Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is set to present BBC’s Big Blue Live nature show. The British celebrity chef, television personality, journalist, food writer, who hosts River Cottage series will be in Monterey Bay when he broadcasts with the other presenters Matt Baker, Liz Bonnin, Steve Backshall and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall will become a wildlife presenter, as he co-hosts a series of live shows about marine life off the Californian coast. I will be broadcast for three days and they will be track whales, sharks, dolphins and seals. The reason why he had been hired is his passion and caring of,
marine conservation and marine protected areas”.
BBC has promised this will be one of the greatest animal gatherings on earth”. Baker and Bonnin will be based at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, with Backshall out at sea. Fearnley-Whittingstall will be a roving reporter.
Charlotte Moore, controller of BBC One, said:
“In this ambitious television first, BBC One will take viewers on an extraordinary oceanic journey and get up close and personal with marine life above and beneath the water. It promises to be an unmissable live TV event showcasing a spectacular display of sea creatures rarely seen in such close proximity.”
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is from London, UK, to gardener and writer.