The Lakes (1997–1999)
10 Jan. 1999Episode #2.1
New series following people who live and work in the Lake District. Today's episode features a man who has spent the last 15 years on a mission to breed the perfect pet pig.
17 Jan. 1999Episode #2.2
Rory McGrath meets some of the travellers who have come to the Appleby horse fair. In Ambleside, he visits New Yorkers Sue and Jerry in their American-themed B and B.
24 Jan. 1999Episode #2.3
On Windermere, the lake wardens look forward to another busy summer and recall the terrible floods that occurred earlier in the year.
31 Jan. 1999Episode #2.4
Micro-pig breeder Rob Rose is taking two mini-boars to the Bowland Wild Boar Park in Lancashire for breeding.
7 Feb. 1999Episode #2.5
An animal detective whose speciality is scatology arrives, a Lakes hotelier makes his second attempt to swim the English Channel and it is sheep-shearing time.
14 Feb. 1999Episode #2.6
Patrick Gordon Duff Pennington is hosting a lunch for some Japanese tourists in Muncaster Castle. Ballentyne Dykes cheese making business means some new additions to the farmyard.
21 Feb. 1999Episode #2.7
The Great North Swim, one of Britain's biggest open water swimming events, is in trouble as thick early morning fog descends on the Lake District. And a couple tie the knot.
28 Feb. 1999Episode #2.8
Detectives gather in a parking lot to discuss last minute plans to take out a suspect who they believe to be a dangerous armed robber. A couple weeks earlier, two masked men armed with a shotgun and a knife confronted a local drug dealer, turning into a bloody attack which could have easily eventuated in murder. Have police found their man?
7 Mar. 1999Episode #2.9
An hotelier says he has come across the monster of Windermere. A farmer keeps a watchful eye on a pregnant sow. And we meet the couple who live in one of Wordsworth's old homes.
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