Category Archives: Documentary

Blue Planet II – ‘One Ocean’

Blue Planet II was the biggest ratings hit of the year in the UK, and apparently so popular for people streaming it in China it slowed down the internet there. As with Planet Earth II, it is a natural history … Continue reading

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The Real T-Rex with Chris Packham

T-Rex is perhaps THE iconic dinosaur. If you think of a dinosaur, the image is most likely to be the T-Rex. It is still hugely popular, and has been recreated in books, films, toys, merchandise and more. But the image … Continue reading

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Attenborough and the Giant Elephant

David Attenborough goes through historical records to look at the life story of Jumbo, possibly the most famous elephant who ever lived. He was thought to be the biggest elephant on Earth in his time, the late 19th century, and … Continue reading

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The Sweet Makers At Christmas

The Sweet Makers At Christmas was, as you might guess, a Christmas special of The Sweet Makers, a programme which I never caught before, but Christmas is a time for lots of sweet stuff, and as we find out in … Continue reading

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The Secret Life Of The Zoo (Series 3)

CONTAINS SPOILERS Chester zoo is Britains most popular zoo, and this series showing the behind the scenes for the animals has been well liked, and has recently finished its 3rd series.

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Extreme Sea Monsters

Channel 5 did a documentary about the strange creatures of the deep, both mythical and factual. The narration pointed out that underwater is “an alien environment”, and that it is also in fact “the majority of the Earth” rather than … Continue reading

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The Secret Life Of The Zoo (Series 2)

CONTAINS SPOILERS¬† While this finished its run on Channel 4 some months ago, this review was another I had to put on the backburner. But better late than never. The second series of The Secret Life Of The Zoo was … Continue reading

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