Drink up thee saki

PUBLISHED: 04:10 11 January 2007 | UPDATED: 10:26 24 May 2010

A JAPANESE television company has made Compton Bishop one of its must-have hotspots this year in its tour of Europe

A JAPANESE television company has made Compton Bishop one of its must-have hotspots this year in its tour of Europe.NHK - or Nippon Hoso Kyokai - Enterprises Europe contacted Farm Radio, which broadcasts across Somerset and Dorset, and asked to cover the village to teach their viewers all about farming and the beautiful countryside.NHK has bases in London and Paris and broadcasts throughout Asia. The crew filmed all over Compton Bishop and gave Farm Radio's Caroline Woolley, who lives in Rackley Lane in Compton, the task of interviewing one of the village's newest additions - a farmer called Brendan Flood.Brendan from Loxton, moved to Compton to take over 180 acres of land from which he plans to produce home-grown food.Caroline said: "We'll have to wait to see if anyone from the Far East is interested to find out about our small piece of England.

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