I have a big tour planned for the autumn - 23 dates across the UK  - in support of my new book

Tamed: 10 Species that changed our world.

How do you tame wildness? For thousands of years our ancestors existed in a world where they depended on wild plants and animals. They were hunter-gatherers - consummate survival experts, navigating the opportunites and threats the world offered. Then a revolution happened: we started to domesticate wild species and they became crucial to our own survival and success.

Join me as I delve into archaeology, history and genetics to reveal the amazing stories of the species that became our allies.


From dogs, cattle and horses to wheat, potatoes and apples, find out how taming these species has left its mark on them - and us.

The tour begins in Manchester on 15th October 2017 and concludes at the Wimborne Tivoli on 22nd November 2017. Tickets for all 23 dates are on sale now.