The Beating Line: What’s It All About?

We are out with three generations of beaters from the same family: Jack, Richard and Peter Smith are father, son and grandson. It’s the first in our series about beating, and the youngest, Jack, explains what beating is all about.

In the second film, we meet dad Richard. He explains why he loves going beating at his local shoot.

For film number three, we ask grandfather Peter to try something new: blaze orange. Then we ask the rest of the beating line if it will catch on. What do you think?.

At last it comes round. It’s the end-of-season beaters’ day. Our three heroes are out with guns enjoying the sport they have provided for others over the last four months. .

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▶ Skinners
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This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain episode 418, episode 420, episode 423 and episode 428


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