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Audio slideshow: Exploring Africa


David Attenborough's new Africa series travels through the vast and diverse continent of Africa, from the soaring Atlas Mountains to the Cape of Good Hope, the brooding jungles of the Congo to the raging Atlantic Ocean.

The series, filmed over four years, explores the whole continent, uncovering bizarre new creatures and extraordinary behaviours. Here series producer James Honeyborne, producer Simon Blakeney and director Felicity Egerton talk about the experience of making Africa.

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Africa will be broadcast on 2 January 2013 at 21:00 on BBC One.

Produced by Dualtagh Herr. Music by Sarah Class and Will Slater. Recorded by the BBC Concert Orchestra.