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Marshall was Series Producer of all eight seasons of the ground-breaking BBC Children's Serious TV series which he created: Serious Jungle (2002), Serious Desert (2003), Serious Arctic (2004), Serious Amazon (2005), Serious Andes (2006), Serious Ocean (2008), Serious Explorers: Livingstone (2010), and Serious Explorers: Raleigh (2011). The extreme adventure series has won fifteen major awards, including four BAFTAs and three Royal Television Society awards, and is seen in a hundred and fifty countries.
He is the author of a book to accompany the series: Extreme Survival: An Adventurer's Guide to the World's Most Dangerous Places (foreword by Bruce Parry). In addition he has written several other children's factual books, and he co-authored Undercover, documenting unprecedented secret filming in sub-standard Romanian and Turkish orphanages with the involvement of the Duchess of York and her daughters Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie.
He was Series Producer of the children's news programme Newsround, with responsibility for its short documentaries, Newsound Extra. He has also been a Senior Producer in BBC factual programmes, making shows such as Tomorrow's World and the 1999 Total Eclipse.
Born in Leeds, Marshall read maths at Oxford University before becoming a Secondary maths teacher. He has also been a Radio 4 announcer and presenter. He lives in London with his partner and two children.
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