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Ring of Bright Water

Family drama about a disillusioned civil servant (Bill Travers) who makes a better life for himself with the help of a pet otter. Based on Gavin Maxwell's autobiographical book.

Family drama about a disillusioned civil servant who makes a better life for himself with the help of a pet otter.

The man buys the animal to brighten his dull London routine but is soon forced to vacate his flat due to the creature's playfully destructive disposition. He leaves his job, and the pair take off for the Scottish Highlands to forge a peaceful new life.

Based on Gavin Maxwell's best-selling autobiographical book.

1 hour, 45 minutes

Last on

Mon 4 Jun 2012 11:30

Credits

Role Contributor
Graham Merrill Bill Travers
Mary MacKenzie Virginia McKenna
Colin Clifford Peter Jeffrey
Storekeeper Jameson Clark
Mrs Sarah Chambers Jean Taylor Smith
Road Mender Archie Duncan
Writer Bill Travers

Broadcasts

  • Thu 27 Mar 2008 12:30
  • Mon 17 Aug 2009 12:30
  • Christmas Eve 2009 15:45
  • Sun 27 Dec 2009 14:45
  • Mon 4 Jun 2012 11:30