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Attenborough

(ˈætənbərə)
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1. (Biography) Sir David. born 1926, British naturalist and broadcaster; noted esp for his TV series Life on Earth (1978), The Living Planet (1983), The Life of Birds (1998), The Life of Mammals (2002), and First Life (2010)
2. (Biography) his brother, Richard, Baron Attenborough. 1923–2014, British film actor, director, and producer; his films include Gandhi (1982), Cry Freedom (1987), and Shadowlands (1993)
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WILDLIFE will meet nightlife at a David Attenborough themed club night coming to Manchester next week.
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Blue Planet II Sunday, BBC1, 8pm Attenborough And The Giant Elephant Sunday, BBC1, 9pm Tm onight, Sir David Attenborough signs off from Blue Planet II with a cautionary episode about the catastrophic impact of our carelessness on the ocean - from plastic bags harming baby sea life to animal communication drowned out by man-made noise.
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To celebrate the 90th birthday of the iconic broadcaster Sir David Attenborough, BBC Earth announced it was developing a new mobile app called "Attenborough's Story of Life," which would highlight the best of Attenborough's work.
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Development of the UKs 200 million new state-of-the-art polar research ship, RRS Sir David Attenborough, reached a major milestone today (17 October 2016) with the laying of the ships keel in Merseyside.
ATTENBOROUGH AT 90 (BBC 1, tonight, 7pm) DAVID Attenborough is celebrating his 90th birthday by looking back at his life during a chat with Kirsty Young and contributions from celebrity fans such as Michael Palin and Chris Packham.
Sir David Attenborough reaches a milestone birthday tomorrow.
It's followed by 2000's The Lost Gods of Easter Island, an extraordinary film that sees Attenborough investigate the origins of a wooden carving sold at a New York auction in the 1980s.