Roar (British TV series)
|Presented by||Katie Phillips|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||5|
|No. of episodes||140 + 40 furry facts and 20 reversions|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original network||BBC Two|
|Original release||4 September 2006 –|
It is about the animals and keepers at Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks. It is similar to another BBC series, Animal Park, filmed at Longleat Safari Park. From series 6, it has moved from Howletts and Port Lympne to Longleat.
Roar: The Game
There is also a Roar game on the CBBC website the 2010 version of which was developed by digital agency Fish in a bottle. In every Roar broadcast they give you a passcode to unlock a treat or animal for their game.
- Katie Phillips (2012–14)
|No.||Presenters||Where||First Aired||Finished Airing||No. of Episodes||Notes|
|1||Alex Dolan and Matthew Skilton||Howletts and Port Lympne||4 Sept 2006||3 Nov 2006||50||55 mins|
|Furry Facts||Alex Dolan or Matthew Skilton||Howletts and Port Lympne||40||Spin-off - 4 mins|
|2||Rani Price and Matthew Skilton||Howletts and Port Lympne||24 Sept 2007||16 Nov 2007||40||60 mins|
|Reversions||Rani Price and Matthew Skilton||Howletts and Port Lympne||14 Apr 2008||18 Aug 2008||20||30 mins|
|3||Rani Price and Matthew Skilton||Howletts and Port Lympne||17 Nov 2008||19 Dec 2008||25||57 mins|
|4||Rani Price and Matthew Skilton||Howletts and Port Lympne||23 Feb 2009||27 Mar 2009||25||57 mins|
|5||Rani Price and Johny Pitts||Howletts and Port Lympne||8 Mar 2010||35||28 mins|
|6||Rani Price and Johny Pitts||Longleat Safari Park||1 Mar 2011||35||28 mins|
|7||Rani Price and Johny Pitts||Longleat Safari Park||35||28 mins|
|8||Rani Price and Johny Pitts||Longleat Safari Park||31 Oct 2011||35||28 mins|
The series consisted of daily visits to all sections of the parks.
Roar: The Game was introduced during series 1 and was renamed Roar - 2010 Edition during Series 5. From series 6 a new addition called 'feeding time' was introduced. Cheat codes were given out during the episodes to access content on the website.
Roar – Reversions
Rani Price and Matthew Skilton with stories from Howletts and Port Lympne wild animal parks. This series aired from April 2008 and finished airing its 20 episodes in August 2008. In this series it contains the best moments of Roar from series 1 and 2. It is presented by Rani Price and Matthew Skilton.
- "Fish in a Bottle ROARs ahead with online CBBC game". The Drum Magazine.