Martin Hughes-Games clears up confusion about his Springwatch future

Springwatch presenter Martin Hughes-Games caused panic among the show's many fans when he claimed he had been axed from the show, but those nature enthusiasts can now breathe easy.

Martin will indeed be back on our screens along with Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan when Autumnwatch returns to TV later this year.

Martin Hughes-Games speaking of his experiences making wildlife documentaries at the Radio Times Festival
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Martin, who has presented Springwatch and it's autumn and winter spin-offs since 2009, caused quite the stir when he tweeted:

Fans of the show were devastated, describing it as an "outrage" and promising to send angry messages to the Commissioner, but Martin has now updated his fans, writing:

A BBC spokeswoman said: "Martin Hughes-Games will present Autumnwatch along with Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan next month, and Martin very much remains part of The Watches family."


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