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012016110620161112 (R4)

Richard Adams' fantasy classic about a band of rabbits on a quest to find a new home.

Richard Adams' award-winning novel from 1972. Fearful that their home in Sandleford Warren is to be destroyed, a band of rabbits begins an epic and perilous journey to Watership Down.

Produced by Gemma Jenkins

Directed by Marc Beeby

Watership Down was Richard Adams' first novel and began life as improvised stories told to his two young daughters. Once published it became hugely successful, and won its author the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the Carnegie Medal.

022016111320161119 (R4)

Richard Adams' fantasy classic about a band of rabbits on a quest to find a new home.

Part 2

Richard Adams' award-winning novel from 1972. The rabbits have found a new home on Watership Down but to ensure the warren's future they must now confront the terrifying General Woundwort.

Produced by Gemma Jenkins

Directed by Marc Beeby.