Episode 1

the dales

Adrian Edmondson returns to The Dales and revisits Dales' farmers Clive and Amanda Owen and their five children as they face another eventful summer on their remote farm in Swaledale, and pops in on mother and son farmers Carol and Phil Mellin who have set up a sheepdog training enterprise on their farm near Keighley.

Ade meets community choir the Buckden Singers and joins in on their rehearsals as they prepare for their annual summer concert to the youngest radio DJ in the country. He's interviewed by Drystone Radio's ten year old DJ Daisy Watkiss - perhaps the youngest DJ in the country and meets horse trainer Simon West as he experiences the highs and lows of running a small stable yard in Middleham.

During the course of the series Ade also sees the Dales from above - in a thrilling helicopter ride - and from below as he explores one of its many caves.

Talking of which we also see a caving-mad couple who have their wedding blessed underground and meet an estate agent trying to sell a beautiful Dales waterfall.

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