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Life in the Freezer

The Bountiful Sea

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

A natural history of Antarctica presented by David Attenborough. Looks at how the abundant wildlife survives some of the hardest conditions on the planet. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 1 month

For the first time, cutting-edge camera technology reveals the secrets of Wales’s nocturnal wildlife, from swimming hedgehogs to fishing bats, super moons to comets. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Peter Fison
Executive Producer:
James Smith
Executive Producer:
Martha Holmes
Production Manager:
Caryl James
Narrator:
Michael Sheen

The Blue Planet

Episode 4: Frozen Seas

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

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

The Blue Planet

Episode 6: Coral Seas

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

David Attenborough narrates a natural history of the oceans. Developed over centuries, coral reefs house fragile ecosystems, but they too have to fight to survive. Show more

Life

Episode 1: Challenges of Life

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

David Attenborough examines how living long enough to breed is a monumental struggle, and how many animals and plants go to extremes to give themselves a chance. Show more

Life

Episode 7: Hunters and Hunted

Duration: 1 hour

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

Available for years

The nature documentary explores mammals' ability to learn new tricks to survive, and features unique footage of a killer whale hunting elephant seal pups. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Adam Chapman
Series Producer:
Martha Holmes
Executive Producer:
Michael Gunton

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Life

Life

Episode 10: Primates

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for years

The nature documentary examines primates, including armies of Hamadryas baboons battling on the plains of Ethiopia, and macaques in Japan lounging in thermal springs. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

An epic journey following Wales’s rivers from their birth in the mountains to the sea, discovering the hidden secrets of wildlife along the way. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Peter Fison
Executive Producer:
James Smith
Executive Producer:
Martha Holmes