Bill Oddie


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in Rochdale, The United Kingdom
July 07, 1941

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William "Bill" Edgar Oddie OBE is an English author, actor, comedian, artist, naturalist and musician, who became famous as one of The Goodies. A birdwatcher since childhood, Oddie has now established a reputation for himself as an ornithologist, conservationist and television presenter on wildlife issues. Some of his books are illustrated with his own paintings and drawings.

Oddie studied English Literature at Pembroke College at the University of Cambridge, where he appeared in several Cambridge University Footlights Club productions. One of these, a revue called A Clump of Plinths, was so successful at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe that it was renamed Cambridge Circus and transferred to the West End in London, then New Zealand and Broadwa
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Average rating: 3.73 · 442 ratings · 55 reviews · 53 distinct works
Bill Oddie's Little Black B...

3.90 avg rating — 100 ratings — published 1982 — 6 editions
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One Flew into the Cuckoo's ...

3.46 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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Bill Oddie Unplucked: Colum...

3.55 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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Bill Oddie's Gripping Yarns...

3.29 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2000
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Gone Birding

4.30 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1983
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Follow That Bird!

3.89 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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Bill Oddie's Birds Of Brita...

4.73 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1999 — 3 editions
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Birding With Bill Oddie: A ...

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Tales of a ludicrous Bird G...

3.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2017
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Springwatch And Autumnwatch

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