed discusses his love of wildlife with Derek Jones.

Actor and explorer, Brian Blessed discusses his interest in wildlife and mountaineering with Derek Jones.

The Alligator, Clouded Leopard, Baboon, Ocelot and Geoffroy's Cat are among his choice of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1975.

Brian Blessed20170620 (BBC7)

Actor and mountaineer Brian Blessed discusses his love of wildlife with Derek Jones.

Brian Blessed20170620 (BBC7)

Actor and mountaineer Brian Blessed discusses his love of wildlife with Derek Jones.

Actor and explorer, Brian Blessed discusses his interest in wildlife and mountaineering with Derek Jones.

The Alligator, Clouded Leopard, Baboon, Ocelot and Geoffroy's Cat are among his choice of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1975.

Brian Blessed1975010820191112 (BBC7)
20191113 (BBC7)

Actor and explorer, Brian Blessed discusses his interest in wildlife and mountaineering with Derek Jones.

The Alligator, Clouded Leopard, Baboon, Ocelot and Geoffroy's Cat are among his choice of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1975.

Actor and mountaineer Brian Blessed discusses his love of wildlife with Derek Jones.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and wildlife.

Cyril Fletcher1971051020180602 (BBC7)
20180603 (BBC7)

"The veteran comedian talks to Derek Jones about his life-long love of the countryside.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

Veteran comedian and 'That's Life' star, Cyril Fletcher talks to Derek Jones about his life-long love of the countryside.

Skylarks and the Barn Owl are among his choice of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

Produced in Bristol by Michael Bowen and John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1971.

"

Cyril Fletcher1971051020180602 (BBC7)
20180603 (BBC7)

The veteran comedian talks to Derek Jones about his life-long love of the countryside.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

Derek Nimmo20160722 (BBC7)

From the Bar-Tailed Godwit to the Natterjack Toad. Actor, producer, author and Just A Minute panellist, Derek Nimmo talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography and filming, plus his recent trip to Australia - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Derek Nimmo: born 1930 - died 1999.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1973.

Derek Nimmo20160722 (BBC7)
20160723 (BBC7)

The actor talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography and filming.

Derek Nimmo

Derek Nimmo19730700
Derek Nimmo1973070020160722 (BBC7)
20160723 (BBC7)

The actor talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography and filming.

From the Bar-Tailed Godwit to the Natterjack Toad. Actor, producer, author and Just A Minute panellist, Derek Nimmo talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography and filming, plus his recent trip to Australia - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Derek Nimmo: born 1930 - died 1999.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1973.

Derek Nimmo1973072320181218 (BBC7)
20181219 (BBC7)

"

From the Bar-Tailed Godwit to the Natterjack Toad. Actor, producer, author and Just A Minute panellist, Derek Nimmo talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography and filming, plus his recent trip to Australia - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Derek Nimmo: born 1930 - died 1999.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1973.

The actor talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography and filming.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife"

Derek Nimmo1973072320181218 (BBC7)
20181219 (BBC7)

From the Bar-Tailed Godwit to the Natterjack Toad. Actor, producer, author and Just A Minute panellist, Derek Nimmo talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography and filming, plus his recent trip to Australia - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Derek Nimmo: born 1930 - died 1999.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1973.

The actor talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography and filming.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

Derek Waring20170627 (BBC7)

Actor Derek Waring shares his love of wildlife with Derek Jones.

Derek Waring1975011520191119 (BBC7)
20191120 (BBC7)

Best remembered from TV's Z Cars and Moody and Pegg, actor Derek Waring shares his love of wildlife with Derek Jones.

The Barn Owl, Kingfisher, Mallard and Shrew are among his choice of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1975.

Actor Derek Waring shares his love of wildlife with Derek Jones.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and wildlife.

Dulcie Gray20170725 (BBC7)

"The actress, crime writer and butterfly expert discusses her love of wildlife."

Dulcie Gray20170725 (BBC7)

The actress, crime writer and butterfly expert discusses her love of wildlife.

Esmond Knight1976062820190625 (BBC7)

Late actor Esmond Knight loves the forlorn sounds of nature including some heard in India.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and wildlife.

Eva Rueber-staier1976020220190702 (BBC7)

Miss World 1969, Eva Rueber-Staier, talks about her encounters with African wildlife.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and wildlife.

Austrian born actress and former Miss World - Eva Rueber-Staier, shares some of her encounters with wildlife in Africa with Derek Jones.

Her chosen excerpts from the BBC Sound Archives include cheetahs purring and hippos grunting.

Produced at BBC Bristol by John Burton

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1976.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and wildlife.

