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Blue Planet | DVD | (17/04/2019)
from £7.99 | Saving you £-2.15 (-31.50%) | RRP
The Blue Planet narrated by Sir David Attenborough is an epic new guide to the strange and spectacular denizens of our world's vast oceans. We know less about the oceans than we do about the surface of the moon yet the sea covers two-thirds of our planet. From the familiar to the unknown
Earth Story | DVD | (17/04/2019)
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Heralding the new age of digital television this masterful BBC documentary was one of the first major programmes to usher in the new era back in 1998. Aubrey Manning takes viewers on a voyage of discovery across our very own planet and the wonders within. Earth Story unravels the secrets of our planet and brings it alive. The series took three years to make cost 3 million and was filmed all over the world from the craters of active volcanoes to the ocean floor. Where th
Eyewitness Interactive - Rainforest | DVD | (14/04/2003)
from £3.90 | Saving you £5.15 (51.60%) | RRP
This astonishing series of DVDs harnesses the full power of interactive entertainment. Easy to use digital software frees you to navigate through extraordinary BBC - Dorling Kindersley film and state-of-the-art computer graphics. Choose where you enter the rainforest and stare into the face of a rare Jaguar Aye-Aye or massive silver-back Gorilla. Catch an unusal close-up of the world's largest flower: the magnificent stinking corpse plant!
In The Shadow Of The Moon | DVD | (31/03/2008)
from £4.39 | Saving you £15.60 (78.00%) | RRP
The surviving crew members from NASA's Apollo missions tell their story in their own words.
Wonders Of The Solar System | DVD | (12/04/2010)
from £3.49 | Saving you £16.50 (82.50%) | RRP
Prepare to immerse yourself in an alien world as if you were standing there yourself. Giant ice fountains rising over 100km high; an ocean hidden beneath a frozen crust of ice; storms twice the size of Earth coloured blood red by a vortex of dust and gases; immense volcanoes that could rip a planet apart - this series reveals the true and awesome beauty of our solar system. Using the very latest breathtaking images sent directly from space groundbreaking CGI transforms the static into the dramatic. Travelling from the Sun to the far-out reaches of Neptune the series has at its heart the latest scientific knowledge beamed back from the fleet of probes rovers and telescopes currently in space and offers a vivid and unprecedented tour of the world beyond our planet.
Walking With Monsters | DVD | (21/11/2005)
from £4.95 | Saving you £11.00 (68.80%) | RRP
Part of the BBC series which began with Walking With Dinosaurs Walking With Monsters draws on the specialist knowledge of more than 600 scientists to tell the story of the weird wonderful and frequently terrifying creatures that came before during and after the age of the Dinosaurs. With state of the art technology and animation these creatures - 50 of which have never been seen before - are brought to life with amazing realism. There was a time when a
Matt Hayes - Wild Fisherman Norway | DVD | (25/06/2012)
from £4.95 | Saving you £8.01 (61.70%) | RRP
Wild fisherman follows British Angler Matt Hayes as he travels the world in search of unspoilt game fishing. One of the last great unspoilt wilderness areas of Europe, Norway is blessed with breathtaking scenery: from the awe-inspiring fjords to the towering mountains; from the cascading waterfalls and crystal clear lakes to the deep pine forests, Norway's landscape is a visual feast. For anglers, Norway offers some of the most exciting sport-fishing in the world. Pike, trout and the king of fish, the mighty Atlantic salmon ensure that any fishing adventure is packed with excitement and opportunity...
Walking With Beasts - The Complete Series | DVD | (08/04/2002)
from £3.99 | Saving you £18.00 (72.00%) | RRP
Walking With Beasts is an introduction to the animals (predominantly mammals) that roamed the earth from the extinction of the dinosaurs until the rise of early humans. The sequel to the BBC’s acclaimed and highly successful series Walking With Dinosaurs, Beasts also uses a combination of clever special effects and computer-generated imagery to create a realistic world as it may have appeared millions of years ago. As to be expected from any BBC nature programme, the images are visually stunning; the prehistoric animals look impressively lifelike, interacting seamlessly with each other and their environment to create an entire world that could have been photographed only yesterday. Best of all is Episode 2, "Whale Killer", which follows a female Basilosaurus, an enormous ancient predatory whale, as she travels through shallow seas and along coastlines--the underwater images could have just as easily originated in the BBC’s spectacular Blue Planet series. It’s unfortunate, therefore, that Walking With Beasts is let down by its script and the often dubious science therein. Episode 3, "The Land of Giants", begins with an anthropomorphic statement better suited to a Disney film than a scientific documentary, referring to the featured animals as "The good [a herbivore or plant-eating animal], the bad [a carnivore or flesh-eating animal] and the ugly [a giant warthog which is, admittedly, pretty ugly]." Still, Walking With Beasts has a host of little touches and flourishes that add to the feeling of realism (the animals knock over the cameras, pebbles hit the lens), which make this programme a success as a piece of pure entertainment and prehistoric escapism. A companion book and soundtrack CD is also available. --Ted Kord
Deadly Top 10 - Series 2 | DVD | (22/07/2013)
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Steve Backshall is back with another countdown of the most dangerous animals in the world picking out his personal top ten and revealing incredible facts and amazing new creatures never seen on Deadly 60 before! From Extreme Assassins to Deadly Defenders whether they're survival experts attack in giant armies or are the most poisonous - these beasts all have one thing in common: they're all deadly. But can you guess which extraordinary animal will be crowned number one?
