Sweaty presenter gives impromptu tour of set

August 30, 2015

Between takes on World’s Weirdest Events Chris gives the lowdown on Eldorado Canyon’s history and takes a whistle stop tour of the set with its plentiful but not very useful props.

Sneak peak

August 28, 2015
World's Weirdest Events - image copyright Andy Hawley

It’s 4am and Chris psyches himself up for the day’s filming in the heat of the desert. World’s Weirdest Events – BBC Two, Thursdays 8pm, from 3rd September 2015.

It’s a searing 45C in the Nevada desert


Episode 1: A massive wall of dust rises up in the distance. On a desert track a 1950’s Cadillac appears. Wearing a sharp black suit and shades the driver is revealed.

World’s Weirdest Events


From an abandoned town in the Nevada desert Chris delves into the secrets behind bizarre science, animal oddities, crazy weather, medical marvels and remarkable natural phenomena.

Inside the Animal Mind

January 23, 2014
Inside the Animal Mind

Chris uncovers the surprising secrets of the animal mind with spectacular demonstrations of their abilities – how they use their senses, solve problems and socialise. BBC Two.

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The Burrowers

August 1, 2013

Ambitious natural history experiment where Chris goes underground to investigate the subterranean world of some of the UK’s most iconic animals.

Encounter with a Polar Bear

September 2, 2012
Operation  Iceberg - Polar Bear | Copyright Chris Packham

Slowly and surely its shape shifted from cosy cushion to robust predator, it rose gently without alarm and confidently padded to the top of the jagged crest that hung above our ships bow.

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Images of the Arctic

August 23, 2012
Chris Packham's view of the Arctic

An Operation Icerberg Gallery of 20 images showing the flora and fauna of Greenland – includes a deceptively tranquil view of the dangerous path the team took sailing back through a maze of icebergs.

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The camp fox

July 31, 2012

I didn’t hear him once in the two weeks that we spent together. Not a rustle, a sneeze, a whine, or even a breath. Trotting on velvet claws across the ancient landscape, he lives in a world that listens.

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Entering the “death zone”

July 24, 2012

Where maelstroms churn in anticipation of millions of tonnes of merciless ice cracking free of its mother lode and smashing all before it. Not ideal in a fragile craft whose top speed is eight knots.

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