Beasts in My Belfry

Gerald Durrell

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A charming account of Gerald Durrell’s first job as a student keeper in Whipsnade Park in 1945.

In the media

'A hilarious record that no Durrell fan will want to miss.' Sunday Telegraph

'A loving chronicle of jitter-bugging gnus, singing duets with a bear, stealing eggs to feed the Arctic foxes, practising tiger sniffs...Highly entertaining and informative.' The Times

'Durrell manages to convey not only that he loves animals, but that he enjoys lie too - and wants you to enjoy it with him.' Daily Mirror