This week's best TV & radio: 10 -16 July

Fri, 09/07/2010 - 08:45
Submitted by Dave Perrett



There is no Countryfile this week.


Wild Wales
Monday – 7pm – BBC Two
Iolo Williams shares his passion for Welsh wildlife. Filmed over a year, with stunning aerial and wildlife photography, this first episode features the beautiful south of Wales, including red deer, seals and a rare sighting of red squirrels.
The Private Life of Chickens
Thursday – 8pm – BBC Two
Jimmy Doherty embarks on a quest to reveal the hidden lives of farmyard animals. He finds out about chickens: often taken for granted, what really goes on inside their brains?


Monday – 8pm – ITV1
Paul Heiney uncovers an ancient place of worship at Glastonbury Tor. And he'll be visiting a bird sanctuary to discover what Somerset could have looked like centuries ago.


Build a New Life in the Country - Was It Worth It?
Tuesday – 8pm – Five
Architectural designer Charlie Luxton revisits some of his favourite projects. Charlie gets reacquainted with David and Barbara, who decided to renovate one of the country's oldest lighthouses and turn it into a luxury B&B.


Open Country
Saturday - 6.07am - BBC Radio 4
Welsh poet and writer Owen Sheers hears about plans for a badger cull in Pembrokeshire.

On Your Farm

Sunday - 6.35am - BBC Radio 4
Elinor Goodman attends a course for budding smallholder pig farmers.


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