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Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes

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

Nature documentary about two cat families and how they teach their cubs the ways of the wild and risk their lives for their offspring.

Planet Earth

Episode 5: Deserts - Short Version

Duration: 20 minutes

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

David Attenborough looks at deserts around the world from Namibia to Chile, unravelling the secrets behind desert survival and revealing their ephemeral nature. Show more

The Blue Planet

Episode 3: Open Ocean

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

David Attenborough narrates a natural history of the oceans. The deadly game of hide-and-seek played by the sea's charismatic hunters - whales, shark and billfish. Show more

The Blue Planet

Episode 4: Frozen Seas

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

A natural history of the oceans. A look at the survival techniques of creatures that endure the harsh conditions of the Arctic and Antarctic. Show more

Planet Earth

Episode 1: From Pole to Pole

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

The documentary series which celebrates our planet in its natural glory reveals how the sun's seasonal journey affects the lives of all creatures. Show more

Planet Earth

Episode 4: Caves

Duration: 57 minutes

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

Available for years

Documentary series which celebrates earth in all its natural glory. This edition looks at caves, including Deer Cave in Borneo, a daytime retreat for five million bats. Show more

The Blue Planet

Episode 5: Seasonal Seas

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

Available for years

David Attenborough narrates a natural history of the oceans, exploring the richest waters on Earth, where the annual cycle of the sun drives an explosion of life. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Alastair Fothergill
Producer:
Andy Byatt

Duration: 1 hour, 17 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Nature documentary that follows a troupe of macaque monkeys living in the Sri Lankan rainforest. We follow low-born female Maya, whose life changes when she has a baby. Show more

Frozen Planet

Episode 1: To the Ends of the Earth

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

David Attenborough sets out on an extraordinary journey across the earth's polar regions, exploring the Arctic and Antarctic. Show more

Frozen Planet

Episode 4: Autumn

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Available for years

Nature documentary series. As the big freeze returns, polar landscapes are transformed. Wildlife leaves but the giant emperor penguin arrives. Show more

Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild

Episode 1: Life on Camera

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

David Attenborough reflects on how the planet has changed during his career. In the first film, he offers his perspective on 60 years of wildlife film-making. Show more

Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild

Episode 2: Understanding the Natural World

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for years

Sir David Attenborough reviews the scientific discoveries that have transformed our view of life on earth during his lifetime. Show more

Frozen Planet

Episode 6: The Last Frontier

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Available for years

Documentary series revealing the riches and wonders of polar regions. Today, their survival relies on a combination of ancient wisdom and cutting-edge science. Show more

A Perfect Planet

Series 1

Volcano

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

A look at how without volcanoes, there would be no life on Earth. Although destructive, magma from the planet’s molten core builds land, and mineral-rich ash from eruptions fertilises the surface.

Contributors

Director:
Huw Cordey
Editor:
Sam Rogers
Composer:
Ilan Eshkeri
Production Manager:
Jenni Collie
Series Producer:
Huw Cordey
Executive Producer:
Alastair Fothergill
Executive Producer:
Keith Scholey

A Perfect Planet

Series 1

The Sun

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

From the frozen poles to the searing deserts, this episode shows how animals have come up with strategies to survive the uneven amounts of sunlight that fall on our planet.

A Perfect Planet

Series 1

Weather

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

Weather controls the distribution of freshwater on Earth, which in turn shapes the lives of animals in diverse habitats around the globe.

Contributors

Series Producer:
Huw Cordey
Executive Producer:
Alastair Fothergill
Executive Producer:
Keith Scholey
Director:
Ed Charles
Production Manager:
Jenni Collie

A Perfect Planet

Series 1

Oceans

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

How Earth's five oceans connect to form the largest ecosystem on the planet, and how its network of currents supports the health of the seas and marine wildlife. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Ed Charles
Series Producer:
Huw Cordey
Executive Producer:
Alastair Fothergill
Executive Producer:
Keith Scholey
Production Manager:
Jenni Collie

A Perfect Planet

Series 1

Humans

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

Humans are changing our planet so rapidly, it’s affecting earth’s life support systems: our weather, our oceans and the living world. Show more

Planet Earth

Episode 10: Seasonal Forests

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

Documentary series which celebrates our planet in all its glory. David Attenborough reveals the greatest woodlands on earth, from the northern Taiga to Madagascar. Show more

Frozen Planet

Episode 2: Spring

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Documentary series. It's spring in the polar regions and, after a five-month absence, the sun reappears. The greatest seasonal transformation on our planet is under way. Show more