|'A Hunting We Will Go'
by Tim Brooke-Taylor,
and Graeme Garden
Graeme and Bill are surprised to find Tim dressed as a Busby-wearing Guardsman, but quickly approve after learning of his plan to win the favour of his rich Great Uncle Butcher Fitzsimmons, and get into the old boy’s will. With his friends in tow, Tim heads off to spend the weekend at Tally-Ho Towers, where his mad uncle is about to get in some practice for the following day’s Hunt. Although the Goodies abhor animal cruelty, they decide to help out, and it isn’t long before Butcher is chasing poodles, rabbits and even a mother and baby – whilst on horseback, motorcycle and finally in a tank. Unfortunately, all the excitement is too much for the old man, and he promptly dies. Now filthy rich and full of bloodlust, Tim goes loony and decides to carry on his family’s fine hunting tradition; Graeme and Bill are appalled, and decide to teach their friend a lesson by sabotaging the Hunt…
Bill Oddie (Bill), Tim Brooke-Taylor (Tim / Great Uncle Butcher Fitzsimmons), Graeme Garden (Graeme), Erik Chitty (Bastable the Butler)
Produced and Directed by Jim Franklin
Music by Bill Oddie and Michael Gibbs
TX (BBC 2):
11th February 1973
*Featuring Tim, Bill and Graeme
*Alternative titles: 'Hunting Pink' and 'Where There's a Will...'