Addicted to Sheep has 3 main characters: the people, the sheep and the landscape. Meet some of them. First, the Hutchinson family who allowed us into their lives for over 18 months of filming.
We also got to know a few of their colleagues and filmed at a wide range of locations.
John, Tom’s shearing partner
John, the sheep scanner
The School Children
The Swaledale sheep has proved itself to be a bold hardy sheep, well fitted to endure the hardships of exposed and hard lying situations. The Hutchinsons are passionate about breeding, showing and selling the very best sheep. As Tom says, it can be an addiction to try and breed the best. Find out more about what makes Swaledale Sheep special.