In 2007 Martin became a factual TV presenter and two years later joined the presenting team of Springwatch, Autumnwatch and Winterwatch (BBC2). He also produced and presented Springwatch Unsprung – an offshoot to Springwatch from its first transmission in 2009.
Martin has also presented Hunting Tigers – 10 days in India (in production), The Lion Queens (Discovery), Springwatch Butterfly Special 2013 (BBC2), Springwatch Otter special (BBC2), Springwatch Guide to Seabirds 2012 (BBC2), Nature’s Miracle Babies 2011 (BBC1), Autumnwatch 2009 “how do I?…”, and Springwatch 2009 Holidays with Martin Hughes–Games (BBC2).
Martin loves working with people on screen. His years as a successful television producer have given him the skills and insight to help productions clearly identify what audiences want and respond to.
Joined BBC 1978
Freelance from November 2007 to present
Springwatch 2009 – todate
Springwatch Unsprung producer and presenter 2009 / 2010 / 2011 / 2012
Autumnwatch 2009 – todate
Unsprung presenter / producer 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Wild Night In 2010 1 X 120 mins fundraiser for wildlife worldwide
Summerwatch Seabird Special 2012
Nature’s Miracle Babies 5 X 60 BBC1 (TX 2011)
Winterwatch 2011 – todate
Springwatch 2009 Holidays with Martin Hughes-Games 1 X 60 mins BBC2
Joined BBC Natural History Unit 1978
Moved to BBC Science and Features 1979
Returned to BBC Natural History Unit 1988 became series producer (5 series), head of development etc
Left BBC October 2007
Became a Factual Presenter