Tony Francis has produced and presented more than 500 countryside and wildlife programmes for TV, including the award-winning series Heart of the Country. He has been a regular columnist with the Sunday Times and Daily Telegraph on rural and sporting matters. A high profile sports presenter on ITV, he has covered many football World Cups, Olympic Games and England cricket tours. He ran his own television production company for 24 years. Author of ten books, Tony has also recently developed a reputation as an artist.