David Attenborough

Sir David Reveals The Worst Moment Of His TV Career

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

Sir David Attenborough has had a hugely successful 60 years in television, but he's admitted that things don’t always go smoothly, opening up about ...

Letters Reveal David Once Turned Down Terry's BBC Application

PA | Press Association | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Sir Terry Wogan was turned down for a job as a BBC Two presenter by Sir David Attenborough in 1965, letters unearthed from the BBC archives reveal. ...

Hunters and Hunted

Simon Ross | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK
Simon Ross

There is an alternative. Where countries educate and empower women, ensure reliable access to a range of family planning methods and promote the benefits of smaller families, birth rates fall quickly to western levels.

Attenborough: Is There Still Hope on Climate?

Adam Stones | Posted 05.12.2015 | UK
Adam Stones

As world leaders gather in Paris to try and limit global warming to 1.5 or 2 degrees, we are left with the question 'Will this actually help or are we actually, very much, totally screwed?'

David Attenborough Narrates Black Friday

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK Comedy

Once a year, a neglected species comes out of hiding to stock up for the winter months. Taking advantage of cheap televisions and discounted appliance...

BBC Unveils Plans For David Attenborough's 90th Birthday

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

The BBC is set to celebrate David Attenborough’s 90th birthday with a special retrospective. The naturalist and broadcaster will sit down for an...

David Attenborough Gives Obama A Brilliantly British Lesson In Manners

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK

Most people would drop anything for the chance of a White House meeting with the President of the United States, but not David Attenborough. The br...

PICTURES: Thankyou, BBC, You Just Made The World Look Amazing!

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Entertainment

The planet has never looked more stunning than in these high-definition images, marking the release of BBC Earth Films' 'Enchanted Kingdom'. Narra...

David Attenborough Trends, Nation Has Collective Heart Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK

Sir David Attenborough was interviewed on Radio 1 this morning and naturally it got people talking. In fact, so many people that his name began to ...

What's Your Top TV Moment With David Attenborough?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

There are national treasures in the United Kingdom - David Beckham, Clare Balding, Joanna Lumley and the like - and then there's David Attenborough. L...

Celebrity Impressions: Do They Know It's Narcissism?

Darren Altman | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Comedy
Darren Altman

But what song? Something poignant, like a Johnny Cash ballad? Joni Mitchell? The articulate lyrics of Sting? No, sod that! I chose the Kylie Classic I Should Be So Lucky.

Are Bees 'Green Crap'?

Barry Gardiner | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Politics
Barry Gardiner

This government is presiding over the unravelling of the fabric of nature. On our small part of the planet our approach to pollinators is a local example of what is a growing, global 'biodiversity crisis'. Sir David Attenborough has talked about this crisis leading not only to great physical impoverishment but to great spiritual impoverishment as well. It is hard to imagine a world without bees. It would be even harder to live in it.

This Video Of David Attenborough Narrating Footage Of Fangirls Is Very Funny

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Comedy

"These have been called nature's greatest experiment..." In this video by Ali Jardz, David Attenborough observes the most dangerous species of all:...

19 Pictures To Celebrate Sir David Attenborough's 88th Birthday

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Patriarch of wildlife TV Sir David Attenborough turns 88-years-old today. Last year the beloved naturalist, whose six-decade career includes a str...

3D Creative Summit 2014

Alice Stansfield | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Alice Stansfield

Over Wednesday 12th till Thursday 13th March the BFI South bank in London hosted the 3D Creative Summit. 'As 3D's future takes shape, this is a true o...

WATCH: Sir David Attenborough's Alternative Curling Commentary

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Comedy

Thank you, Radio One's Greg James, for making this happen: an alternative commentary on Olympic curling, as given by the master of nature documentarie...

David Attenborough's Grisly Discovery, the Revolution & Digging Up History on Richmond Hill

Annabel Burn | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK
Annabel Burn

Sir David Attenborough is one of the higher profile residents of Richmond Hill in Surrey. Recently, while his builders were converting the old "Hole in the Wall" Pub by his home, a severed skull was unearthed and examined, solving the "Barnes murder" dating back to the 1800s.

Will Someone Please Help Me Get A Momonga?

Pete Cashmore | Posted 21.12.2013 | UK Comedy
Pete Cashmore

Up until a few weeks ago, I had no idea what a momonga was. Then, someone introduced me to the delights of the momonga, and I wondered to myself how I had managed to live for long without them. Now, having been aware of their existence for about a month, I now know that I actually cannot live without them any longer

'If You Get A Lewd Message, It's Not From Me'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK

Sir David Attenborough has revealed internet trolls impersonating him sent "obscene" messages on social media. The 87-year-old instructed his lawy...

Tory Councillor Suggests David Attenborough Should Kill Himself

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Politics

UPDATE 18/09 15:15: Philip Taylor has released a statement regarding his comments (see below) A Tory councillor has sparked controversy after sug...

'How Long Should We Let Old People Live?'

Posted 18.09.2013 | UK

When Sir David Attenborough appeared on the Today programme, he might have been expected to talk about his new series, David Attenborough's Rise of An...

Sending Food Aid To Africa Is 'Barmy'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK

Sending food to countries stricken by famine is "barmy" and a sign the world is heading toward disaster because of overpopulation, Sir David Attenboro...

Have Humans Stopped Evolving By Natural Selection?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK

Human beings have stopped evolving and should be persuaded not to have large families, TV naturalist Sir David Attenborough has said. The broadcaster,...

David Cameron Vs National Treasures: David Attenborough and Badgers Win Hands Down

Luke Massey | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Politics
Luke Massey

Cameron may have realised the depths of his troubles when he found out he wasn't just taking on one national treasure but two. As if badgers weren't beloved enough, Sir David Attenborough has joined a musical supergroup consisting of Brian May, Slash, Shara Nelson and others as they enter the charts this week on an anti-cull ticket.

Why Caring for Nature Should Stay in the National Curriculum

Elisabeth Whitebread | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Elisabeth Whitebread

We wrote a letter, which was published this weekend alongside an article in the Sunday Times. It calls on the government to re-instate caring for nature in the primary school curriculum for the benefit of children today and tomorrow. Sir David Attenborough called me up to let me know he would sign our letter.