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Springwatch 2006

Springwatch Series Producer Tim Scoones, Presenter Kate Humble and Line Producer Colin Jackson at the Springwatch Open Evening held in Hatherleigh Town Hall on April 12th 2006 to introduce the third series to the town. More than 90 people attended.


GENERAL NEWS REPORTS
 
   

TRYING OUT A CAMERA AT THE SPRINGWATCH OPEN EVENING IN HATHERLEIGH APRIL 12 2006April 12th 2006: The immensely popular BBC TV wild life programme Springwatch returns to Hatherleigh shortly for the 2006 series of live broadcasts from a farm in 'deepest Devon'. Starting May 29th, the programme features Bill Oddie and Kate Humble as presenters, upstaged not a little by the wild creatures who inhabit these parts alngside we humans. Producer Tim Scoones and colleagues, among them Kate Humble, came to town last night to explain what was going to happen this year and answer questions. Wine and nibbles were on hand in the Town Hall to entertain about 90 people who wanted to listen and talk. Cameras were there for folk to try out and this was a big hit with the younger set. Tim told us that the team are extremely happy being back in Hatherleigh, where the George Hotel becomes social headquarters for the duration. Over 80 people have to be boarded locally, (the important ones - those are the people who must be on hand to film early - get the nearest rooms (in the George etc.) while the less important folk, including Tim!, have to sleep as far away as Chagford.) We'll be following this story over the coming weeks.

 


 


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