David Cobham

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David Cobham is a UK film and TV producer and director, known for the film Tarka the Otter.

He also directed the children's TV series Bernard's Watch, Brendon Chase, Out of Sight and Woof!. Cobham's other work includes wildlife programmes, the films The Goshawk (1968),[1] To Build a Fire (1969), One Pair of Eyes (1970) about the sculptor John Skeaping, Survival in Limbo (1976)[2] starring Duncan Carse, Seal Morning (1986) and a BBC series about Japan, In the Shadow of Fujisan (BBC One 1987 and BBC Four 2009).[3] He was also the director/producer for BP's film of Donald Campbell's Land Speed Record attempt at Utah in 1960.

He is married to Liza Goddard, ex-president of the Hawk and Owl Trust, of which he is vice-president.[4]


  1. ^ BFI The Goshawk
  2. ^ Youtube full film about Duncan Carse's isolation experiment on South Georgia
  3. ^ BBC4 In the Shadow of Fujisan
  4. ^ http://www.hawkandowl.org/About_us/TrustWhosWho

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