Explorer, Presenter, Writer

Will Millard is a writer, BBC presenter, and expedition leader. Born and brought up in the Fens, he is the BAFTA Cymru winning presenter of the BBC Two series Hunters of the South Seas, BBC Wales/BBC Four’s The River Taff with Will Millard, and BBC Wales Hidden Cardiff. His first book The Old Man and the Sand Eel for Penguin (Viking) follows his wild journey across Britain in pursuit of a fishing record and will be out next spring, and his next BBC Two series, charting a year in the life of the extraordinary Korawai tribe in West Papua, will be on your screens later in 2017. He is currently somewhere up the River Wye, following this outstanding river from source-to-sea for his latest series for BBC Wales and BBC Four.

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About Will Millard

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Documentaries Documentaries

From Wales to West Papua and beyond…

Books and Articles Books and Articles

Articles, and writing about Will Millard, from the UK and worldwide

Photography Photography

A selection of Will’s globally published images


Will has been leading expeditions in remote places for the past decade such as Sierra Leone and New Guinea.

  • The Guardian

    Will becomes passionately involved with his hosts. He clearly adores them and they adore him, and trust him… A lovely, touching, very human little film.

    - The Guardian
  • Radio Times

    Millard is a natural presenter…Even when faced with aggression from tribes people who have no idea who this sunburnt stranger is he wins them – and us – over with his warmth. This man is one to watch

    - Radio Times
  • The Times

    Will Millard’s Hunters of the South Seas was un-improvable. One advantage is that although Millard is a bona fide explorer he looks like a book worm not Bear Grylls.

    - The Times