Although 70 per cent of our planet is covered by water, the oceans and many of their inhabitants - such as the blue whale - remain an unexplored mystery. This stunning month-season of programmes explores the vast swathes of water that cover the planet, the incredibly diverse wildlife that lives in it, and the human population that rely on the oceans to sustain their own lives.
In episodes of the landmark series Planet Earth and Blue Planet, Sir David Attenborough provides the ultimate guide to the natural history of the worlds oceans. The extraordinary images of this marine epic reveal the sea at its most fearsome and alluring, exposing some of its best kept secrets. Enter a world of breathtaking beauty and discover new species, visit unseen habitats and witness stories of survival never caught on camera before.
Elsewhere, Superfish narrated by Sir David Attenborough presents a fascinating portrait of some of the marine worlds natural wonders. The billfish are the biggest, fastest, and most dangerous gamefish in the sea. These types of marine creatures have captured man's imagination over the centuries, whether it's the graceful sailfish, the menacing swordfish or queen of them all, the marlin, immortalised by Hemingway in The Old Man and the Sea.
Finally Oceans reveals the hidden stories of the deep as a team of four marine experts voyage across the globe to explore our planet's last true wilderness. Paul Rose, Philippe Cousteau Jr, Dr Lucy Blue and Tooni Mahto explore how ocean paradises come face to face with some of the most extraordinary marine creatures to see, first hand, how they live in oceans.