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David Attenborough

#SteveReviews: Prehistoric Planet

It was going to come sooner or later, wasn’t it? I’m sorry it took me so long to getting around to write this, but with my PhD thesis deadline looming, I’ve had bigger fish to fry! For those of you…

#SteveReviews: The Green Planet

We have been blessed in recent years with a number of new landmark series featuring Sir David Attenborough. Now, with The Green Planet, plants can finally step out of the shadow of animals and delight us in all of their…

#SteveReviews: The Mating Game

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past month or so, you’re probably aware of another new series that aired on BBC One narrated by Sir David Attenborough. This series is titled The Mating Game and as you…

#SteveReviews: Attenborough’s Life in Colour

In recent years, it seems that Sir David Attenborough has been working around the clock to narrate a number of spectacularly produced wildlife documentaries. These such as A Perfect Planet and Seven Worlds, One Planet in my mind omit the…

#SteveReviews: A Perfect Planet

It’s that time of year again when a new Attenborough series airs on BBC One. Up and down the country, families crowd to the living room on Sunday evenings to see what wisdom and wonder can be gleaned from another…

#SteveReviews: A Life On Our Planet

Despite moving back to Canterbury to find issues with our internet, I’ve been able to watch the new David Attenborough film titled A Life On Our Planet. It’s now available to watch on Netflix after only being available to watch…

#SteveReviews: Blue Planet 2

Due to ongoing events, I’ve been trying to keep to a regular schedule of posts since the lockdown began. This is partly to keep you guys entertained but also to help build a routine for me to follow. With this…

#SteveReviews: Dynasties

Many of you will be aware of Dynasties, the 2018 nature documentary series narrated by Sir David Attenborough. The series has five episodes, each one focusses on a different vulnerable but well-known species from the chimpanzee to tiger. The whole…

#SteveReviews: Seven Worlds, One Planet

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past couple of months, you’ll know that Sir David Attenborough’s latest landmark series on BBC One has recently come to a conclusion. A number of viewers have expressed heartbreak at the…

#SteveReviews: Our Planet

As I’m sure most of you are aware, a brand new David Attenborough series has recently aired on Netflix titled Our Planet. Thankfully I was able to watch all eight episodes over the weekend and oh my, if you haven’t…