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Ocean Giants

Episode 3: Voices of the Sea

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary series about the intelligence of dolphins and whales. This part looks at how the sea mammals make sounds to catch food, and sing for music's own sake. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Phil Chapman
Executive Producer:
Sara Ford
Series Producer:
Mark Brownlow
Series Producer:
Phil Chapman
Narrator:
Stephen Fry

Mountain Gorilla

Episode 3: Safe in Our Hands

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

Nature documentary about the last mountain gorillas. Includes a look at the plight of some of the youngest and most vulnerable of the mountain gorilla population. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sara Ford
Series Producer:
Nigel Pope

Ocean Giants

Episode 2: Deep Thinkers

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary focusing on the intelligence of whales and dolphins. Professor Denise Herzing attempts to find out how close their minds are to those of humans. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sara Ford
Series Producer:
Mark Brownlow
Series Producer:
Phil Chapman
Narrator:
Stephen Fry

Mountain Gorilla

Episode 1: Kingdom in the Clouds

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 7 months

Nature documentary about the last mountain gorillas. The world's largest gorilla family starts the perilous journey down to feed on fresh shoots of bamboo. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sara Ford
Series Producer:
Nigel Pope

Ocean Giants

Episode 1: Giant Lives

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series about whales and dolphins. Explore the ocean's largest creatures - humpback whales, 200-ton feeding blue whales and southern right whales with one-ton testicles. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sara Ford
Series Producer:
Mark Brownlow
Series Producer:
Phil Chapman
Narrator:
Stephen Fry

The Truth about Lions

Episode 1: The Social Cat

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Lions are strangely social, the only wild cats to live in family groups. Jonathan Scott investigates why, with the help of the Marsh Pride of the Masai Mara. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Martin Hughes-Games investigates the plight of threatened species. He sees how the giant panda has survived, and follows the stories of the pied tamarin and the Asian rhino. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sara Ford
Series Producer:
Annie Heather

Orangutan Diary

Series 2

Episode 6

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Steve Leonard and Michaela Strachan catch up with some of the orangutans and people who've made their time at the world's biggest ape rescue operation such a rich experience. Show more

The Truth about Lions

Episode 2: The End of the Road?

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Lion expert and BBC Big Cat presenter Jonathan Scott looks at why living in prides once helped the lions, but now it could be their downfall. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Martin Hughes-Games investigates the plight of threatened species. He learns how zoos are breeding amur leopards, visits a Kenyan elephant orphanage and checks on a barbary lion. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Sara Ford
Series Producer:
Annie Heather

Elephant Diaries

Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Series about orphaned baby elephants at the David Shelrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya. Jonathan is in Tsavo, where an orphan is struggling with debilitating painful joints. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jonathan Scott
Executive Producer:
Sara Ford
Series Producer:
Simon Nash

Saving Planet Earth

Series 1

Episode 1: Sharing Planet Earth

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorkshire

David Attenborough takes a look at the impact that humankind has had on the planet and how a relentless battle for space has led to a struggle for survival for many species. Show more

Elephant Diaries

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Series about a year in the life of orphaned baby elephants at the David Shelrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya. Two-year-old Wendi has taken on the role of the leader of the herd. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jonathan Scott
Director:
Lucy Meadows
Executive Producer:
Sara Ford
Series Producer:
Simon Nash

Elephant Diaries

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Series about orphaned baby elephants at the David Shelrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya. Michaela Strachan finds out if a newly rescued baby has survived her first 24 hours. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jonathan Scott
Director:
Lucy Meadows
Executive Producer:
Sara Ford
Series Producer:
Simon Nash

Elephant Diaries

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series about orphaned baby elephants at the David Shelrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya. Michaela and the six orphaned elephants from Nairobi arrive at Ithumba, the new release site. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jonathan Scott
Director:
Lucy Meadows
Executive Producer:
Sara Ford
Series Producer:
Simon Nash

Wildlife on Two

Should Elephants Weep?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Documentary charting the journey the family groups of Asian elephants have to make each year in order to survive. Narrated by David Attenborough. Show more

Elephant Diaries

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Series about orphaned baby elephants at the David Shelrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya. At the Nairobi nursery, the dry season brings a flood of new baby orphans. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jonathan Scott
Director:
Lucy Meadows
Executive Producer:
Sara Ford
Series Producer:
Simon Nash

Elephant Diaries

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series about orphaned baby elephants at the David Shelrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya. In Nairobi, Michaela Strachan follows the fortunes of two of the new babies, Jipe and Lualeni. Show more

Orangutan Diary

Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Stories from the world's biggest ape rescue centre. The team release 25 rescued orangutans, and the youngest orangutans are in danger when malaria hits the clinic. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 8 months

Documentary revealing the inner alchemy that gives four hunters - falcon, shark, cheetah and crocodile - the edge, from the moment they detect their prey through to the vital kill. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
John Simm
Producer:
Mark Brownlow
Director:
Mark Brownlow
Executive Producer:
Sara Ford