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Welly Telly: The Countryside on Television

Kate Humble, Bill Oddie, Bill Bryson, John Craven and Clarissa Dickson Wright discuss television's changing relationship - and recent obsession - with the countryside. What explains the huge appeal of shows like Countryfile and Lambing Live to an urban audience? Is television helping to bring town and country together, or is the gap getting larger?

The programme remembers the pioneers of Welly Telly, like Phil Drabble, Jack Hargreaves and Hannah Hauxwell, and features archive from The Good Life, All Creatures Great and Small and Last of the Summer Wine.

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1 hour

Last on

Thu 2 May 2013 00:15

Credits

Role Contributor
ProducerJohn Moulson
ProducerJohn Moulson
ProducerJohn Moulson
DirectorJohn Moulson
DirectorJohn Moulson
DirectorJohn Moulson
Executive ProducerRachel Boyd
Executive ProducerRachel Boyd
Executive ProducerRachel Boyd