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The Animals Roadshow


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with Desmond Morris and Sarah Kennedy
Where do cats have no tails, and sheep have four horns? And where is the only horse-drawn tramway in the world? Desmond and Sarah cross the sea to the Isle of Man to discover some of the island's distinctive animal heritage and take a ride with its unique 'Trammers'. Desmond finds out that the island's rare tail-less cats come in rumpy and stumpy, as well as risers. And in the shadow of 12th-century
Peel Castle he meets the original castle dogs of Europe. Sarah visits Government
House, home of the island's
Lieutenant Governor and his four-horned sheep. Far from the crowds, she meets pop star Rick Wakeman at home with family and rabbits; and takes a stroll on the beach with racing driver Nigel Mansell and his labradors. And what has Wincey Willis got in store in her menagerie? Research


Unknown: Desmond Morris
Unknown: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Rick Wakeman
Unknown: Nigel Mansell
Unknown: Wincey Willis
Unknown: Caroline Davidson.
Unknown: Alison Forsyth
Producer: Ian Christie
Editor: David Martin

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The Animals Roadshow

BBC One London, 5 June 1988 17.40

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