Robson Green fishing on the River Dee
Robson Green on the River Dee. Picture by Kath Flannery.
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Robson Green: Coastal Fishing

Firecracker Films is producing a brand new series; Robson Green Coastal Fishing.

The four-part series will be fronted by actor and presenter Robson Green, and was ordered for Channel 5 by commissioning editor Daniel Louw.

In the new series, Robson will be “battling the elements, rival fisherman, his own body and even the fish themselves, to land some absolute whoppers – from monstrous conger eels off the coast of Devon, to helping preserve some truly pre-historic looking skate in Scotland.”

Elspeth O’Hare, Creative Director Firecracker Scotland said, “ We are delighted to be working with Robson. His passion and enthusiasm will shine through as he travels around the British Isles in search of our favourite fish and some monsters of the deep.”

Series Producer is Jane Handa, Series Director is Samuel Palmer and Producer/Director is Drew Ferguson.

Robson Green: Coastal Fishing Episode Guide

Episode 1

Saturday, 16th October 2021

New series. Robson Green searches for the tastiest fish in British waters, exploring distinct maritime cultures around the British Isles, examining the love of seafood that has kept the nation fed for centuries, and how fish stocks can be preserved.

Robson begins by travelling around the south-west of England as he goes on a mission to find the conger eel.

Episode 2

Saturday, 23rd October 2021

Robson travels to the west coast of Scotland in search of the area’s famous shellfish.

On the island of Mull he meets local fisherman Johnny, who takes him out in the North Atlantic on his small boat to help him pull up his creels from the seabed in the hope of catching lobster and velvet crabs.

Episode 3 – Coming Soon!

Saturday, 30th October 2021

Episode 4 – Coming Soon!

Saturday, 6th November 2021

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