Earth Story

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Earth Story
Genre Geology documentary
Narrated by Aubrey Manning
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 8
Executive producer(s) Richard Reisz
Running time 50 minutes
Original network BBC Two
Picture format 14:9
Audio format Stereo (SD)
Original release 1 November (1998-11-01) – 27 December 1998 (1998-12-27)
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Earth Story is a 1998 BBC documentary series on geology presented by Aubrey Manning. A number of filming locations were used around the world including Alaska, India, and Barbados.


A total of eight episodes were produced with each episode having a runtime of 50 minutes.

  1. The Time Travellers (1 November 1998)
  2. The Deep (8 November 1998)
  3. Ring of Fire (15 November 1998)
  4. Journey to the Centre of the Earth (22 November 1998)
  5. The Roof of the World (6 December 1998)
  6. The Big Freeze (13 December 1998)
  7. The Living Earth (20 December 1998)
  8. A World Apart (27 December 1998)


A two-disc DVD of the series was released on 7 August 2006.

A book entitled Earth Story: The Shaping of Our World (ISBN 978-0563387992) was written by Simon Lamb and David Sington. It contains 240 pages and was released on 29 October 1998.

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