This February 2024 on BBC Earth, check out Ancient Power, a new global approach to ancient history that unites the stories of the East and West. Over six episodes, the series explores the remarkable story of the five powerful civilisations in their battle for survival and domination of the ancient world. Witness how each territory found different solutions to the same problems – an epic game of strategy and luck presented by robust science, revealing archaeology and stylish CGI.
In the spirit of Lunar New Year, BBC Earth also brings back a special Lunar New Year programming dedicated to educating and entertaining audiences on a momentous festival marked on the calendars for most North Asian and Southeast Asian countries.
The curated line-up includes One Cup: A Thousand Stories, Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration On Earth, The Story of China, South Korea with Alexander Armstrong, Through the seasons: China and Great Asian Railway Journeys.
Check out the offerings on BBC Earth this February 2024 below:
Lunar New Year Marathon Stunt 2024
Starts 9th to 12th February at 12:45pm on UnifiTV channel 501, Astro channel 554 and BBC Player
One Cup: A Thousand Stories
The Story of China
South Korea with Alexander Armstrong
Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration On Earth
Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy S2
Premieres 14th February, Wednesday at 9:00pm on UnifiTV channel 501, Astro channel 554 and BBC Player
There’s nowhere on earth like Italy. And there’s no food on earth like Italian food. Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winning actor Stanley Tucci indulges his passion for Italian cooking as he explores the stories and people behind the world’s most popular cuisine.
Premieres 18th February, Sunday at 9:00pm on UnifiTV channel 501, Astro channel 554 and BBC Player
The remarkable story of the social, technological and physical challenges five powerful civilisations faced in their battle for survival and domination of the ancient world. These six programmes reveal an interconnected world of trade, war and ideas, where each territory found different solutions to the same problems. Robust science, revealing archaeology and stylish CGI present the distant past as never before – an epic game of strategy and luck.
Patrick Aryee’s Wild World
Premieres 21st February, Wednesday at 8:05pm on UnifiTV channel 501, Astro channel 554 and BBC Player
Following the renowned British biologist and explorer as he travels the globe, Patrick Aryee’s Wild World takes viewers on a mission to answer some big questions about our vast natural world. From the jungles of Costa Rica to the rainforests of British Columbia—and from the treetops to the unseen world beneath our feet—Patrick reveals the complex web of interactions that connect the tiniest of creatures to the mightiest carnivores on the planet.
(Images: BBC Studios)