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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 – ‘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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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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Planet Earth II – ‘Islands’

CONTAINS SPOILERS Planet Earth was a groundbreaking BBC natural history documentary that was broadcast in 2006, and narrated by┬áDavid Attenborough. It was one of the very best TV series of the 2000s. Ten years on, this is the sequel, Planet … Continue reading

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Africa

CONTAINS SPOILERS David Attenborough was one of my heroes growing up. Even back then I used to love watching nature documentaries, and he was the king of them. His voice delivers gravitas to the power of nature. He describes Africa … Continue reading

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