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The Meerkats

BBC Films presents a family remarkably like your own...

An inspiring look at how one family's connection to each other and their surroundings is a model of resilience and fortitude for us all. The story features the coming of age of a young meerkat pup, Kolo, growing up in the Kalahari desert.

Shot using ground-breaking techniques, this dramatised documentary is a one-of-a-kind presentation from The Weinstein Company and the BBC.

Commentary written by Alexander McCall-Smith and told by Paul Newman.

Release date:

1 hour, 23 minutes

Last on

Fri 28 Dec 2012 14:40


Role Contributor
NarratorPaul Newman
DirectorJames Honeyborne
WriterAlexander McCall Smith
Executive ProducerBob Weinstein
Executive ProducerHarvey Weinstein