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Series 10

Episode 3: When Britain Went Wild

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary exploring how, in the 1960s, the British people fell in love with animals and how endangered species and wildlife protection became an intrinsic part of our culture. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Director:
Sally Thomson
Producer:
Sally Thomson

Duration: 59 minutes

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

In 1960, David Attenborough visited the island of Madagascar to film one of his first ever wildlife series. He now returns to the island on a very personal quest. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Benedict Cumberbatch explores the life and work of the playwright Terence Rattigan. Rattigan mastered the 'well crafted play' of upper class manners and repressed sexuality. Show more

Empire of Cricket

Episode 1: England

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series telling the story of cricket. A look at how the English invented cricket along with its moral code, and exported this elegant game to the wider British Empire. Show more

Natural World

2016-2017

Episode 2: Nature's Perfect Partners

Duration: 55 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Bill Bailey introduces extraordinary partnerships found in nature. Hippos join forces with fish for a full-body exfoliation, while ravens invite wolverines to dinner. Show more

Natural World

2012-2013

Episode 5: Attenborough's Ark

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 18 days

David Attenborough picks ten animals that he would most like to save from extinction. From the weird to the wonderful, he shows why the creatures he chooses are so important. 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

Natural World

2015-2016

Episode 4: Growing Up Wild

Duration: 1 hour

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

Wildlife documentary. A look at the trials and challenges young animals face, from taking their first steps, finding food and avoiding predators to finally leaving home. Show more

Natural World

2014-2015

Episode 10: Attenborough's Fabulous Frogs

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Available for 6 months

Frogs were the first animals Sir David Attenborough kept as a boy. He explains why he is still passionate about these charismatic, colourful and frequently bizarre creatures. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for 4 months

Using actual radio footage, eyewitness testimony and memories of bereaved family members, the story of the 1981 Penlee lifeboat tragedy off the Cornish coast. First shown in 2006. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Julian Mercer
Director:
Sally Thomson

Attenborough's Life in Colour

Series 1

Seeing in Colour

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One North West HD

Available for years

Using the latest camera technology, David Attenborough reveals the extraordinary ways in which animals use colour: to win a mate, to fight off rivals and to warn enemies. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for years

Following David Attenborough as he attempts to animate the life of the ichthyosaur whose 200-million-year-old fossil remains were found on Britain's Jurassic coast. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Michael Gunton
Producer:
Sally Thomson