Category Archives: Documentary

Holst: The Planets, with Professor Brian Cox

The centenary of The Planets by Gustav Holst was on the 29th of September 2018, and on that day there was a performance of it by the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Professor Brian Cox presented some of the scienctific discoveries that … Continue reading

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Blue Planet II – ‘Our Blue Planet’

The final episode of Blue Planet II was a little different from the others. It was still a documentary about natural history, but it featured humans as the main focus rather than animals, as it was about us, how we … Continue reading

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Blue Planet II – ‘Coasts’

The coasts are where the land meets the sea, and with these two different environments running into one another, a lot goes on.

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Blue Planet II – ‘Green Seas’

From blue, to green.

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Blue Planet II – ‘Big Blue’

“So, the big blue, what’s it like? “Erm… big, and… blue.” Well, that’s the Finding Nemo quote out of the way. I haven’t mentioned it before, but the segment at the end of each episode showing how it was filmed … Continue reading

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Blue Planet II – ‘Coral Reefs’

As you might have guessed, this episode was about coral reefs, such as the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and the Coral Triangle in South East Asia. David Attenborough’s narration pointed out that “coral reefs cover less than a tenth … Continue reading

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Blue Planet II – ‘The Deep’

The connection people make with the deep ocean and outer space has been made very often, science fiction certainly finds a lot of inspiration, and fiction about voyages to the bottom of the sea can be just as fascinating and … Continue reading

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