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The Man Who Cycled the Americas

The Man Who Cycled the Americas

Episode 1: North America

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Mark Beaumont attempts to journey Alaska, USA to Ushuaia, in southern Argentina, cycling the length of the Rockies and Andes. Show more

The Man Who Cycled the Americas

The Man Who Cycled the Americas

Episode 2: Central America

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Mark Beaumont crosses into dangerous northern Mexico, celebrates Mexican Independence Day in Zacatecas and reaches what seems like a dead end in El Salvador. Show more

A Perfect Planet

Series 1

The Sun

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 8 months

From the frozen poles to the searing deserts, this episode shows how animals have come up with strategies to survive the uneven amounts of sunlight that fall on our planet.

A Perfect Planet

Series 1

Humans

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for 8 months

Humans are changing our planet so rapidly, it’s affecting earth’s life support systems: our weather, our oceans and the living world. Show more

How to Grow a Planet

Episode 1: Life from Light

Duration: 1 hour

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

How plants have driven the greatest changes to the Earth. Prof Iain Stewart shows how they first harnessed light from the sun and created our life-giving atmosphere. Show more

How to Grow a Planet

Episode 3: The Challenger

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Documentary series. Professor Iain Stewart explains how grass fought its enemy, the forests, how it transformed ocean life and how it triggered human civilisation. Show more

Richard Hammond Builds...

Episode 1: A Planet

Duration: 59 minutes

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

On his two-mile high construction tower, Richard Hammond sets about building a planet just like Earth. He starts by gathering raw materials in a massive truck delivery. Show more

Richard Hammond Builds...

Episode 2: A Universe

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Richard Hammond takes on the ultimate engineering project. How do you make a planet, or a solar system, a galaxy or even a universe? To find out, he opens up his cosmic toolbox. Show more

Earth's Natural Wonders

Series 1

Episode 2: Vast Wonders

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Series combining photography and human drama as it reveals 12 remarkable places, uncovering the stories of people fighting to survive in Earth's natural wonders. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Olivia Colman
Series Producer:
Arif Nurmohamed
Executive Producer:
Mark Hedgecoe
Producer:
Matt Barrett
Director:
Matt Barrett
Photographer:
Robin Cox
Photographer:
Simon de Glanville
Photographer:
Johnny Rogers
Re-recording mixer:
Danny Finn
Colourist:
Ross Baker
On-line editing:
Alan Jones
Film Editor:
Doug Moxon
Film Editor:
Gerard Evans
Film Editor:
Louise Salkow
Production Assistant:
Naomi Buchanan
Production Assistant:
Ruth Carter
Production Coordinator:
Fiona Dorman
Production Coordinator:
Katy Engels
Production Manager:
Jenni Shaw
Assistant Producer:
Michael Duffy
Assistant Producer:
Kate Pringle
Director:
Dina Mufti
Director:
Rob Sullivan

Earth's Natural Wonders

Series 1

Episode 1: Extreme Wonders

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Series combining photography and human drama to reveal twelve remarkable places, uncovering the stories of people fighting to survive, and even triumph, there. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Olivia Colman
Producer:
Matt Barrett
Director:
Matt Barrett
Photographer:
Simon de Glanville
Photographer:
Johnny Rogers
Photographer:
Will Edwards
Photographer:
Barrie Britton
Re-recording mixer:
Danny Finn
On-line editing:
Alan Jones
Film Editor:
Doug Moxon
Film Editor:
Gerard Evans
Film Editor:
Louise Salkow
Production Assistant:
Naomi Buchanan
Production Assistant:
Ruth Carter
Production Coordinator:
Fiona Dorman
Production Coordinator:
Katy Engels
Production Manager:
Jenni Shaw
Assistant Producer:
Michael Duffy
Assistant Producer:
Kate Pringle
Director:
Rob Sullivan
Director:
Nicolas Brown
Director:
James Aldred
Executive Producer:
Mark Hedgecoe
Series Producer:
Arif Nurmohamed
Special thanks:
The Peregrine Fund