Zig Zag: Rush, The Fallow Deer

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started23rd Nov 1987
ended30th Nov 1987
last rpt27th Jun 1990
3 school years
duration20 mins
subject 👨‍🔬ScienceNature
age rangeAge 7-9
languageenIn English

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Rush, The Fallow Deer is a unit of the BBC Schools TV series Zig Zag from the 1980s & 1990s, covering nature for primary school pupils.

A BBC wildlife film by John and Simon King following the life of a deer born in the New Forest, originally shown for adults on Christmas Eve 1985 and serialised for Zig Zag.

Episode List

# Title Broadcast
1. Rush the Deer 1 #1987-11-23-00-00-0023 Nov 1987
2. Rush the Deer 2 #1987-11-30-00-00-0030 Nov 1987


Year Term Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Channel Details
1987-88 Autumn 1987 Monday, 11:00am Wednesday, 1:38pm BBC2
1989-90 Summer 1990 Monday, 11:00am Wednesday, 1:40pm BBC2


Zig Zag Presenter Sheelagh Gilbey
Rush, The Fallow Deer film by John & Simon King


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