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Earthflight

Episode 1: North America

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary giving a bird's-eye view of some of the world's natural spectacles. This episode takes flight across North America, as snow geese fall prey to bald eagles. Show more

Earthflight

Episode 2: Africa

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Nature documentary series. This episode provides a bird's-eye view of Africa. Cape gannets arrow dive among sharks, dolphins and whales to join the great sardine run. Show more

Earthflight

Episode 4: South America

Duration: 59 minutes

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

The nature series gives a bird's-eye view of South America on a journey that includes Machu Picchu, the Nasca Lines and the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Santiago. Show more

Earthflight

Episode 5: Asia and Australia

Duration: 59 minutes

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

The nature series gives a bird's-eye view of Asia and Australia on a journey that includes a dangerous Himalayan pass, the Great Wall of China and Ayers Rock. Show more

Earthflight

Episode 6: Flying High

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Special programme looking at the techniques used in the production of Earthflight, including using microlights and gliders to become part of the flock. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Hidden cameras offer the chance to go into the heart of the dolphins' world. Spinner dolphins hunt huge shoals of lanternfish while dodging the gaping mouths of giant rays. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

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

Hidden cameras offer the chance to go into the heart of the dolphins' world, revealing the remarkable family life of the orca, and the dolphins that wear sponges on their noses. Show more

Duration: 55 minutes

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

Documentary which uses spy cameras to get closer than ever before to the world's greatest land predator, the polar bear, revealing their intelligence and curiosity. Show more

Earthflight

Episode 3: Europe

Duration: 59 minutes

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

The nature documentary series departs on its grand European tour, as cranes and geese soar over Venice, the white cliffs of Dover, Edinburgh and the Rock of Gibraltar. Show more

Penguins - Spy in the Huddle

Episode 2: First Steps

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary. With penguin chicks hatching out all over, this film captures the young ones walking on their mothers' feet and taking their own first unsteady steps. Show more

Penguins - Spy in the Huddle

Episode 3: Growing Up

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary showing penguins in the wild. As the chicks become increasingly independent, their parents continue to feed them and protect them from danger. Show more

Pets - Wild at Heart

Episode 1: Playful Creatures

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary revealing secrets behind pets' behaviour - why hamsters run in a wheel, how dogs pick up pack rules and how kittens learn to be solitary hunters. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Philip Dalton
Director:
John Downer
Production Company:
John Downer Productions Ltd

Pets - Wild at Heart

Episode 2: Secretive Creatures

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Second of a two-part documentary using innovative techniques to reveal the secrets of pets' behaviour. A hamster uses his remarkable senses to stage an escape. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
David Tennant
Series Producer:
Philip Dalton
Director:
John Downer
Production Company:
John Downer Productions Ltd

Spy in the Wild

Series 1

Episode 1: Love

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary in which animatronic spy creatures infiltrate the animal world to explore their complex emotions. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
David Tennant
Producer:
John Downer
Director:
John Downer
Series Producer:
Philip Dalton
Series Producer:
Rob Pilley
Series Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Production Company:
John Downer Productions Ltd

Spy in the Wild

Series 1

Episode 2: Intelligence

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary. Animatronic spy creatures go undercover to explore the world of animal intelligence and reveal their use of tools, self-medication, culture and subterfuge. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
David Tennant
Producer:
John Downer
Director:
John Downer
Series Producer:
Philip Dalton
Series Producer:
Rob Pilley
Series Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Production Company:
John Downer Productions Ltd

Spy in the Wild

Series 1

Episode 3: Friendship

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary. Animatronic spy creatures go undercover to discover how friendships are a vital part of animal societies, helping them survive in a dangerous world. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
David Tennant
Producer:
John Downer
Director:
John Downer
Series Producer:
Philip Dalton
Series Producer:
Rob Pilley
Series Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Production Company:
John Downer Productions Ltd

Spy in the Wild

Series 1

Episode 5: Meet the Spies

Duration: 1 hour

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

A behind-the-scenes view of the story behind deploying the Spy Creatures, showing how the concept evolved and became the inspiration for the animatronic animals of the series. Show more

Spy in the Wild

Series 1

Episode 4: Mischief

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary. Animatronic spy creatures discover that mischief is rife in nature, but there are still rules that govern the animals' lives. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
David Tennant
Producer:
John Downer
Director:
John Downer
Series Producer:
Philip Dalton
Series Producer:
Rob Pilley
Series Producer:
Matthew Gordon
Production Company:
John Downer Productions Ltd

Spy in the Wild

Series 2

The Tropics

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One North East & Cumbria

The spy creatures infiltrate a hippo pod, a nursery of red flying foxes and the secret world of pygmy forest elephants. Show more

Spy in the Wild

Series 2

The North

Duration: 59 minutes

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

The Spy Creatures travel to the temperate lands north of the tropics, where life is governed by the rhythm of the seasons. Their destinations include Japan, Mexico and Alaska. Show more