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Wilderness Explored

Episode 2: Australia's Red Heart

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series about European explorations of wildernesses looks at central Australia's deserts, seen as a place of death and silence by the first white explorers. Show more

Wild

2007-08 Shorts

Episode 3: Avocets - Born Survivors

Duration: 10 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Nature documentary about the avocet, one of the UK's most strikingly beautiful wading birds. Every spring, the avocets delight us with their magical courtship dances. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Vyv Simson

Big Blue UK

Episode 1: Whales & Dolphins

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Marine wildlife programme. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and the team find out where to meet the UK's dolphins and whales. Show more

Big Blue UK

Episode 2: Sharks

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Marine wildlife programme. Hugh and the team celebrate sharks. During summer over 30 species are found in the UK - including blue sharks, smoothhounds and basking sharks. Show more

Big Blue UK

Episode 3: Seabirds

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Marine wildlife programme. Hugh looks at seabirds. From gannets to guillemots, puffins to storm petrels - eight million seabirds descend on the UK coast every summer. Show more

Big Blue UK

Episode 4: Seashore

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Marine wildlife programme. Hugh and the team focus on the UK's seashore, from seahorses to hermit crabs, otters to oysters and limpets to jellyfish. Show more

Big Blue UK

Episode 5: Seals

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Marine wildlife programme. Hugh and the team focus on the UK's grey and common seals. This archipelago is home to one of the most significant seal populations in the world. Show more

Wild

2007-08 Shorts

Episode 4: Glacier Mountain Goats

Duration: 10 minutes

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

Wildlife documentary looking at the mountain goats of Glacier National Park in Canada's Rocky Mountains. The young goats born in spring learn to survive in the wilderness. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Vyv Simson

Animal Babies

Episode 3: Mountain Babies

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Documentary following young animals as they take their first steps. This episode follows mountain babies as they battle extreme weather and hungry predators. Show more

Animal Babies

Episode 2: Water Babies

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Documentary following young animals as they take their first steps. This episode follows water babies as they face the challenges of growing up. Show more

Born to Be Wild

Episode 6: Coastal Creatures

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series on amateur naturalists follows four intrepid people who study coastal creatures. Including a couple whose passion for seals has uncovered fresh facts. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Karen Thomas
Series Producer:
Mary Colwell
Executive Producer:
Vyv Simson

Born to Be Wild

Episode 2: Bugs

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series about British amateur naturalists. A bug lover has turned his garden into insect heaven and another is striving to bring back the bugs that keep our rivers alive. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Karen Thomas
Series Producer:
Mary Colwell
Executive Producer:
Vyv Simson

Wild

Shark Therapy

Duration: 54 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Documentary. World champion freediver Tanya Streeter is scared of sharks. To conquer her phobia she travels to the Maldives in search of the biggest shark in the world. Show more

Wild

2007-08

Episode 5: Killer Whales in the UK?

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Nature documentary series. Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan goes to the Shetland Islands to trace Britain's most formidable predator - the killer whale. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Gordon Buchanan
Executive Producer:
Vyv Simson

Wild

2006-07

Episode 2: Shark Therapy: Phobia

Duration: 30 minutes

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

World champion freediver Tanya Streeter is scared of sharks. To conquer her phobia she travels to the Maldives in search of the biggest shark in the world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tanya Streeter
Executive Producer:
Vyv Simson

Wild

2007-08 Shorts

Episode 9: The Coral Gardener

Duration: 9 minutes

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

Nature documentary looking at how coral reefs can be gardened to protect them. Austin Bowden-Kerby is a coral gardener who is helping to save Fiji's reefs. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Vyv Simson

Wild

2007-08 Shorts

Episode 10: Bat Women of Panama

Duration: 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Nature documentary series. This episode looks at the women who gather in the jungle of Panama to seek secret knowledge that only darkness can reveal, and search for vampires. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Punt
Producer:
Simon Bell
Executive Producer:
Vyv Simson

Wild

2007-08 Shorts

Episode 12: Badlands Raging Bulls

Duration: 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Nature documentary series. The Badlands National Park in the USA provides an arena for the biggest event on the bison's calendar. One-tonne males rut for the right to breed. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Rosie Gloyns
Executive Producer:
Vyv Simson

Wild

Watching the Wild

Episode 1: Cornish Seals

Duration: 9 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Nature documentary. Intrepid paddler, Stephen Westcott, explores sea caves near Lands End in his search for hidden seal pups.

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Vyv Simson