BBC Studios joined forces with festival organisers of Glastonbury to celebrate the amazing work of its iconic Natural History Unit and globally launch its next blockbuster Seven Worlds, One Planet, which is set to premiere in India on Sony BBC Earth.
The show’s narrator, Sir David Attenborough,made a surprise appearance in front of his biggest ever live audience, to introduce the world premiere of the new series’ curtain-raising prequel.
Sir David also revealed that the extended trailer features a tantalising collaboration between enigmatic Australian performer/songwriter Sia and legendary composer Hans Zimmer, who join forces on the original song ‘Out There’, that accompanies the prequel.
The Seven Worlds, One Planet prequel,showcasing the rich diversity of the earth’s continents,was also simultaneously broadcast globally in almost 50 countries on linear and digital platforms, providing international fans of BBC’s natural history shows with a first glimpse of the new show. As well as scenes from the seven-part landmark series, the prequel also features some exclusive additional footage.
The Seven Worlds, One Planet prequel can be viewed here:
Sir David Attenborough, commented on the upcoming series by saying:“Seven Worlds, One Planet will resonate with audiences worldwide. We all belong to a continent after all, we all share planet earth. I am delighted to introduce the latest work from BBC Studios’ Natural History Unit.”
Charlotte Moore, BBC’s Director of Content, added: “We’re delighted to give the Glastonbury audience the first look at the prequel for Seven Worlds, One Planet. This is going to be an extraordinary series for BBC One fronted by Sir David Attenborough. The combination of cutting edge technology and unique insights into animal behaviours will give us a new perspective on the natural world.”
In India, Seven Worlds, One Planet will air on Sony BBC Earth.