Flora Robson20170606 (BBC7)

"Dame Flora Robson shares her love of wildlife with Derek Jones.

Distinguished actress, Dame Flora Robson (1902-1984) shares her love of wildlife and the countryside with Derek Jones, including her impressions from working in Hollywood.

The Redstart, Hippopotamus and the Wandering Albatross are among her choices of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1973.

"

Flora Robson20170606 (BBC7)

Dame Flora Robson shares her love of wildlife with Derek Jones.

Distinguished actress, Dame Flora Robson (1902-1984) shares her love of wildlife and the countryside with Derek Jones, including her impressions from working in Hollywood.

The Redstart, Hippopotamus and the Wandering Albatross are among her choices of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1973.

Flora Robson20170606 (BBC7)

Dame Flora Robson shares her love of wildlife with Derek Jones.

Flora Robson20170606 (BBC7)

Dame Flora Robson shares her love of wildlife with Derek Jones.

Distinguished actress, Dame Flora Robson (1902-1984) shares her love of wildlife and the countryside with Derek Jones, including her impressions from working in Hollywood.

The Redstart, Hippopotamus and the Wandering Albatross are among her choices of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1973.

Flora Robson1973071620191029 (BBC7)
20191030 (BBC7)

Distinguished actress, Dame Flora Robson (1902-1984) shares her love of wildlife and the countryside with Derek Jones, including her impressions from working in Hollywood.

The Redstart, Hippopotamus and the Wandering Albatross are among her choices of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1973.

Dame Flora Robson shares her love of wildlife with Derek Jones.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and wildlife.

Frank Thornton20170718 (BBC7)

Actor Frank Thornton talks about his fascination for birds with Derek Jones.

Frank Thornton1980110520191210 (BBC7)
20191211 (BBC7)

Actor Frank Thornton talks about his fascination for birds with Derek Jones.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and wildlife.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19701218]

"Rolf Harris discusses with DEREK JONES his interest in wildlife and its conservation, and chooses some recordings from the BBC's Sound Archives Produced by JOHN BURTON (from Bristol)

(Repeated: Sunday, 7.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Rolf Harris

Unknown: Derek Jones

Produced By: John Burton

"

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19701218]

Rolf Harris discusses with DEREK JONES his interest in wildlife and its conservation, and chooses some recordings from the BBC's Sound Archives Produced by JOHN BURTON (from Bristol)

(Repeated: Sunday, 7.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Rolf Harris

Unknown: Derek Jones

Produced By: John Burton

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19701220]

"Rolf Harris discusses with DEREK JONES his interest in wildlife and its conservation, and chooses some recordings from the BBC's Sound Archives.

Contributors

Unknown: Rolf Harris

Unknown: Derek Jones

"

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19701220]

Rolf Harris discusses with DEREK JONES his interest in wildlife and its conservation, and chooses some recordings from the BBC's Sound Archives.

Contributors

Unknown: Rolf Harris

Unknown: Derek Jones

Harry Secombe20160805 (BBC7)
20160806 (BBC7)

"The comedian, actor and singer talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography

From the Hyena to the Mountain Gorilla. Star of The Goon Show, actor and singer Harry Secombe talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography and travel - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1976.

"

Harry Secombe20160805 (BBC7)

From the Hyena to the Mountain Gorilla. Star of The Goon Show, actor and singer Harry Secombe talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography and travel - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1976.

Harry Secombe20160805 (BBC7)

The comedian, actor and singer talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography

Harry Secombe20160805 (BBC7)
20160806 (BBC7)

The comedian, actor and singer talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography

Harry Secombe

Harry Secombe20160805 (BBC7)
20160806 (BBC7)

The comedian, actor and singer talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography

From the Hyena to the Mountain Gorilla. Star of The Goon Show, actor and singer Harry Secombe talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography and travel - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1976.

Harry Secombe1976011220160805 (BBC7)
20160806 (BBC7)
20190115 (BBC7)
20190116 (BBC7)

"The comedian, actor and singer talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

From the Hyena to the Mountain Gorilla. Star of The Goon Show, actor and singer Harry Secombe talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography and travel - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1976.

"

Harry Secombe1976011220190115 (BBC7)
20190116 (BBC7)

The comedian, actor and singer talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

Henry Longhurst1976010520190709 (BBC7)

The golf writer and commentator Henry Longhurst shares his love of nature with Derek Jones. Instilled from an early age, his two passions went very much "hand in hand."

Sounds from the BBC Archives include the nightingale, skylark and barn owl.

Produced by John Burton for BBC Bristol.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1976.

The golf writer Henry Longhurst shares his love of nature with Derek Jones.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and wildlife.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and wildlife.

