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Our Planet (2019) - TV Series
Documentary series focusing on the breadth of the diversity of habitats around the world, from the remote Arctic wilderness and mysterious deep oceans to the vast landscapes of Africa and diverse jungles of South America.
David Attenborough takes a stark look at the facts surrounding climate change in today's world, detailing the dangers we are already having to deal with and future threats, but also the possibilities for prevention and radical political, social and cultural change. (imdb)
Our Planet: Behind the Scenes (2019) - TV Movie
A look at the making of Netflix's Our Planet series.
Seven Worlds, One Planet (2019) - TV Series
From the colourful paradise of South America to the scorching heat of Africa, Seven Worlds: One Planet showcases the true character of each continent in turn and reveals just how it has shaped all life there. (imdb)
Dynasties (2018) - TV Series
Follow the true stories of five of the world's most celebrated, yet endangered animals; penguins, chimpanzees, lions, painted wolves and tigers. Each in a heroic struggle against rivals and against the forces of nature, these families fight for their own survival and for the future of their dynasties. (imdb)
Blue Planet II (2017) - TV Mini-Series
Sir David Attenborough returns to the ocean waters, showing an array of weird and wonderful creatures, some of which have never been filmed before. (imdb)
Attenborough's Life That Glows (2016) - TV Movie
Sir David Attenborough explores the world of bio-luminescence, the often spectacular natural light produced by some creatures. Specially designed cameras reveal nature's leading lights. (imdb)
Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur (2016) - TV Movie
David Attenborough follows the remarkable story of the discovery of fossils in the Patagonia region of Argentina which prove to belong to the largest animal to ever walk the Earth. (imdb)
Planet Earth II (2016) - TV Mini-Series
David Attenborough returns in this breathtaking documentary showcasing life on Planet Earth. (imdb)
A PLASTIC OCEAN begins when journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean. In this adventure documentary, Craig teams up with free diver Tanya Streeter and an international team of scientists and researchers, and they travel to twenty locations around the world over the next four years to explore the fragile state of our oceans.
The Hunt (2015) - TV Mini-Series
The fascinating relationship between predators and their prey, and the strategies predators use to catch their food and prey use to escape death. (imdb)
The remarkable story of how these 'birds from paradise' have captivated explorers, naturalists, artists, film-makers and even royalty. The myths surrounding their discovery 500 years ago, the latest extraordinary behaviour captured on camera and reveals the scientific truth behind their beauty: the evolution of their spectacular appearance has in fact been driven by sex.
Royal Television Society Huw Wheldon Memorial Lecture - Public Service Broadcasting: A House of Cards? Lord Dobbs of Wylye examines the UK's tradition of public service broadcasting, and whether it will continue to play an important role in our society.
Kirsty Young looks at the history of the Royal Christmas broadcast.
Sir David Attenborough puts a spotlight on some of nature's evolutionary anomalies and how these curious animals continue to baffle and fascinate.
The documentary was filmed at the Natural History Museum, London, and uses CGI imagery to bring to life several of the extinct animal skeletons in the museum (en.wikipedia.org)
Life Story (2014) - TV Series
The six-part series reveals the challenges faced by individual animals at different stages of their lives. (en.wikipedia.org)
Micro Monsters 3D (2013) - TV Series
David Attenborough uses the latest 3D technology to bring to life the extreme and deadly unseen world of bugs. (imdb)
Galapagos 3D (2013) - TV Series
A three-part series about the flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands, focusing on the most recent scientific discoveries and theories.
David Attenborough embarks on a remarkable 500 million-year journey revealing the extraordinary group of animals that dominate our world, and how their evolution defines our human bodies. (imdb)
Africa (2013) - TV Mini-Series
Series documenting some of the vast array of African wildlife. Produced by the BBC Natural History Unit and the Discovery Channel, this high-budget documentary bears a similar production style to other well-known collaborative efforts between these two, such as The Blue Planet (2001) and Planet Earth (2006).
