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Wild Tales from the Village

A year in the life of an extraordinary village, hidden away in the French countryside, showing the parallel world of tiny creatures that live side by side with unsuspecting humans.

Animal drama that tells the story of a year in the life of an extraordinary village, hidden away in the timeless French countryside. Narrated by Tcheky Karyo, this tale reveals the parallel world of incredible tiny creatures that live side by side with the unsuspecting humans.

Red squirrels, wild boar, edible dormice and a cunning stone marten all take advantage of the riches of the village, whilst doing their best not to get caught. Can they outwit the villagers and survive the seasons? Seen from the perspective of these secretive animals, their adventures are happening right beneath our feet.

59 minutes

Last on

Sun 23 Dec 2018 08:55

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Credits

Role Contributor
Narrator Tcheky Karyo
Producer Verity White
Executive Producer Michael Gunton
Production Company BBC Natural History Unit

Broadcasts

  • Fri 23 Dec 2016 19:30
  • Christmas Eve 2016 16:45
  • Christmas Day 2016 12:55
  • Sat 31 Dec 2016 03:30
  • New Year's Day 2017 17:00
  • Sun 3 Sep 2017 18:00
  • Sat 21 Apr 2018 20:00
  • Sun 22 Apr 2018 01:35
  • Fri 26 Oct 2018 15:45
  • Sat 8 Dec 2018 19:00
  • Sun 9 Dec 2018 00:55
  • Sun 23 Dec 2018 08:55

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