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The Gamekeeper

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One year's work, 2,000 pheasants safely reared and 1,000 shot. A documentary about the annual cycle of a keeper's life on a Wessex farm joining his life while he rears the chicks, turns them into free-flying wild birds, but persuades them not to stray, protects them from their natural enemies like foxes and poachers, and finally drives them towards the guns.
The keepers: Don Ibberson began keeping in 1965, Jack Lewis began keeping in 1921; Viv Townsend began keeping in 1907. Narrator PETER FRANCE
Director MICHAEL CROUCHER BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown: Don Ibberson
Unknown: Jack Lewis
Unknown: Viv Townsend
Director: Michael Croucher

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