menu-home menu-films menu-people menu-oral-history menu-education menu-events menu-about
Corner Image
WildFilmHistory logo
WildFilmHistory » Home » Oral histories » David Cobham » Tarka the Otter

David Cobham

ARKive requires Flash to show its video content; click here to install the plugin

Chapter 4:Tarka the Otter

back icon View David Cobham's profile page

Interview details

Location:  Norfolk, UK
Date:  11 March 2010
 Download PDF Transcription


Interviewee: David Cobham
Interviewer: Eddie Anderson
Cameraman: Jeremy Brettingham-Smith
Copyright Holder: Wildscreen


1. The early years
2. Vanishing Hedgerows
3. Private Life of the Barn Owl
4. Tarka the Otter
5. Combining drama with natural history
6. A Fierce encounter
7. Filming in Japan
8. Beyond Timbuktu
9. Formulating Film ideas
10. Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve
11. Memorable collaborations

Related links

The Vanishing Hedgerows (1972)
Tarka The Otter (1979)
Gerald Durrell
Ronald Eastman
The early years
1: The early years
Vanishing Hedgerows
2: Vanishing Hedgerows
Private Life of the Barn Owl
3: Private Life of the Barn Owl
Tarka the Otter
4: Tarka the Otter
Combining drama with natural history
5: Combining drama with natural history
A Fierce encounter
6: A Fierce encounter
Filming in Japan
7: Filming in Japan
Beyond Timbuktu
8: Beyond Timbuktu
Formulating Film ideas
9: Formulating Film ideas
Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve
10: Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve
Memorable collaborations
11: Memorable collaborations