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  • 19 May 2017

    AKA Mystery Island: tiny island, big story

    We are making our next one hour documentary for BBC World Service. It investigates the extraordinary growth of cruise ship traffic, in particular to Vanuatu. From this chain of islands in the South Pacific we report from the southernmost island of Aneityum and how the community of Anelguhat is managing the influx of as many as 30,000 cruise ship […]

  • 02 Mar 2017

    Our BBC World Service documentary – Horses for Courses

    Elegant, athletic and groomed to perfection, young thoroughbred horses are the focus for our latest radio documentary for BBC World Service. You can catch the broadcast live or online on the BBC World Service website.
    Capturing action and atmosphere

    Recording the programme involved Green Shoots spending long days at the historic Tattersalls auction site in Newmarket, Suffolk for […]

  • 06 Jun 2016

    We’re on air: Follow That Tractor

    We’re on air. Our latest BBC World Service radio documentary is Follow that Tractor. Listen to an extraordinary tale of people, places and machinery that we loved putting together so you can marvel at these secondhand farm machines and all that they mean.
    The tractor supermarket

    In a flat piece of English Fenland, a site the size of 40 […]

  • 12 May 2015

    Top Tips from Film Making Training

    Film is fantastic for informing and inspiring – and certainly for entertaining. But without the right techniques all your creativity – and your viewer’s time – will be wasted.

    This year we’re finding the Green Shoots Movie Making Masterclasses are a big hit. We love giving film making training and helping film makers not just to make […]

  • 07 Mar 2013

    Making Headlines

    We find that doing one job well often leads to another.

    These days that usually involves work across several media.

    Following on from our radio documentary series on global poultry production we were asked to write a newspaper article for a national newspaper.

    The task: sum up six months of investigation and an hour’s radio in 400 words. We […]

  • 07 Jan 2013

    Going Cheep and Cheap

    The world’s love affair with chicken meat dates back 10,000 years.

    For BBC World Service we’ve made a radio documentary series ‘What if Chicken Conquers the World?’ about the modern global broiler business. The people, places and processes that drive this world-dominating industry are incredible.

    Farmers, breeders, chefs, scientists, bankers and chickens, of course, all have their […]

  • 07 Oct 2012

    Sharing a juicy slice of melon story

    One of the best listens in the world is BBC Radio’s “From Our Own Correspondent”. It’s why it was a delight to write and record another piece for FOOC on the marvellous melons of north west Senegal.

    In an opportunity like that every word matters. Which detail, what experience, how much information must be shared? Mindful […]

  • 07 Feb 2012

    Packed podcast

    Packing a lot of punch in a podcast: just the kind of mission that is not impossible to Green Shoots. Especially when the information providers are two enthusiastic speakers in the blustery, beautiful north west of England. They – and what they have to say – are catalysts for great improvements to animal health and […]