David Attenborough’s new Netflix documentary looks absolutely breathtaking 10 months ago

David Attenborough’s new Netflix documentary looks absolutely breathtaking

It's billed as "his greatest story" and will also be getting a limited cinema release.

Aside from being one of the most beloved broadcasters of the modern age, David Attenborough is also one of the busiest as he's constantly documenting the wonders of the world as well as the threat to our planet.


We're definitely not complaining!

The trailer for Attenborough’s new feature film has been released and it promises to be his greatest story yet.

For decades, the legendary broadcaster has introduced the wonders of the natural world to audiences worldwide. Now, at the age of 93 and in one of his most personal projects to date, he reveals his own witness statement and vision for the future.

In this unique feature documentary, titled David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet, the beloved naturalist reflects upon both the defining moments of his lifetime and the devastating changes he has seen.

Coming to cinemas on 16 April, the film addresses some of the biggest challenges facing life on our planet, providing a snapshot of global nature loss in a single lifetime. With it comes a powerful message of hope for future generations as Attenborough reveals the solutions to help save our planet from disaster.

The film will also be released globally on Netflix in spring.


Clip via WWF UK

The film has been produced by award-winning wildlife film-makers Silverback Films and global environmental organisation WWF.

It will be broadcast in cinemas on Thursday, 16 April 2020, live from the world premiere at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

Viewers will also see Attenborough joined live on stage by very special guests for a discussion on some of the most prevalent issues raised in the film.

Tickets are now on sale for cinemas across the UK, as well as the Netherlands, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Australia and New Zealand.


Colin Butfield, WWF’s Executive Producer for the film, says: “For decades, David has brought the natural world to the homes of audiences worldwide, but there has never been a more significant moment for him to share his own story and reflections.

"This film coincides with a monumental year for environmental action as world leaders make critical decisions on nature and climate. It sends a powerful message from the most inspiring and celebrated naturalist of our time.”

Ticketing and location information can be found here.