This is your guide to upcoming television and radio shows about wildlife, the environment, the countryside and anything else I think readers might be interested in. Most of the TV channels referred to will be Freeview ones only as that’s the television service I have. Hope you find it useful.
Sat 27 Apr
19:00 – 20:00 BBC4 (R)
How people and animals managed to travel to islands thousands of miles apart.
Sun 28 Apr
18:00 – 19:00 BBC2 (R)
This episode of Coast sees the team explore estuaries.
19:00 – 20:00 BBC1
In this week’s Countryfile
Ellie Harrison visits the historic Sudeley Castle in Gloucestershire.
Mon 29 Apr 2013
Nature Shock: The Pig Bang Theory
20:00 – 21:00 Channel 5
A look at a series of explosive fires that have ravaged pig barns across North America in this documentary series which examines freak occurrences in the natural world.
Tues 30 Apr
Costing the Earth
15:30 – 16:00 Radio 4
This series “looks at man’s effect on the environment and how the environment reacts, questioning accepted truths, challenging those in charge and reporting on progress towards improving the world.”
Tom Heap asks what’s being done to save the 40% of amphibian species at risk of extinction
20:00 – 21:00 BBC4 (R)
A repeat-showing for this wonderful series about marine mammals.
Wed 01 May
20:00 – 21:00 BBC2
This episode of Coast sees Nick Crane explores some of the most spectacular and scary sea cliffs in Britain.
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If you know of any programmes I’ve missed, please post details of them in the comments below, thanks.
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