Pet Subjects

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19900221]

Unknown: Ann Webb

Unknown: Fergus Keeling

Producer: John Holmes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900228]

Unknown: Fergus Keeling

Unknown: Frank Bruno

Unknown: Colin Newlove.

Producer: John Holmes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900307]

Unknown: Keith Woods

Unknown: Warren Piece.

Unknown: Fergus Keeling.

Producer: John Holmes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900314]

Unknown: Stirling Moss

Unknown: Fergus Keeling

Unknown: Pat Evans

Producer: John Holmes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900321]

Unknown: Fergus Keeling

Producer: John Holmes

Programme Catalogue - Details: Bugsy19900307

Producer: HOLMES, J

Next in series: TORTOISES

Previous in series: FRANK BRUNO

Description

SBH:Fergus Keeling visits Keith Wooldridge and his rabbit Bugsy. A programme in the series Pet Subjects.

PRE:Wooldridge: how he acquired Bugsy; he has the run of the house and Wooldridge takes him out in the car and for walks; some of his strange habits; his favourite places in the house - the droppings upset Mrs. Wooldridge. Stilton cheese is his favourite food - they feed him a piece - act. munching sounds. Act. slurping sounds as he eats yoghurt. His love for Bugsy. OTN:TBS004/89WZ4753 TXN/TDT:R4 07-Mar-1990 CON:HOLMES John (prod) WOOLDRIDGE Keith (spkr) KEELING Fergus (int)

Broadcast history

07 Mar 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Fergus Keeling (int)

John Holmes (Producer)

Keith Wooldridge (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 448415.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Frank Bruno19900228

Producer: HOLMES, J

Next in series: BUGSY

Previous in series: TARANTULAS

Description

SBH:Fergus Keeling visits Yorkshire farmer Colin Newlove and his bullock, Frank Bruno. A programme in the series Pet Subjects.

PRE:Newlove: his search for a big bullock, resulting in 30 cwt Frank Bruno and he's still putting on weight. They examine the enormous, placid beast. He has perfect conformation. He performs well at shows. Good relationship between them. Could not part with him. Exercises him daily. He must be fit, not fat. Has to be weighed on a weigh-bridge. 11'46" in - snort from Frank. OTN:TBS004/89WZ4752 TXN/TDT:R4 28-Feb-1990 CON:HOLMES John (prod) NEWLOVE Colin (spkr) KEELING Fergus (int)

Broadcast history

28 Feb 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Fergus Keeling (int)

John Holmes (Producer)

Colin Newlove (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 448401.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Lord Strathcarron's Parrot19900321

Producer: HOLMES, J

Previous in series: TORTOISES

Description

SBH:Fergus Keeling vists Lord Strathcarron and his blue-fronted Amazon parrot, Perry. Mrs. Keightley, the "daily", and Lady Strathcarron join in the attempts to persuade Perry to talk. A programme in the series Pet Subjects.

PRE:Strathcarron & Keeling discuss Perry's appearance. Strathcarron: how he acquired Perry, 37 years ago; Perry shares family's social life to great extent; his love for Perry. 4'05" in - Perry refuses to talk! Anecdotes about Perry, who falls asleep. 8'10" in - Keightley persuades Perry to squawk a bit - he also imitates her laugh. Lady Strathcarron & Keeling also try to persuade Perry to talk - with very little success. OTN:TBS011/89WZ4755 TXN/TDT:R4 21-Mar-1990

Broadcast history

21 Mar 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Fergus Keeling (int)

John Holmes (Producer)

David Strathcarron (Speaker)

Eve Strathcarron (Speaker)

Josie Keightley (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 481526.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Tarantulas19900221

Producer: HOLMES, J

Next in series: FRANK BRUNO

Description

SBH:Fergus Keeling visits Ann Webb and her collection of tarantulas. A programme in the series Pet Subjects.

PRE:Keeling describes Ann's home and her vast collection of tarantulas - 80 of them - & other pets. Webb: how she became interested in spiders; she introduces Cleo - a Mexican Red Knee - very docile & friendly, 3 inch body length; how to tell males from females; mating - make sure male can get away from female afterwards; shows Fergus some baby spiders - he still thinks they are large! Strength of webs. Feeding - live insects - once a week. Webb gently lifts Cleo out of her cage; she is almost in awe of her beautiful, graceful spiders. Tarantula bites, rare, will not kill humans. Gets very upset when her spiders die. OTN:TBS004/89WZ4751

Broadcast history

21 Feb 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Fergus Keeling (int)

John Holmes (Producer)

Ann Webb (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 448283.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Tortoises19900314

Producer: HOLMES, J

Next in series: LORD STRATHCARRON'S PARROT

Previous in series: BUGSY

Description

SBH:Fergus Keeling visits Pat Evans and her tortoises. A programme in the series Pet Subjects.

PRE:Evans: shows Keeling her tortoises - 33 year old Slowcoach and many others; they love clover, danelions & fruit; tries to let them live as naturally as possible; spends lot of time on them; she bred has many of them; shows Keeling where she incubates the eggs; hibernation; they watch the tortoises on the lawn in the rain; delight of watching them hatch. OTN:TBS004/89WZ4754 TXN/TDT:R4 14-Mar-1990 CON:HOLMES John (prod) EVANS Pat, Tortoise Owner (spkr) KEELING Fergus (int)

Broadcast history

14 Mar 1990 11:47-12:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Fergus Keeling (int)

John Holmes (Producer)

Pat Evans (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 448430.