Rivers with Jeremy Paxman In this four-part series, journalist Jeremy Paxman, a devoted fisherman, travels along great British rivers, meeting the people who make them what they are, unearthing their history and traditions, and exploring their wildlife. Select a Season 1 Ep. 4 - River Thames Jan 21, 2018 – 45:47 Jeremy Paxman meets the people who manage the Thames's floods, maintain its bridges, control its locks, and deal with its sewage. Ep. 3 - River Mersey Jan 14, 2018 – 44:59 Jeremy Paxman explores the Mersey's role in creating modern industry, and discovers how it has recovered from pollution. Ep. 2 - River Severn Jan 07, 2018 – 45:16 Jeremy Paxman travels the Severn through the heartlands of England and Wales, and meets the last mud-horse fisherman on the Severn Sea. Ep. 1 - River Tweed Dec 31, 2017 – 44:06 On the Tweed, Jeremy Paxman tries to shear Cheviot sheep, tags osprey chicks, visits Merlin's grave, and investigates the famous border ballads.