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Broadcasting pals Chris Opperman and David Webb chart the Walton Backwaters for new documentary

From the Harwich and Manningtree Standard

AN exciting documentary profiling the happenings in and around the Walton Backwaters over four seasons is currently in the making.

Broadcasting favourite Chris Opperman, a former presenter on the BBC’s World Service and Radio Suffolk, began filming the 15-month project in February.

A Year in the Life of the Backwaters will chart the history, wildlife, landscape and people of the Backwaters from spring to winter…

…Inspiration for the film has also been taken from famous children’s author Arthur Ransome whose wanderlust characters “chart the Backwaters” after landing on Horsey Island in book Secret Water.

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