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From Pole to Pole

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The documentary series which celebrates our planet in its natural glory reveals how the sun's seasonal journey affects the lives of all creatures.

This episode journeys across the planet, from pole to pole, following the influence of the sun and discovering how its seasonal journey affects the lives of all who live on earth.

As spring arrives in the Arctic, a mother polar bear emerges from her den with two tiny cubs. At the other end of the planet, winter arrives and emperor penguins are plunged into darkness for four months, enduring the coldest temperatures on the planet.

From the Amur leopard in Russia to the birds of paradise in Papua New Guinea, no stone is left unturned to bring you the rarest and the weirdest creatures on earth.

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59 minutes

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Mon 12 Mar 2018 15:15

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Credits

Role Contributor
Narrator David Attenborough
Director Alastair Fothergill
Series Producer Alastair Fothergill
Producer Mark Linfield

Broadcasts

  • Tue 2 May 2006 01:35
  • Wed 10 Jan 2007 19:00
  • Sat 26 Jul 2008 17:45
  • Fri 8 Aug 2008 18:10
  • Mon 11 Aug 2008 18:00
  • Fri 22 Aug 2008 18:00
  • Wed 17 Sep 2008 15:00
  • Sat 4 Apr 2009 19:10
  • Sun 19 Apr 2009 17:00
  • Sat 20 Jun 2009 16:00
  • Sat 25 Sep 2010 17:30
  • Sat 25 Sep 2010 23:55
  • Sun 26 Sep 2010 22:00
  • Mon 8 Nov 2010 19:00
  • Tue 9 Nov 2010 00:45
  • Sat 13 Nov 2010 17:30
  • Thu 10 Nov 2011 01:35
  • Tue 14 May 2013 16:15
  • Wed 2 Apr 2014 15:15
  • Sat 19 Jul 2014 17:25
  • Mon 21 Aug 2017 16:15
  • Mon 12 Mar 2018 15:15

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