Interviews and opinion

An older man sitting upon stones at a summit

Walk and Talk with Joss Naylor

The legendary octogenarian fell runner and farmer, sometimes called the King of the Fells or Iron Joss, on why he wanted to walk the route of his epic 105-mile Lake District run from 1983 and what makes his home county so special.

A smiling man, leaning against a brick wall

Walk and Talk with Ed Stafford

The ex-British Army captain and explorer was the first person to walk the length of the Amazon. His TV series include First Man Out and Left for Dead for Discovery and 60 Days with the Gypsies for Channel 4. Brought up in Leicestershire, he now lives there with his wife, Laura, and three children, Ran, Molly and Milly

A woman standing in front of a stream

Walk and Talk with Kate Jeffrey

The behavioural neuroscientist and Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation discusses how the brain has evolved to apprehend direction, space, positioning and route-planning – and why men and women’s navigational abilities can differ.

Man with folded arms leans on his walking stick and looks into the distance, outside.

Walk and Talk with Colin Speakman

The academic, writer and broadcaster on a strong incentive to keep walking and how the loss of biodiversity could be halted.

Portrait of a smiling woman, outdoors

Walk and Talk with Alice Roberts

The academic, writer and broadcaster on a strong incentive to keep walking and how the loss of biodiversity could be halted.