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Natural World

2013-2014

Episode 9: Killer Whales: Beneath the Surface

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Documentary revealing the social side of the killer whale; a creature long feared as a sea monster until it was studied in captivity for the first time. Show more

Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 14: The Unnatural History of London

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Available for 5 months

A portrait of London's secret wildlife, from local badgers and foxes to more exotic species like pelicans and seals. Show more

Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 5: The Woman Who Swims with Killer Whales

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dr Ingrid Visser investigates why there has been an unusual number of whale deaths, and reveals disturbing new information. Show more

Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 9: Grizzlies of Alaska

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary about a mother grizzly bear bringing up her two cubs in the wilds of Alaska. She must keep them safe, teach them to hunt and prepare them for the savage winter. Show more

Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 4: Komodo - Secrets of the Dragon

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Dr Bryan Fry uses hi-tech tools to take a fresh look at komodo dragons, showing how the true nature of the world's largest lizard is being uncovered a century after its discovery. Show more

Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 6: Animal House

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Sir David Attenborough tells the stories of the world's best animal architects, including bower birds, hornets and the star-nosed mole. Show more

The Nature of Britain

Episode 5: Coastal Britain

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Alan Titchmarsh braves the elements to find out why the country's coastline is such an extraordinary place for wildlife. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Titchmarsh
Producer:
Chris Cole
Producer:
Sally Crye
Series Producer:
Stephen Moss

Natural World

2012-2013

Episode 6: Jaguars - Born Free

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Wildlife documentary. Three orphaned jaguar cubs are found in a Brazilian forest. A family tries to train them to become wild again, before releasing them back into the forest. Show more

Natural World

2013-2014

Episode 8: Walrus: Two Tonne Tusker

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Sivuqaq is an 18-year-old, larger-than-life pacific walrus. Reproduction scientist Holley Muraco is taking on the biggest challenge of her life - trying to help him become a dad. Show more

Natural World

2013-2014

Episode 4: Sri Lanka: Elephant Island

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Sri Lanka is home to its own special elephants. Cameraman Martyn Colbeck, of Echo of the Elephants fame, has travelled to Sri Lanka to reveal their world. Show more

Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 11: Zambezi

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary following life along Africa's wildest river, from the wet season when the riverbanks burst to the dry season when animals fight over the few precious pools of water. Show more

Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 7: Jungle Gremlins of Java

Duration: 44 minutes

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

The slow loris is the real-life gremlin, extremely cute but with a venom that can kill. Dr Anna Nekaris travels to the jungles of Java to solve the riddle of its toxic bite. Show more

Natural World

2011-2012

Episode 8: Tiger Dynasty

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Documentary following a pair of tigers released in a nature reserve. They must fight for territory and learn to hunt. Will they mate and start a family, or will they be killed? Show more

Wild

Watching the Wild

Episode 3: Otters

Duration: 9 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Nature documentary. Cameraman Charlie Hamilton James takes his seven-year-old son on the hunt for otters on the Isle of Skye.

Contributors

Camera Operator:
Charlie Hamilton James
Producer:
Chris Cole
Executive Producer:
Vyv Simson

Winterwatch

1963 - The Big Freeze

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Chris Packham introduces a classic documentary from the BBC's archive, which takes a look at the worst winter of the 20th century in 1963. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Presenter:
Stephen Moss
Producer:
Stephen Moss
Executive Producer:
Chris Cole

Natural World

2013-2014

Episode 1: Leopards: 21st Century Cats

Duration: 1 hour

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

In India, leopards and people are colliding. For the leopards, what does it take to survive in a world of over a billion people? Show more

Natural World

2013-2014

Episode 2: Giant Squid: Filming the Impossible - Natural World Special

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary following an international team of scientists as they deploy underwater robots and state-of-the-art submersible vessels off the coast of Japan to find the giant squid. Show more

Natural World

2012-2013

Episode 9: Giant Otters of the Amazon

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Wildlife documentary. Diablo the giant otter raises his family of six unruly cubs in the Peruvian jungle. Show more

Natural World

2013-2014

Episode 10: Vultures: Beauty in the Beast

Duration: 1 hour

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

Vultures are the birds that many people love to hate, but cameraman and naturalist Charlie Hamilton James reveals an intelligent and caring side to these characterful birds. Show more