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Elephant in the Bedroom

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Series following a family who moved to Kenya to run a safari camp. Things get off to a rocky start when guests arrive earlier than expected.

Wildlife expert Saba Douglas-Hamilton, together with her husband Frank and their three young children, move to the romantic Samburu National Reserve in Kenya to run a safari camp for the first time. But life out there isn't easy. There are monkeys in the kitchen, floods threatening the camp, and with no fences to keep out the wildlife, elephants are regular house guests. This series follows their ups and downs as the family struggles to keep guests, elephants, lions and even crocodiles smiling.

Things get off to a rocky start when guests arrive earlier than expected and an elephant emergency pushes everyone to their limits. Has the family got what it takes to survive their new wild life?

29 minutes

Last on

Mon 1 Apr 2019 14:45

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Credits

Role Contributor
Participant Saba Douglas-Hamilton
Participant Frank Pope
Narrator Julian Rhind-Tutt
Series Producer Susanna Handslip
Executive Producer Ted Oakes

Broadcasts

Presenter's blog post: 'The more you watch elephants, the more you see the world through their eyes'

Presenter's blog post: 'The more you watch elephants, the more you see the world through their eyes'

Saba Douglas-Hamilton writes for the BBC Love TV Blog.

Saba & Frank

Saba & Frank

The family devoted to saving elephants in Kenya.

Things that go bump in the night

Things that go bump in the night

Cameraman Max Hug Williams is rudely awakened by the roof of his tent being crushed.

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