Hrh Prince Bernhard Of The Netherlands1980112620190604 (BBC7)

talks to Derek Jones about his conservation work.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and wildlife.

From his study in the Soestdijk Palace, HRH Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands talks to Derek Jones about his worldwide work for the cause of nature conservation, and of his personal experiences with wild animals.

Using the BBC Sound Archives, he chooses some of his favourite animals including the White Rhino and the Goshawk.

HRH Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands died in 2004 aged 93.

Producer: John Burton

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1980.

HRH Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands talks to Derek Jones about his conservation work.

Humphrey Lyttelton1971053120190528 (BBC7)

Humphrey Lyttleton tells Derek Jones about his huge love of birdwatching - an activity he enjoyed on holidays in North Wales, on tour with the band - and in his back garden.

Best known to radio listeners as the presenter of I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue and The Best of Jazz, Hump was a trumpeter, jazz musician and band leader.

Producers: John Burton and Michael Bowen

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1971.

Humphrey Lyttelton talks to Derek Jones about birds he has spotted at home and away.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and wildlife.

Kenneth Allsop1971052420180623 (BBC7)
20180624 (BBC7)

"The TV reporter talks about wildlife, and chooses recordings from the BBC's Sound Archives

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

"

Kenneth Allsop1971052420180623 (BBC7)
20180624 (BBC7)

"The TV reporter talks about wildlife, and chooses recordings from the BBC's Sound Archives

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife"

Nigel Stock1971051720180616 (BBC7)
20180617 (BBC7)

"The actor shares his passion for wildlife, including a Slavonian grebe and Fred the coypu.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife"

Norman Thelwell1980111920180714 (BBC7)
20180715 (BBC7)

"The cartoonist welcomes Derek Jones to discuss kingfishers, water voles and a walnut tree.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

Cartoonist Norman Thelwell shares his passion for wildlife and conservation with Derek Jones.

Brown Trout feeding, Kingfisher and Cormorant are among his choice of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

British artist Norman Thelwell (1923 - 2004) was a prolific cartoonist known for his humorous cartoons of ponies and horses.

Producer John Burton.

"

Norman Thelwell1980111920180714 (BBC7)
20180715 (BBC7)

"The cartoonist welcomes Derek Jones to discuss kingfishers, water voles and a walnut tree.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

Cartoonist Norman Thelwell welcomes Derek Jones to Hampshire to discuss kingfishers, water voles and a walnut tree.

Brown Trout feeding and a Cormorant are among his choice of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

Norman Thelwell (1923 - 2004) was a prolific British artist known for his humorous cartoons of ponies and horses.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

Cartoonist Norman Thelwell shares his passion for wildlife and conservation with Derek Jones.

Brown Trout feeding, Kingfisher and Cormorant are among his choice of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

British artist Norman Thelwell (1923 - 2004) was a prolific cartoonist known for his humorous cartoons of ponies and horses.

Producer John Burton.

"

Percy Edwards20160624 (BBC7)

From Willow Warblers to Little Crakes. Bird-imitator, animal impersonator and entertainer, Percy Edwards discusses his love of the British countryside and, in particular, its birdlife with Derek Jones - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Percy Edwards MBE: born 1908 - died 1996.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1972.

Percy Edwards20160624 (BBC7)
20160625 (BBC7)

The bird imitator discusses with Derek Jones his love of the British countryside.

Percy Edwards

Percy Edwards1972010020160624 (BBC7)
20160625 (BBC7)

"

The bird imitator discusses with Derek Jones his love of the British countryside.

From Willow Warblers to Little Crakes. Bird-imitator, animal impersonator and entertainer, Percy Edwards discusses his love of the British countryside and, in particular, its birdlife with Derek Jones - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Percy Edwards MBE: born 1908 - died 1996.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1972."

Percy Edwards1972010020160624 (BBC7)
20160625 (BBC7)

The bird imitator discusses with Derek Jones his love of the British countryside.

From Willow Warblers to Little Crakes. Bird-imitator, animal impersonator and entertainer, Percy Edwards discusses his love of the British countryside and, in particular, its birdlife with Derek Jones - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Percy Edwards MBE: born 1908 - died 1996.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1972.

Percy Edwards1972010320181211 (BBC7)
20181212 (BBC7)

"

From Willow Warblers to Little Crakes. Bird-imitator, animal impersonator and entertainer, Percy Edwards discusses his love of the British countryside and, in particular, its birdlife with Derek Jones - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive. Percy Edwards MBE: born 1908 - died 1996. Producer: John Burton.First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1972.

