Simon King OBE | Naturalist | Author | Broadcaster
Simon was born on 27th of December 1962 in Nairobi, Kenya.He began his career as a child actor at the age of ten, but soon moved into the field of natural history. His early programmes include Man and Boy, King’s Country and Walk on the Wildside.
Simon has contributed memorable footage to some off the BBC’s most prestigious wildlife series including Blue Planet, Life in the Freezer and Planet earth.
He is well known for his presenting work on popular series such as Big Cat Diary, Springwatch and Autumnwatch as well as his series Simon King’s Shetland Dairies. Simon is involved with many wildlife charities – The Wildlife Trust, Tusk Trust, David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation and The Woodland Trust, to name but a few.
In 2015 he launched the Simon King Wildlife Project which is a registered charity dedicated to land restoration, education and engagement in the natural world, and in August 2016 his latest book “Nature Watch” was published which is the ultimate guide to tracking and watching Wildlife in Britain and Europe.