River Cottage

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      Series 4 Episode 1

      Hugh cooks up a limpet pie and his neighbour Jo Forsey comes to check his sheep stock and declares that at least two are in lamb and that the birth is imminent.

      24 mins
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      Series 4 Episode 2

      After several days and sleepless nights, Hugh's first ewe finally gives birth to twins - the perfect Easter present!

      24 mins
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      Series 4 Episode 3

      It's late May, the vet calls and it's bad news: Marge the cow is not as pregnant as Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall once thought, there'll be no more lambs and the first batch of eggs are all addled.

      24 mins
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      Series 4 Episode 4

      Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall invites two local felt-making experts to turn his sheep's fleeces into a fashionable garment. He is asked to make the tea for a cricket match, and ends up having to play.

      24 mins
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      Series 4 Episode 5

      Hugh's beginning to get the hang of his Dorset downshifting experiment - or so he thinks. Under the hot summer sun, the animals at River Cottage are giving him considerable grief.

      24 mins
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      Series 4 Episode 6

      It's high summer and with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's vegetable garden in fine shape he's decided to enter the Vegetable Challenge Cup at his local horticultural show.

      24 mins
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      Series 4 Episode 7

      Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall finds that one of his old ewes has died. It's a sad day at River Cottage as later on he sends two of his pigs to the abattoir.

      24 mins
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      Series 4 Episode 8

      Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's Dorset downshifting experiment finally comes to an end. As winter draws in, he has one major money-earner up his sleeve.

      23 mins
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