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Africa, 1, Kalahari
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directed by Katrina Bartlam, fl. 2013; produced by Hugh Pearson, fl. 2000, in Africa, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins

In Africa’s ancient south west corner, two extraordinary deserts sit side by side. Water is in short supply, yet these deserts are somehow full of life because the creatures that live here have turned the rules of survival on their head. This film celebrates nature’s ingenuity, no matter how tough it gets.

In the...

directed by Katrina Bartlam, fl. 2013; produced by Hugh Pearson, fl. 2000, in Africa, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
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Africa, 2, Savannah
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produced by Simon Blakeney, fl. 2005, in Africa, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 48 mins

East Africa is a land which is constantly changing. To survive here, creatures must be able to deal with unpredictable twists and turns – wet turning to dry, famine to feast, cold to hot – no matter how hostile and unpredictable it becomes.

From dense forests, to snow capped peaks, steamy swamps to endless savanna...

produced by Simon Blakeney, fl. 2005, in Africa, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 48 mins
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Africa, 3, Congo
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directed by Felicity Egerton, fl. 2008; produced by Verity White, fl. 2009, in Africa, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins

The Congo rainforest covers the very heart of Africa, it is a dynamic and pulsating habitat, packed with life. From the competitive centre of the forest to the open edge of the Atlantic Ocean, this is all about carving out space in a crowded world.

Chimpanzees steal honey from hard-working sweat bees by engineerin...

directed by Felicity Egerton, fl. 2008; produced by Verity White, fl. 2009, in Africa, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
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Africa, 4, Cape
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directed by Javotte Flatman, fl. 2000; produced by Hugh Pearson, fl. 2000, in Africa, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 48 mins

Southern Africa is a riot of life and colour. But if it was not for two great ocean currents that sweep around and shape the continent’s Great Cape it would be a desert. This film celebrates the rejuvenating powers of the ocean.

To the east, the warm Agul has current flows south, generating clouds that roll inland...

directed by Javotte Flatman, fl. 2000; produced by Hugh Pearson, fl. 2000, in Africa, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 48 mins
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Africa, 5, Sahara
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directed by Nick Easton, fl. 2013, Ben Aviss, fl. 2004 and Katrina Bartlam, fl. 2013; produced by Matthew Wright, fl. 1998, in Africa, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins

North Africa is home to the greatest desert on Earth, the Sahara. This vast wilderness, the size of the United States, is the toughest part of the African continent – the sun rules mercilessly here. In this haunting wilderness, dunes ‘sing’, sandstorms stretch for a thousand miles and rain may not fall for 5...

directed by Nick Easton, fl. 2013, Ben Aviss, fl. 2004 and Katrina Bartlam, fl. 2013; produced by Matthew Wright, fl. 1998, in Africa, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
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Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild, Episode 1, Life on Camera
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directed by Miles Barton, fl. 1993; produced by Miles Barton, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 1 hour 19 mins
Sir David Attenborough gives his unique perspective on over half a century of innovation in wildlife filmmaking - developments that have brought ever more breathtaking and intimate images of wildlife to our television screens, changing our view of life on the planet forever. He revisits key places and events in hi...
directed by Miles Barton, fl. 1993; produced by Miles Barton, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 1 hour 19 mins
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Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild, Episode 2, Understanding the Natural World
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directed by Miles Barton, fl. 1993; produced by Miles Barton, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 57 mins
David Attenborough reviews the most exciting scientific discoveries that have transformed our view of life on earth during his lifetime. How and where did life first begin? How do continents move? How do animals communicate? And why do they behave the way they do? In a story of individual passions, dedication and...
directed by Miles Barton, fl. 1993; produced by Miles Barton, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 57 mins
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Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild, Episode 3, Our Fragile Planet
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directed by Susie Painter, fl. 2007; produced by Susie Painter, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 58 mins
Sir David Attenborough reflects on the dramatic impact that humankind has had on the natural world within his own lifetime. He tells the surprising and deeply personal story of the changes he has seen, of the pioneering conservationists with who he has worked - and of the global revolution in attitudes towards nat...
directed by Susie Painter, fl. 2007; produced by Susie Painter, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 58 mins
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Australia Wild, Series 1, Episode 10, Portrait Painter to the Birds
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produced by Paul Reddish, fl. 1986, ABC Natural History Unit, in Australia Wild, Series 1, Episode 10 (Sydney, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 1992), 29 mins
William Cooper is the greatest in Sir David Attenborough's books. The greatest painter of Australian birds that is. Cooper lives in the rainforests of Northern Queensland where spectacular Birds of Paradise frequently visit his garden and where Sir David Attenborough has also been seen on occasions. Sir David pres...
produced by Paul Reddish, fl. 1986, ABC Natural History Unit, in Australia Wild, Series 1, Episode 10 (Sydney, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 1992), 29 mins
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Blue Planet, 1, The Blue Planet
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produced by Alastair Fothergill, 1960-, Discovery Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Blue Planet, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2001), 49 mins
The oceans are an essential part of our lives. Their influence dominates the world's weather systems. They also support an enormous range of life, from the largest whales to the smallest plankton; whilst still remaining largely unexplored and mysterious. Discover the sheer scale, power and complexity of the Blue P...
produced by Alastair Fothergill, 1960-, Discovery Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Blue Planet, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2001), 49 mins
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