Richard Hammond

Richard has had a real passion for wildlife right from an early age and has been waiting for an opportunity to host a big Natural History series for years.

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Having left London for a life in the countryside, he currently lives in Gloucestershire with his wife and two daughters, horses and sheep.

Best known for co-hosting the show Top Gear, Richard Hammond is one of the most popular faces on BBC One.

For Planet Earth Live he camps out in the African bush, getting up close with lions in the Masai Mara.

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