Sounds Natural

Episodes

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Bernard Cribbins1972020020160708 (BBC7)
20160709 (BBC7)

The actor talks to Derek Jones about his love of bird watching, fishing and conservation.

From the Meadow Pipit to the Red-Backed Shrike. Actor Bernard Cribbins talks to Derek Jones about his love of bird watching, fishing and the importance of conservation - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1972.

Derek Nimmo1973070020160722 (BBC7)
20160723 (BBC7)

The actor talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography and filming.

From the Bar-Tailed Godwit to the Natterjack Toad. Actor, producer, author and Just A Minute panellist, Derek Nimmo talks to Derek Jones about his love of wildlife photography and filming, plus his recent trip to Australia - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Derek Nimmo: born 1930 - died 1999.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1973.

Percy Edwards1972010020160624 (BBC7)
20160625 (BBC7)

The bird imitator discusses with Derek Jones his love of the British countryside.

From Willow Warblers to Little Crakes. Bird-imitator, animal impersonator and entertainer, Percy Edwards discusses his love of the British countryside and, in particular, its birdlife with Derek Jones - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Percy Edwards MBE: born 1908 - died 1996.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1972.

Peter Cushing1972010020130526 (BBC7)
20160617 (BBC7)
20160618 (BBC7)

The actor discusses with Derek Jones his love of the British countryside and its birdlife.

Award-winning actor Peter Cushing takes a break from making horror films to discuss his enthusiasm for the British countryside and its wildlife - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Peter tells Derek Jones how he used to spend hours with his late wife Helen watching wild birds from their home on the estuary at Whitstable in Kent.

Peter Cushing, OBE: born 1913 - died 1994.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1972.

Roger Whittaker1973070020160715 (BBC7)
20160716 (BBC7)

Singer Roger Whittaker shares his fascination for the wildlife of East Africa and Wales.

From the Wildebeest to the Paradise Flycatcher. Singer Roger Whittaker shares his fascination for the wildlife of East Africa and Wales with Derek Jones - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archive.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1973.

Rolf Harris1970121819701220

discusses with DEREK JONES his interest in wildlife and its conservation, and chooses some recordings from the BBC's Sound Archives.

Contributors

Unknown: Rolf Harris

Unknown: Derek Jones

discusses with DEREK JONES his interest in wildlife and its conservation, and chooses some recordings from the BBC's Sound Archives Produced by JOHN BURTON (from Bristol)

(Repeated: Sunday, 7.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Rolf Harris

Produced By: John Burton

Spike Milligan1972020020160701 (BBC7)
20160702 (BBC7)

Goons star Spike Milligan reveals his love for wild animals and concern for their future.

From Rhesus Monkeys to Kookaburras. Star of The Goon Show, Spike Milligan talks to Derek Jones about his enthusiasm for wild animals and his concern for their future - aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

Spike Milligan KBE: born 1918 - died 2002.

Producer: John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1972.