2020 Programmes

Robert Macfarlane

Robert Macfarlane
Photo by Bryan Appleyard


Robert Macfarlane is best known for his books on landscape, nature, place, people and language. Described by The Wall Street Journal as “the great nature writer, and nature poet, of this generation,” his many books include the award-winning Landmarks, The Old Ways, and The Lost Words, with several adapted for TV by the BBC. A Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, in 2017 he received The EM Forster Award for Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Underland: A Deep Time Journey is his most recent book.

Robert Macfarlane appears in our 2020 WINTER SERIES.View the Episode 3 video or listen to the podcast.