The British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT) has announced much-loved comedian Bob Mortimer as their new patron.
Bob, who has been on our TV screens for over 30 years, often alongside his comedy partner Vic Reeves but more recently in Gone Fishing with Paul Whitehouse, is well known to the BHWT.
In 2020, he and his artistic wife Lisa designed the charity’s Christmas cards which proved very popular. The first run sold out within 30 minutes, was re-stocked several times and raised much-needed funds to help improve hen welfare.
Bob has now become a patron of the BHWT, the UK’s first charity to save laying hens from slaughter and rehome them as family pets.
Jane Howorth MBE, founder of the BHWT, says, “We couldn’t be happier that Bob has become a patron of our charity.
“He and his wife have already been a great help to us, but by being our patron Bob will help us to keep raising awareness of the importance of hen...