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Natural Histories

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Brett Westwood explores our relationship with nature and its impact on human culture and society, complimented by comedy sketches and the Natural History Heroes series. UK Only.

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Brett Westwood explores our relationship with nature and its impact on human culture and society, complimented by comedy sketches and the Natural History Heroes series. UK Only.

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The Comedy shorts are nice - but the rest is UK Only

By Robert The Addled - Nov 18 2015
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Shorts download in the US - The 20 minute portions are UK only. Otherwise pretty nice. I haven't tried getting direct from the BBC websites tho - seeing if the RSS will let it thru.

iTunes Ratings

6 Ratings
Average Ratings
3
0
3
0
0

The Comedy shorts are nice - but the rest is UK Only

By Robert The Addled - Nov 18 2015
Read more
Shorts download in the US - The 20 minute portions are UK only. Otherwise pretty nice. I haven't tried getting direct from the BBC websites tho - seeing if the RSS will let it thru.
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Natural Histories

Latest release on Sep 25, 2018

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Natural History Heroes: Antoni van Leeuwenhoek

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Andrew Parker explains why Antoni van Leeuwenhoek is his Natural History Hero.

Oct 09 2015

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Rank #2: COMEDY: The World According to Oak

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Look out! There's a strict oak tree headmistress channelling Joyce Grenfell: "Robinson you will NOT be going on to do great things if you can’t leave your peduncle alone!" Natural Histories comedy with Harriet Carmichael.

Oct 20 2015

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Rank #3: COMEDY: The World According to Hornbill

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A Hornbill struggles to come to terms with fatherhood: "This sounds horrible, but they're so ugly!" Natural Histories Comedy with David Schneider.

Oct 13 2015

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Rank #4: Natural History Heroes: George Verral

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Erica McAllister explains why George Verrall is her Natural History Hero.

Oct 07 2015

13mins

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Rank #5: COMEDY: The World According to Anemone

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Sea anemones can live forever. Unfortunately this one isn't too happy about it, so she's booked an appointment with her doctor: "No, I don’t want to look younger. Older. Please." Natural Histories comedy with Harriet Carmichael.

Oct 06 2015

1min

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Rank #6: Natural History Heroes: Evelyn Cheesman

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Beulah Garner explains why entomologist Evelyn Cheesman is her Natural History Hero.

Oct 06 2015

13mins

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Rank #7: Natural History Heroes: Alfred Russel Wallace

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George Beccaloni explains why Alfred Russel Wallace his is Natural History Hero.

Oct 08 2015

13mins

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Rank #8: Natural History Heroes: Allan Octavian Hume

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Robert Prys Jones explains why Allan Octavian Hume is his Natural History Hero.

Oct 01 2015

13mins

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Rank #9: Natural History Heroes: Franz Nopsca

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Paul Barrett explains why Franz Baron Nopsca von Felso-Szilvas is his Natural History hero

Oct 05 2015

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Rank #10: Natural History Heroes: Alice Eastwood

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Botanist Sandy Knapp explains why Alice Eastwood is her Natural History Hero.

Oct 02 2015

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Rank #11: Natural History Heroes: Dorothea Bate

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Palaeontologist Tori Kerridge explains why Dorothea Bate is her Natural History Hero.

Sep 30 2015

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Rank #12: COMEDY: The World According to Crocodile

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"Welcome comrades to this specially convened meeting of the Amalgamated Union of Nile Crocodiles." The crocodiles have all accepted they will be sacrificed for the God Sobek at some point, but are debating whether or not to call a strike over one unexpected issue... Natural Histories comedy with David Schneider.

Sep 29 2015

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Rank #13: Natural History Heroes: Edward Tyson

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Richard Sabin explains why comparative anatomist Edward Tyson is his Natural History Hero

Sep 29 2015

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Rank #14: Natural History Heroes: Sir Hans Sloane

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Mark Spencer explains why Sir Hans Sloane is his Natural History Hero.

Sep 28 2015

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Rank #15: COMEDY: The World According to Parrot

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"I love the way humans think all we do is copy them. So sweet." Never trust a South American parrot with jealousy issues... Natural Histories comedy with Harriet Carmichael.

Sep 22 2015

1min

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