Award-winning actor Peter Cushing takes a break from making horror films to discuss his enthusiasm for the British countryside and its wildlife - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.
Peter tells Derek Jones how he used to spend hours with his late wife Helen watching wild birds from their home on the estuary at Whitstable in Kent.
Peter Cushing, OBE: born 1913 - died 1994.
Producer: John Burton.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1972.