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Watership Down author's estate wins back all rights to classic novel

Jun 7, 2020


In a case at London’s high court, Richard Adams’ estate won a longstanding claim against Martin Rosen, director of the 1978 animation.

Learn more about Richard Adams and Watership Down.

Richard Adams lived in Hampshire, England. He has written about his childhood and youth, including the time he served in the army in World War II, in 'The Day Gone By'.