To date no word on who is the subject of his latest filming, although he has presented Channel 4 documentaries before, one on romantic poet Lord Byron's travels and another on British explorer Sir Richard Burton
He follows in a line of distinguished Welsh talents who presided before him - they include Emlyn Williams, Sir Richard Burton
, Sir Harry Secombe and Meredith Edwards.
The ancient Persian tales of 1,001 nights have been told and retold by writers from Sir Richard Burton
to Naguib Mahfouz, Goethe and Salman Rushdie, among others.
Sir Richard Burton
knew that, and, having been involved with several wars of my own, so do I.
It is the last resting place of Sir Richard Burton
, the intrepid Victorian explorer, Orientalist and writer, the discoverer of the source of the Nile and the translator of The Arabian Nights, who died in 1890.
Sir Richard Burton
(1821-90) wrote that Galland "had in a high degree that art of telling a tale which is far more captivating than culture or scholarship.
05pm THIS follows actor Rupert Everett as he takes a revealing and witty journey retracing the steps of one of his great heroes - the infamous Victorian explorer and sexual adventurer Sir Richard Burton
The actor - who recently filmed a UK TV documentary about 19th century soldier-and-adventurer Sir Richard Burton
- originally said: "The whole point of being in the army is wanting to get killed, wanting to test yourself to the limits.
This documentary follows Rupert Everett as he takes a witty journey retracing the steps of one of his great heroes - Sir Richard Burton
The company is best known for creating a replica of a diamond for Elizabeth Taylor to wear in her travels, a gift to her from Sir Richard Burton
Which African lake was discovered by Sir Richard Burton
and John Hanning Speke in 1858?
This slim volume consists of the annotated text of a lecture on Sir Richard Burton
(1821-90) delivered at the Royal Asiatic Society, London, by Simon Digby, the recipient of the Sir Richard Burton
Commemorative Medal in 1999.