The Countryside In Spring

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19900502]

The mild winter and early spring have brought forward the elderflowers, which means a busy time for the winery at Twyford in the Thames Valley. Mollie Harris tastes the fruit of their labours. Producer Irene Mallis

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900502]

Unknown: Thames Valley.

Unknown: Mollie Harris

Producer: Irene Mallis

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900502]

Unknown: Thames Valley.

Unknown: Mollie Harris

Producer: Irene Mallis

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900506]

The mild winter and early spring have brought forward the elderflowers, which means a busy time for the winery at

Twyford in the Thames Valley. Mollie Harris tastes the fruit of their labours.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910427]

A royal edition of the programme as Mollie Harris visits the ancestral home of the Earl of Lichfield for the Shugborough Gamekeepers' Fair. The gamekeepers from Windsor give a rare demonstration of their expertise in running gun dogs and. in between visits to the cider tent, Mollie and Martin Muncaster learn about falconry and attend the shotgun clinic.

Producer Irene Mallis

Contributors

Unknown: Mollie Harris

Unknown: Martin Muncaster

Producer: Irene Mallis

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910427]

Unknown: Mollie Harris

Unknown: Martin Muncaster

Producer: Irene Mallis

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990050219900502

02 May 1990

Next in series: 27 April 1991

Previous in series: 19 April 1989

Description

SBH:Hurdle-maker interviewed by Clive Fewins.

From The Countryside in Spring.

PRE:Vincent: demonstrates utensils of his trade & shows Fewins how he makes sheep hurdles out of ash wood.

OTN:TLN017/90OS0205 TXN/TDT:R4 02-May-1990 CON:FEWINS Clive (int) VINCENT Michael (spkr)

SBH:Crofters Jean and Robert Wallace, on the Orkney isle of Shapinsay, talk to Lyn Ten Kate and demonstrate their cheese-making.

PRE:Jean: stirring cheese, describes her work - it's automatic to her now.

Robert: describes the dairy cows and names them as he milks them.

Both: importance of cleanliness.

Jean: describes her work as she packs the cheese into moulds and then presses them.

Robert: made press from bits of an old destroyer, an old car and a plastic drainpipe! Jean: taking off whey to feed the pigs.

Robert & Ten Kate delight in the view from the farmhouse.

OTN:TLN017/90OS0205 TXN/TDT:R4 02-May-1990

Broadcast history

02 May 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Lyn Ten Kate (int)

Clive Fewins (int)

Michael Vincent (Speaker)

Robert Wallace (Speaker)

Jean Wallace (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 499756 499775.