TV Credits / Documentary Films


  1. ‘Hard Talk’ BBC News 24

  2. ‘Saville Row’ BBC2

  3. ‘This is Your Life’ ITV

  4. ‘Parkinson’ BBC1

  5. ‘Jackanory’ BBC Childrens

  6. ‘Terry Wogan Show’ BBC

  7. Children’s Adventure Series - Central TV

  8. ‘The Last Great First’ (Blue Nile) ITV

  9. ‘El Tapon’ Canadian B.C. (Darien Gap)

  10. ‘The Darien Conquest’ or ‘The Stopper’  ITV

  11. ‘The Great Zaire River Expedition’ ITV

  12. ‘Operation Drake’ (ITV and US ABC)

  13. ‘The Fort George Volunteers’ BBC

  14. ‘Operation Raleigh’ series on BBC

  15. ‘Mammoth Hunt’ (The Giant Elephants of Nepal) on both

   Bristol & USA

  1. ‘The Grand Adventure’ (a piano to the Wai Wai) BBC

  2. ‘The Challenge of Leadership’ BDFL

  1. Explorer & Motivational Speaker

Expeditions


  1. The Mongolian Khan Khentii Expedition Summer  

   2021/2023

  1. Bolivian Recce Expedition November 2021

  2. Nepal Bardia Reserve Quest, India 2019

  3.   Kenya Quest Expedition 2018

  4. Mongolia Baatar Expedtion 2018

  5. Colombia Amazonas Expedition 2017

  6. USA Tour 2016

  7. Sierra Nevada - Colombia 2016

  8. The Osa Peninsula Expedition, Costa Rica 2015

  9. The Manas Recce Expedition, Assam 2015

  10. Peru Expedition 2014

  11. Mongolia Recce Expedition 2013

  12. Kota Mama VIII Expedition - Bolivia Aug - Sept 2012

  13. The Senior Elephant Quest Expedition April 2012

  14. The Gobi Quest - Mongolia July 2011

  15. Expedition Guyana - October 2010

  16. An Ancient Path Between the Seas - Nicaragua 2010

  17. The Giant Elephant Quest - Nepal February 2010

  18. Kota Mama VII - Bolivia 2009

  19. The Lago Roja Aguado 2008-9

  20. Sabah - Borneo 2008

  21. The Cofan Expeditions - Ecuador 2008

  22. The Magdala Mission - Ethiopia 1996

  23. The Wai Wai Expeditions - Guyana 1994-2002

  24. The Kota Mama Expeditions - Reed boats and

   exploration in S. America 1995-2009

  1. Exploration in Burma 1996-99

  2. The Giant Elephant Quests -W. Nepal 1991-2001

  3. Mongolia Amarsanaa Expedition 1992

  4. Operation Raleigh 1984-92

  5. Operation Drake 1978-80

  6. The Zaire River Expedition 1974-75

  7. The British Trans-Americas Expedition, Darien Gap

   Panama 1971-72

  1. The Dahlak Quest, Ethiopia 1970

  2. The Exploration of The Blue Nile 1968

  3. Sandhurst Ethiopian Expeditions 1964-66

  4. SE Libya Exploration 1963

  5. Operations Aphrodite (underwater archaeology,

  Cyprus 1958-61)

Books


  1. ‘Something Lost Behind the Ranges’ (revised autobiography)

  2. ‘Weapons and Tactics’ (with Tom Wintringham)

  3. ‘Expeditions, the Experts’ Way’ (with Alistair Ballantine)

  4. ‘Where the Trails Runs Out’

  5. ‘In the Steps of Stanley’

  6. ‘A Taste for Adventure’

  7. ‘In the Wake of Drake’ (with Mike Cable)

  8. ‘Operation Drake’ (with Mike Cable)

  9. ‘Mysteries:  Encounters with the Unexplained’

  10. ‘Operation Raleigh: The Start of the Adventure’

  11. ‘Operation Raleigh:  Adventure Challenge’ (with Ann Tweedy)

  12. ‘Operation Raleigh:  Adventure Unlimited’ (with Ann Tweedy)

  13. ‘Mammoth Hunt: In Search of the Giant Elephants of Nepal’ (with Rula  Lenska)

  14. ‘Kota Mama’ (with Richard Snailham)

  15. ‘East to the Amazon: In Search of Great Piatiti’ (with Richard Snailham)

 

Radio Credits


  1. ‘Desert Island Discs’ BBC Radio 4

  2. ‘Today’ BBC Radio 4

  3. ‘John Dunn Show’ BBC Radio 2

Press Credits


  1. The Times

  2. Daily and Sunday Telegraph

  3. The Guardian

  4. The Daily Mail

  5. The Daily Express

  6. Evening Standard

  7. The Observer 

  8. The Geographical Magazine

  9. The Traveller

  10. Country Life

Talks and Lectures


  1. The Darien Breakthrough - 50 years of the Range Rover 2020

  2. In Search of Lost Civilisations - part of the Wilderness Lectures

  3. In Darkest Africa – the story of Stanley and Livingstone using Stanley’s lantern slides and his voice

  4. In the Steps of Stanley

  5. The Quest for Leadership - inspirational talk on leading in the face of adversity

  6. The Wai Wai in Guyana

  7. Searching for Lost Civilisations - The Kota Mama Expedition

  8. A Life of Adventure

  9. Andes to Atlantic – The Kota Mama Expedition

  10. On a Wing and a Prayer

  11. The Grand Adventure

  12. Operation Drake

  13. Operation Raleigh

  14. The Eighth Wonder

  15. The Conquest of the Blue Nile

  16. The Dahlak Quest

  17. The Darien Breakthrough

  18. Mission to Magdala

Corporate & After Dinner


John has inspired and entertained people around the globe.

He has lectured world wide for numerous companies on exploration, leadership and problem solving.


He has also hosted and chaired numerous events including the following:



  1. The Royal Geographical Society

  2. Royal Scottish Geographical Society

  3. Cox and Kings - Expert Tour Guide

  4. Cunard, P&O, SAGA Cruises

  5. ICI

  6. Shell

  7. The Rotary Club

  8. The Lions Club

  9. Round Table

  10. Coast to Coast lecture tours in USA

  11. Business Lectures to audiences in Australia, Hong Kong & Europe