Bill Oddie Supports National Badger Day

Bill Oddie Supports National Badger Day Oct 14, 2016

Ahead of National Badger Day on October 6th, TV naturalist and campaigner Bill Oddie joined forces with Humane Society International to spend a night out with the Wounded Badger Patrol in the Dorset badger cull zone. More
Stars Set To Attend Lion Ark Gala Screening

Stars Set To Attend Lion Ark Gala Screening Dec 1, 2014

Special guests including Bill Oddie, Alexei Sayle, Gillian McKeith, Celia Hammond and Bollywood actress Sofia Hayat are set to attend a glitzy gala screening and celebrity fundraiser in Leicester Square on Saturday December 6th for LION ARK, the multi-award winning critically-acclaimed documentary about the rescue of 25 lions from Bolivian circuses. More
Bill Oddie To Present Animal Action Awards

Bill Oddie To Present Animal Action Awards Oct 22, 2013

Every year, the International Fund For Animal Welfare (IFAW) celebrates those who commit to supporting animal welfare and the extraordinary animals themselves in the ‘Animal Action Awards.’ More
British TV Presenter Wants Inquiry Into Animal Suffering At Top UK University‏

British TV Presenter Wants Inquiry Into Animal Suffering At Top UK University‏ Aug 15, 2013

Television presenter and animal advocate, Wendy Turner-Webster, today joined the BUAV to hand in a petition addressed to Rt Hon Theresa May MP, Secretary of State. More
Uri Geller Offers To Hypnotise Fortnum & Mason CEO To Stop Sale Of Foie Gras

Uri Geller Offers To Hypnotise Fortnum & Mason CEO To Stop Sale Of Foie Gras Jul 24, 2013

Tens of thousands of concerned members of the public have written to him, A-list celebrities have pleaded with him and the Royal Family refuses to serve a product that Fortnum & Mason CEO Ewan Venters sells. Now, world-famous mystifier Uri Geller might have come up with the answer. More
Ralph Fiennes Says No To Foie Gras

Ralph Fiennes Says No To Foie Gras Jul 1, 2013

Ralph Fiennes has appealed to Fortnum & Mason to stop selling foie gras – which is illegal to produce in the UK on animal welfare grounds. More
Celebrities Join BUAV Call For Independent Inquiry Into Animal Suffering‏

Celebrities Join BUAV Call For Independent Inquiry Into Animal Suffering‏ Jun 12, 2013

An Open Letter to Lord Taylor of Holbeach, Home Office Minister, More
Chrissie Hynde Says No To Foie Gras

Chrissie Hynde Says No To Foie Gras May 14, 2013

Chrissie Hynde, the lead singer of The Pretenders, has appealed to Managing Director Ewan Venters to stop Fortnum & Mason selling foie gras – a product so vile that it is illegal to produce in the UK. More
Celebrity Doodles Raise Money For Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Celebrity Doodles Raise Money For Cornwall Wildlife Trust Nov 23, 2012

Unique celebrity doodles by the likes of Absolutely Fabulous actress Joanna Lumley, and comedian and presenter Frank Skinner, are set to raise vital funds on eBay for Cornwall Wildlife Trust. More
Bill Oddie: Wounded Badgers Will Bleed To Death

Bill Oddie: Wounded Badgers Will Bleed To Death Oct 17, 2012

With England’s badger slaughter just hours or days away, a group of veterinarians – including BBC Breakfast’s resident vet Marc Abrahams – has written a letter to DEFRA Minister Owen Paterson, to express their concern that the slaughter of badgers will result in widespread animal suffering. More
Bill Oddie Marches In London For Bears

Bill Oddie Marches In London For Bears Jul 16, 2012

Wearing bear masks, dressed in black and holding signs that read, “MoD: Go Fur-Free”, hundreds of compassionate members of the public marched through central London on Saturday to urge the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to replace The Queen’s Guards’ bearskin caps with cruelty-free faux fur. More
Bill Oddie Honored By PETA For Services To Abused Birds

Bill Oddie Honored By PETA For Services To Abused Birds Jul 6, 2012

Bill Oddie, one of Britain’s best-loved naturalists – who has been a permanent fixture on TV screens for more than 40 years – was presented with an award from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) at a prestigious ceremony held at the Royal Air Force Club in the West End of London last weekend. More
Bill Oddie Speaks Out Against The BBC Over Foie Gras

Bill Oddie Speaks Out Against The BBC Over Foie Gras Jun 14, 2012

Wildlife presenter Bill Oddie recently wrote to BBC boss Lindsay Bradbury in protest over the British media giant’s promotion of foie gras on the show “Great British Menu”. More
Bill Oddie Supports Complaint Against Badger Slaughter

