Marrakech - Richard Hamilton has worked for the BBC World Service as a broadcast journalist since 1998, including being a correspondent in Morocco, South Africa and Madagascar. He also reports for BBC TV, radio and online. While living in Morocco, he co-authored the Time Out Guide to Marrakech and has written throughout his career for magazines and newspapers such as Conde Nast Traveller and The Times. He has an MA in African Studies from SOAS. Richard’s first book, The Last Storytellers: Tales from the Heart of Morocco, was published in 2011.

Colin Kilkelly is an editor with 30 years in international publishing.