Frozen Planet

New 'Open' Policy For Attenborough Show After Polar Bear Debacle

PA | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Sir David Attenborough's new BBC wildlife series will tell viewers when animals are filmed in specially controlled conditions after an episode of Froz...

The Year In Factual TV: The Biggest Moments Remembered

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Forget big budget films, the 'real' drama has played out across our TV screens throughout 2012. The nation has paused, rewound and recorded the best b...

Caroline Frost

Sir David Attenborough: 'There's Only One Place Left To Discover'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

There's only place on the planet left to discover, according to Sir David Attenborough. "The ultra depths of the ocean is the last frontier," expl...

Could TV Naturalists Become Extinct? Attenborough Thinks So..

PA | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Sir David Attenborough believes TV naturalists like him could become extinct and replaced by amateurs from the YouTube generation. The broadcaster ...

'Frozen Planet' Shrugs Off Controversy For BAFTA Wins

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Frozen Planet, which was hit by controversy after it emerged its footage of newborn polar bear cubs was actually filmed in an animal park and not in a...

New Year's Resolutions for 2012

thesophie | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK Comedy
thesophie

Even though I'm about as good as it gets, I realised that it is about that time of year to start thinking about how to better myself in the coming 12 months. I've drawn up three for now, let me know yours in the comments section.

Does it Really Matter if Our Entertainment Occasionally Fakes it?

Ali Schofield | Posted 19.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
Ali Schofield

The Downton Abbey special, to be screened on Christmas Day, has already come under fire for its misrepresentation of '20s fashions. Former editor of the Shooting Times, Tony Jackson has publicly berated the episode in the Daily Telegraph over a promotional still which shows a shooting party wearing leather gaiters. Disgusting, right?

What's Trending This Week: Viral Video Chart

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK

His slender hips sway hypnotically from side to side, furry feet a-tapping to the Latino beat: meet Stuart the salsa dancing dog. Hispanic cats ma...

Polar Bears - One Born Every Minute

Nick Harrison | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
Nick Harrison

Nature documentaries never aim to project complete realism onto our screens. Killer whales don't actually chew on penguins in slow-motion. The Antarctic landscape doesn't glisten and sweep like a David Lean epic, its inhabitants are not permanently viewed through a cinematic filter that would make a tramp's mongrel look like the most majestic of all God's beasts.

Social Media Holding a 'Black Mirror' Up to Nature

Philip Larkin | Posted 11.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
Philip Larkin

In the wake of social media playing a large part in worldwide coverage of disasters, newspaper hacking scandals and more - we are evolving and we're beginning to get used to joining in the conversation on a massive scale.

Attenborough Weighs In On 'Frozen' Fraud Fracas

WENN | Posted 11.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Presenter Sir David Attenborough has defended the inclusion of archive footage in his hit TV wildlife documentary Frozen Planet. Outraged viewers c...

PHOTOS: Tuesday's Newspapers Dominated By The Ongoing Euro Row

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 11.02.2012 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg's decision not to attend David Cameron's veto statement in the Commons on Monday is one of the major stories in Tuesday's papers. The Inde...

Sir David: 'We Did It For The Polar Bears'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Sir David Attenborough has weighed into the Frozen Planet row to defend the use of footage of polar bear cubs which was not filmed in the Arctic, but ...

Frozen Planet Fraudulent? Scenes Of Polar Bear Cubs Birth Filmed In German Zoo

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK

Frozen Planet has left fans out in the cold with revelations that footage of polar cubs being born was actually filmed in a zoo. The BBC has come u...

Great British Gentleman: Who Beat Attenborough?

Posted 09.12.2011 | UK

Sir Winston Churchill has been named the greatest British gentleman, with Sir David Attenborough and Stephen Fry ranking close behind, according to a ...

The Best 'Frozen Planet' Twitter Jokes

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 12.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Today, we learned that every single polar bear we've been watching on Frozen Planet has, in fact, been David and Richard Attenborough walking around i...

As If We Needed Reminding...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

BBC One always goes a bit crackers at Christmas, but this year it has surpassed itself. Never mind the five-star lineup, Nick Knowles et al - many...

PHOTOS: Cannibal Polar Bear Feasts On A Cub

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 09.12.2011 | UK

Cannibal polar bears have left many open mouthed after a slaughterous beast was caught on camera with the bloody carcass of a polar cub swinging from ...

WATCH: Thrill-Seeking Athletes Race Over Antarctica

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 08.12.2011 | UK

Amid the perishing antarctic snow, intrepid sportsmen and women limbered up for an ice marathon, 600 miles from the south pole. Thrill-seekers fro...

Is Accuracy Being Frozen Out of the BBC's Climate Change Coverage?

Bob Ward | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK
Bob Ward

The final episode of Frozen Planet featured narrator Sir David Attenborough as he explained the ways in which shrinking ice sheets in the Arctic and Antarctic are radically changing life at the poles for all species, including humans. But the seventh instalment of the BBC's extraordinarily successful series has attracted undeserved controversy for its focus on the impacts of climate change.

Caroline Frost

Frozen Planet Finale - It's A Beautiful, Fragile World We Live In (REVIEW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Well, the classicists told us long ago that with great beauty there must co-exist great loss. Sure enough, having seduced us with images of bumbling b...

'Frozen Planet' Signs Off With An Impassioned Plea (PREVIEW)

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Frozen Planet has successfully captured the nation's hearts every Wednesday for the last couple of months - with its bumbling bears and playful pengui...

There Can Be No Doubt, the Arctic and Antarctica Are Warming Rapidly

Rod Downie | Posted 05.02.2012 | UK
Rod Downie

For the millions of people who've watched and enjoyed Frozen Planet, this final episode may leave them with a clearer understanding of the very real threat that climate change poses to our beautiful and fragile polar regions.

Where to Go in 2012

Madeleine Wilson | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Madeleine Wilson

Gazing in to her snow globe, Madeleine Wilson forecasts which top 10 travel destinations and trends have the edge for 2012 including, umm, Detroit...

Hardcore Inuits: Frozen Planet's Walrus Killing, Cliff Scaling Silent Hunters

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 01.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Hardcore Arctic communities were the focus of the BBC’s Frozen Planet this week, with daredevil hunters scaling cliffs to steal guillemot eggs in Ru...