Rivers with Griff Rhys Jones

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Rivers with Griff Rhys Jones
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DVD cover
Genre Documentary
Directed by Ross Harper (Scotland)
Jim Funnell (North)
Kondrag Begg(West)
Suzanne Phillips (The Lea)
Jamie Murr (East)
Presented by Griff Rhys Jones
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 5 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s) Simon Mansfield, Clare Patterson and Ludo Graham
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Modern Television
Original network BBC One
Picture format 16:9 1080i
Audio format Stereo
Original release 27 July (2009-07-27) – 23 August 2009 (2009-08-23)
External links
Production website

Rivers with Griff Rhys Jones is a British documentary television series broadcast on BBC One in 2009.[1] In this five-part series Griff, joined by his dog Cadbury, explores some of Britain's most well known rivers. It was created by Rhys Jones own production company Modern Television.[2] Rivers was the top programme in its slot in terms of viewing figures reaching 4.7 million viewers.[3] The programme was featured on the cover of the Radio Times.[4]

Episode list[edit]

# Title Director and Producer Original air date
1"Scotland"Ross Harper26 July 2009 (2009-07-26)
2"North"Jim Funnell2 August 2009 (2009-08-02)
3"West"Konrad Begg9 August 2009 (2009-08-09)
4"The Lea"Suzanne Phillips16 August 2009 (2009-08-16)
5"East"Jamie Muir23 August 2009 (2009-08-23)


  1. ^ "BBC One Rivers". BBC. Retrieved November 2013.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ "Rivers with Griff Rhys Jones". Modern Television. Retrieved November 2013.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ Leigh Holmwood (2009-07-27). "TV ratings: Griff Rhys Jones river show sinks Shane Richie drama". The Guardian. Retrieved November 2013.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ "Radio Times Cover". 

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