Episodes

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GENOME:
[R4 BD=19671008]
KENNETH ALLSOP introduces some interesting topics including:

Wildlife on Canvas: ROBERT GILLMOR talks about the Society of Wildlife Artists' Exhibition recently held in London and shortly to go on tour

Birds as Pests: a number of people who contributed to a symposium discuss the extent of the problem and the ways being developed to deal with it Has Wildlife a Future?: ROBERT ARVILL discusses his book Man and Environment with Kenneth Allsop

Produced by John Sparks

Shortened repeat: Wed., 9.5 a.m.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19671008]
Introduces: Kenneth Allsop

Talks: Robert Gillmor

Unknown: Robert Arvill

Unknown: Kenneth Allsop

Produced By: John Sparks

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19671011]
KENNETH ALLSOP introduces some interesting topics

Shortened version of Sunday's broadcast

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19671011]
Introduces: Kenneth Allsop
GENOME:
[R4 BD=19671105]
with Kenneth ALLSOP

Watching Angels: How can this activity help us understand migration? DR. Eric EASTWOOD talks about his book, Radar Ornithology with Dr. Peter Evans

Invasion!: JOHN SPARKS joins Tony GIBBS at Cap Gris-Nez to look at the large scale visible migration across the Channel Twenty - first Anniversary : PETER SCOTT talks about the Severn Wildfowl Trust which celebrates its Twenty-first Anniversary this month

Produced by John Sparks

From the South and West

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19671105]
Unknown: Kenneth Allsop

Talks: Dr. Eric Eastwood

Unknown: Dr. Peter Evans

Unknown: John Sparks

Unknown: Tony Gibbs

Talks: Peter Scott

Produced By: John Sparks

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19671108]
with KENNFTH ALLSOP

DR. Eric EASTWOOD talks about his book Radar Ornithology with Dr. Peter Evans

JOHN SPARKS and Tony Gisbs at Cap Gris-Nez look at visible migration

PETER SCOTT talks about the Severn Wildfowl Trust's twenty-first anniversary

Shortened version of Sunday's broadcast

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19671108]
Unknown: Kennfth Allsop

Talks: Dr. Eric Eastwood

Unknown: Dr. Peter Evans

Unknown: John Sparks

Unknown: Tony Gisbs

Talks: Peter Scott

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19671203]
KENNETH ALLSOP introduces topical subjects on the wildlife scene, including: Status Changes: is our breeding bird population changing for better or worse? JOHN PARSLOW (Nature Conservancy), who has just published a monumental survey of our changing bird communities, discusses this with DAVID CABOT and PETER JEWELL

Ideas for Christmas Presents: JEFFERY BOSWALL looks around record shops for wildlife discs

Produced by John Sparks

Repeated Wednesday, 9.5 a.m.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19671203]
Introduces: Kenneth Allsop

Unknown: John Parslow

Unknown: David Cabot

Unknown: Peter Jewell

Unknown: Jeffery Boswall

Produced By: John Sparks

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19671206]
KENNETH ALLSOP introduces topical subjects on the wildlife scene

Sunday's broadcast

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19671206]
Introduces: Kenneth Allsop
GENOME:
[R4 BD=19671231]
KENNETH ALLSOP introduces some interesting personalities and topics, including:

Music with a Difference: GEORGE NEWSON has just produced a symphony called ' The Silent Spring' about man's impact on the countryside. Birdsong rather than instruments plays a prominent role Aaah-Ugh!: two forms of exclamation use...! for animals. Why are some animals so popular and others unpopular? DESMOND MORRIS explains

Bird Spotting: IAN WALLACE talks about the tallyhunters who are organised to travel anywhere in the country to add a new species to their year's list

Produced by John Sparks

Repeated: Wednesday, 9.5 a.m.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19671231]
Introduces: Kenneth Allsop

Unknown: George Newson

Unknown: Desmond Morris

Talks: Ian Wallace

Produced By: John Sparks

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680103]
KENNETH ALLSOP introduces some interesting personalities and topics

Sunday's broadcast

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680103]
Introduces: Kenneth Allsop
GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680128]
CHARLES COLES introduces some interesting topics and personalities in the world of natural history including:

Run, hare, run!

