Wildlife Review


Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 December 196719671203

Next in series: 31 December 1967

Previous in series: 18 June 1967


SBH:The 18 year-old youth interviewed on how he took the first ever photograph of moles in an underground nest. Interviewer: Tim Matthews. From a programme in the series Wildlife Review.

PRE:Describes how he managed to set up his camera to photograph the nest, after digging and constructing a false top. Patience over a long period finally rewarded by a flashlight photograph. NTS:The photograph, which won for Peter Stafford the title of Wildlife Cameraman of 1967, shows four baby moles and their mother. OTN:TBS 49 WF 076 TXN/TDT:R4 03-Dec-1967

Broadcast history

03 Dec 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)


Tim Matthews (int)

Peter Stafford (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 291435.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 31 December 196719671231

Next in series: 25 February 1968

Previous in series: 03 December 1967


SBH:The speaker interviewed on his sound picture, The Silent Spring. Interviewer: Kenneth Allsop From Wildlife Review

PRE:Work is based on real sounds of nature, mainly birds but includes other creatures; noises of machinery also present. These sounds reproduced at varying speeds and volumes and given background of electronic sound. Composed as a protest against destruction of Britain's countryside. Total bird population probably not declining, but varieties less. Extracts from work as under: Gr.110: Part of first movement (0'52""). Gr.120: Part of last movement (0'38"").

Broadcast history

31 Dec 1967 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)


Kenneth Allsop (int)

George Newson (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 292911.