Born on 21st April 1973, in Surrey, Steve grew up on a smallholding, surrounded by rescue animals. He studied English and Theatre Studies at the University of Exeter, and then Biology at the Open University, before living in Japan for a year, studying martial arts.
In 2014 Steve appeared on the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing with dance partner Ola Jordan, Steve first appeared in television on the National Geographic Channel as a presenter and producer in 1998, moving on to the BBC’s Really Wild Show alongside Nick Baker and Michaela Strachan in 2003. In 2008 Deadly 60 was commissioned, followed by Live n Deadly aimed at inspiring children to get outside and interested in wildlife.
Books and literature include:
Steve previously worked as an Indonesian travel writer for Rough Guides and writes in British newspapers.
Deadly 60 is the book of TV series one; Wildlife Adventurer’s Guide (2009) is a guide to having adventures in the UK; Looking for Adventure (2011) which was the story of his many expeditions in New Guinea, including much about his childhood and how he got into television; Predators (2013) breaks down predatory animals into their main features.
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