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Fourways Farm
Created by Chris Ellis
Narrated by Martin Jarvis
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of episodes 25
Producer(s) Patrica Williams
Running time 10 minutes per episode (approx)
Production company(s) Case Television
Original channel Channel 4
Original run 1994 – 1995

Fourways Farm was a Stop Motion animation produced in 1994 by Case Television and aired on Channel 4 during 4Learning Primary Science in 1994-1995.


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


  • On Reflection
  • Moonstruck
  • Falling Upwards
  • Sunflowers
  • Three Of A Kind
  • Who's Been Eating?
  • A Drop Of The Hard Stuff
  • Material Differences
  • Ups And Downs
  • The Sound Of Music
  • Floating And Sinking
  • Buried Treasure
  • Appropriate Measures
  • Animal Magnetism
  • Gauging The Weather
  • Birth and Death
  • Paws For Thought
  • Snow Problem
  • Hot and Cold
  • Shadow Play
  • Colours
  • Sickness And Health
  • Changes
  • Four Seasons
  • Wind And Air

Commercial availability[edit]

The Series was released on VHS in 1994 by Strand Home Video, Video Treasures, and Video Collection International, as well as being available direct through Channel 4 Schools during the 90's with teacher's notes and other materials.

VHS Title Release Date Episodes
Fourways Farm - Moonstruck And Other Stories 10 October 1994 On Reflection, Moonstruck, Falling Upwards, Sunflowers, 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, The Sound Of Music
Fourways Farm - Buried Treasure And Other Stories 9 January 1995 Floating And Sinking, Buried Treasure, Appropriate Measures, Animal Magnetism, 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, Shadow Play
Fourways Farm - Four Seasons And Other Stories 8 January 1996 Colours, Sickness And Health, Changes, Four Seasons, Wind And Air
My Little Fourways Farm Sunflowers and Other Stories 9 January 1996 A Drop of the Hard Stuff, Sunflowers, Animal Magnetism
My Little Fourways Farm Treat Sized Tape 9 January 1996 The Sound of Music. Three Episodes VHS


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The Guardian (blog)
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:00:36 -0700

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