Brett Westwood explores how dinosaurs are influencing our stories, films and science. Read more
Brett Westwood explores how dinosaurs are influencing our stories, films and science.
Nature that has had a profound impact on human culture and society across history.
Brett Westwood explores how fragments from other worlds have influenced our lives.
Brett Westwood explores the role woolly mammoths have played in our lives.
Brett Westwood explores the role daffodils play in art, medicine, literature and belief.
Brett Westwood explores the role birds' eggs have played in religion, art and literature.
Brett Westwood explores how bears have influenced art, literature and belief.
Brett Westwood explores how brambles appear in art, literature, forensics and religion.
Natural Histories Live - The Big Story
Comedian Rory Bremner and presenter Brett Westwood tell stories of Earth's natural history
Brett Westwood explores parrots and their effect on art, literature and society.
From a revered god in ancient Egypt to a comic character in Peter Pan, crocs fascinate us.
Brett Westwood explores the role sea anemones have played in art, literature and science.
Brett Westwood explores how hornbills have influenced art, religion and feminism.
Brett Westwood explores how the oak tree has influenced society, art and druidism.
Brett Westwood explores how beetles have influenced arts and science around the world.
Brett Westwood explores how the cockroach has influenced society, satire and tourism
Brett Westwood learns how fleas are entwined with disease, love, language and humour.
Brett Westwood explores our complex relationship with the giants of the sea, whales.
Brett Westwood explores the nature and the culture of flies.
Brett Westwood investigates the biology and culture of owls.
Brett Westwood explores the nature and culture of oysters.
Brett Westwood investigates the biology and culture of ants.
Brett Westwood investigates the biology and culture of the lobster.
Brett Westwood goes fishing. Why is the carp king? Dexter Petley knows some answers.
Brett Westwood investigates the biology and culture of the fox.
Brett Westwood meets a wolf and considers the meaning of wolfishness in human culture.
Brett Westwood is sucked into the weird and wonderful world of the leech.
Brett Westwood looks into the heart of a rose, the most extraordinary of flowers.
Brett Westwood traces the story of the great auk, which was driven to extinction in 1844.
Brett Westwood follows the camel on its route through human history and culture.
Brett Westwood blows the cobwebs from tales of spiders as objects of fear and temptation.