Articles Tagged 'Sir David Attenborough'

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10 Greatest Live TV Moments of 2015

Now that all TV ends up getting archived on the internet somewhere, the gulf between that which is broadcast live, that which is broadcast as if live, and that which is edited for future enjoyment is getting smaller all the time. So, in gathering up the best of the year’s gaffes, spoofs, interviews and how-do-you-dos, […]

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Sir David Attenborough Puts Spin on Adele Song

We would love to say British naturalist Sir David Attenborough and singer Adele have collaborated on a song, but it isn’t quite like that. Attenborough has lent his trademark voice to Adele’s “Hello” video, narrating the singer’s movements as she makes her way through strong wind, struggling to make a phone call. Attenborough recently visited […]

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RIP Richard Attenborough: Five of His Best Movies

Tributes have been pouring in from all walks of British life—including the office of the Prime Minister—for Richard Attenborough, who died on Sunday, aged 90. His was a remarkable life by any measurement, in which he carved a unique place not only as a popular lead actor possessed of steely charisma—and then as a stalwart […]

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Brit Binge Watching: Five Nature Docs You Can Stream Online Now

With Earth Day coming up next Tuesday (April 22), here are a few natural history docs to help you appreciate all the beauty our Earth has to offer! 1. Joanna Lumley’s Nile Watch as Joanna Lumley travels the entire length of the Nile river from it’s mouth at Alexandria to its source in the Rwandan mountains. […]

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LOOK: Massive Hedgehog Invades London

Warning: some of the images attached to this news story may be disturbing (if you have a fear of outsized mammals, or spikes). A 12 feet long, 7 feet tall hedgehog has emerged on Clapham Common in London, amid scenes reminiscent of a particularly cute Godzilla movie, and begun rampaging around, terrifying toddlers, joggers, and […]

Daniel Craig To Narrate New BBC Nature Movie

I can’t lie, the possibility that Sir David Attenborough might be slowing down his activities as a natural historian is not a welcome one. In fact it’s hugely upsetting to the generations who have been brought up on his whispered, awestruck descriptions of animals, plants and other natural phenomena. But if he is winding down, […]