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Wildlife Talkabout: Programme 4  (1982)

No end to it as long as we live on a healthy planet

Celebrating twenty five years of the Natural History Unit (NHU), Wildlife Talkabout: 4 is an interesting glimpse into the world of wildlife filmmaking, focusing on the people behind the scenes of the Unit's numerous productions. The last of four anniversary specials, Angela Rippon interviews many top producers, presenters and cameramen, providing a unique insight into the complex art of wildlife cinematography.

Engaging and informal, Wildlife Talkabout: 4 reveals the hours of patient work and numerous difficulties involved in producing a successful wildlife documentary. Interspersed with stunning footage from many of their top shows, NHU co-founders Tony Soper and Christopher Parsons relate their experiences, future visions, and share their specialised knowledge of this intriguing field.

Copyright holder

Copyright Holder: BBC - Natural History Unit
Address: c/o BBC Motion Gallery
Room E251
80 Wood Lane
W12 0TT
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 8433 2861 / 2

Film credits

Designer: Des Chinn
Director: Steve Poole
Interviewee: Christopher Parsons
Interviewee: Tony Soper
Interviewee: Anthony Smith
Presenter: Angela Rippon
Producer: Robin Hellier
Production Assistant: Liz Whitmore
Production Organisation: BBC - Natural History Unit

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