A Perfect Planet | All-New BBC Programme To Premiere Express From The UK

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For the first time, Singapore audiences will get the chance to catch A Perfect Planet, within hours of its UK broadcast exclusively on BBC Player.

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Exploring Earth’s power - and fragility - to sustain life, this latest documentary series by BBC Earth will showcase cutting-edge cinematography, environmental storytelling both intimate and grand, and the world’s favourite natural historian Sir David Attenborough’s timeless narration.

This five-part series will show how the forces of nature - weather, ocean currents, solar energy and volcanoes - drive, shape and support Earth’s great diversity of life. In doing so, it will reveal how animals (such as, the golden snub-nose monkeys in China; the flamboyant cuttlefish in Lembeh, Indonesia; Bryde’s whales and fig wasps in Thailand; gibbons in Vietnam; and camels in Mongolia) are perfectly adapted to whatever the environment throws at them.

Photo Credit: Silverback Films

This truly global series was filmed across 31 countries, including some of Asia’s most iconic natural habitats, national parks and seas, such as Queen Sirikit Botanical Gardens, Cat Tien National Park, Shennongjia National Park, the Gulf of Thailand, and the Gobi Desert, Mongolia.

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The first episode, Volcanoes, will be available to stream from 12pm on 4 Jan 2021 for a full week, until the linear premiere of both episode one (Volcanoes) and episode two (The Sun) on StarHub’s BBC Earth cable TV channel on 11 Jan 2021.

Thereafter, viewers can watch the five incredible episodes of A Perfect Planet firstly on BBC Player, as they are launched at 12pm prior to that evening’s broadcast on the BBC Earth channel.

Here's the viewing information:

1. Volcanoes
BBC Player: 4 Jan 2021, 12pm
BBC Earth (StarHub Channel 407): 11 Jan 2021, 8pm

2. The Sun
BBC Player: 11 Jan 2021, 12pm
BBC Earth (StarHub Channel 407): 11 Jan 2021, 9.05pm

3. Weather
BBC Player: 18 Jan 2021, 12pm
BBC Earth (StarHub Channel 407): 18 Jan 2021, 8pm

4. Oceans
BBC Player: 25 Jan 2021, 12pm
BBC Earth (StarHub Channel 407): 25 Jan 2021, 8pm

5. Humans
BBC Player: 1 Feb 2021, 12pm
BBC Earth (StarHub Channel 407): 1 Feb 2021, 8pm

BBC Player is an on-demand streaming service available in Singapore for StarHub Entertainment Pass and Entertainment+ subscribers, and can be accessed on Web, iOS and Android apps, and Android TV.


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Leona Quek
Blessed with 3 handsome and loving boys in her life. Two of them call her Mommy, the other calls her Wifey. Every night, she wishes for an early bedtime, but misses her babies as soon as they sleep.

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