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Life in the Air

Episode 1: Defying Gravity

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 11 months

Documentary series exploring how animals effortlessly beat gravity, from the African caracal's 'rocket-propelled' launch to the Australian kangaroo's hop. Show more

Life in the Air

Episode 3: Crowded Skies

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 10 months

Exploring how animals effortlessly beat gravity, including a creature that creates sound out of thin air with the world's fastest courtship display. Show more

Deadly 60 on a Mission

Series 1

Episode 3: Mexico and Panama

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & Lincs

Steve is in Central America for another of his best missions. He takes to the water in search of a monster of the deep seas, and seeks the world's biggest wasp. Show more

Deadly 60

Series 1

Episode 17: Bahamas - Shark Special

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on Red Button One

Available for years

Naturalist Steve Backshall heads to the Bahamas to see a whole bunch of shark species, and must decide which ones will earn a place on his Deadly 60 list. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Producer:
John Miller

Deadly 60

Series 1

Episode 18: Brazil

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on Red Button One

Available for years

A helicopter trip over Brazil's northern savannah helps adventurer Steve Backshall find his next contender for the Deadly 60, the elusive giant anteater. Show more

Deadly 60

Series 1

Episode 20: Brazil

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on Red Button One

Available for years

Steve Backshall only needs two more animals to complete his Deadly 60 list, so he visits the rainforests of Brazil on the trail of the final contenders. Show more

Deadly 60

Series 2

Episode 7: Mozambique

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Available for years

Wildlife series. Deep in the waters of the Indian Ocean, Steve goes in search of the biggest fish in the sea, so big that it can weigh as much as a double decker bus. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Series Producer:
John Miller
Camera Operator:
Mark Vinall
Sound Recordist:
Rich Whitley

Deadly 60

Series 1

Episode 11: Malaysia

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for years

Steve Backshall is in Borneo, tracking down underwater animals for his Deadly 60 list. He comes face to face with a highly venomous scorpion fish and a spear mantis. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Producer:
John Miller

Deadly 60

Series 1

Episode 14: Alaska

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for years

Children's wildlife documentary. The team battle freezing conditions to view a wolverine and Arctic foxes, and search for where bald eagles arrive to feed on salmon. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Producer:
Rosie Gloyns
Series Producer:
John Miller
Director:
Rosie Gloyns

Deadly 60

Series 2

Episode 1: Baja California, Mexico

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for years

Wildlife series. On a trip to Mexico, Steve Backshall takes to the water in search of a monster of the deep seas and searches for snakes in the desert. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Backshall
Series Producer:
John Miller
Camera Operator:
Johnny Rogers
Camera Operator:
Simon Enderby
Sound Recordist:
Nick Allinson

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Steve Backshall is in Yucatan, Mexico, on the trail of the ancient Maya. His team of explorers uncover macabre and sinister secrets deep underground. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Steve Backshall leads an elite cave diving team into the largest unexplored cave network on earth. Below a Mexican jungle, they are pushing further than anyone has before. Show more

Life in the Air

Episode 2: Masters of the Sky

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Exploring how animals effortlessly beat gravity. Why peregrine falcons can top 200 miles an hour and how heavyweight beetles break the rules to find love. Show more

The Great British Year

Original Series

Episode 1: Winter

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary showing Britain's changing look over the course of a year. Britain is in the grip of winter. Time-lapses show a magical country shrouded in frost and mist. Show more

The Great British Year

Original Series

Episode 2: Spring

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary showing Britain's changing look over the course of a year. Spring arrives, and with it comes the start of an epic race for life where timing is everything. Show more

The Great British Year

Original Series

Episode 3: Summer

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary series showing Britain's changing look over the course of a year. Whilst the human population of Britain kicks back, summer is boom time for the animals. Show more

The Great British Year

Original Series

Episode 4: Autumn

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Documentary series showing Britain's changing look over the course of a year. The fading sun brings an energy change to Britain: a time of storms and unpredictable weather. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Seven short films for the BBC Learning Zone based on the BBC One series The Great British Year, showing the stunning transition in the British countryside through the four seasons. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
James Brickell
Executive Producer:
Mike Gunton