Natural History Documentaries

With a range of iconic series spanning all seven continents, dive deep into the beauty of the natural world. Our documentary collection brings you the best of the BBC’s nature, wildlife, and science shows, with over 100 hours of content dating back to 1954 including the series that launched David Attenborough’s career and changed nature documentaries forever.

Eden: Untamed Planet

Eden: Untamed Planet

Venture to the far corners of the planet and discover the secrets of Earth’s few remaining untouched lands. This ground-breaking BBC nature documentary, narrated by Helena Bonham Carter, journeys from the Namib Desert to Alaska, revealing places isolated from the rest of the world and protected from the most damaging effects of human interference. In these lands, life exists as nature intended.

Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef

It’s one of the natural wonders of the world and the largest living structure on our planet. Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and the creatures that live there are explored in this fascinating nature documentary. How the reef was created, how it works, the intricate relationships between its inhabitants, its conservation and how climate change and other factors might shape its future are revealed.

Earthflight

Earthflight

Follow geese, eagles and more journey across six continents and get a birds-eye view of the world. Thanks to state-of-the art technology, this ground-breaking documentary tracks snow geese and bald eagles traveling from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada. Join grey cranes dodge galloping horses and barnacle geese get lost over London, and in South America, see the condor and macaws travel through mountains and rainforest. Narrated by David Tennant, Earthflight puts you in the heart of the action and allows you to experience bird migration like never before.

North Atlantic: The Dark Ocean

North Atlantic: The Dark Ocean

This ambitious natural history documentary sees underwater cameraman Ken O’Sullivan explore the perilous North Atlantic Ocean and discovers the mesmerizing marine life that lives there. Inspired by the Irish ancestors that ventured before him, he addresses the urgent struggle to conserve the stunning sea life he encounters.

Our Coast

Our Coast

Many of the UK’s most iconic places are beside the sea. The nation’s shorelines are the foundation on which Britain was built, full of extraordinary people, historic professions, engineering marvels, astonishing wildlife and epic landscapes. This fascinating travel documentary visits Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland and celebrates the heritage of these astonishing locations.