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Martin Clunes: My Travels and Other Animals

  • Episode: 

    1 of 12

  • Title: 

    Extraordinary relationships
  • Transmission (TX): 

    Thu 18 Apr 2019
  • TX Confirmed: 

    Yes
  • Time: 

    8.30pm - 9.00pm
  • Week: 

    Week 16 2019 : Sat 13 Apr - Fri 19 Apr
  • Channel: 

    ITV
  • Status: 

    New
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Series overview
 
For ten years, Martin Clunes has been travelling the world, trying to make sense of it through a series of magical, and often moving encounters. In this new series, he’s looking back at the best of those moments.  
 
Episode 1 - Extraordinary relationships
 
For ten years, Martin Clunes has been travelling the world, trying to make sense of it through a series of magical, and often moving encounters. In this new series, he’s looking back at the best of those moments.  
 
In this episode he meets characters that have formed extraordinary relationships with animals: from a man living with wolves in Devon to a modern day Robinson Crusoe with his wild dingo on an Australian island. These are people with exceptional gifts who live in extrordinary places.   
 
On the North Coast of Devon, Martin meets animal behaviourist Sean Ellis who lives with a pack of wolves.  At the Mkomazi game reserve in Tanzania Tony Fitzjohn is pioneering a breeding programme in the hope of saving the African wild dog and hermit Dave Glasheen, on Australia’s Restoration Island, lives with his pet dingo Polly.  Martin then travels, with his horse Chester, to meet Monty Roberts the legendary horse-whisperer for a masterclass in inter-species communication.