Dynasty – with a real big cat fights

Lions and tigers AND chimps, oh my god! All will play a role in the Dynasty, Sir David Attenborough’s next nature documentary.

Set to air on BBC One later this year, the five episodes of the series will follow the fate of different animals at critical times of their lives.

Hunting dogs and emperor penguins will also be examined in the programme, which took four years to make.

It follows the success of Sir David underwater documentary Blue Planet II, the most-watched TELEVISION show of 2017.
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“The wonderful David Attenborough is going to inspire people once again, when he brings the natural world to life,” said Charlotte Moore, the BBC’s director of content.

She said that the show will capture “the extraordinary family dynamics and behaviour”, in a series of “intimate animal dramas”.

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Dynasty is a product of the Studios of the BBC Natural History Unit and is co-produced by BBC America and France Télévisions.

The show was one of several unveiled this week at the BBC in the World to 2018 Showcase, a four-day event in Liverpool for international TV buyers.

Dynasty, currently a working title, was also the name of a soap opera of the 1980s, famous for its catfights and shoulder pads.

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