Sir David Attenborough’s broadcasting career spans over six decades during which he has played an extraordinary role both inventing and developing the medium of television and in connecting people to the wonders of the natural world, bringing distant peoples, animals and habitats into living rooms across the planet.
As a BBC producer and executive he has played a crucial role creating new forms of programming and scheduling that to this day still influences global broadcasting. In his role as a writer and presenter of natural history programmes, his work includes many iconic productions, from the ground-breaking Zoo Quest series to landmarks including Life on Earth, The Living Planet, The Trials of Life, The Private Life of Plants, Life of Mammals and Planet Earth. Sir David continues to be a powerful voice for the natural world, presenting and narrating a wide range programming and reaching vast global audiences. His latest contribution is Our Planet, a series focusing on the preservation of life on earth.