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 A BBC press release has confirmed that BBC Earth and George Fenton will present the UK premier of Planet Earth Live at The Barbican London in November .

Composer George Fenton will conduct the BBC Concert Orchestra along side,  HD footage from the BBC         series and a live performance from soloist Haley Glennie-Smith of the Emmy Award winning score for Planet Earth.

George Fenton said “With this production I wanted to create a powerful new experience that would bring the awe-inspiring beauty of the television series to a live audience.”Planet Earth was the first natural history series to be filmed entirely in high definition, showing us rare footage of stunning landscapes across the world, and the weird and wonderful creatures that live in these places, it has unquestionably brought us some breath taking footage.

Fenton has created a theatrical presentation using footage from the BBC series. Audiences will not be disappointed.

The press release states ‘Planet Earth Live toured the USA in 2010, receiving rave reviews from the Dallas Star Telegram which described it as a “moving, majestic spectacle” and the Chicago Tribune which commented “Planet Earth Live reminded us the world holds infinitely more natural delights than we could possibly know or imagine.”‘

Get your hands on a ticket to this amazing event which are on sale from £20 by calling the box office on 0207 638 889