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Based on an inspiring true story, this feel-good period drama follows the Mottershead family who, in the face of staunch opposition and huge personal sacrifice, founded Chester Zoo in the 1930s.

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    Season 1, Episode 1

    PG Drama based on the inspiring real story of the Mottershead family who established Chester Zoo, Britain's first 'zoo without bars', in the 1930s.

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      PG Drama based on the inspiring real story of the Mottershead family who established Chester Zoo, Britain's first 'zoo without bars', in the 1930s.

      G George attempts to rescue two Himalayan black bears from a cave in Matlock, while Reverend Webb is intent on uncovering what the Mottersheads are up to.

      PG The family confront a barrage of hostility from the residents of Upton, but can a bunch of furry new arrivals at the zoo change their mind?

      PG When a bear escape exposes the zoo's shortcomings, the Mottersheads must hastily organise a benefit to raise money.

      G After the devastating news that planning permission for the zoo has been denied, George ventures to London with Lady Katherine for one last throw of the dice.

      G Series Final: Everything hangs in the balance as the Mottersheads prepare for the appeal that will decide the fate of the zoo; but with tensions running high after the aviary is slashed.