Tarka The Otter [Henry Williamson]

Episodes

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01Little Water Wanderer2002032520210104 (BBC7)
20210105 (BBC7)
The birth and the beginning of an eventful cubhood in the Devon countryside - seen through the eyes of a young otter.

Nicholas Farrell reads Henry Williamson's classic tale of otter life, first published in 1927.

Abridged in five episodes by Sally Marmion.

Producer: Elizabeth Allard

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.

An eventful cubhood in the Devon countryside, as seen through the young otter's eyes.

Classic tale of an otter's eventful life in the Devon countryside

02Confused And Alone2002032620210105 (BBC7)
20210106 (BBC7)
The young cub becomes confused when his mother abandons him, but a new friend awaits.

Classic tale of an otter's eventful life in the Devon countryside

03First Winter2002032720210106 (BBC7)
20210107 (BBC7)
As the winter storms arrive in Devon, fish are increasingly hard to find through the ice.

Classic tale of an otter's eventful life in the Devon countryside

04Prey2002032820210107 (BBC7)
20210108 (BBC7)
Spring arrives in the Devon countryside, with the smell of man and the cry of a she-otter.

Nicholas Farrell reads Henry Williamson's classic tale of otter life, first published in 1927.

Abridged in five episodes by Sally Marmion.

Producer: Elizabeth Allard

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.

Classic tale of an otter's eventful life in the Devon countryside

05 LASTThe Chase2002032920210108 (BBC7)
20210109 (BBC7)
As the otter basks in the sun, a pack of hounds catch his scent, sparking a great chase.

Classic tale of an otter's eventful life in the Devon countryside