1 November 2021 News Politics



On Monday November 1st, veteran naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough will address world leaders and delegates attending COP26, in his role as the People’s Advocate.

He will lay out, in stark terms, the challenges facing our planet and the need for leaders to come together to find solutions to these challenges during COP26.

The speech is being filmed by the host broadcaster,UNFCCC, and made available to networks.

To help illustrate any reports of that speech, copyright free footage from some of Sir David’s many filming assignments around the world is being made available to broadcasters.

Much of it has never been made available to news organisations before.

The B-Roll will contain footage of:

  • GVs of Sir David Attenborough on location, filming in Kenya for David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet
  • GVs of Sir David Attenborough on location, filming in Chernobyl for David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet.
  • Behind The Scenes shots of David filming on location in Chernobyl
  • GVs of Iconic species and habitats featured in SDA’s films
  • Sir David Attenborough attending – and speaking – to the World Economic Forum in Davos


  1. Aerial tracking SDA in Landcruiser on planes of the Mara

Witnessing the Great Migration of wildebeest

  1. GV’s of SA in Landcruiser and wildebeest
  2. Tracking shot SDA in Landcruiser with lioness foreground
  3. GV’s SDA in Landcruiser viewing cheetahs


GV’s of SDA on location in Chernobyl, Ukraine, filming David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet

1)Behind the Scenes footage of Sir David Attenborough filming on location


GV’s of iconic species and habitats featured in Sir David Attenborough’s films (mute audio)

  1. GV’s of Mountain Gorillas filmed on location in Uganda
  2. GV’s of Rhinos and Giraffe against Nairobi backdrop


Sir David Attenborough speaking at the World Economic Forum, Davos, 2018

  1. GV’s of SDA arriving and press photographers
  2. Wide shot of SDA speaking from stage with UPSOT


1 November 2021