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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 3, Series 1

Saturday April 20 at 6:00pm

Oceans

Episode 3 | Series 1

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

Episode 3, Series 1

Monday April 22 at 8:20pm

Oceans

Episode 3 | Series 1

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

Episode 3, Series 1

Friday April 26 at 8:30pm

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 April 27 at 6:00pm

Wildebeest

Episode 4 | Series 1

This episode follows the annual migration of the Wildebeest as they journey over 1000 km around the Serengeti.

Episode 4, Series 1

Monday April 29 at 8:25pm

Wildebeest

Episode 4 | Series 1

This episode follows the annual migration of the Wildebeest as they journey over 1000 km around the Serengeti.

Episode 4, Series 1

Friday May 3 at 9:25pm

Wildebeest

Episode 4 | Series 1

This episode follows the annual migration of the Wildebeest as they journey over 1000 km around the Serengeti.

Episode 5, Series 1

Saturday May 4 at 6:00pm

Madagascar

Episode 5 | Series 1

After 80 million years of evolution in isolation, most species found on the ancient island of Madagascar are found nowhere else.

Episode 5, Series 1

Monday May 6 at 9:25pm

Madagascar

Episode 5 | Series 1

After 80 million years of evolution in isolation, most species found on the ancient island of Madagascar are found nowhere else.

Episode 5, Series 1

Friday May 10 at 9:35pm

Madagascar

Episode 5 | Series 1

After 80 million years of evolution in isolation, most species found on the ancient island of Madagascar are found nowhere else.

Episode 6, Series 1

Saturday May 11 at 6:00pm

Penguins

Episode 6 | Series 1

Penguins are comical, tough and ridiculously adaptable. How have they managed to colonise vast swathes of the Southern Hemisphere?

Episode 6, Series 1

Monday May 13 at 9:25pm

Penguins

Episode 6 | Series 1

Penguins are comical, tough and ridiculously adaptable. How have they managed to colonise vast swathes of the Southern Hemisphere?

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