Vanessa Collingridge

Vanessa Collingridge is a journalist, writer and broadcaster. She is the presenter of BBC Radio 4's Making History and co-presented BBC 1's British Isles - A Natural History. Most recently, she presented four-part documentary series on Captain Cook for ABC Australia. She is the author of Captain Cook: The Life, Death and Legacy of History's Greatest Explorer and Boudica - the true Warrior Queen and also contributed to 70 Greatest Journeys in History. She lives in Renfewshire in Scotland.