The bird imitator discusses with Derek Jones his love of the British countryside.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife"

Percy Edwards1972010320181211 (BBC7)
20181212 (BBC7)

From Willow Warblers to Little Crakes. Bird-imitator, animal impersonator and entertainer, Percy Edwards discusses his love of the British countryside and, in particular, its birdlife with Derek Jones - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive. Percy Edwards MBE: born 1908 - died 1996. Producer: John Burton.First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1972.

The bird imitator discusses with Derek Jones his love of the British countryside.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

Peter Cushing20130526 (BBC7)
20160617 (BBC7)

Award-winning actor Peter Cushing takes a break from making horror films to discuss his enthusiasm for the British countryside and its wildlife - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Peter tells Derek Jones how he used to spend hours with his late wife Helen watching wild birds from their home on the estuary at Whitstable in Kent.

Peter Cushing, OBE: born 1913 - died 1994.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1972.

Peter Cushing20130526 (BBC7)
20160618 (BBC7)

The actor discusses with Derek Jones his love of the British countryside and its birdlife.

Peter Cushing

Peter Cushing1972010020130526 (BBC7)
20160617 (BBC7)
20160618 (BBC7)

"

The actor discusses with Derek Jones his love of the British countryside and its birdlife.

Award-winning actor Peter Cushing takes a break from making horror films to discuss his enthusiasm for the British countryside and its wildlife - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Peter tells Derek Jones how he used to spend hours with his late wife Helen watching wild birds from their home on the estuary at Whitstable in Kent.

Peter Cushing, OBE: born 1913 - died 1994.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1972."

Peter Cushing1972010020130526 (BBC7)
20160617 (BBC7)
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The actor discusses with Derek Jones his love of the British countryside and its birdlife.

Award-winning actor Peter Cushing takes a break from making horror films to discuss his enthusiasm for the British countryside and its wildlife - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Peter tells Derek Jones how he used to spend hours with his late wife Helen watching wild birds from their home on the estuary at Whitstable in Kent.

Peter Cushing, OBE: born 1913 - died 1994.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1972.

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Award-winning actor Peter Cushing takes a break from making horror films to discuss his enthusiasm for the British countryside and its wildlife - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Peter tells Derek Jones how he used to spend hours with his late wife Helen watching wild birds from their home on the estuary at Whitstable in Kent.

Peter Cushing, OBE: born 1913 - died 1994.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1972.

The actor discusses with Derek Jones his love of the British countryside and its birdlife.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

Award-winning actor Peter Cushing takes a break from making horror films to discuss his enthusiasm for the British countryside and its wildlife - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Peter tells Derek Jones how he used to spend hours with his late wife Helen watching wild birds from their home on the estuary at Whitstable in Kent.

Peter Cushing, OBE: born 1913 - died 1994.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1972."

Peter Cushing1972011020181204 (BBC7)
20181205 (BBC7)

Award-winning actor Peter Cushing takes a break from making horror films to discuss his enthusiasm for the British countryside and its wildlife - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Peter tells Derek Jones how he used to spend hours with his late wife Helen watching wild birds from their home on the estuary at Whitstable in Kent.

Peter Cushing, OBE: born 1913 - died 1994.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1972.

The actor discusses with Derek Jones his love of the British countryside and its birdlife.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

Robert Dougall1971050320190618 (BBC7)

BBC TV newsreader Robert Dougall shares his love of wildlife and conservation with Derek Jones.

He also chooses favourite animals courtesy of sound tracks from the BBC archives - from the Go-Away Bird to the Hippopotamus.

One of the original team of in-vision BBC TV newsreaders, Robert Dougall presented bulletins for nearly 20 years. He died aged 86 in 1999.

Produced by John Burton for BBC Bristol.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1971.

Robert Dougall shares his love of wildlife and conservation.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and wildlife.

Roger Whittaker20160715 (BBC7)

From the Wildebeest to the Paradise Flycatcher. Singer Roger Whittaker shares his fascination for the wildlife of East Africa and Wales with Derek Jones - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1973.

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Singer Roger Whittaker shares his fascination for the wildlife of East Africa and Wales.

Roger Whittaker

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Singer Roger Whittaker shares his fascination for the wildlife of East Africa and Wales.

From the Wildebeest to the Paradise Flycatcher. Singer Roger Whittaker shares his fascination for the wildlife of East Africa and Wales with Derek Jones - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1973.

