Zoo Quest In Colour
Watch the early adventures of Sir David Attenborough, the world’s greatest wildlife presenter, in stunning HD colour.
First broadcast in December 1954, Zoo Quest was one of the most popular television series of its time. It was the first time remote overseas locations and wild animals in their natural habitats had been shown on television and it changed the way viewers saw the world. It also launched the career of the young David Attenborough as a wildlife presenter
Broadcast 10 years before colour television was seen in the UK, Zoo Quest was thought to have been filmed in black and white. Until now…
Using extraordinary colour 16mm film discovered recently, together with new behind-the-scenes stories from David Attenborough and cameraman Charles Lagus, this film showcases the very best of Zoo Quest to West Africa, Zoo Quest to Guiana and Zoo Quest for a Dragon.