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Patrick Barkham Books & Biography


Patrick Barkham is an award-winning author and the <i>Guardian</i>’s Natural History Writer. His books include <i>The Butterfly Isles</i>, <i>Coastlines</i>,<i> Badgerlands</i>,<i> Islander </i>and <i>Wild Child</i>. He is President of Norfolk Wildlife Trust and lives in Norfolk with his family.

Alastair Fothergill is the award-winning producer and director of numerous nature documentaries, including <i>Frozen Planet</i>, <i>Planet Earth</i> and <i>The Blue Planet</i>. He is a co-founder of Silverback Films and was previously the Head of the BBC Natural History Unit. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society and was awarded their gold medal in 2012. He has honorary doctorates from the Universities of Bristol, Durham, York St John and Hull. In 2017 Alastair was the BBC Grierson Trustees’ Award winner and he was awarded the OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019 for his services to film.

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