Martin Hughes-Games

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Martin Hughes-Games
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Hughes-Games in 2014
Born (1956-04-16) April 16, 1956 (age 62)
Education Millfield
Alma mater Reading University
Occupation Television producer and presenter
Known for Presenting Springwatch and Autumnwatch

Martin Hughes-Games (born 16 April 1956) is a natural history programme producer and presenter. He is best known for co-presenting the BBC magazine-style nature series Springwatch and its spin-offs, Winterwatch, Autumnwatch, and Springwatch Unsprung.


Hughes-Games was educated at Millfield School between 1970 & 1975, (Millfield is a boarding independent school in the town of Street), followed by the University of Reading, from which he graduated in zoology in 1978, with a 1st Class honours degree.

Life and career[edit]

Hughes-Games has worked in television for 30 years.[when?] He is an active conservationist and also planted a wood[citation needed]. He has been a member of the Springwatch production team since 2006 and his most recent Series Producer credits include Shetland Diaries with Simon King (BBC Two) and Incredible Animal Journeys (BBC One, 2006).

He started as a producer, then moved onto co-presenting and producing the BBC's Springwatch and Autumnwatch programmes in May 2009, and also presented a programme entitled Nature's Miracle Babies in 2011.[1][2]

In addition to presenting, producing and filming, Hughes-Games has written an autobiographical account of his travels, entitled A Wild Life.[3]


  1. ^ Nature's Miracle Babies, BBC
  2. ^ BBC Autumnwatch
  3. ^ Hughes-Games, Martin (2015). A Wild Life: my adventures around the world filming wildlife. Corsair. ISBN 1472114442.

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