Agent: Julian Alexander
Since appearing on Castaway, Ben Fogle has presented numerous programmes including Animal Park, Countryfile, Wild in Africa, Crufts and Extreme Dreams. Ben’s first book, The Teatime Islands. about the islands of the British Empire, was short listed for the WH Smith’s People’s Award for best travel book. In 2005 he took part in the Atlantic Rowing Race with double Olympic oarsman James Cracknell, setting a British pairs record of 49 days, 19 hours and 8 minutes. This extraordinary journey is recounted in Ben and James’ book, The Crossing. In 2009 Ben and James teamed up again to partake in the Amundsen Omega 3 South Pole Race, the first race to the South Pole since Scott and Amundsen's historic race nearly 100 years ago. Ben and James' account of the expedition, Race to The Pole, was a Sunday Times bestseller.
Ben has published two volumes of memoirs. The first, The Accidental Adventurer, is a compelling, fun, sometimes harrowing book about defying expectations, conquering fears and being the hero of your own life. The second, The Accidental Naturalist details his working life with animals, his passion for wildlife, conservation and the environment.
Published in 2015, Labrador, (Harper Collins) is a unique social history of the breed investigating why Labradors have become the world's most adored dogs. The bestselling Land Rover (Harper Collins) is the story of the car that conquered the world. English (Harper Collins) is his latest book takes us on a journey through the peculiarly English: a country of wax jackets, cricket, boat races and jellied eels, by way of national treasures such as the shipping forecast, fish and chips and the Wellington boot.