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Alex Bescoby

Alex Bescoby is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, author and presenter with a love of history, travel and storytelling. In 2016, Bescoby co-founded independent production company Grammar Productions, to make innovative documentaries that delve deeper into history and how it affects the lives of people and societies around the world today.

His latest project, The Last Overland, involved driving 19,000km from Singapore to London, recreating one of history’s greatest road journeys for a 2022 Channel 4 documentary series and book. The adventure crossed 23 countries in 111 days and was undertaken in collaboration with major brands including Land Rover, Singapore Tourism Board, Craghoppers, Bremont and Opihr Gin. It also raised funds for two causes close to Alex’s heart - dementia treatment and veterans care.

Since studying politics and history at Cambridge University, Bescoby’s work has taken him to some of the less-travelled corners of the world, including the back-country of Sierra Leone, the remote Peruvian Andes and the insurgent-ridden southern Philippines. His filmmaking projects combine his passion for history and adventure.

Alex Bescoby

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    It's a Long Story: Alex Bescoby & Levison Wood

    Daring adventurers Alex Bescoby (The Last Overland) and Levison Wood (The Art of Exploration) regale us with inspiring tales from their lives on the road.

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    Alex Bescoby: The Last Overland

    Alex Bescoby speaks about The Last Overland, the chronicle of his 19,000-mile journey by car from Singapore to London — an expedition in tribute to the history-making First Overland of 1955.

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