David Attenborough


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The Himalayas

4. Natural World: 2010-2011, The Himalayas

Documentary looking at the variety of wild animals inhabiting the Himalayas.

Coral Seas

6. The Blue Planet: Coral Seas

This programme focuses on the amazingly fragile ecosystems of the world's coral reefs.

Introduction

1. The Blue Planet: Introduction

This travels to the very depths of the seas, to reveal a spectacular variety of life.

Cuckoo

7. Natural World: 2008-2009, Cuckoo

Just how does the cuckoo trick other birds into accepting its eggs and raising its young?

Summer

3. Frozen Planet: Summer

Polar animals race to rear their young during times of plenty under the midnight sun.

Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life

Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life

David Attenborough shares his personal view on Darwin's theory of evolution.

Spring

2. Frozen Planet: Spring

Spring arrives in the polar regions, and the sun appears after an absence of five months.

The Great Migration

3. Nature's Great Events: The Great Migration

The story of a lion family's struggle to survive until the return of the great migration.

Conquest

2. David Attenborough's First Life: Conquest

In Canada's Rocky Mountains, fossils document an explosion in animal diversity.

Arrival

1. David Attenborough's First Life: Arrival

Sir David Attenborough's journey begins in a forest near his childhood home in Leicester.

When Britain Went Wild

3. Timeshift: Series 10, When Britain Went Wild

How the 60s saw the public fall in love with animals and the rise of wildlife protection.

Episode 2

2. Tiger - Spy in the Jungle: Episode 2

The cubs are now half-grown and very playful, learning the skills they'll need as adults.

Best of the Year

19. The Culture Show: 2011/2012, Best of the Year

Andrew Graham-Dixon looks back at the cultural the highlights of the year.

Animal House

6. Natural World: 2011-2012, Animal House

Sir David Attenborough tells the stories of the world's best animal architects.

Human, All Too Human

1. Great Thinkers: In Their Own Words: Human, All Too Human

Series featuring great minds of the 20th century using film from the BBC's archive.

To the Ends of the Earth

1. Frozen Planet: To the Ends of the Earth

Looking at the Arctic and Antarctic, the greatest and least-known wildernesses of all.

Attenborough and the Giant Egg

Attenborough and the Giant Egg

David Attenborough returns to the island of Madagascar on a very personal quest.

Mad and Bad: 60 Years of Science on TV

Mad and Bad: 60 Years of Science on TV

A history of science TV in the UK, from The Sky At Night to Doctor Who.

Countryside Birds

4. Birds Britannia: Countryside Birds

How birds like the skylark and the nightingale have defined the nature of the countryside.

Waterbirds

2. Birds Britannia: Waterbirds

How the destruction of wetlands meant the possible extinction of Britain's waterbirds.

Attenborough's Journey

Attenborough's Journey

Following David Attenborough as he travels the globe to film his series, First Life.

The Born Free Legacy

The Born Free Legacy

How Born Free made a massive impact on our fundamental attitudes to wild animals.

Challenges of Life

1. Life: Challenges of Life

A look at how some animals and plants go to extremes to give themselves a chance to breed.

Tidal Seas

7. The Blue Planet: Tidal Seas

How tides create opportunities for marine life, as dolphins play a deadly game of catch.

Gorillas Revisited with Sir David Attenborough

Gorillas Revisited with Sir David Attenborough

David Attenborough recounts his personal experiences with the mountain gorillas of Rwanda.