A Bill shortly to be presented to Parliament would make hare-coursing illegal. What are the arguments for and against this traditional country sport? Among those taking part: Lord SOPER

Wildlife Photographer 1967

The prizewinners of this annual competition run by Animals have just been selected. John SPARKS went to the presentation ceremony. and talked to NIGEL SITWELL and ERIC HOSKINGS

Ducks for Everyone

DAVID CABOT (Director of Research, Irish Wildfowl Conservancy) talks about getting the maximum benefit from ducks and geese.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680128]
Introduces: Charles Coles

Unknown: John Sparks

Unknown: Nigel Sitwell

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680131]
CHARLES COLES introduces some interesting topics and personalities in the world of natural history

Shortened version of Sunday's broadcast

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680131]
Introduces: Charles Coles
GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680225]
CHARLES COLES introduces some interesting topics and personalities from the natural history world including:

Pirate Radios: DAVID Cabot reports on a scheme to place radio transmitters on some of our larger mammals

Pigeon Pie!: DEREK COODWIN has just completed a survey of the world's pigeons. Why are they so successful as a group? What is the difference between a Dove and a Pigeon?

Produced by John Sparks

Shortened version: Wed... 9.5 a.m.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680225]
Introduces: Charles Coles

Unknown: David Cabot

Unknown: Derek Coodwin

Produced By: John Sparks

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680228]
Shortened version of Sunday's broadcast
GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680324]
Topics and personalities from the natural history world discussed by CHARLES COLES

The World is my Oyster: DAVID CABOT reports on the booming oyster business in Ireland

Partridge Census: where have all the partridges gone?

' British Butterflies in Colour' is a new book: John Sparks talks to artist ERNEST MANSELL and author L. HUGH NEWMAN

Wildlife Sound: a society of this name has been formed by Richard MARGOSCHIS , who talks to Charles Coles and plays some choice recordings

Produced by John Sparks

Shortened version: Wed., 9.5 a.m.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680324]
Unknown: Charles Coles

Unknown: David Cabot

Talks: John Sparks

Artist: Ernest Mansell

Unknown: L. Hugh Newman

Unknown: Richard Margoschis

Unknown: Charles Coles

Produced By: John Sparks

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680327]
Topics and personalities from the natural history world

Shortened version of Sunday's broadcast

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680421]
Topics and personalities from the animal world discussed by CHARLES COLES and JOHN PALING

Items include:

Tortoises—great.....

How long do they live? Why are giant tortoises found only on oceanic islands? How did they get there? ROGER GAYMER of Bristol University, who has studied these in the Seychelles, talks to John Paling.

.... and small:

About a quarter of a million tortoises are imported each year to be sold as pets. Few survive their first winter. Should this trade in wild animals be stopped?

Produced by John Sparks

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680421]
Unknown: Charles Coles

Unknown: Roger Gaymer

Unknown: John Paling.

Produced By: John Sparks

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680424]
Sunday's broadcast
GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680519]
Topics and personalities from the world of natural history introduced by CHARLES COLES

Rare Birds in the News:

PETER DRIVER visits the head-quarters of the R.S.P.B. and learns the latest news from PETER CONDER and his staff about the rare breeding birds under their care: avocets, black-tailed godwits, kites, ospreys, snowy owls

Muntjacs on the Move:

PHIL DRABBLE discusses the recent spread of the introduced muntjac deer and plays sound recordings of it and other British deer. both introduced and native

An ' extinct ' British moth found again:

CHARLES COLES tells the story of the rediscovery of the Rosy Marsh Moth thought to have become extinct in 1851 Produced by John Burton

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680519]
Introduced By: Charles Coles

Unknown: Phil Drabble

Unknown: Charles Coles

Produced By: John Burton

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680522]
Topics and personalities from the world of natural history introduced by CHARLES COLES

Shortened version of Sunday's broadcast

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680522]
Introduced By: Charles Coles
GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680616]
Topics and personalities from the animal world discussed by CHARLES COLES and LYALL WATSON

Hedgehog Tracking: PATRICK MORRIS is studying the movements and habits of these mammals in a London park

Big Cats: Lion cubs are one of the most appealing attractions in zoos. Are lions easy to breed? DAVID CABOT reports from Dublin Zoo—one of Europe's most successful 'lion' zoos-and from the lions at Longleat

Big Apes: VERNON REYNOLDS on how chimpanzees are used as human understudies in space research

Small Birds: Charles Coles with some of Victor Lewis 's sounds of hungry nestlings

Produced by John Sparks

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680616]
Unknown: Charles Coles

Unknown: Lyall Watson

Unknown: Patrick Morris

Unknown: David Cabot

Unknown: Vernon Reynolds

Unknown: Charles Coles

Unknown: Victor Lewis

Produced By: John Sparks

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680619]
Topics and personalities from the animal world discussed by CHARLES COLES and LYALL WATSON

Shortened version of Sunday's broadcast

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680619]
Unknown: Charles Coles

Unknown: Lyall Watson

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680714]
The monthly magazine programme about natural history presented by CHARLES COLES and MICHAEL CLAYTON

