This pioneering series follows the interconnected stories of a cast of iconic savannah animals over one year. With unique access to a pristine and unspoilt corner of the Serengeti deep in the heart of Africa, this series captures the drama of the animals’ daily lives and the emotional moments they face.
Join the lonely lioness, exiled from the pride, the passionate baboon desperately trying to win back his lost love and the cheeky, fun-loving mongoose family on the lookout for a free lunch. Packed full of humour, heartbreak and nail-biting tension, their captivating adventures will keep you hooked.
Using groundbreaking filming techniques and an original music score to put you at the heart of the action, Serengeti brings this incredible world of real-life animal drama to the screen in intimate and breathtaking detail.
Gregg Wallace and Cherry Healey get exclusive access to six of the world’s most impressive food factories. In Italy, discover how it’s possible to produce 150,000 kilometres of spaghetti every day. And in the Netherlands, follow the production of creamy mayonnaise from its raw ingredients to the jar.
Gregg helps press blackcurrants for soft drinks, and finds that the chocolate on your digestives is on the bottom of the biscuit, not the top. Cherry lands cod in Iceland, picks tea in Africa, and consults scientists about the rules of safe defrosting.
They’re joined by historian Ruth Goodman, who uncovers the fascinating stories of how these foods became so popular.
The biggest animals on the planet have the most incredible anatomies. Big Animal Surgery reveals these miracles of biological design – by saving their lives on the operating table. Ground-breaking operations.
Performed by the most skilled surgeons in the world. This series captures life-or-death treatments as never before.
Discover why a lion’s roar can be heard five miles away and how an elephant can go for days without sleeping. Emotionally charged stories, with each episode focused on a new animal. This is Big Animal Surgery.
BBC Earth seeks to inspire audiences by sharing the incredible wonders of our universe. The channel showcases the work of the world’s foremost factual film-makers and it seeks to take audiences on a thrilling journey of discovery. From the smallest creature under the microscope to the limitless expanses of space, BBC Earth brings viewers face-to-face with heart-pounding action, mind-blowing ideas and the wonder of being human.