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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: Bugsy19900307Producer: 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 Bruno19900228Producer: 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 Parrot19900321Producer: 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: Tarantulas19900221Producer: 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: Tortoises19900314Producer: 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.