Walk On The Wild Side. Copyright: BBC
Walk On The Wild Side

Walk On The Wild Side

  • TV sketch show
  • CBBC / BBC One
  • 2009 - 2013
  • 25 episodes (3 series)

Family comedy series in which a group of comedians voiceover footage from the BBC's natural history department. Stars Jason Manford, Rhod Gilbert, Harriet Carmichael, Sarah Millican, Steve Edge and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2

Meerkat Sir Alan looks for an apprentice, some lizard punks spend the Bank Holiday reliving their youth, and a Geordie anteater guides us through the complex world of ant cuisine. With Rolf Harris playing a koala.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Saturday 22nd August 2009
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 16th November 2009 8:00pm BBC3
Saturday 13th November 2010 5:30pm BBC1
Saturday 8th October 2011 5:00pm W
Sunday 9th October 2011 1:30pm W
Sunday 27th January 2013 7:25am W

Cast & crew

Jason Manford Various (Voice)
Rhod Gilbert Various (Voice)
Harriet Carmichael Various (Voice)
Sarah Millican Various (Voice)
Steve Edge Various (Voice)
Harry Peacock Various (Voice)
Isy Suttie Various (Voice)
Jon Richardson Various (Voice)
Gavin Webster Various (Voice)
Pal Aron Various (Voice)
Guest cast
Rolf Harris Koala (Voice)
Writing team
Jason Manford Writer
Steve Edge Writer
Ian Manford Writer
Christine Rose Writer
Aiden Spackman Writer
Production team
Mark Lucey Series Producer
Liam Carroll Producer
Caroline Wright Executive Producer
Kate Daughton Edit Producer
Adam Bokey Editor
Jon Blow Editor
Charlie Fawcett Editor
Matt Roberts Editor


Walk On The Wild Side - Episode 2

A preaching bird and more feature in the second episode.

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