Steve Backshall

Steve Backshall

Steve Backshall is one of the most beloved adventurers and naturalists on the planet. Steve captivates millions with his TV shows and expeditions ranging from the BAFTA-winning Deadly 60, to the critically acclaimed Big Blue Live, Alaska Live, Lost Land of the Volcano, Lost Land of the Jaguar, Extreme Mountain Challenge, Down the mighty River with Steve Backshall and Expedition with Steve Backshall.

Steve’s Great passion is discovery - investigating new places and new species. He is prepared to go to the ends of the Earth to satisfy this passion.

Steve’s international acclaim extends off-screen too. Steve is an accomplished author penning both fiction and non- fiction books for adults and children. Steve is also a patron for numerous charities and an ambassador for the Scout Association.

Talks: Expedition: Voyages to Undiscovered Places

Inspired by Steve’s recent BBC series, ‘Undiscovered Worlds with Steve Backshall’ and ‘Expedition with Steve Backshall’ for UKTV, Steve’s talk encompasses astonishing tales from a year of adventure; taking light into forgotten caves, making first ascents of Arctic peaks, and first descents of Himalayan rivers - he talks of narrow escapes and scrapes plus jaw dropping tales of close calls with near certain death as well as lessons learned from his extraordinary year.

Wellness - a talk about how the lessons Steve has learned from studying our ancestors, animals, hunter gatherers today, and living life on expedition. What timeless needs and resources can do for all of us in our modern day search for wellbeing.

Climate - our changing world and our place in it.
Shark - the world’s greatest predator in its place
Deadly - predators big and small and how they function.

Steve is ideal as a host at events with a wildlife, nature or scientific theme, and is also a compelling Motivational and After Dinner Speaker, regaling audiences with his exciting adventures and explorations across the world. To book Steve for your event, please contact a Prime Performers Booking Agent via the online booking enquiry form or alternatively call 020 7251 8222.

  • Steve Backshall gave an excellent talk that had us all enthralled from the start. He provided the perfect blend of career highlights interspersed with personal memories from his childhood. We didn't want it to end but when it did he generously gave his time to allow photos and 'selfies' with his many fans.’

    Redmaids’ High School