Alan Titchmarsh makes an epic journey through eight natural habitats of Britain to explore the islands amazing diversity of wildlife.
Alan Titchmarsh turns wildlife detective, as he takes us on a journey of discovery through eight different British natural habitats surveying their unique flora and fauna and piecing together the jigsaw that makes up our homeland.
Spanning the length and breadth of the British Isles from East Anglia to Snowdon, and from Jersey to Shetland, the series focuses on eight distinct habitats Island, Farmland, Urban, Freshwater, Coastal, Woodland, Wilderness and Secret Britain featuring such amazing scenes as a bloody battle between two-tonne grey seals; seven million starlings filling a Somerset sky and the extraordinary acrobatics of leaping bottlenose dolphins.
In an inspirational, visually stunning and definitive guide to British wildlife, familiar creatures are shown in a new light and superb footage captures rare behaviour and animals often for the first time, including boxing hares, killer whales hunting seals off Shetland, the underwater courtship of the pike; the hunting strategy of the Minke Whale and otters swimming right in the centre of Newcastle.
With so much stunning footage of both scenery and wildlife, this constantly surprising series represents an amazing celebration of the uniqueness of British nature.
Presented by Alan Titchmarsh. Executive Producer: Vyv Simson. Series Producer: Stephen Moss. Produced by: Chris Cole (Island Britain); Simon Bell (Freshwater Britain); Stephen Moss, Susie Painter (Urban Britain, Secret Britain); Simon Bell (Farmland Britain); Chris Cole, Sally Cryer (Coastal Britain); Bridget Appleby, Michael Bright (Woodland Britain, Wilderness Britain).
A BBC TV Production in association with the Open University.