David Attenborough

Hans Zimmer And Radiohead’s 'Blue Planet II' Soundtrack Will Completely Take Your Breath Away

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 27.09.2017 | UK Entertainment

The BBC has offered a first look at the new series of ‘Blue Planet II’, and we’re not exaggerating when we say it looks absolutely breath-taking...

David Attenborough Producer Fergus Beeley Tells Man 'Get Ready To Die' In Bizarre Road Rage Incident

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK

A television producer who worked on Sir David Attenborough’s documentaries has been caught on camera in an extraordinary road rage incident, telling...

David Attenborough Reveals His One And Only Lasting Regret

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

Sir David Attenborough has revealed that, despite six decades spent joyfully bringing the wonders of the natural world to its human audience, he has o...

Sir David Attenborough Admits Memory Problems Are Making His Job Harder

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Sir David Attenborough has admitted problems with his memory are making his job harder. The broadcaster told The Telegraph he struggles to recall “...

Meerkats You See In Zoos Are At Great Risk Of Stress

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Tech

In the last decade, meerkats have seen a public relations revival, appearing in adverts, films and not to mention a starring role in David Attenboroug...

David Attenborough Looks Set To Win Himself A Legion Of Young Fans With His New Project

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

Sir David Attenborough looks set to win himself a legion of new young fans, as he’s joined the CBeebies family. It has been revealed that Sir David ...

Sir David Attenborough Is Bringing Back Nature Hit 'Blue Planet'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

Sir David Attenborough is to front a new series of ‘Blue Planet’, 16 years on from the original. The nature documentary series will further explor...

Giant Otters As Big As Wolves Once Roamed The World

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Tech

It turns out that otters haven’t always been the cute little cup-stacking sea creatures we know today. In fact, a study has revealed their ancestor...

Kirsty Young Reveals Which 'Desert Island Discs' Guest She ‘Fell A Little Bit In Love With’

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

After almost 75 years on the radio, ‘Desert Island Discs’ has had more than its fair share of incredible guests choosing the eight records they’...

'Planet Earth II' Behind-The-Scenes Video Reveals David Attenborough Narrating. Fans Are Euphoric.

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Entertainment

The second series of ‘Planet Earth’ has entranced millions with its depictions of the most resourceful, and mischief-making, of our animal kingdom...

'Planet Earth II' Producer Reveals The Scariest Moment Of Filming Sunday's Series Finale

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Entertainment

Sunday night (11 December) will see the final episode of ‘Planet Earth II’ screened, and a member of the series’ production crew has opened up a...

17 Life Lessons We Learned From Planet Earth 2

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It’s official, the UK is completely obsessed with Planet Earth. And while we’re willing on baby iguanas, admiring snow leopards and generally lett...

Baby Ibex. Dancing Bears. David Attenborough Has Viewers Rapt Again In 'Planet Earth II'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Entertainment

‘Planet Earth II’ has done it again. This time last week, viewers were still recovering from the grisly scene of baby iguanas fleeing from their l...

Fans Are So Happy To See David Attenborough On 'Planet Earth', They're Almost Sad

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Entertainment

David Attenborough’s return to our screens in last night’s spell-binding ‘Planet Earth II’ has been received by fans with adoration unique to ...

'Planet Earth 2' Draws 9 Million Viewers, Although Many Shocked By Footage Of Snakes

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Entertainment

The brand new nature series ‘Planet Earth 2’ debuted last night, wowing an impressive 9.2million viewers with its astonishing camerawork revealing...

David Attenborough Has A Ruthless Solution For The Donald Trump ‘Problem’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK

Veteran naturalist Sir David Attenborough has turned his attentions to the American Presidential race. Ostensibly speaking to the Radio Times about hi...

Attenborough Attacks Cameron And Gove Over Brexit Referendum

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Politics

Sir David Attenborough has attacked “the mess” of Brexit and questioned whether David Cameron was right to hold an EU referendum at all. The veter...

Sir David Attenborough Slams 'Disrespectful' Zoo Visitors Following London Gorilla Escape

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK

Sir David Attenborough has lambasted visitors to zoos who are not “respectful” to animals after a 29-stone gorilla escaped from his London Zoo enc...

The Olympics TV Coverage Left David Attenborough Clearly Unmoved

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Entertainment

There are many fans of sport in this country but, judging by his comments to RadioTimes.com, it would seem that veteran naturalist David Attenborough ...

David Attenborough Gives Stark Warning After Devastating Report On Britain's Wildlife

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK

Britain has suffered a sharp decline in biodiversity to become one of the most “nature depleted” countries in the world, a landmark report has rev...

Man Gets Huge Tattoo Of David Attenborough To Celebrate His 90th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK Style

David Attenborough turned 90 on Saturday 8 May and one man pulled out all the stops to celebrate. Matt Daly, from Jersey, got a giant tattoo of Attenb...

Happy 90th Birthday, Sir David!

PA | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Sir David Attenborough has been hailed as "a god of wildlife presenters" on his 90th birthday.The naturalist enters his 10th decade as a beloved inspi...

Happy 90th Birthday David Attenborough!

Mike Gunton | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Entertainment
Mike Gunton

Last summer I had been given the job to add to the Attenborough Birthday celebrations by producing a special programme to celebrate both the happy day and his life's work for the BBC. Clearly, a lovely thing to do, and right from the start I was not in the slightest concerned about filling an hour with wonderful stories, clips and anecdotes courtesy arguably the worlds foremost storyteller. However, there was one slight problem - persuading David to agree to actually take part.

11 David Attenborough Pictures That'll Change Your Mind About Boaty McBoatface

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK

The dream of immortalising Boaty McBoatface may have come to an end, but Sir David Attenborough's experience as a naturalist and traveller prove he is...

They Can Ignore Our Boaty, But They Can Never Ignore Our Votey

Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 07.05.2017 | UK
Sarah Ann Harris

There's something heartening about the fact that the Boaty poll proved that Britons can get animated about something - even something which many would regard as dry and sciencey. While I can't quite see the leader of a political party capturing the nation's hearts like Boaty, perhaps if we can channel that enthusiasm for something far more important, we'll all take a bit more interest and pride in our democratic system.