Manchester, UK 5-7 March

Lucy Cooke

Explorer, Author, Zoologist - National Geographic

Lucy Cooke is a National Geographic explorer, New York Times best-selling author and award-winning broadcaster with a Masters in zoology from New College Oxford, where she studied under Richard Dawkins. Cooke has written and presented natural history documentaries for BBC, National Geographic, ITV and Discovery. She’s also a regular on Radio 4 panel shows like "Sue Perkins Nature Table" and "Infinite Monkey Cage" as well as hosting her own "Political Animals" and "Power of…" series. Her first book, "The Unexpected Truth About Animals," was short-listed for the prestigious Royal Society prize and has been translated into 18 languages. Her latest bestseller, "Bitch: What it means to be female," was cited as one of the best books of 2022 by the Guardian and the Telegraph.