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Fierce Earth

Series 2

Episode 8: Boiling Earth

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

The team travel to Iceland to explore a country created by volcanoes. Dougal dives into the sea and touches the two tectonic plates of Europe and America. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Leo Houlding
Presenter:
Dougal Jerram
Presenter:
Clare Nasir
Presenter:
Leah Gooding
Director:
Mark Reynaud
Producer:
Mark Reynaud
Series Producer:
Simon Phillips
Executive Producer:
Gurdip Bhangoo

Fierce Earth

Series 2

Episode 6: Avalanches

First broadcast: on CBBC HDLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

The team travel to avalanche country and the French ski town of Tignes, in the Alps. Clare and Dougal go skiing and test out the latest cutting-edge survival technology. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Leo Houlding
Presenter:
Dougal Jerram
Presenter:
Clare Nasir
Director:
Mark Reynaud
Producer:
Mark Reynaud
Series Producer:
Simon Phillips
Executive Producer:
Gurdip Bhangoo

Fierce Earth

Series 2

Episode 7: Landslides

First broadcast: on CBBC HDLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

The team explore the threat of landslides in the UK. Leah travels to the Isle of Wight to discover why it's under the constant threat of eroding rocks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Leo Houlding
Presenter:
Dougal Jerram
Presenter:
Leah Gooding
Director:
Mark Reynaud
Producer:
Mark Reynaud
Series Producer:
Simon Phillips
Executive Producer:
Gurdip Bhangoo

Fierce Earth

Series 2

Episode 9: Waves & Tides

First broadcast: on CBBC HDLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

The team unlock the secrets behind king-sized waves and fast-rising tides. Leo and Clare travel to Santa Cruz in California to take a surf lesson from two teenage surfing stars. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Leah Gooding
Presenter:
Leo Houlding
Presenter:
Dougal Jerram
Presenter:
Clare Nasir
Director:
James Knight
Producer:
James Knight
Series Producer:
Simon Phillips
Executive Producer:
Gurdip Bhangoo

Fierce Earth

Series 2

Episode 2: Blizzards

First broadcast: on CBBC HDLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

US storm-chaser Mike Theiss travels into the heart of the Boston Blizzard of February 2013, and witnesses a major city come grinding to a halt. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Leah Gooding
Presenter:
Leo Houlding
Presenter:
Dougal Jerram
Presenter:
Mike Theiss
Director:
Gavin Barclay
Producer:
Gavin Barclay
Series Producer:
Simon Phillips
Executive Producer:
Gurdip Bhangoo

Fierce Earth

Series 2

Episode 3: Ice

First broadcast: on CBBC HDLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

The team discover the secrets of ice and how it shapes our planet, as they witness the devastating power of ice storms and learn how glaciers are formed. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Leo Houlding
Presenter:
Mike Theiss
Presenter:
Clare Nasir
Director:
Ben Smith
Producer:
Ben Smith
Series Producer:
Simon Phillips
Executive Producer:
Gurdip Bhangoo

Fierce Earth

Series 2

Episode 5: World's Wettest Place

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Mike, Dougal and Leah are on an epic, rain-soaked journey. The team travel the length of India tracking the monsoon - the world's biggest weather phenomenon. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Leah Gooding
Presenter:
Dougal Jerram
Presenter:
Mike Theiss
Director:
Ben Smith
Producer:
Ben Smith
Series Producer:
Simon Phillips
Executive Producer:
Gurdip Bhangoo

Fierce Earth

Series 2

Episode 1: Deserts

First broadcast: on CBBC HDLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

The team travel to Morocco, North Africa and to the Sahara Desert - the biggest hot desert in the world. Leo finds out how to escape the deadly grip of quicksand. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Leah Gooding
Presenter:
Leo Houlding
Presenter:
Dougal Jerram
Presenter:
Mike Theiss
Director:
Gavin Barclay
Producer:
Gavin Barclay
Series Producer:
Simon Phillips
Executive Producer:
Gurdip Bhangoo

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

A team of experts venture into the Danakil desert in Ethiopia. Kate Humble looks at how tough life is for an Afar woman, and Steve Leonard learns about the Afar and their animals. Show more

Fierce Earth

Series 1

Episode 1: Hurricanes

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

The team encounters the most feared event in weather - the hurricane. Florida-based stormchaser Mike takes the team on a wild ride into the eye of a storm. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Leo Houlding
Presenter:
Dougal Jerram
Presenter:
Clare Nasir
Presenter:
Zoe Palmer
Presenter:
Mike Theiss
Director:
James Knight
Producer:
James Knight
Series Producer:
Laura Caveney
Executive Producer:
Gurdip Bhangoo

Fierce Earth

Series 1

Episode 9: World's Coldest

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

This Fierce Earth special takes viewers on a journey to one of the world's coldest and most hostile places on the planet - the Yukon Territory in Canada. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Leo Houlding
Presenter:
Clare Nasir
Presenter:
Zoe Palmer
Director:
Ben Smith
Producer:
Ben Smith
Series Producer:
Laura Caveney
Executive Producer:
Gurdip Bhangoo
Presenter:
Dougal Jerram

Fierce Earth

Series 1

Episode 8: Tornadoes

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for 5 weeks

The team investigate tornadoes, where their power comes from and what happens when it's unleashed. Leo puts tornado-proof materials to the test in a high-velocity lab experiment. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Leo Houlding
Presenter:
Clare Nasir
Presenter:
Zoe Palmer
Director:
Mark Reynaud
Producer:
Mark Reynaud
Series Producer:
Laura Caveney
Executive Producer:
Gurdip Bhangoo
Presenter:
Dougal Jerram

Fierce Earth

Series 1

Episode 7: Volcanoes

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Available for 5 weeks

The team take on one of the most feared forces on the planet - the volcano. Dougal explores the secret lava tubes of Etna. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Leo Houlding
Presenter:
Clare Nasir
Presenter:
Zoe Palmer
Director:
Mark Reynaud
Producer:
Mark Reynaud
Series Producer:
Laura Caveney
Executive Producer:
Gurdip Bhangoo
Presenter:
Dougal Jerram

Fierce Earth

Series 1

Episode 6: Thunderstorms

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for 5 weeks

The team investigate what makes the thundercloud so feared and Leo faces some giant hailstones. Leo and Mike enrol as pylon workers in Florida. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Leo Houlding
Presenter:
Clare Nasir
Presenter:
Zoe Palmer
Director:
James Knight
Producer:
James Knight
Series Producer:
Laura Caveney
Executive Producer:
Gurdip Bhangoo
Presenter:
Dougal Jerram

Fierce Earth

Series 1

Episode 5: Tsunami

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for 1 month

The team investigate the giant waves of a tsunami. Zoe and Dougal travel to Japan to meet child survivors of the 2011 disaster and Leo Houlding attempts an unusual route to safety. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Leo Houlding
Presenter:
Clare Nasir
Presenter:
Zoe Palmer
Director:
Mark Reynaud
Producer:
Mark Reynaud
Series Producer:
Laura Caveney
Executive Producer:
Gurdip Bhangoo
Presenter:
Dougal Jerram

Fierce Earth

Series 1

Episode 5: Earthquakes

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for 5 weeks

The team explores the phenomenon of the earthquake, training with international rescue teams and discovering how people stay safe in Tokyo, the most earthquake prone city on Earth. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Leo Houlding
Presenter:
Clare Nasir
Presenter:
Zoe Palmer
Director:
Mark Reynaud
Producer:
Mark Reynaud
Series Producer:
Laura Caveney
Executive Producer:
Gurdip Bhangoo
Presenter:
Dougal Jerram
Presenter:
Mike Theiss