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.

Wild Thailand

wild thailand

With towering limestone cliffs, hidden temples, the teeming city of Bangkok and imposing forests, Thailand is a sacred kingdom of awe-inspiring beauty. Each episode of this compelling natural history documentary is packed with amazing wildlife. Giant bats, huge water monitors, a dazzling island reef light show and the creatures of Bangkok are just some of the delights.

Wild Kingdom

Wild Kingdom

The landscapes of the British Isles are ancient and magical. In this innovative nature documentary, the changing colors and patterns of the UK’s countryside is captured using aerial time-lapse photography from a reconnaissance spy plane. A longside satellite imagery, super slow-motion and underwater time-lapse, the intimate connections that drive the UK’s seasonsare revealed.

Wonders of Life

Wonders of Life

What is life? Where did it come from? Why does it end? 3.7 billion years ago in an obscure part of an unexceptional corner of the universe, something incredible happened. Through an incalculably unlikely set of circumstances, life was created. In this beautiful and definitive science documentary series, Professor Cox explains what led to the most complex, diverse and unique force in the universe.



Yellowstone National Park is one of the world’s most spectacular wildernesses. It is home to some of the richest wildlife beyond the plains of Africa. This landmark Yellowstone documentary series follows the intertwining stories of the National Park’s iconic inhabitants: the grey wolf, the grizzly bear and herds of antelope and buffalo. The dramatic fortunes of these animals are inexorably bound together.

Zoo Quest In Colour

Zoo quest in color

Thanks to a remarkable discovery in the BBC’s film vaults, the best of David Attenborough’s breakthrough nature documentary can now be experienced in colour. First broadcast in 1954 and watched by millions, this landmark series launched the career of the young presenter, and changed the way wildlife was seen on television- a legacy that continues to this day.