Funny Girl - Broadway - Chris thoroughly enjoyed working on the orchestrations for The Broadway Revival of the show which opened in March 2022 at the August Wilson Theatre in New York.

He is thrilled that Sonia Friedman Productions, Scott Landis, David Babani and NETworks Presentations have announced a North American tour of the show scheduled to launch in the Autumn of 2023. The tour will officially open on Sept. 9th at Rhode Island’s Providence Performing Arts Center. A full list of cities and tour dates will be announced. 

The Darien Breakthrough - 50 years of the Range Rover

2020 marked the 50th anniversary of the production of the Range Rover.

The first major test of this remarkable car was the epic British Trans-Americas Expedition. The aim was to focus attention on the need to complete the Pan-American Highway, at 17000miles, the longest road in the world. 

JBS has prepared a fascinating lecture on this epic expedition.

Bolivian Recce Expedition April 2022

John has been asked to assist the village of Tres Hermanos on the Beni river. There are 17 families here with around 94 people who urgently need their primary school refurbished and a clean water supply put into operation. The expedition will start in La Paz, capital of Bolivia and continue to the world’s highest navigable lakes, the sacred Titicaca (12,675 feet) and the legendary Andean city of Tiahuanaco. Then on to the ancient trading post, Rurrenabaque, the ‘Gateway of the Amazon’ and moving by local canoes to Tres Hermanos to oversee the completion of the work there, examine archaeological sites and use camera traps to study the wildlife. Of particular interest are the reports of a large, aggressive aquatic creature, possibly a type of caimen (alligator) that we shall investigate.

The Mongolian Khan Khentii Expedition June/July 2022

The expedition will be carrying out community aid projects, giving dental and medical help to the local people and performing archaeological, biological and zoological tasks with Mongolian scientists. The scientific studies are organised with the support of the National University by Professor Terbish, who has accompanied the expeditions since 1992.

Travel will be by horse and four wheel drive vehicles. Accommodation will be in tents. At the end of the expedition there will be 2 days in the Khustain Nuruu National Park (West of Ulaanbaatar) studying the Przewalski horses and carrying out zoological research.

Speaking and Lecture Engagements - 2023

Stephen continues to entertain audiences with his highly successful fully illustrated talks which include ‘In the Steps of Eric Shipton’, ‘Ernest Shackleton’ and ‘Everest and Beyond’.

His first talk for 2022 ‘Africa’s 3 Highest Peaks’ is for the RSGS which will be broadcast via the internet. The 30 minute presentation includes a Zoom Q&A session.

Antarctic Peninsula Expedition - 2022

Led by Stephen with a team including several ski mountaineers, a French photographer (on his third Pelagic trip) and an Australian land artist, this expedition is for enthusiasts to climb, ski, sea kayak and watch wildlife on the Pelagic Australis.

If you are interested in taking part in the 2022 expedition, please contact Stephen to reserve a place or visit  


South Georgia Mountaineering Expedition September 2022/ 2023

Stephen has completed seven expedition to South Georgia and has rescheduled the September 2020 expedition for September 2022, assuming that international travel is by then possible. That trip is fully booked, but plans another one for September 2022.

- Musical Director, Orchestrator & Composer

- Explorer, Author & Motivational Speaker

- Mountaineer, Author & Motivational Speaker

Grazing and Feasting Boards

Theo’s seventh cookbook ‘Grazing and Feasting Boards’ is out now!

A beautiful collection of grazing boards and sharing platters for any occasion;

find out more or order your copy here.

Steph’s Packed Lunch - C4

Theo is a regular chef on this daytime show, giving him ample time to share his love of cooking and enthusiastic personality!

Recently launched  a new weekly meal planning service created by Theo and his wife. As a cost effective subscription service, each week members receive five easy family friendly recipes with one complete shopping list to download and a live texting service with Theo to help with your meal plans and cooking! Benefits include:

  1. reduce stress of choosing what to cook each night

  2. cut food spend dramatically and only shop once

  3. reduce your food waste

Kenwood Brand Ambassador

Theo is a brand ambassador for Kenwood. He has been a fan of Kenwood’s range of products for a number of years and is thrilled to be part of the Kenwood family.

- Chef & Author

Anna Nicholas

- Author & Travel Writer

Fallen Butterfly - Anna is delighted to announce the publication of ‘Fallen Butterfly’, the third in her crime fiction series set in idyllic Mallorca. The feisty and fun Mallorcan heroine, Isabel Flores Montserrat, is busier than ever solving crimes island wide and also in her own neck of the woods in the mountain village of Sant Martí.

The Devil’s Horn - Anna is hugely looking forward to the recording of the AudioBook of the first in the Isabel Flores Montserrat crime series.

Dr Simon Poole

- Nutrition & Lifestyle Expert & Authority on the Mediterranean Diet

The Real Mediterranean Diet -  Simon latest publication “The Real Mediterranean Diet, a guide to achieving the healthiest diet in the world” was published by Cambridge Academic Press in Spring 2021.

Italy’s Gastronomic Heart in Association with Kirker Holidays & Harden’s Restaurant Guide

Valentina is looking forward to hosting this ‘foodie’ tour of Emilia-Romagna running from 10th - 15th October 2023.

The tour of the culinary heartland of Italy will start in Bologna. Excursions will include visits to Mercato delle Erbe and producers of Balsamic vinegar in Modena and producers  of Parmigiano Reggiano and Prosciutto in Parma as well as a series of carefully-planned meals in specially selected local restaurants. The tour will finish with a Tortelloni pasta class with Valentina at a local cooking school, followed by lunch and a visit to FICO.

Destinations - The Holiday & Travel Show in association with The Times & The Sunday Times

Taste the World: Hosted by the brilliant Valentina Harris on the travel stage at Olympia, London to include Valentina’s culinary memories of travel in South Africa, Morocco and South America. Valentina will also provide a fresh pasta demonstration: A Tour of Emilia-Romagna through the iconic specialities of the region complete with a Q&A with Patrick Millar, Kirker Holidays.

1000 Mediterranean Meals: Every Recipe You Need for the Healthiest Way to Eat

Valentina is delighted to have contributed to this compilation of Mediterranean recipes published by Quarto Books. 

500 Series... Quarto Books

Valentina continues to write and style for Quarto Publishing 500 Series  including her most recent  “500 Meal Salads”, “500 Party Foods”, “500 Barbeques” , “500 Dutch Recipes”  & “500 Vegetarian Student Meals”. She has just started working on “500 Roasting Tray Meals”.

Lorenz Books: ‘The Italian Regional Cookbook’

Valentina’s latest book examines each region with a carefully curated selection of 325 recipes and 1,500 photographs to help achieve an authentic, and completely delicious, end result. An extensive introduction examines in detail the history and traditions of classic Italian cooking, the ingredients and how to prepare and use them. This comprehensive book is a must-have reference for anyone who is passionate about cooking authentic Italian food.

- Chef, Author & Broadcaster