Sue Perkins explores a country caught between ancient tradition and dazzling technology: Japan. It’s often described as a futuristic city and technological mecca. But Japan is also steeped in tradition.
Sue visits Tokyo, with its neon digital displays, thronging population and bullet fast trains. She travels to the mountainous villages, and meets the artisans finding new ways to preserve ancient traditions.
The rift between age old traditions and new age technology is widening, as the country strives to honour its past and embrace the future.
We are on the verge of another, even more powerful Industrial Revolution, as factories become bigger and busier, smarter and ever more high tech and digitally connected welcome to the 21st Century superfactory , where our world is
This fast paced and fact filled series lifts the lid on production at these superfactories , and explores how everything from everyday product to iconic design is made, and takes viewers into the hidden world of the hyper efficient and flexible factories of the future.
Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan joins pioneering Russian big cat experts in a mission to rescue lynx kittens and adults from captivity and return them to the wild.
In this snowy Russian wildlife adventure celebrating the resilience and wonder of our natural world, Gordon works with Russian scientists to take lynx from a fur farm and the pet trade and train them for life back in the wild. In an emotional journey, he teaches them how to survive in the forest, how to avoid humans and how to hunt.
This ambitious and beautiful series allows Gordon to get close to these charismatic ‘big cats’, experiencing every nerve wracking and heartwarming moment and, ultimately, their triumphant return to the wild.
BBC Earth seeks to inspire audiences by sharing the incredible wonders of our universe. The channel showcases the work of the world’s foremost factual film-makers and it seeks to take audiences on a thrilling journey of discovery.
From the smallest creature under the microscope to the limitless expanses of space, BBC Earth brings viewers face-to-face with heart-pounding action, mind-blowing ideas and the wonder of being human.