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Flights of Fancy: Pigeons and the British 

A look behind the scenes at a pigeon race, and how this traditional working-class pastime is still going strong in the 21st century.

Directors:

Jake Hayes, Merryn Threadgold (as Merryn Threadgould)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Miles Jupp ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
Colin Hill Colin Hill ... Himself - Pigeon Fancier and Curator of 'Pigeons at War'
Jonathan Leigh Jonathan Leigh ... Himself - Pigeon Fancier
Martin Johnes Martin Johnes ... Himself - Swansea University
Victoria Melody Victoria Melody ... Herself - Artist
Stewart Wardrop Stewart Wardrop ... Himself - Royal Pigeon Racing Association
Loz Harrop Loz Harrop ... Himself - Pigeon Fancier
Ken Hall Ken Hall ... Himself - Pigeon Fancier
Gerry Francis Gerry Francis ... Himself - Pigeon Fancier
Dick Bagnall-Oakeley Dick Bagnall-Oakeley ... Himself - TV Presenter, 'Man and His Animals' (archive footage)
Len Rush Len Rush ... Himself - Loft Manager, Queen's Pigeon Loft (archive footage)
Hein von Grouw Hein von Grouw ... Himself - Natural History Museum
Robert Heber-Percy Robert Heber-Percy ... Himself - Pigeon Fancier - Filmed in 1984 (archive footage)
William Keeton William Keeton ... Himself - 'Horizon' Interviewee (archive footage) (as Prof William Keeton)
Klaus Schmidt-Koenig Klaus Schmidt-Koenig ... Himself - 'Horizon' Interviewee (archive footage) (as Dr Klaus Schmidt-Koenig)
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A look behind the scenes at a pigeon race, and how this traditional working-class pastime is still going strong in the 21st century.

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Release Date:

7 February 2017 (UK) See more »

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