BBC Bristol welcomes Sir David Attenborough ‘home’ for Planet Earth II Premiere and you’re invited!

Bristol has been the global home of Natural History programme making for almost 60 years so perfect to host the national premiere of Planet Earth II.Julian Hector, Head of the BBC Natural History Unit
Date: 17.10.2016     Last updated: 17.10.2016 at 00.01
Category: BBC One; Factual; Bristol
BBC One has today announced that fans will have the chance to attend an exclusive Bristol premiere of Planet Earth II with Sir David Attenborough, Wednesday 2 November at 7pm.

At this unmissable premiere, Miranda Krestovnikoff (Coast and The One Show) will be In Conversation with Sir David Attenborough and members of the Planet Earth II production team, Mike Gunton (Executive Producer), Tom Hugh-Jones (Series Producer) and Elizabeth White (Producer, Islands).

Julian Hector, newly appointed Head of the BBC’s world famous Natural History Unit, is hosting the event. He said: “Bristol has been the global home of Natural History programme making for almost 60 years so perfect to host the national premiere of Planet Earth II. Fans will get the chance to see this much anticipated landmark programme ahead of its debut on BBC One along with one of Bristol’s best loved treasures, Sir David Attenborough.”

The BBC will welcome Sir David Attenborough to the screening at Cinema De Lux, Cabot Circus, Bristol and is giving Planet Earth fans the chance to be part of this very special opportunity to see episode one, Islands, ahead of its transmission on BBC One.

Planet Earth II reveals our planet from a completely new perspective using significant advances in both filming technology and our understanding of the natural world. Travelling through jungles, deserts, mountains, islands, grasslands and cities, the series explores the unique characteristics of Earth’s most iconic habitats and the extraordinary ways animals survive within them.

Fans can register for free tickets to the screening through the BBC Shows and Tours website. Registration opens at 08.00am, Monday 17 October 2016.

There are 200 audience tickets available. The event starts at 7pm, with registration from 6pm, Wednesday 2 November. Full terms and conditions can be found on the BBC Shows and Tours website.

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