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Fourways Farm
Created by Chris Ellis
Narrated by Martin Jarvis (UK version), Charles Martinet (US version)
Music by Jim Parker
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of episodes 25
Production
Producer(s) Patrica Williams
Running time 10 minutes per episode (approx)
Production company(s) Case Television
Release
Original network Channel 4
Original release 1994 – 1995

Fourways Farm was an animated children's television series produced in 1994 by Case Television and aired on Channel 4 during 4Learning Primary Science in 1994-1995.

Characters[edit]

  • Davenport the Dog
  • Martha the Cow
  • Godfrey the Horse
  • Ginger the Cat
  • Dudley the Pig
  • Brenda the Duck
  • Uno the Rat (the oldest and the biggest)
  • Duo the Rat (the middle in both size and age)
  • Trio the Rat (the youngest and the smallest)
  • Voltaire the Weather Vane (the narrator)

Episodes[edit]

  • 1. On Reflection
  • 2. Moonstruck
  • 3. Falling Upwards
  • 4. Sunflowers
  • 5. Three of a Kind
  • 6. Who's Been Eating?
  • 7. A Drop Of The Hard Stuff
  • 8. Material Differences
  • 9. Ups and Downs
  • 10. The Sound Of Music
  • 11. Floating and Sinking
  • 12. Buried Treasure
  • 13. Appropriate Measures
  • 14. Animal Magnetism
  • 15. Gauging The Weather
  • 16. Birth and Death
  • 17. Paws For Thought
  • 18. Snow Problem
  • 19. Hot and Cold
  • 20. Shadow Play
  • 21. Colours
  • 22. Sickness and Health
  • 23. Changes
  • 24. Four Seasons
  • 25. Wind and Air

Commercial Availability[edit]

Fourways Farm was released on video from 1994 to 1996 by Cinema Club, Video Collection International and The Video Collection, considering of 5 50-minute-long videos, with 5 10-minute-long episodes on every single video.

VHS Title Release Date Episodes
Fourways Farm - Moonstruck and Other Stories 10 October 1994 On Reflection, Moonstruck, Falling Upwards, Sunflowers and Three of a Kind
Fourways Farm - Ups And Downs and Other Stories 12 December 1994 Who's Been Eating?, A Drop of the Hard Stuff, Material Differences, Ups and Downs and The Sound Of Music
Fourways Farm - Buried Treasure and Other Stories 9 January 1995 Floating and Sinking, Buried Treasure, Appropriate Measures, Animal Magnetism and Gauging the Weather
Fourways Farm - Paws For Thought and Other Stories 6 February 1995 Birth and Death, Paws For Thought, Snow Problem, Hot and Cold and Shadow Play
Fourways Farm - Four Seasons and Other Stories 8 January 1996 Colours, Sickness and Health, Changes, Four Seasons and Wind and Air

References[edit]



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2 news items

TES News (blog)

TES News (blog)
Wed, 09 Dec 2015 10:04:39 -0800

Adding an 's' will just make you sound like the pig eyeing up his beloved turnips in that old children's television classic Fourways Farm ("I loves 'em I do") or more likely Popeye ("I can't stands it no more"). Then again, if you are teaching Spanish ...
 
The Guardian (blog)
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:00:36 -0700

Fourways Farm had the comforting voice of Brian Cant and animated animals to help pre-schoolers with science. One of the offspring watched an episode once and about 2 weeks later treated his kindergarten class to an explanation of the phases of the ...
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