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2017

17/02/2017

Tour of the UK!

Following the success of the two-part series BIRDS OF PARADISE: The Ultimate Quest (presently on BBC iPlayer) – I'm doing a series of lectures, as part of the RGS Regional Programme for 2017: Benedict Allen with a tribal friend

Adventures in Paradise:

With his usual good humour and enthusiasm, Benedict reveals the full story of his dramatic return to Papua New Guinea (recently featured in an inspiring BBC Two series) – through the swamps with wheelchair-bound Frank Gardner, the distinguished Security Correspondent, in search of the island's elusive birds of Paradise.

VENUES:

  • Sun 11th June, 2pm  DARLINGTON Civic
  • Mon 12th June, 7:30pm  EXETER Phoenix
  • Wed 14th June, 7:30pm  STAMFORD Arts Centre
  • Mon 19th June  Theatr Brycheiniog BRECON
  • Sun 3rd Sept  Theatre by the Lake, KESWICK

Please contact the above theatres for further details.


16/02/2017

Special Stage Appearance with Frank Gardner

Benedict Allen and Frank Gardner in PNG Special Stage Appearance with Frank Gardner: at the RGS on 1st October as part of the STEPPES TRAVEL FESTIVAL weekend.


24/01/2017

Upcoming TV Series: Fresh off the press!!!!

Poster for Bird of Paradise the Ultimate Quest (TV series) Announcing the broadcast of the new telly series on BBC Two, 9pm on Friday 3rd and Friday 10th Feb:

Birds of Paradise:
the Ultimate Quest

Being the adventures and Frank Gardner and myself, as we together struggled through swamp, lake and forest to seek out Birds of Paradise in PNG. It wasn't easy! Hope you enjoy the two programmes...


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