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Natural World

2019-2020

The Octopus in My House

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Available for years

A professor develops an extraordinary relationship with an octopus when he invites it to live in his home to learn about its intelligence. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
David Scheel
Executive Producer:
David Allen
Series Editor:
Roger Webb
Series Producer:
Holly Spearing
Director:
Anna Fitch
Production Manager:
Christian Holland
Production Manager:
George Chignell
Assistant Producer:
David John
Production Company:
Passion Planet

Animals Behaving Badly

Series 1

Episode 3: Survival

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Liz Bonnin meets the animal rebels who will stop at nothing to survive, from cockatoos vandalising houses, to the chimpanzees who use bullying tactics to get to the top. Show more

Springwatch

Christmas Special 2011

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Chris Packham, Kate Humble, Martin Hughes-Games and Michaela Strachan reunite and return to Springwatch's home at Ynys-hir, to look back at an amazing year of live broadcasting. Show more

Springwatch

2012

Episode 12

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

The team offer the last updates on the year's wildlife stories, including the latest from the nest cameras. Iolo Williams also updates on the Springwatch fox and peregine families. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Host Martin Hughes-Games and the team dish up some in depth post-show analysis, with special guests, nature quizzes and audience-led discussion and debate.

Autumnwatch

2012

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

UK wildlife series. Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Martin Hughes-Games have news on how the wettest summer in 100 years has affected our wildlife. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Series Producer:
Holly Spearing
Executive Producer:
Gavin Henderson

Autumnwatch

2012

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

UK wildlife series. Martin Hughes-Games tracks down one of the UK's newest and most controversial residents, the beaver. Plus a dramatic battle between two red deer stags. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Series Producer:
Holly Spearing
Executive Producer:
Gavin Henderson
Presenter:
Iolo Williams

Autumnwatch

2012

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

UK wildlife series. Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Martin Hughes-Games report back on the night's stake-out, revealing the hidden world of our nocturnal animals. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Series Producer:
Holly Spearing
Executive Producer:
Gavin Henderson

Autumnwatch

2012

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour

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

UK wildlife series. Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan look ahead to the challenges of winter. Martin Hughes-Games finds out why autumn is such a critical time for the hedgehog. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Packham
Series Producer:
Holly Spearing
Executive Producer:
Gavin Henderson

Natural World

2018-2019

Episode 2: Nature's Biggest Beasts

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Documentary. Big beasts have always captured the imagination, but being large comes with sizeable challenges. These are the epic survival stories of the world's largest animals. Show more

Natural World

2015-2016

Episode 2: Super-Powered Owls

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Wildlife documentary. Owls are one of our best-loved birds, yet it's rare to even catch a glimpse of one in the wild. Natural World reveals the magic behind owls' superpowers. Show more

Natural World

2019-2020

Florida: America's Animal Paradise

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Nature documentary. With the help of pioneering scientists, will Florida’s wildlife continue to weather the storm of a growing human population and a cast of animal invaders? Show more

Animals Behaving Badly

Series 1

Episode 1: The Mating Game

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for years

Liz Bonnin meets the animals using outlandish means to find a mate and raise a family, from feisty mongooses to swaggering peacocks. Show more

World's Sneakiest Animals

Series 1

Episode 1: Staying Alive

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Chris Packham meets the animals using devious tactics and sneaky tricks to survive, from illusionist zebras to vanishing geckos and shape-shifting cuttlefish. Show more

World's Sneakiest Animals

Series 1

Episode 3: Sex, Lies and Dirty Tricks

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Chris Packham meets the animals who use devious tactics to win a mate, including fiddler crabs, who use optical illusions to impress females. Show more

World's Sneakiest Animals

Series 1

Episode 2: The Hunger Game

Duration: 1 hour

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

Chris Packham meets animals that use deceptive tactics to find food. Some cheat each other - like sea otters, who demand ransoms after kidnapping pups. Show more

Natural World

2018-2019

Episode 3: Super Fast Falcon

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Nature documentary. The peregrine falcon is the fastest animal on earth - it can reach speeds of over 200mph. But what does it take to be a high-speed record breaker? Show more

Animals Behaving Badly

Series 1

Episode 2: Hunger Wars

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Liz Bonnin meets the animal rogues doing whatever it takes to find food, from kleptomaniac crabs to tigers deceiving their prey. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Gordon Buchanan meets the animals who live in nature's winter wonderlands, from the polar bear mother helping her cubs to the owl searching for food. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Martin Hughes-Games answer questions, take a look at viewers' photos and videos, and share your experiences of winter this year. Show more