Award-winning musician Björk and legendary broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough have admired each other's work for years but this is the first time they have discussed their ... (imdb)
Secrets of Wild India (2012) - TV Mini-Series
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Kingdom of Plants 3D (2012) - TV Series
3D technology reveals a whole new dimension in the lives of plants, from the most bizarre to the most beautiful. In this sensational series, shot over the course of a year, David Attenborough explores their fascinating world. Using 3D time-lapse and pioneering techniques in 3D macro photography, he traces them from their beginnings on land to their vital place in nature today, exposing new revelations along the way. (imdb)
WHILE DINOSAURS WALKED THE EARTH, MONSTERS RULED THE SKIES... For thousands of years, humans have believed that there were once flying monsters... (imdb)
Frozen Planet (2011) - TV Mini-Series
BBC nature documentary series focusing on the polar regions.
Madagascar (2011) - TV Mini-Series
Four-part documentary series about the wildlife of the island of Madagascar, narrated by David Attenborough.
David Attenborough's First Life (2010) - TV Series
n fifty years of broadcasting, Sir David Attenborough has travelled the globe to document the living world in all its wonder. Now, in the landmark series First Life, he goes back in time in search of the very first animals. (firstlifeseries.com)
Attenborough's Journey (2010) - TV Movie
A documentary that follows natural history presenter Sir David Attenborough as he films his documentary series "First Life."
Life (2009) - TV Mini-Series
David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to hunting, the deep sea and various major evolutionary groups of creatures: plants, primates and other large sections of other vertebrates and invertebrates.
Nature's Most Amazing Events (2009) - TV Mini-Series
Looking at the most dramatic wildlife spectacles on our planet. We see the impact of the melting of the arctic ice in the summer, the annual return of the salmon to spawn, where the Okavango turns many thousands of miles into a lush wetlands. We also see the impact of the migration of wildebeest on a pride of lions, the annual winter sardine run along the coast of Africa, and the great feast in the ocean when the plankton blooms.
The Story of the Open University (2009) - TV Movie
Documentary exploring the history of the British institution. Comedian Lenny Henry examines how it became a success after initially being criticised by politicians and academics, and reveals how the Open University helped him change his life for the better.
Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life (2009) - TV Movie
Documentary on Charles Darwin.
Tiger: Spy in the Jungle (2008) - TV Mini-Series
Three-part series following the life of a female tiger and her four cubs, utilizing a special "log-cam" and narrated by David Attenborough.
Life in Cold Blood (2008) - TV Series
Written and presented by David Attenborough, Life in Cold Blood tells the epic story of the most enduringly successful animals ever to walk on land - reptiles and amphibians. The very latest technology enables extraordinary and previously unseen behavior to be captured in intimate detail, overturning the myth that cold blooded life is slow, solitary and primitive, and revealing these creatures to be as dramatic, social, sophisticated and passionate as warm blooded animals. (amazon.com)
The eminent broadcaster and naturalist remembers his encounter with mountain gorillas in Rwanda, recalling how the sequences for the programme Life on Earth were filmed and considering the success of efforts to conserve the great apes
Planet Earth (2006) - TV Mini-Series
With an unprecedented production budget of $25 million, and from the makers of Blue Planet: Seas of Life, comes the epic story of life on Earth. Five years in production, over 2,000 days in the field, using 40 cameramen filming across 200 locations, shot entirely in high definition, this is the ultimate portrait of our planet. A stunning television experience that captures rare action, impossible locations and intimate moments with our planet's best-loved, wildest and most elusive creatures. (amazon.com)
Are We Changing Planet Earth? (2006) - TV Movie
David Attenborough's two-part series on global warming. In the first, he uses selected facts and clear visuals to bring a convincing if one-sided argument in favor of human-caused global warming. In the second, he supplies possible human solutions. (imdb)
Life in the Undergrowth (2005) - TV Series
David Attenborough's ground-breaking exploration of a group of organisms that are vast in number, yet often too small to be noticed: the invertebrates.
How Art Made the World (2005) - TV Series
HOW ART MADE THE WORLD, a lively and provocative investigation into the far-reaching influence of art on society, airs on PBS over five consecutive Mondays, June 26-July 24, 2006. Check local listings. Acclaimed art historian and University of Cambridge lecturer Dr. Nigel Spivey hosts. Dr. Spivey takes viewers on a quest to comprehend mankind's unique capacity to understand and explain the world through artistic symbols. (pbs.org)
Film version of the documentary television series, "The Blue Planet," examining life under the oceans.
