Michaela Strachan

  • One of television's best-loved wildlife presenters

  • Best known for presenting double BAFTA-winning series Michaela's Wild Challenge

  • Ambassador for Breast Cancer Now and supports many Wildlife Charities

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Michaela Strachan is one of Britain’s best known wildlife presenters. She has been on our television screens since 1986, spent fifteen years presenting the BBC’s The Really Wild Show and ten years on Countryfile, as well as completing a UK tour with a live theatre show based on her first children's book, Michaela Strachan's Really Wild Adventures.

Michaela is best known for her wildlife programmes including The Great Penguin Rescue and the double BAFTA-winning Channel Five series Michaela's Wild Challenge. Other major shows for the BBC include Orangutan Diaries, Elephant Diaries and for Channel Five Michaela's Zoo Babies, Michaela's Animal Roadtrip and Animal Rescue Squad. She has also worked for Discovery's Animal Planet presenting Postcards from the Wild and Adopt a Wild Animal as well as many others.

Michaela has spent over a decade co-presenting the hugely popular BBC ‘Watches’ series: Springwatch, Autumnwatch and Winterwatch, and back in the eighties she was the star of the live club culture series The Hit Man and Her as well as presenting the iconic children's TV programme The Wide Awake Club.

Michaela is an ambassador for Breast Cancer Now and supports many Wildlife Charities including The Animal Asia Foundation, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, The Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation, Secret World, SANCCOB, Home from Home, World Vision and TEARS, the animal shelter in Cape Town that her lovely dog Rio was adopted from.

In 2023, Michaela filmed Ice Age, a three-part documentary with Steve Backshall; Swimming in Sewage: Britain’s Water Scandal and Digging for Treasure for Channel 5. She also presented Extreme Conservation in The Maldives and Turkey for BBC World.

Speech Topics

Michaela Strachan is regularly sought after for making personal appearances, hosting award ceremonies and giving presentations. Her natural effervescence and engaging humour endear her to audiences, corporate and educational alike.

With her extensive experience of wildlife conservation all around the world and her gift for communication, Michaela is a popular choice to host wildlife festivals and to open natural history, environmental and ecological events and present award ceremonies.

Springwatch/ Career Talk
Michaela will be speaking about 'Springwatch Filming' with funny anecdotes and highlights of behind the scenes.

Michaela Strachan's Really Wild Adventures Show
Michaela's one-woman show adapted from her children’s book, Michaela Really Wild Adventures a wild journey of snakes, sharks, elephants and whales. This is a fun whistle-stop interactive show full of rhyme, music, humour and lots of fascinating wildlife facts.

Whether it’s a large international conference, trade show, corporate event, or bespoke private occasion, Michaela’s upbeat and friendly demeanour never fails to leave audiences feeling positive, uplifted, and informed.

Testimonials

What better way is there to entertain an audience passionate about wildlife and enjoying themselves! Michaela made the marquee come alive with interest and laughter as she talked so eloquently and honestly about her life, connection to wildlife and the wonders of Springwatch

James Newman - Fundraising Manager, Essex Wildlife Trust

Books and DVDs

Clients often ask about purchasing books for giveaways and delegate packs. Below you’ll find a selection of products by Michaela Strachan. Click the images to view on Amazon's website. For bulk orders, please speak with your Booking Agent.

How to book Michaela Strachan for your event

To book Michaela Strachan, please submit an online enquiry to booking.agent@nmp.co.uk or contact one of our booking agents on +44 (0)20 3822 0003.

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