We are thrilled to announce the upcoming premiere of the five-part television series The Earthshot Prize: Repairing our Planet launching today on discovery+ and premiering on 16th October on Discovery in U.S with a global rollout to follow. The series will also air at 6:05pm on BBC One in the UK with all 5 episodes available to view tonight on BBC iPlayer.
The inspiring five-part documentary series is led by Prince William, the founder of The Earthshot Prize, and features Earthshot Prize Council Members Sir David Attenborough, Dani Alves, Shakira Mebarak, Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, Naoko Yamazaki and Christiana Figueres.
Each episode of the five-part series highlights one of the Prize’s five “Earthshots” – showcasing the urgent challenges we face and profiling the inspiring people around the world who are already finding incredible solutions – including those of the first-ever Finalists of The Earthshot Prize. These remarkable Finalists and their ground-breaking solutions to our greatest environmental challenges are explored – highlighting some of the most extraordinary practical projects that can be rolled out across the world.
With filming in more than 70 locations, telling stories from locations including the Kenyan savannah, Brazilian rainforest, Australian outback and downtown Tokyo. The series has been developed and produced by Colin Butfield and Jonnie Hughes at Silverback Films; the creative heads behind the phenomenally successful documentary ‘David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet’ and long-time advisors to The Earthshot Prize.