Jules Hudson

Julian "Jules" Hudson (born 9 January 1970, Essex) is an English archaeologist and television producer and presenter, best known for presenting the BBC Two series Escape to the Country. He also frequently presents sections of the environmental documentary series Countryfile on BBC 1.


After studying and training in Field Archaeology at Lampeter University, Hudson moved into TV production in 1996, focusing on historical programmes.[1]

Working initially for Discovery Channel, he then moved to Channel 4's Time Team, BBC 2's Horizon, and three military history series for the BBC's Richard Holmes. After becoming lead presenter on ITV Meridian's The Making of England, and making Have I Been Here Before? with Phillip Schofield, he developed and produced the series Revival for ITV, which gained a Royal Television Society nomination.

Since 2007, he has been the main presenter on the BBC's Escape to the Country.[1] He was the initial presenter on BBC One's Britain's Empty Homes, fronting the first series from January 2010 to February 2012. He has presented Defenders of the Sky for the History Channel H2 from March 2015.

President, Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales, (CPRW)

In 2015 Jules Hudson became President of CPRW, a Welsh national charity that aims to secure the protection and enhancement of the country's landscapes and environment. He has entered enthusiastically into work of the charity and in November 2015 re-launched the Best kept village competition for Montgomeryshire.[2] It is hoped that this will evolve into a competition covering all of Wales.[3]

Personal life

Hudson lives in a period home in Herefordshire with his wife Tania and son, Jack. [4]


  1. 1 2 "Jules Hudson". The Speakers Agency. Retrieved 2010-09-19.
  2. Montgomeryshire Branch CPRW
  3. Jules Hudson official website http://www.juleshudson.com/#works

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