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Chris Packham

Christopher Gary "Chris" Packham is an English naturalist, nature photographer, television presenter, and author, best known for his television work, including the children's nature series The Really Wild Show from 1986 to 1995. He has presented the BBC nature series Springwatch since 2009.

Packham was educated at Bitterne Park Secondary School, Taunton's College, and the University of Southampton, where he received a BSc in Zoology. After graduating, he canceled his study towards a Ph.D. to train as a wildlife cameraman.

He formed the production company Head Over Heels with producer Stuart Woodman, making wildlife programmes for Discovery Channel, National Geographic, and the BBC.

He is the brother of fashion designer Jenny Packham. He lives in the New Forest with his girlfriend, Charlotte Corney, owner of Isle of Wight Zoo, and his two pet poodles, Itchy and Scratchy.

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The Weakest Link (2021)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
Chris & Meg's Wild Summer (2021)
Starring as Chris Packham (6 episodes)
The Great British Photography Challenge (2021)
Guest starring as Expert
Our Wild Adventures (2021)
Starring as Presenter (7 episodes)
Chris Packham's Animal Einsteins (2021)
Starring as Presenter (6 episodes)
Waterhole: Africa's Animal Oasis (2020)
Starring as Presenter (3 episodes)
Primates (2020)
Starring as Narrator (3 episodes)
The Steph Show (2020)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
Celebrity Countdown (2019)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
Blue Planet UK (2019)
Starring as Presenter (5 episodes)
Blue Planet Live (2019)
Starring as Presenter (4 episodes)
  • Episode 1x04: Episode 4 (Mar 31, 2019)
  • Episode 1x03: Episode 3 (Mar 28, 2019)
  • Episode 1x02: Episode 2 (Mar 27, 2019)
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Icons (2019)
Guest starring as Presenter
For Facts Sake (2018)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
Jeremy Vine (2018)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
Yellowstone Live (2018)
Starring as Host (8 episodes)
Curious Creatures (2017)
Starring as Team Captain (30 episodes)
Me and My Dog: The Ultimate Contest (2017)
Starring as Presenter (4 episodes)
  • Episode 1x04: Episode 4 (Apr 26, 2017)
  • Episode 1x03: Episode 3 (Apr 19, 2017)
  • Episode 1x02: Episode 2 (Apr 12, 2017)
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CBeebies Bedtime Stories (2017)
Guest starring as Chris Packham (5 episodes)
Britain's Ancient Capital: Secrets of Orkney (2017)
Starring as Chris Packham (3 episodes)
The Wonders of Animals (2016)
Starring as Narrator (6 episodes)
Books That Made Britain (2016)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
Weird Wonders (2016)
Starring as Host (6 episodes)
Cats v Dogs: Which is Best? (2016)
Starring as Chris Packham (2 episodes)
Insert Name Here (2016)
Guest starring as Chris Packham (2 episodes)
World's Sneakiest Animals (2015)
Starring as Presenter (3 episodes)
Frank Skinner on Demand With... (2015)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
World's Weirdest Events (2015)
Starring as Presenter (8 episodes)
The Wonder of Animals (2014)
Starring as Presenter (12 episodes)
  • Episode 1x12: Birds of Prey (Oct 29, 2014)
  • Episode 1x11: Snakes (Oct 22, 2014)
  • Episode 1x10: Bats (Oct 15, 2014)
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Hive Alive (2014)
Starring as Chris Packham (2 episodes)
Good Morning Britain (2014)
Guest starring as Chris Packham (3 episodes)
  • Episode 2021-11-05: 05/11/21 (Nov 5, 2021)
  • Episode 2021-03-26: 26/03/21 (Mar 26, 2021)
  • Episode 2020-01-21: 21/01/2020 (Jan 21, 2020)
Duck Quacks Don't Echo (2014)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
The Burrowers: Animals Underground (2013)
Starring as Presenter (3 episodes)
I Love My Country (2013)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
Winterwatch Unsprung (2013)
Starring as Chris Packham (4 episodes)
Winterwatch (2013)
Starring as Chris Packham (40 episodes)
Secrets of Our Living Planet (2012)
Starring as Presenter (4 episodes)
The Sarah Millican Television Programme (2012)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
Room 101 Extra Storage (2012)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
Room 101 (2012)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
Nature's Weirdest Events (2012)
Starring as Presenter (19 episodes)
The Chase: Celebrity Special (2011)
Guest starring as Chris Packham (2 episodes)
Pointless Celebrities (2011)
Guest starring as Chris Packham (2 episodes)
  • Episode 2016-10-15: Outdoors (Oct 15, 2016)
  • Episode 2012-03-03: Episode 2 (Mar 3, 2012)
The Animal's Guide to Britain (2011)
Starring as Presenter (4 episodes)
Nature's Top 40 (2008)
Starring as Chris Packham (10 episodes)
Cash in the Celebrity Attic (2008)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
Autumnwatch (2007)
Starring as Chris Packham (68 episodes)
  • Episode 2021-10-29: Episode 4 (Oct 29, 2021)
  • Episode 2021-10-28: Episode 3 (Oct 28, 2021)
  • Episode 2021-10-27: Episode 2 (Oct 27, 2021)
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Have I Got a Bit More News for You (2007)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
The One Show (2006)
Guest starring as Chris Packham (19 episodes)
Springwatch (2005)
Starring as Chris Packham (162 episodes)
Breakfast (2002)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
Loose Women (1999)
Guest starring as Chris Packham (2 episodes)
Holby City (1999)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
Shooting Stars (1995)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
Noel's House Party (1991)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
Have I Got News for You (1990)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
Cluedo (1990)
Guest starring as Chris Packham
Countdown (1982)
Guest starring as Chris Packham (20 episodes)
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