Blue Planet Cameraman
Chaired by Stuart Semple, University of Roehampton
Saturday 12 October 2019, 3-4pm
Baillie Gifford Big Tent
Discover the hidden world of this multi-award-winning Blue Planet cameraman.
Gavin Thurston is a BAFTA award-winning wildlife cameraman who has worked on seventeen of Sir David Attenborough's series including Blue Planet II,Planet Earth II and Netflix’s Our Planet. In his book Journeys In The Wild he reveals the extraordinary and adventurous true stories of what it takes to track down and film our planet's most captivating creatures.
‘I have worked with [Gavin] on and off for over thirty years. He is, as his diary entries reveal, a most knowledgeable and perceptive naturalist. He has endless patience and that invaluable and extraordinary ability to anticipate what an animal is about to do before it does it’
-Sir David Attenborough
Books will be on sale and the event will be followed by a book signing.