The Really Wild Roadshow

The Really Wild Roadshow Theme ( 1992 )

The Really Wild Roadshow (3)

The Really Wild Show was a long-running British television show about wildlife, broadcast by the BBC. The show was broadcast continuously since 21 January 1986. In April 2006 the BBC announced that the show would be axed that summer, and as such the last ever episode was shown in April 2006, giving the show a run of 20 years

The Really Wild Roadshow

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Cast

Janice Acquah (1996–1999)
Steve Backshall (2004–2006)
Nick Baker (1996–2006)
Nicola Davies[3] (1986–1990)
Sue Dawson (1990–1993)
Eils Hewitt (2002–2004)
Terry Nutkins (1986–1993)
Chris Packham (1986–1995)
Michaela Strachan (1993–2006)
Howie Watkins (1993–2000)
Chris Lambert (Co-host, 1997–2000)

Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of series 19
2 (Roadshow)
No. of episodes 218
19 (Roadshow)
31 (Special)

The programme has been nominated for several BAFTA awards, and won three:

1987 – Won BAFTA TV Award: Best Children’s Programme (Factual)
1988 – Won BAFTA TV Award: Best Children’s Programme (Documentary/Educational)
1990 – Won BAFTA TV Award: Best Children’s Programme (Documentary/Educational)
1994 – Nominated for BAFTA TV Award: Best Children’s Programme (Factual)
2002 – Nominated for BAFTA Children’s Award: Best Factual
2003 – Nominated for BAFTA Children’s Award: Best Factual

Filming Location

The Really Wild Dinosaur Show 27 December 1990
South Africa 23 March 1994
Tigers Special 5 April 1999
UK Wild 2000 2 January 2000 
Primates Special 21 March 2000
Thai Elephant Special 27 March 2001
Antarctica Special 5 April 2002
China Bears Special 2 January 2003
Circus Special 22 July 2003
Reef Special 6 July 2004 
Pride Special 27 December 2004 
Tasmania Specia 10 July 2005

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Name the endemic tree of Mauritius which stopped propagation, supposedly due to the extinction of the bird dodo (Raphus cucullatus), as seeds could germinate only when eaten and passed through the digestive tract of this bird:

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