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Singer Roger Whittaker shares his fascination for the wildlife of East Africa and Wales.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

Roger Whittaker1973070920190108 (BBC7)
20190109 (BBC7)

Singer Roger Whittaker shares his fascination for the wildlife of East Africa and Wales.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

Rolf Harris1970121819701220

"discusses with DEREK JONES his interest in wildlife and its conservation, and chooses some recordings from the BBC's Sound Archives Produced by JOHN BURTON (from Bristol)

(Repeated: Sunday, 7.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Rolf Harris

Unknown: Derek Jones

Produced By: John Burton

discusses with DEREK JONES his interest in wildlife and its conservation, and chooses some recordings from the BBC's Sound Archives.

Contributors

Unknown: Rolf Harris

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Rolf Harris1970121819701220

"discusses with DEREK JONES his interest in wildlife and its conservation, and chooses some recordings from the BBC's Sound Archives.

Contributors

Unknown: Rolf Harris

Unknown: Derek Jones

discusses with DEREK JONES his interest in wildlife and its conservation, and chooses some recordings from the BBC's Sound Archives Produced by JOHN BURTON (from Bristol)

(Repeated: Sunday, 7.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Rolf Harris

Produced By: John Burton"

Rolf Harris1970121819701220

discusses with DEREK JONES his interest in wildlife and its conservation, and chooses some recordings from the BBC's Sound Archives.

Contributors

Unknown: Rolf Harris

Unknown: Derek Jones

discusses with DEREK JONES his interest in wildlife and its conservation, and chooses some recordings from the BBC's Sound Archives Produced by JOHN BURTON (from Bristol)

(Repeated: Sunday, 7.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Rolf Harris

Produced By: John Burton

Sir Martin Furnival-jones1975012220180707 (BBC7)
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"The former MI5 chief tells Derek Jones about his love of wildlife using the BBC archive.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

Former MI5 chief, Sir Martin Furnival-Jones tells Derek Jones about his love of bird-watching

The Redshank and Bee Eater are among his choice of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

Sir Martin Furnival Jones CBE (1912-1997) was Director General of MI5, the UK's domestic counter-intelligence and security agency, from 1965 to 1972.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1975.

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Sir Martin Furnival-jones1975012220180707 (BBC7)
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The former MI5 chief tells Derek Jones about his love of wildlife using the BBC archive.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

Spike Milligan20160701 (BBC7)

From Rhesus Monkeys to Kookaburras. Star of The Goon Show, Spike Milligan talks to Derek Jones about his enthusiasm for wild animals and his concern for their future - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

Spike Milligan KBE: born 1918 - died 2002.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1972.

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Goons star Spike Milligan reveals his love for wild animals and concern for their future.

Spike Milligan

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Goons star Spike Milligan reveals his love for wild animals and concern for their future.

From Rhesus Monkeys to Kookaburras. Star of The Goon Show, Spike Milligan talks to Derek Jones about his enthusiasm for wild animals and his concern for their future - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

Spike Milligan KBE: born 1918 - died 2002.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1972.

Spike Milligan1972021420180418 (BBC7)
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"Goons star Spike Milligan reveals his love for wild animals and concern for their future.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

From Rhesus Monkeys to Kookaburras. Star of The Goon Show, Spike Milligan talks to Derek Jones about his enthusiasm for wild animals and his concern for their future - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

Spike Milligan KBE: born 1918 - died 2002.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1972.

Goons star Spike Milligan reveals his love for wild animals and concern for their future.

From Rhesus Monkeys to Kookaburras. Star of The Goon Show, Spike Milligan talks to Derek Jones about his enthusiasm for wild animals and his concern for their future - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

Spike Milligan KBE: born 1918 - died 2002.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1972."

Susan Hampshire1975010120180630 (BBC7)
20180701 (BBC7)

"The actress tells Derek Jones about her love of wildlife with recordings from the archives

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

TV reporter Kenneth Allsop shares his passion for wildlife and conservation with Derek Jones.

The Spotted Crake and Little-Ringed Plover are among his choice of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

British broadcaster, Kenneth Allsop (1920 -1973) was also an author and naturalist. During the 1960s, he was regular reporter on the BBC current affairs show 'Tonight'.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton and Michael Bowen.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1971.

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Susan Hampshire1975010120180630 (BBC7)
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The actress tells Derek Jones about her love of wildlife with recordings from the archives

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and birdlife

Virginia Mckenna And Bill Travers1972020720190611 (BBC7)

Married actors Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers talk to Derek Jones about the filming of Born Free in Africa, when they played real-life couple, Joy and George Adamson, who raised an orphaned lion cub called Elsa. They reveal it's influence over their subsequent approach to life.

Featuring recordings from the BBC Sound Archive - from the Brain Fever bird to the wild otter.

Producer: John Burton

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1972.

The actors talk to Derek Jones about their experiences filming Born Free in Africa.

Derek Jones meets celebrities who love the British countryside and wildlife.