How Plants Made Us | DVD | (16/04/2012)
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We might think humans are the most powerful living thing on Earth, but it's plants that time and again have set the agenda for life. All animals rely on plants for their survival. This is not an accident - they are the most powerful evolutionary force on Earth. Plants enabled amphibians to leave the water, they had a hand in the rise and fall of the dinosaurs, and they ensured the ultimate triumph of insects, mammals, birds and even us - all for their own benefit. Because plants have only ever had one goal - the total domination of the planet. It is a story of ruthless ingenuity, seduction and deception; of unimaginable power and ambition. An epic tale, How to Grow a Planet offers a stunning new perspective on Earth history.
March of the Penguins - Luc Jacquet | DVD | (08/05/2006)
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March of the Penguins instantly qualifies as a wildlife classic, taking its place among other extraordinary films like Microcosmos and Winged Migration.
Wild Down Under | DVD | (27/10/2003)
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Wild Down Under' is the BBC's key natural history series this Autumn presenting an astonishing mix of the surprising and the deadly. Narrated by Matt Day each episode is a detective story delving into Australasia's hidden secrets to explain why it is one of the world's truly great melting pots for both people and wildlife. It is home to giant birds that can't fly and possums that do; platypuses that detect food by electricity; plus many more fascinating creatures.
The Moaning of Life | DVD | (18/11/2013)
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Now Karl's turned 40 and has officially hit middle age it's time for him to re-assess his life. He's not married he doesn't have kids he's got a job where he's known as an 'idiot' and he's known for being miserable. He's classic 'mid-life crisis' material. As Karl attempts to put his life in order he'll be dispatched around the world on a crash course to find out how other cultures deal with life's big questions. The ups and downs of Karl's experiences will be contrasted against the beautiful geography of the countries he visits captured on HD with stunning aerial photography.
Supervolcano | DVD | (17/04/2019)
from £4.99 | Saving you £11.00 (68.80%) | RRP
The year is 2020 and the world faces the ultimate threat. Not nuclear war or a terrorist attack but the eruption of a gigantic 'supervolcano' simmering beneath Yellowstone Park. The last eruption of this kind plunged the world into darkness for six years triggered the last Ice Age and reduced the human population to just 2 000 people. Scientists know that the molten lava bulging against the Earth's crust in Yellowstone will explode; it's just a question of when.This power
David Attenborough's First Life | DVD | (22/11/2010)
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The epic story of the beginning of life on Earth from the much loved and respected naturalist writer and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough. Spanning billions of years Attenborough's time-travelling narrative brings you face to face with the first animals that ever existed.
Matt Hayes - Wild Fisherman Mozambique | DVD | (25/06/2012)
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Wild Fisherman Mozambique follows Matt Hayes as he joins local guide Wesley Peens to fish one of the most sparsely populated regions in the world, in an effort to catch a giant trevally on the fly. In four action packed episodes, Matt embarks on a fishing adventure that sees him combat extreme weather, desert roads and a wild, untamed landscape.
Natural World - Snow Leopard | DVD | (18/08/2008)
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A secret cave deep within the mountains of Pakistan is one of the last refuges of the snow leopard - the rarest and most beautiful of all the big cats. Journalist Nisar Malik has decided to use his news skills to help promote and protect this highly endangered species. For Nisar this is a journey of discovery in which he finds beauty and peace in a place that he previously portrayed as dangerous and evil. For the viewer the film offers a journey into a misrepresented and unknown part of the world.
The Planets | DVD | (24/01/2000)
from £3.99 | Saving you £25.26 (72.20%) | RRP
While watching The Planets, be prepared to fight your way past all kinds of computer animation which makes Walking with Dinosaurs seem like the last word in realism. It seems that no solar or planetary event which ever happened (or which may or may not have happened) is worthy of mention here without recourse to lovingly detailed shots of implausible-looking collisions and explosions. These come complete with sound effects, despite the fact that there is no sound in the vacuum of space, and are enhanced by a range of colours, some of which are visible only to bees. Somehow Patrick Moore's The Sky at Night manages to convey just as much excitement with little more than a couple of diagrams and the presenter's hyperactive enthusiasm. Fortunately, this two-DVD set is redeemed by both its subject matter and its sheer scope, offering all eight 50-minute episodes of the 1999 documentary series covering the history of the solar system and humanity's age-old desire to learn its secrets. Detailed indexing and scene access makes this a convenient reference source too, so amateur astronomers everywhere can finally bin those off-air VHS copies. --Roger Thomas
Weird Nature | DVD | (12/03/2012)
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An offbeat and fascinating series that investigates the world's weirdest natural events, using first-hand accounts and footage as it unravels the science behind extraordinary phenomena. You'd think nothing nature could do would surprise us, but every year seriously bizarre things happen that seem to defy its laws, puzzling witnesses and experts alike. Exploding toads, birds dying in mid air, blood-red rain, caterpillars cocooning cars - weird events that people don't understand and frequently fear. Stylish graphics, clever use of science and an irreverent approach create this quirky and original take on the most sensationally strange stories from the natural world.
Safari 3D (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-Ray) | Blu Ray | (12/12/2011)
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Featuring jaw-dropping 3D cinematography, stirring original music, and Africa's original rock star animals, Emmy Award-winning host Hunter Ellis takes viewers on an unforgettable safari that puts them up-close and personal with the wonders of Africa. With Hunter as your very own personal safari guide, you will run with a herd of graceful gazelles, travel in a hot air balloon to soar with high-flying birds, cross the wide-open plains in an elusive hunt to track down the nearly extinct African black rhino, and scramble up a steep mountain in the rain to meet a pack of gorillas in the mist.