Gordon Buchanan feeding grass to a baby elephant
© Graham MacFarlane

Animal Families & Me with Gordon Buchanan

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Wildlife filmmaker Gordon Buchanan has filmed animals all around the world, but unlike most other wildlife cameramen, he lives up close and personal with them in their natural habitat. Bottle feeding, cuddling and playing with baby bear cubs, The Times newspaper reported: “Buchanan really does have the best job on TV”. Gordon is best known for his series Grizzly Bear Cubs and Me, Elephant Family and Me, Gorilla Family and Me, and Polar Bear Family and Me, as well as numerous other award-winning wildlife and expedition films.

His show promises a unique opportunity to hear personal recollections of his globetrotting travels, as he delves into his world of wonderful wildlife all illustrated with his own film footage and photography. With a reputation for relishing dangerous and tough assignments, his tales of challenging expeditions as well as the cutest animal footage possible, make for a thrilling evening not to be missed.


The performance is sold on a socially-distanced basis.

Theatre is best enjoyed with family and friends. When you look at the seating plan to book your tickets for this show, you will notice that there are gaps between available seats to accommodate social distancing, but you will be able to enjoy the show with your bubble. To make sure that social distancing is adhered to across the auditorium, you will only be able to book all of the seats within a ‘bubble’. If your required bubble size is not available (including larger groups!), or you have any access needs, please get in touch with us on 01392 72 63 63 (Tue-Sat 10am-2pm) or via boxoffice@exeternorthcott.co.uk and we will do everything we can to accommodate you.

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