For more information please contact my agent, Andrew Wilson, at ATW Enterprises
In production (2012-2013)
1) Channel 5 'World's Scariest'. Expert contributor on a piece explaining locust swarming.
2) BBC 'Coast' (presenter). Film on the ecological importance of the cliff-top habitat on Ramsey Island, Pembrokeshire. For the 2013 series.
October 2012: BBC1 'Countryfile'
The film, in which I visit Adam
Henson's Farm to discuss beneficial insects on farmland, touched
upon my recent research on the importance of dung beetles to farmers.
It was broadcast on Sunday 7th October and is now available to view online by following this link.
August 2012: Channel 4 'Jimmy's Forest'
entomologist and on-screen entomologist for a 4-part series produced on the wildlife and customs in an oak woodland.
June 2012: BBC1 'Springwatch'
I went delving into a habitat
that most people would overlook to unearth the extraordinary behaviour of yellow dung flies. My film was broadcast as an insert film during BBC Springwatch
2012. Please follow this link to the film.
May 2012: BBC Radio Wales
Interview for BBC Radio Wales' 'Value Judgements' - a 1/2 hour profile interview that explores the values, ethics and moral codes by which Welsh figures live their lives.
December 2011: BBC Oxford
for BBC Radio Oxford. The interview covered all aspects of my research
and recent filming for Channel 4's 'Hippo: Nature's Wild Feast'. Please
follow the links below to listen to the interview.
Listen here to:
Part one Part two Part three
November 2011 Channel 4/Animal Planet 'Hippo: Nature's Wild Feast'/'Eating Giants: Hippo'
Entomologist on a 90 minute documentary
charting the animals that utilise a hippo carcass in the South Luangwa
National Park, Zambia. As part of a group of international scientists, I was the
entomologist on a 7-day experiment where we observed the animals that
came to a hippo carcass using a suite of remote cameras. All live Q&A broadcasts
and further information are available on the website.
The 90 minute documentary, produced by Tigress Productions is available to watch on 4OD.
September 2010: BBC 1 Countryfile
my research on the impact of livestock worming chemicals on dung beetles.
July 2010: BBC Radio Wales
on the Jamie & Louise morning show live from the Royal Welsh Show
at Builth Wells about beneficial insects for farmers.
March 2009: Sky Knowledge Advertising Campaign
Fronted the Sky Knowledge 2009 advertising campaign. Advert filmed in The Oxford University Museum of Natural History.
* Director: Peter Lydon, Photographer: Fergus Padel
* View Television Advert here
*View Press advert and associated photographs here
*View Sky Annual Review here - pages 12-13 (pdf)
*View Sky Annual Review - 'What Sky Is About'
November 2008: BBC Radio Wales
Interview for BBC Wales's farming programme regarding the importance of insects to farmers.
June 2008: BBC Radio Wales
part of the Not in My Nature series, I appeared on Jamie Owen's morning
radio show on Monday 23rd June.
* Available online by following this link. The interview is on page 3 of 'NIMN on Radio Wales, entitled 'Digging in dung'.
May 2008: 'Not in my Nature' (BBC Wales)
entomologist. 'Not In My Nature' followed a group of 'wildlife-haters'
as they experience a variety of Welsh wildlife challenges. The team
spent a superb, sunny day filming with me, hunting for the wonderful
insect life that lives in Pembrokeshire.
* View clip of episode here and click on either 'Heaven in a cow pat' or 'Highlights: cow pat'