Richard is an award winning filmmaker and author.
Richard is generally regarded as one of the world’s foremost adventure filmmakers and is one of the few Europeans featured in National Geographic’s Voices from the Summit. He has won over 30 major awards worldwide, including Best Mountain Adventure Film at Kendal; two from BAFTA, Scotland; the Royal Television Society and from film festivals in Canada, America, Japan and mainland Europe. His landmark series include The Edge, The Face, Wild Climbs and the groundbreaking live Great Climb. For over 12 years he’s been Executive Producer of BBC Scotland’s primetime series The Adventure Show.
He has co-authored eight walking and climbing books including the best selling Wilderness Walks & More Wilderness Walks and his images have been seen in many books, newspapers, magazines and outdoor publications.
He lives in the shadow of the Cairngorms with fellow film maker Margaret Wicks.
Opportunities to see Richard Else
This is the first EXCLUSIVE event for Richard, after the publication of Wainwright Revealed. Join him in Kendal Town Hall, where Alfred Wainwright worked, as he shares a new insights into the man and reveals little-known aspects of his character.