Hooked on Freddie

By Wondery

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Subscribers: 135
Reviews: 1
Episodes: 4

 Nov 14, 2023
Very interesting and entertaining podcast! The storytelling is humorous and I had never heard about this incident before. I listened to each episode the same day it was released. I highly recommend it!


Did one man’s friendship with a dolphin go way – way – too far? It’s 1987 and the British seaside town of Amble has seen much better days. So when a wild bottlenose dolphin nicknamed Freddie appears in the harbour, it feels like a miracle. Everyone wants to swim with him. But Freddie chooses one person above all others: Alan Cooper, a dedicated animal rights activist committed to freeing captive dolphins. Then Alan’s friendship with Freddie is turned against him and a devastating accusation spirals out of control.

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Episode Date
Listen Now: Everything To Play For
Jun 09, 2024
Where to Find Episodes 2-6 of Hooked on Freddie
May 22, 2024
A Wild Visitor | 1
Sep 18, 2023
Introducing: Hooked on Freddie
Sep 10, 2023