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Catching the Impossible

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Actor Bernard Cribbins and record-breaking angler Martin Bowler explore and extol the delights of fishing Britain's freshwater waters.

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Actor Bernard Cribbins and record-breaking angler Martin Bowler explore and extol the delights of fishing Britain's freshwater waters.

Series 1 Summary

Bernard Cribbins and record-breaking angler Martin Bowler present a new series celebrating the joys of angling in Britain.

  • Catching the Impossible

    Episode 1

    Actor Bernard Cribbins and record-breaking angler Martin Bowler explore and extol the delights of angling in Britain's freshwater waters.

  • Catching the Impossible

    Episode 2

    Bernard Cribbins and Martin Bowler continue their journey through Britain's freshwater rivers and pools. This programme captures the magic of angling for all ages, genders and races.

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    Episode 3

    Bernard Cribbins and record-breaking angler Martin Bowler present a new series celebrating the joys of angling in Britain. As the summer arrives, so the tench, catfish and rudd emerge.

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    Episode 4

    Bernard Cribbins and angler Martin Bowler are joined by Britain's most famous angler John Wilson who shows them how to catch carp on a fly and pike.

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    Episode 5

    Bernard Cribbins and Martin Bowler continue their journey of discovery through Britain's rivers and pools, embarking on a journey down the famous Hampshire Avon from source to sea.

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    Episode 6

    Bernard Cribbins and Martin Bowler continue their journey of discovery through Britain's rivers and pools, finding that winter provides some of the best fishing of the year.

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    Episode 7

    Actor Bernard Cribbins and record-breaking angler Martin Bowler continue their journey of discovery through Britain's freshwater rivers and pools. As well as catching zander and eel, a trip to Scotland offers encounters with the elusive red squirrel and magnificent ospreys, nature's consummate fishers.

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    Episode 8

    Bernard Cribbins and angler Martin Bowler prove it is possible to catch tench, perch and pike so large, no tall anglers tales are required.

Catching the Impossible synopsis

Actor Bernard Cribbins and record-breaking angler Martin Bowler explore and extol the delights of fishing Britain's freshwater waters.

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