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Award-winning comedy writers have been let loose amongst the BBC’s crown jewels, its natural history archive, to retell our planet’s greatest stories in a fresh and irreverent new way.

This factually accurate comedy archive series is narrated by off-kilter natural history doyen ‘Armstrong Wedgewood’ – played by the inimitable Matt Lucas.

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Episode 1, Series 1

Thursday November 4 at 10:20am

Arctic

Episode 1 | Series 1

Armstrong Wedgewood looks at the animals living and breeding in the Arctic.

Episode 2, Series 1

Thursday November 4 at 10:50am

Yellowstone

Episode 2 | Series 1

Yellowstone National Parks's serene habitat holds a dark secret - it sits atop a super volcano that could blow at any minute.

Episode 1, Series 1

Friday November 5 at 1:20am

Arctic

Episode 1 | Series 1

Armstrong Wedgewood looks at the animals living and breeding in the Arctic.

Episode 2, Series 1

Friday November 5 at 1:50am

Yellowstone

Episode 2 | Series 1

Yellowstone National Parks's serene habitat holds a dark secret - it sits atop a super volcano that could blow at any minute.

Episode 3, Series 1

Friday November 5 at 10:20am

Oceans

Episode 3 | Series 1

This episode celebrates the ugly and unconventional killers of the deep, from hospitable sea cucumbers to predatory starfish.

Episode 4, Series 1

Friday November 5 at 10:50am

Wildebeest

Episode 4 | Series 1

Armstrong Wedgewood follows the annual migration of the Wildebeest across the Serengeti.

Episode 3, Series 1

Saturday November 6 at 1:30am

Oceans

Episode 3 | Series 1

This episode celebrates the ugly and unconventional killers of the deep, from hospitable sea cucumbers to predatory starfish.

Episode 4, Series 1

Saturday November 6 at 1:55am

Wildebeest

Episode 4 | Series 1

Armstrong Wedgewood follows the annual migration of the Wildebeest across the Serengeti.

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