Venom

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19960326]

A four-part cultural and natural history of venomous animals.

1: Spiders. The black widow, the brown recluse and the Brazilian wandering spider - names guaranteed to make Little Miss

Muffet choke on her curds and whey and run screaming from hertuffet. But help is at hand - the Friendly Spider Programme can have you cuddling a tarantula after just one session. And if that sounds too much, wait for the story of the Piaroa Indians who eat spiders for lunch!

Producer Jeremy Grange. Rpt Sun at 5.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960326]

Producer: Jeremy Grange.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960331]

A four-part cultural and natural history of venomous animals.

1: Spiders

Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960402]

A four-part cultural and natural history of venomous animals.

2: Scorpions. Scorpions are not only restricted to tropical countries - as the stinging bananas of Tyneside or the enormous colony living in Kent prove. Producer Jeremy Grange Repeated Easter Day at 5.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960402]

Producer: Jeremy Grange

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960407]

Afour-part history of venomous animals. Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960409]

A four-part cultural and natural history of venomous animals.

3: Jellyfish. "An armada of jellyfish is heading for our shores. No one is safe. Medusae are being washed onto the beaches in their tens of thousands. " The answer? Do nothing. Look at life from Medusa's point of view instead, in this journey into the world of a beautiful and mysterious creature.

Producer Jeremy Grange. Rptd Sun 5.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960409]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960414]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960416]

The last in a four-part cultural and natural history of venomous animals. Snakes. You don't see it strike. You scarcely feel the fangs. But when you look down to see the unblinking eye and the flickering tongue, you know that it's already too late - the poison is spreading through your veins. Producer Jeremy Grange. Rptd Sun 5.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960416]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960421]

Snakes. The final part of the cultural and natural history of venomous animals. Repeated from Friday