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Natural World:

Elsa the Lioness that changed the

World

 

 

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Series Editor:

Tim Martin

Producer:

Clare Brooks, Sacha Mirzoeff and Brian Leith

Channel: BBC2
Broadcast:

Tue 1 February 2011 at 7.00pm
(England and N Ireland)

Wed 2 February 2011 at 7.00pm
(Wales)

Sat 5 February 2011 at 3.30pm
(Scotland)

Duration: 1 hour

Narrator:

Richard Armitage

 

This is the second time that Richard Armitage has narrated a documentary for the Natural World series, having previously narrated the Forest Elephants: Rumbles in the Jungle programme which was broadcast in March 2010. This documentary about Elsa the Lioness and her adopted carers Joy and George Adamson revists the story fifty years later, with contributions from Virginia McKenna who starred in the 1960s film 'Born Free' and naturalist and broadcaster David Attenborough.

 

 

Intro clip from the documentary

Click this link or the picture below to watch the clip, or right-click then Save (Ctrl-click on a Mac) to download

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Clip shown on BBC Breakfast 31 Jan 2011

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Links

BBC Natural World: Elsa the Lioness mini-site

This page includes five clips from the programme which can be viewed outside the UK.

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Last updated 31 January 2011