My Family and the Galapagos, presented by Monty Halls kicks off tonight on Channel 4.
Here are the details about when the show starts, what it’s about and its dashing presenter.
When does My Family and the Galapagos start?
It’s a brand new series that sees biologist Monty Halls and his family move to the Galapagos Islands for three months.
My Family and the Galapagos starts tonight (Saturday, July 28) at 8pm on Channel 4.
It goes up against Who Dares Wins presented by Nick Knowles on BBC One and The Hobbit: an Unexpected Journey on ITV.
The show is narrated by Harry Potter and My Family actor, Zoe Wanamaker and hopes to encourage viewers to cut down on single use plastics.
Who is Monty Halls?
Monty was born in 1966 and went to Bedstone College.
He is a biologist, explorer and motivational speaker. He is also the President of the Galapagos Conservation Trust.
Monty studied marine biology at the University of Plymouth and lives in South Devon with his wife, Tamsyn and two daughters, Isla, 5 and Molly, 3.
The TV broadcaster and explorer is also known for TV series such as Monty Halls’ Great Escape, Great Barrier Reef and Lost Worlds.
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In this three-part series, Monty Halls takes his family to measure on the Galapagos Islands, experiencing life during this remote, wildlife-rich location off the coast of Ecuador in South America.
Monty and his family reveal the consequences of the human population and business on the islands, have life-changing experiences and take part on an area beach clean-up, lightness the fact of the environmental threats two-faced by the Galapagos Islands.
Monty Halls and his family study what’s being done to shield the islands, that became a UNESCO World Heritage web site in 1978.
The eye-opening programme presents the work Monty will, likewise as showing the island through the eyes of his kids.