Bill Oddie Supports Complaint Against Badger Slaughter Feb 29, 2012

British conservationist and broadcaster Bill Oddie and MPs from all sides of the House of Commons are showing their support for a formal complaint to the Bern Convention against the British government’s proposed slaughter of badgers. More
Vera Lynn Speaks Out Over Cruel Foie Gras

Vera Lynn Speaks Out Over Cruel Foie Gras Nov 30, 2011

Beloved by British troops for her outdoor concerts during World War II, Dame Vera Lynn now has a whole new flock of fans after penning a letter on behalf of PETA UK to Beverley Aspinall, managing director of Fortnum & Mason, asking her to stop the sale of the vile food product foie gras in the store. More
Bill Oddie Leads A Christmas Protest Over Foie Gras

Bill Oddie Leads A Christmas Protest Over Foie Gras Nov 15, 2011

Beloved British wildlife expert Bill Oddie made an unexpected appearance at the unveiling of Fortnum & Mason’s Christmas window dressed as Santa Claus to call on Fortnum & Mason to be good, for goodness’ sake, and stop selling foie gras. More
Celebrity Shoes Go Under The Hammer At Charity Event

Celebrity Shoes Go Under The Hammer At Charity Event Oct 17, 2011

Over 350 people – including many of the celebrity shoe donors themselves – showed their support for the fundraising Celebrity Shoe Auction at The Royal Society of Medicine, at One Wimpole St, London on October 12. More
Bill Oddie Says No To Foie Gras

Bill Oddie Says No To Foie Gras Sep 27, 2011

British celebrity Bill Oddie has fired off a scathing letter to Fortnum & Mason Managing Director Beverley Aspinall ridiculing Aspinall for trying to defend foie gras production by equating the force-feeding process with cormorants who swallow whole fish in the wild! More
Colin Firth Donates Shoes To Celebrity Charity Auction

Colin Firth Donates Shoes To Celebrity Charity Auction Aug 17, 2011

The Small Steps Project will be holding the 2011 London Celebrity Shoe Auction and the premier of the new film at a fundraising evening at The Royal Society of Medicine on October 12. More
Celebrities Sign Letter To Stop Wild Monkey Trade

Celebrities Sign Letter To Stop Wild Monkey Trade Mar 31, 2011

An open letter to UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, has been signed by a host of politicians, primatologists, scientists, academics, wildlife experts and celebrities. The letter calls on the UK Government to dissociate itself from the cruel trade in wild-caught primates for research. More
Celebrity Red Noses Raise Record Amount For Charity

Celebrity Red Noses Raise Record Amount For Charity Mar 21, 2011

Comic Relief delivered another spectacular evening of top TV treats in the UK on Friday, as Red Nose Day 2011 entertained the nation while raising an incredible sum of money to help poor and vulnerable people in the UK and Africa. The TV event raised £74,360,207 (US$118 million) – the highest total reached on the night in Red Nose Day’s 23 year history. More
Tigers To Benefit From Celebrity Charity Event

Tigers To Benefit From Celebrity Charity Event Mar 1, 2011

Celebrities from the worlds of drama, comedy, conservation, television, sport, fashion and journalism will be burning bright at the year’s most exotic fundraising event for wild tiger conservation in London on Thursday (March 3). More
Joanna Lumley To Save Wild Tigers At Celebrity Charity Gala

Joanna Lumley To Save Wild Tigers At Celebrity Charity Gala Feb 18, 2011

As few as 3,200 tigers survive in the wild today. That’s why wild tigers need all the friends they can get, and on March 3, 2011 celebrities, conservation leaders and campaigners will attend an exclusive Gala Night in London to raise funds for this critically endangered species. More
Celebrity Support For Anti-Bloodsports Charity

Celebrity Support For Anti-Bloodsports Charity Feb 15, 2011

A British charity has raised celebrity support against fox hunting and other blood sports. More
Celebrity Doodles To Go Under Hammer For Charity

Celebrity Doodles To Go Under Hammer For Charity Jan 31, 2011

National Doodle Day will hit the UK once again on February 11, with hundreds of celebrities donating drawings to raise money for Epilepsy Action. More
Brian May Says No To The Monkey Trade

Brian May Says No To The Monkey Trade Dec 16, 2010

Queen guitarist Brian May and TV wildlife expert Bill Oddie have joined the BUAV in its call on the UK Government to stop supporting the cruel trade in wild-caught monkeys. More