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Ellie Harrison and Adam Henson visit the area around Coniston Water in the Lake District. Adam helps one of the local farmers round up his Herdwick sheep, a breed known for their hardy nature and their mass of tangled fleece. Ellie finds out how the sound of local slate is being used to create music.

John Craven is also in the Lake District, finding out if the recent heavy rain the north of England has made any real difference to the drought conditions.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 6 Aug 2010 01:05


Role Contributor
PresenterAdam Henson
PresenterEllie Harrison
PresenterJohn Craven
Executive ProducerAndrew Thorman
ProducerAndrew Tomlinson

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