In Pictures

Life Story with David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough's new series Life Story tells the remarkable and often perilous story of the journey through life.

Every animal on earth is in pursuit of nature's greatest prize - the continuation of its own bloodline through its offspring. The odds may be stacked against any individual succeeding, but each is born with a relentless instinct to overcome the odds. An animal must triumph again and again, over every challenge, if its life is to culminate in success.

Life Story captures stories and unique behaviour from around the globe, from Australia and South East Asia to Africa and the USA, along with stunning landscapes and natural spectacles.

Here series producer Rupert Barrington and assistant producers Emma Napper and Theo Webb talk about some of the highlights of making Life Story.

Life Story will be broadcast on 23 October 2014 at 21:00 on BBC One.

Music by Murray Gold. Performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and the London Session Orchestra. Photofilm produced by Dualtagh Herr.

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