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Human Planet

Episode 3: Arctic - Life in the Deep Freeze

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

The remarkable stories of some of the extraordinary people who make their homes in the Arctic, the harshest environment on Earth. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
John Hurt
Series Producer:
Dale Templar
Executive Producer:
Brian Leith

Human Planet

Episode 5: Mountains - Life in Thin Air

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Film exploring the ways in which people survive at extreme altitudes where nature becomes utterly unforgiving, from lush cloud forests to bare summits. Show more

Human Planet

Episode 7: Rivers - Friend and Foe

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Rivers provide food and water, but they can also flood or freeze. Human Planet meets people for whom rivers can be both a risk to life and a lifeline. Show more

Human Planet

Episode 8: Cities - Surviving the Urban Jungle

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

A look at the one environment made by humans for humans - the city. It is built to keep untamed nature out, but nature cannot be pushed away. Show more

Human Planet

Episode 1: Oceans - Into the Blue

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Humans have always found ways to live an almost aquatic life so they can exploit the sea's riches. This journey reveals tales of ingenuity and bravery. Show more

Human Planet

Episode 4: Jungles - People of the Trees

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series examining man's survival in extreme environments. A look at life in the rainforest, which requires great skill, ingenuity and sheer bravery. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
John Hurt
Series Producer:
Dale Templar
Executive Producer:
Brian Leith

Human Planet

Episode 6: Grasslands - Roots of Power

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Documentary featuring the remarkable people who live in the world's grasslands, exploring their relationship with the natural world around them. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
John Hurt
Series Producer:
Dale Templar
Executive Producer:
Brian Leith

Human Planet

Episode 2: Deserts - Life in the Furnace

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

A look at how the eternal quest for water brings huge challenges - and ingenious solutions - for millions of people in the driest places on Earth. Show more