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The Blue Planet

BBC Four

The Blue Planet

Episode 6: Coral Seas

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 5 months

David Attenborough narrates a natural history of the oceans. Developed over centuries, coral reefs house fragile ecosystems, but they too have to fight to survive. Show more

Howard Shultz is the brains behind the Starbucks coffee-shop empire, a company that has grown from a Seattle bean-roasting concern to ubiquitous high-street chain. This film follows the expansion of the company into Spanish territory and asks whether Shultz is a benevolent businessman or a globalising monopolist.


Howard Shultz

The international documentary strand presents Thomas Heurlin's film following the fractious relationship between a father and the daughter he did not meet until she was ten years old - from their initial encounter to the revelation that she was now pregnant.


Thomas Heurlin

Stephanie Hughes introduces some of the great works of the English choral tradition, performed by the choir of King's College, Cambridge, and conducted by Stephen Cleobury.


Stephanie Hughes
Conducted By:
Stephen Cleobury.

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