Roar (UK TV series)

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Roar
Presented by Katie Phillips
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of series 5
No. of episodes 140 + 40 furry facts and 20 reversions
Production
Running time 30 minutes
Release
Original network BBC Two
Original release 4 September 2006 – Winter 2014
External links
Website

Roar is a programme broadcast on CBBC, in the UK, for children. It is presented by Rani Price and Johny Pitts.

Format[edit]

It is about the animals and keepers at Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks. It is similar to another BBC series, Animal Park, filmed at Longleat Safari Park. From series 6, it has moved from Howletts and Port Lympne to Longleat.

Roar: The Game[edit]

There is also a Roar game on the CBBC website the 2010 version of which was developed by digital agency Fish in a bottle. In every Roar broadcast they give you a passcode to unlock a treat or animal for their game.[1]

Presenters[edit]

Current presenters[edit]

Past presenters[edit]

Series[edit]

No. Presenters Where First Aired Finished Airing No. of Episodes Notes
1 Alex Dolan and Matthew Skilton Howletts and Port Lympne 4 Sept 2006 3 Nov 2006 50 55 mins
Furry Facts Alex Dolan or Matthew Skilton Howletts and Port Lympne 40 Spin-off - 4 mins
2 Rani Price and Matthew Skilton Howletts and Port Lympne 24 Sept 2007 16 Nov 2007 40 60 mins
Reversions Rani Price and Matthew Skilton Howletts and Port Lympne 14 Apr 2008 18 Aug 2008 20 30 mins
3 Rani Price and Matthew Skilton Howletts and Port Lympne 17 Nov 2008 19 Dec 2008 25 57 mins
4 Rani Price and Matthew Skilton Howletts and Port Lympne 23 Feb 2009 27 Mar 2009 25 57 mins
5 Rani Price and Johny Pitts Howletts and Port Lympne 8 Mar 2010 35 28 mins
6 Rani Price and Johny Pitts Longleat Safari Park 1 Mar 2011 35 28 mins
7 Rani Price and Johny Pitts Longleat Safari Park 35 28 mins
8 Rani Price and Johny Pitts Longleat Safari Park 31 Oct 2011 35 28 mins

The series consisted of daily visits to all sections of the parks.

Roar: The Game was introduced during series 1 and was renamed Roar - 2010 Edition during Series 5. From series 6 a new addition called 'feeding time' was introduced. Cheat codes were given out during the episodes to access content on the website.

Roar – Reversions[edit]

Rani Price and Matthew Skilton with stories from Howletts and Port Lympne wild animal parks. This series aired from April 2008 and finished airing its 20 episodes in August 2008. In this series it contains the best moments of Roar from series 1 and 2. It is presented by Rani Price and Matthew Skilton.

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