Douglas Botting

Douglas Botting in Socotra Douglas Scott Botting (22 February 1934 – 6 February 2018) was an English explorer, author, biographer and TV presenter and producer. He wrote biographies of naturalists Gavin Maxwell and Gerald Durrell (the former also being a personal friend). He was the inspiration behind and writer of the 1972 BBC comedy show ''The Black Safari'', a role-reversal comedy show with Africans touring England. He also featured in much other BBC programming, including ''Under London Expedition'' exploring the London sewerage system, as part of the BBC2 nature series ''The World About Us''. He wrote numerous Second World War and early aviation books for Time Life Books. Botting took part, with Anthony Smith, in the first balloon flight over Africa. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Botting, Douglas.
Published 1999
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by Botting, Douglas.
Published 1965
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by Botting, Douglas.
Published 1985
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by Botting, Douglas.
Published 1983
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by Botting, Douglas.
Published 1977
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by Botting, Douglas.
Published 1976
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Published 1978
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by Sayer, Ian.
Published 1984
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