Wildlife lecture tours by three acclaimed cameramen

29 June 2018

Talks

Three educational lecture tours by three fantastic wildlife cameramen:


Doug Allan: Wild Images, Wild Life

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Picture copyright: Doug Allan


'Wildlife cameramen don’t come much more special than Doug Allan’ - Sir David Attenborough

Join multi-award winning wildlife cameraman Doug Allan for an evening of behind the scenes stories for all the family, with highlights from the most challenging assignments of his 35 years filming wildlife in the remotest places on Earth. 

Born in Fife, Doug Allan spent seven years in Antarctica as a Scientist, research diver and photographer for the British Antarctic Survey, before changing direction to full time freelance filming in 1983. 

Since then he has become one of the world’s best known and respected cameramen, specialising in natural history, expeditions and science documentaries. He's worked for the BBC, Discovery, National Geographic and many others, filming for series including The Blue Planet, Planet Earth, Human Planet, Frozen Planet, Ocean Giants, Operation Iceberg, Wild Cameramen at Work, and Brian Cox’s Forces of Nature.

This new presentation traces Doug’s personal journey as he discusses how he’s seen pollution and climate change affect the natural world. 

Copies of Doug’s book Freeze Frame will be on sale, as well as his colour prints of polar bears, penguins and seals.

Suitable for all ages 

Running Times: 2 hours (inc 20 min interval and audience Q+A.) 

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Animal Families and Me with Gordon Buchanan

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Picture copyright: Graham MacFarlane

Join Gordon Buchanan, the highly acclaimed television wildlife cameraman and presenter of the popular BBC Animal Family and Me series for a unique opportunity to hear personal recollections of his globe-trotting travels as Gordon delves into his world of weird, wild and wonderful wildlife - all illustrated with his own film footage and photography.

* Suitable for all ages. 

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Living a Wild Life with Colin Stafford-Johnson

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Irish wildlife cameraman and television presenter Colin Stafford-Johnson is an acclaimed and internationally awarded filmmaker. Throughout his career, Colin has won awards from wildlife festivals and events around the world. He's lived first hand with tigers for many years in India, filmed some of the most renowned natural history sequences in his homeland of Ireland and now for the first time will be sharing his stories with UK theatre audiences this autumn. 

Illustrated with his own stunning film footage and photography, the talk promises unique natural history stories and wildlife encounters.   

* Show suitable for all ages.  

* 2 hours running time including interval 

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