On Thursday 24 March 2011 at 7.30pm there will be an exclusive private screening for 200 people of the ITV documentary Man to Manta, complete with an introduction from the show’s presenter, Martin Clunes (Doc Martin, Reggie Perrin, Men Behaving Badly), at London’s prestigious May Fair Hotel. The film follows Clunes as he seeks to fulfil a burning ambition to swim with the rays. It is amongst the first to highlight the growing problems mantas face from fishing pressure for the Chinese medicine trade.
The event will help raise important funds for three conservation organizations, Bite-Back, The Pacific Elasmobranch Foundation and The Marine Megafauna Foundation. Tickets are available now at a cost is £24.00 per ticket and after the screening, there will be an auction of lots donated to help the causes.