Elephants: Spy in the Herd (2003) - TV Movie
Nature documentary about elephants narrated by David Attenborough, utilizing special cameras designed to be located around elephants without being noticed by them.
The Life of Mammals (2002) - TV Series
David Attenborough's comprehensive study of how a remarkable group of animals evolved - a group that includes ourselves.
Great Natural Wonders of the World (2002) - TV Movie
This Attenborough documentary takes us, as the title implies, on a search for the greatest natural wonders.
Life on Air (2002) - TV Movie
This documentary traces the extraordinary television career of Sir David Attenborough, one of the most respected pioneers of the nature documentary. (imdb)
Legend of the Lost Tribe (2002) - Short Film
Some time has passed since the race in "Robbie The Reindeer" and the group of reindeers have set up a tourist business offering guided tours. When an accident occurs on one such tour Robbie believes he was saved by a long lost tribe of Vikings - supposed to have been wiped out years ago. No one believes him and they are more concerned with the business losing money. (imdb)
Lions: Spy in the Den (2002) - TV Movie
Nature documentary about lions, narrated by David Attenborough, using "bouldercam" technology.
The Blue Planet (2001) - TV Mini-Series
Documentary about life on the planet's oceans.
The Human Face (2001) - TV Mini-Series
Four part documentary series about the human face, featuring John Cleese.
The Lost Gods of Easter Island (2000) - TV Movie
Documentary of Easter Island and its native people. Why did they build those huge stonemonuments and little men-like woodcarvings. (youtube)
The Song of the Earth (2000) - TV Movie
Nature documentary written by and narrated by David Attenborough.
The Greatest Wildlife Show on Earth (2000) - TV Movie
The Greatest Wildlife Show on Earth is a spectacular film which reveals, over the period of one year, wildlife from Earth at its most stunning...
State of the Planet (2000) - TV Series
David Attenborough investigates the latest scientific research to discover whether or not there is a global environmental crisis, and, if so, what solutions there are to it. (imdb)
The Life of Birds (1998) - TV Series
David Attenborough's comprehensive and richly detailed study of birds, examining the variety of different species and their ways of life.
Attenborough in Paradise (1996) - TV Movie
The most beautiful, dazzling and glamorous birds in the world live in New Guinea. Only a few species of birds of paradise and bowerbirds have ever been filmed, partly because they are so shy, partly because they live in remote regions. This film is the first portrait of the family as a whole. Sir David Attenborough takes the viewer into hides, up trees and through swamps to observe their splendid plumage, their wonderful courtship displays, their fascinating behaviour and their amazing variety. (youtube)
The Private Life of Plants (1995) - TV Series
David Attenborough's study of the world of plants, which demonstrates, with the aid of time-lapse photography, the rich and varied ways in which they flourish.
Life in the Freezer (1993) - TV Series
Mini-series exploring the natural history of Antarctica
The Trials of Life (1990) - TV Series
A study in animal behaviour that takes a broad overview of nature, rather than the more specialised surveys of Attenborough's later productions. Each episode in this mini-series features a different aspect of the journey through life, from birth to adulthood and continuation of the species through reproduction.
A TV Dante (1989) - TV Mini-Series
The first eight Cantos, interspersed with commentary and effects.
The First Eden (1987) - TV Mini-Series
Sir David Attenborough reviews the history of mankind's relationship with the natural world in the lands around the Mediterranean.
Oliver Deuce, a successful doctor, is shattered when his wife is killed in a freak car accident involving the car being driven by Alba Bewick colliding with a very large rare bird (imdb)
The Living Planet (1984) - TV Series
David Attenborough discusses the biomass and life in a variety of eco-systems spanning many of the environments found on Earth (from tropical to polar).
Natural World (1983) - TV Series
Strand of documentaries on wildlife and the environment. (imdb)
Life on Earth (1979) - TV Series
David Attenborough's groundbreaking study of the evolution of life on our planet.
A Blank on the Map (1971) - TV Movie
The documentary follows Attenborough as he joins a back-country patrol in New Guinea crossing through a previously unexplored region in search of an uncontacted people. After several weeks in the interior, the expedition eventually encounters signs of human habitation and toward the conclusion of their journey, they are approached by a small tribe of natives who had never before had contact with the outside world. (wikipedia)