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May legend

Duration: 00:33

Bill Oddie quotes a traditional rhyme about May blossom: "Fair maid who on the first of May goes to the woods at the break of day and bathes in the dew of the hawthorn tree will forever handsome be." He's not sure if it'll work on him though!

Available since: Fri 4 Jun 2010


Bill Oddie
Camera Operator
Martin Hayward-Smith
Camera Operator
Robin Riseley
Pat Hill-Cottingham
Sound Engineer
Chris Watson
Stephen Moss
Executive Producer
Fiona Pitcher
Sean Christian

This clip is from

Bill Oddie Goes Wild Series 3, Somerset

1/8 Bill Oddie visits Somerset where he sees herons, snails, hobbies and badgers.

First broadcast: 10 Jan 2003

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