Fourways Farm

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Fourways Farm
Created by Chris Ellis
Directed by Tom Stanier
Voices of Martin Jarvis
Narrated by Martin Jarvis
Music by [[Jim Parker (composer)|Jon Brookes]]
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of episodes 25
Production
Producer(s) Patrica Williams
Running time 10 minutes per episode [approx.]
Production company(s) Case Television
Release
Original network Channel 4
Original release 1994 – 1996

Fourways Farm was an animated children's television series produced in 1994 by Case Television and aired on Channel 4 during 4Learning Primary Science between 1994 and 1996.

Characters[edit]

  • Davenport the Dog
  • Martha the Cow
  • Godfrey the Horse
  • Ginger the Cat
  • Dudley the Pig
  • Brenda the Duck
  • Uno the Rat (the oldest and the biggest)
  • Duo the Rat (the middle in both size and age)
  • Trio the Rat (the youngest and the smallest)
  • Voltaire the Weather Vane (the narrator)

Episodes[edit]

  • 1. On Reflection
  • 2. Moonstruck
  • 3. Falling Upwards
  • 4. Sunflowers
  • 5. Three of A Kind
  • 6. Who's Been Eating
  • 7. A Drop of The Hard Stuff
  • 8. Material Differences
  • 9. Ups and Downs
  • 10. The Sound Of Music
  • 11. Floating And Sinking
  • 12. Buried Treasure
  • 13. Appropriate Measures
  • 14. Animal Magnetism
  • 15. Gauging The Weather
  • 16. Birth and Death
  • 17. Paws For Thought
  • 18. Snow Problem
  • 19. Hot And Cold
  • 20. Shadow Play
  • 21. Colours
  • 22. Sickness And Health
  • 23. Changes
  • 24. Four Seasons
  • 25. Wind And Air

VHS Releases[edit]

Fourways Farm was released on video from 1994 to 1996 by Cinema Club, Video Collection International and The Video Collection, considering of five 50-minute videos, with five 10-minute episodes on each video. Ordinarily, five VHS releases of Fourways Farm were (and still are) available in the United Kingdom.

VHS Title Release Date Episodes
Fourways Farm - Moonstruck and Other Stories 10 October 1994 On Reflection, Moonstruck, Falling Upwards, Sunflowers and Three of a Kind
Fourways Farm - Ups And Downs and Other Stories 12 December 1994 Who's Been Eating?, A Drop of the Hard Stuff, Material Differences, Ups and Downs and The Sound Of Music
Fourways Farm - Buried Treasure and Other Stories 9 January 1995 Floating and Sinking, Buried Treasure, Appropriate Measures, Animal Magnetism and Gauging the Weather
Fourways Farm - Paws For Thought and Other Stories 6 February 1995 Birth and Death, Paws For Thought, Snow Problem, Hot and Cold and Shadow Play
Fourways Farm - Four Seasons and Other Stories 8 January 1996 Colours, Sickness and Health, Changes, Four Seasons and Wind and Air

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