Animal Families and Me
Wildlife filmmaker Gordon Buchanan has filmed animals all around the world, but unlike most other wildlife cameramen, he actually lives up close and personal with them in their natural habitat. As The Times newspaper reported ‘Buchanan really does have the best job on TV’ bottle feeding, cuddling and playing with baby bear cubs. Gordon is best known for his series ‘Grizzly Bear Cubs and Me’, ‘Elephant Family and Me’, ‘Gorilla Family and Me’, ‘Polar Bear Family and Me’ and numerous other award winning wildlife films.
His show promises a unique opportunity to hear personal recollections of his globetrotting travels, as he delves into his world of wonderful wildlife all illustrated with his own film footage and photography. With a reputation for relishing dangerous and tough assignments, his tales of challenging expeditions as well as the cutest animal footage possible, make for a thrilling evening not to be missed.
‘Of all the people cited as David Attenborough’s successor, he’s out front’ – Daily Telegraph.
Age Recommendation: suitable for all ages.
1st half: 60 minutes
Interval: 20 minutes
Second half: 40 minutes
Total running time: two hours
Friday 8 November