THIS is the shocking moment BBC wildlife presenter Chris Packham is accosted by cops who force him to stop filming bird hunters in Malta.The telly favourite was later arrested and charged with assault — accusations that a magistrate slammed as worthy of a "comedy show".A camera captures the sudden confrontation when a car can be heard pulling up behind Chris and his crew.A man barks orders to stop filming and the TV conservationist claims he was then shoved towards his motor by a fuming policeman.A mic is able to pick up the loud voices of the officers ushering the team away, with one man heard shouting: "You cannot film here. This is private property. That is an order".Later that day Chris was left stunned when he was handed a court summons ordering him to appear before a magistrate on assault charges.But the Springwatch star told The Sun that he blew the prosecution "out of the water" after the brief hearing on Thursday morning cleared him of all … [Read more...] about Dramatic moment BBC star Chris Packham is ‘pushed by raging cop’ who forces him into his car before Springwatch presenter is accused of assault
WE ARE used to seeing the Springwatch presenters travelling up and down the UK in search of the country's beautiful wildlife.But tonight they will swap England's green and pleasant land for the Far East as they explore Japan.Here's what the presenters will get up to in the land of the rising sun...Springwatch in Japan will uncover the country's national tradition of Hanami - also known as flower watching.Each year thousands of travellers flock to Japan to see blankets of pink cherry blossom transform towns and cities.And in this special one-off episode, the presenters will learn about how Hanami is one of the most anticipated events in the Japanese calendar.Springwatch in Japan will be aired tonight on BBC Two from 8.30pm.The special episode will then be available to watch aftwerwards on the BBC iPlayer.Springwatch in Japan will feature regular presenter Chris Packham, who is known for his love of all things natural.The show comes just days after it was revealed he had been arrested … [Read more...] about What time is Springwatch in Japan on BBC 2 tonight and who is presenting with Chris Packham?
Springwatch presenter Chris Packham captivates his fans with an incredibly moving documentary. Detailing his life with autism, he gives fans an insight into what life is really like for him living with the diagnosis.Chris Packham: Asperger’s and Me is on October 17, at 9pm on BBC2.The presenter, who shot to fame on The Really Wild Show, gives a touching insight into his struggles with autism.The Springwatch star details his childhood behaviour that made him stand out from the crowd including licking beetles and chewing tadpoles.He addresses a deep concern for public perception, the controversial topic of “eradicating” autism by “retraining” children, the rise of science and tech industry geniuses, who we discover, are on the spectrum.Chris Packham is a well-known TV presenter, nature photographer and naturalist.He developed his passion for the great outdoors after he got a degree from the University of Southampton in Zoology.Chris got his … [Read more...] about When is Chris Packham: Asperger’s And Me on BBC Two tonight and what’s the documentary about?
ICONIC kids TV show The Really Wild Show could be making a return to TV.But what can we expect? And who will front it? Here’s what we know…The Really Wild Show was an iconic TV show and gave youngsters their first introduction to wildlife and the natural world.It ran from 1986 until 2006.The show was presented by Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan.The iconic BAFTA-winning series also starred veteran naturalist Terry Nutkins, who passed away in 2012, aged 66.The Sun revealed how telly bosses think it’s time the show returned to screens to deliver its particular brand of animal magic to a whole new audience.Speaking to the sun Chris Packham said: “There have been a few chats about bringing The Really Wild Show back.“There is a certain amount of nostalgia for it.“Obviously, our co-host Terry Nutkins died a couple of years ago so it would be down to Michaela and I.“But there’s a huge adult population that remember the show … [Read more...] about When could The Really Wild Show coming back and will Michaela Strachan and Chris Packham present the kids nature show?
ASPERGER'S Syndrome is one of many forms of Autism Spectrum Disorder.These are the signs somebody you know may have Asperger's, as well as some of the famous individuals who live with the condition.Asperger's Syndrome is a lifelong developmental disability which affects how people see the world and interact with others.It's often referred to as 'mild autism' - and affects around 700,000 people in the UK (more than one in 100).The main difference between it and autism is that people with Asperger's don't have a learning disability, and do not have any developmental or intellectual delays.In fact, those with Asperger's are normally of average or above average intelligence.Most kids with Asperger's go to mainstream schools, but a diagnosis is important so their learning can be targeted properly.Common signs of Asperger's Syndrome in children include avoiding eye contact, and preferring to play alone or with adults - instead of joining in with other kids.Those with Asperger's often find it … [Read more...] about What are Asperger’s syndrome symptoms in adults and children, is there a test and what has Chris Packham said about the condition?