Rivers with Jeremy Paxman

In this four-part series, journalist Jeremy Paxman, a devoted fisherman, travels along great British rivers, meeting the people who make them what they are, unearthing their history and traditions, and exploring their wildlife.


Air Date: December 26, 2017 - 45:47
Jeremy Paxman meets the people who manage the Thames's floods, maintain its bridges, control its locks, and deal with its sewage.
Air Date: December 26, 2017 - 44:59
Jeremy Paxman explores the Mersey's role in creating modern industry, and discovers how it has recovered from pollution.
Air Date: December 26, 2017 - 45:16
Jeremy Paxman travels the Severn through the heartlands of England and Wales, and meets the last mud-horse fisherman on the Severn Sea.
Air Date: December 26, 2017 - 44:06
On the Tweed, Jeremy Paxman tries to shear Cheviot sheep, tags osprey chicks, visits Merlin's grave, and investigates the famous border ballads.