Among the items:

Operation Habitat Rescue: Michael Claylon joins young workers in the field and John Sparks talks to the man in charge, David Burton

The Danube Delta: Charles Coles discusses a recent visit there

The Common Seal: a report from the Wash. where Nigel Bonner ts directing research into the movements of this controversial animal

Talking Birds: John Sparks attends a talking budgie competition

Produced by Robina Gyle-Thompson

Repeated: Wednesday, 9.5 a-m.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680714]
Presented By: Charles Coles

Presented By: Michael Clayton

Unknown: Michael Claylon

Talks: John Sparks

Unknown: David Burton

Unknown: Charles Coles

Unknown: Nigel Bonner

Unknown: John Sparks

Produced By: Robina Gyle-Thompson

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680717]
The monthly magazine programme about natural history presented by CHARLES COLES and MICHAEL CLAYTON

Shortened version of Sunday's broadcast

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680717]
Presented By: Charles Coles

Presented By: Michael Clayton

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680811]
The monthly magazine programme reflecting today's natural history world: presented by CHARLES COLES and MICHAEL CLAYTON

Grouse and their Environment: Charles Coles , himself an expert on gamo conservation, visits the Game Fair near Stirling to investigate advances in moorland management

Operation Seafarer: a Naval Operation? David Cabot talks to James Fisher

Desert Songs: recordings from the unique Sound Guide to North African Birds, selected by Jeffery Boswall

Aerial Plankton: Michael Clayton interviews L. R. Taylor and R. A. French of Rothamsted Experimental Station. Harpenden. Hertfordshire, about the migration of insects

Producer, Robina Gyle-Thompson

Repeated: Wednesday. 9.5 a.m.

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680811]
Presented By: Charles Coles

Presented By: Michael Clayton

Unknown: Charles Coles

Talks: David Cabot

Unknown: James Fisher

Unknown: Jeffery Boswall

Unknown: Michael Clayton

Unknown: L. R. Taylor

Unknown: R. A.

Producer: Robina Gyle-Thompson

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680814]
Sunday's broadcast
GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680908]
A monthly magazine about animals introduced by CHARLES Coles and MICHAEL CLAYTON

Pandamania:

Chi-Chi and An-An are having a second chance at mating, this time in London. How important is it to breed these mammals? How rare is the giant panda?

Animal Sounds: selected from the latest circulation tape of the Wildlife Sound Recording Society

Wildlife through the lens ...

JEFFERY BOSWALL talks to HEINZ SIELMANN about his new BBC-tv series Wild New World

.. and on the air: a review of natural history broadcasting, and a preview of the new weekly series starting next week

Programme editor, John Sparks

Studio production.

Robina Gyle-Thompson

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680908]
Introduced By: Charles Coles

Introduced By: Michael Clayton

Talks: Jeffery Boswall

Unknown: Heinz Sielmann

Unknown: Robina Gyle-Thompson

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680911]
A monthly magazine about animals introduced by CHARLES COLES and MICHAEL CLAYTON

Sunday's broadcast

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19680911]
Introduced By: Charles Coles

Introduced By: Michael Clayton

Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 December 196719671203
Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 December 196719671203"""

Media: LP

Next in series: 31 December 1967

Previous in series: 18 June 1967

Description

SBH:The 18 year-old youth interviewed on how he took the first ever photograph of moles in an underground nest. Interviewer: Tim Matthews. From a programme in the series Wildlife Review.

PRE:Describes how he managed to set up his camera to photograph the nest, after digging and constructing a false top. Patience over a long period finally rewarded by a flashlight photograph. NTS:The photograph, which won for Peter Stafford the title of Wildlife Cameraman of 1967, shows four baby moles and their mother. OTN:TBS 49 WF 076 TXN/TDT:R4 03-Dec-1967

Broadcast history

03 Dec 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Tim Matthews (int)

Peter Stafford (Speaker)

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Notes: CAIRS 291435"""

Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 December 196719671203"Next in series: 31 December 1967

Previous in series: 18 June 1967

Description

SBH:The 18 year-old youth interviewed on how he took the first ever photograph of moles in an underground nest. Interviewer: Tim Matthews. From a programme in the series Wildlife Review.

PRE:Describes how he managed to set up his camera to photograph the nest, after digging and constructing a false top. Patience over a long period finally rewarded by a flashlight photograph. NTS:The photograph, which won for Peter Stafford the title of Wildlife Cameraman of 1967, shows four baby moles and their mother. OTN:TBS 49 WF 076 TXN/TDT:R4 03-Dec-1967

Broadcast history

03 Dec 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Tim Matthews (int)

Peter Stafford (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291435."

Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 December 196719671203"Next in series: 31 December 1967

Previous in series: 18 June 1967

Description

SBH:The 18 year-old youth interviewed on how he took the first ever photograph of moles in an underground nest. Interviewer: Tim Matthews. From a programme in the series Wildlife Review.

PRE:Describes how he managed to set up his camera to photograph the nest, after digging and constructing a false top. Patience over a long period finally rewarded by a flashlight photograph. NTS:The photograph, which won for Peter Stafford the title of Wildlife Cameraman of 1967, shows four baby moles and their mother. OTN:TBS 49 WF 076 TXN/TDT:R4 03-Dec-1967

Broadcast history

03 Dec 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Tim Matthews (int)

Peter Stafford (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291435.

Media: LP

About this prototype Terms of Use Contact Us

All information set out in the programme catalogue represents what was considered fact at the time its associated programme was first broadcast. This information may have changed over time and so information in the catalogue may not necessarily be relied upon as accurate many years later.

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites © BBC 2005 - 2007

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites © BBC 2005 - 2007

"

Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 December 196719671203Next in series: 31 December 1967

Previous in series: 18 June 1967

Description

SBH:The 18 year-old youth interviewed on how he took the first ever photograph of moles in an underground nest. Interviewer: Tim Matthews. From a programme in the series Wildlife Review.

PRE:Describes how he managed to set up his camera to photograph the nest, after digging and constructing a false top. Patience over a long period finally rewarded by a flashlight photograph. NTS:The photograph, which won for Peter Stafford the title of Wildlife Cameraman of 1967, shows four baby moles and their mother. OTN:TBS 49 WF 076 TXN/TDT:R4 03-Dec-1967

Broadcast history

03 Dec 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Tim Matthews (int)

Peter Stafford (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291435.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 31 December 196719671231
Programme Catalogue - Details: 31 December 196719671231"""

Media: LP

Next in series: 25 February 1968

Previous in series: 03 December 1967

Description

SBH:The speaker interviewed on his sound picture, The Silent Spring. Interviewer: Kenneth Allsop From Wildlife Review

PRE:Work is based on real sounds of nature, mainly birds but includes other creatures; noises of machinery also present. These sounds reproduced at varying speeds and volumes and given background of electronic sound. Composed as a protest against destruction of Britain's countryside. Total bird population probably not declining, but varieties less. Extracts from work as under: Gr.110: Part of first movement (0'52""""). Gr.120: Part of last movement (0'38"""").

Broadcast history

31 Dec 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Kenneth Allsop (int)

George Newson (Speaker)

About this prototype Terms of Use Contact Us

All information set out in the programme catalogue represents what was considered fact at the time its associated programme was first broadcast. This information may have changed over time and so information in the catalogue may not necessarily be relied upon as accurate many years later.

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites © BBC 2005 - 2007

Notes: CAIRS 292911"""

Programme Catalogue - Details: 31 December 196719671231"Next in series: 25 February 1968

Previous in series: 03 December 1967

Description

SBH:The speaker interviewed on his sound picture, The Silent Spring. Interviewer: Kenneth Allsop From Wildlife Review

PRE:Work is based on real sounds of nature, mainly birds but includes other creatures; noises of machinery also present. These sounds reproduced at varying speeds and volumes and given background of electronic sound. Composed as a protest against destruction of Britain's countryside. Total bird population probably not declining, but varieties less. Extracts from work as under: Gr.110: Part of first movement (0'52""""). Gr.120: Part of last movement (0'38"""").

Broadcast history

31 Dec 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Kenneth Allsop (int)

George Newson (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 292911."

Programme Catalogue - Details: 31 December 196719671231"Next in series: 25 February 1968

Previous in series: 03 December 1967

Description

SBH:The speaker interviewed on his sound picture, The Silent Spring. Interviewer: Kenneth Allsop From Wildlife Review

PRE:Work is based on real sounds of nature, mainly birds but includes other creatures; noises of machinery also present. These sounds reproduced at varying speeds and volumes and given background of electronic sound. Composed as a protest against destruction of Britain's countryside. Total bird population probably not declining, but varieties less. Extracts from work as under: Gr.110: Part of first movement (0'52""). Gr.120: Part of last movement (0'38"").

Broadcast history

31 Dec 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Kenneth Allsop (int)

George Newson (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 292911.

Media: LP

About this prototype Terms of Use Contact Us

All information set out in the programme catalogue represents what was considered fact at the time its associated programme was first broadcast. This information may have changed over time and so information in the catalogue may not necessarily be relied upon as accurate many years later.

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites © BBC 2005 - 2007

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites © BBC 2005 - 2007

"

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