Liz's TV career has drawn heavily on her academic expertise. She has just got back from filming the hugely successful Big Blue Live series in Monterey, California, for the BBC, and for PBS in the USA. She has also been busy all year filming a brand-new wildlife series for BBC1 about animal migrations called Earth’s Greatest Migrations. Liz is also a co-presenter of BBC's Stargazing Live.

Other TV credits include wildlife and animal behaviour programmes Animals In LoveAnimals Through The Night: Sleepover At The ZooOperation Snow Tiger and Animal Odd Couples; science programmes HorizonTomorrow's World and Bang Goes The Theory; documentaries Egypt's Lost CitiesMuseum Of Life and Science Friction; and Countrywise.

 

Drowning In Plastic

Liz reveals the full scale of the world's plastic problem and its impact on wildlife, exploring ways in which science can offer a solution.

Galapagos

Liz and a team of international scientists embark upon a journey of discovery across the islands of the Galapagos.

Wild Alaska Live

Liz joins Steve Backshall and Matt Baker broadcasting live from one of the most remote wildernesses on the planet – Alaska. Spectacular wildlife and top predators gather for a feast like no other.

Nature's Epic Journeys

Liz follows migrating caribou, elephants and zebra on an epic race for life.

Cats v Dogs

Expert Rick Sanchez and Liz Bonnin test whether cats or dogs have the best night vision.

Horizon

Should We Close Our Zoos? Liz looks at the science behind zoos, what does it say about animal welfare? How good are zoos at conservation? How should they change in the future?

Stargazing Live

Solar eclipse 2015 – Liz brings us coverage of the solar eclipse, beaming back the live pictures from a plane above the Faroe Islands.

Big blue Live

Strange creatures from the deep – Liz reveals deep sea creatures filmed by Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.

Animal Odd Couples

Man plays with hyena – Liz comes nose to nose with an adult hyena.

Animal Odd Couples

The lion, tiger and bear family – Liz is amazed by the displays of affection she witnesses between a black bear named Baloo and his best friends Leo the lion and Shere-Khan, a 12-year-old Bengal tiger.

Operation Snow Tiger

Very rare footage of a wild snow tiger – Knowing one tiger is in the reserve Liz helps Russian researchers track it down and get some extremely rare footage.

Operation Snow Tiger

Siberian tiger kill – The Siberian tiger is one of the most endangered species, therefore footage of it is invaluable.

Animals In Love

Bonobos love being tickled – Bonobos are apes with a lot of love to give. They have an interesting matriarchal social structure which is run by females and they are very physical and good humoured with each other. 

The Royal Institution

Beryllium and the James Webb Space Telescope - Liz looks to the stars for her pick from the periodic table. The properties of Beryllium make it the perfect material for the huge mirror being used in the James Webb Space Telescope - NASA's successor to the Hubble telescope launching in 2018.


2018

Drowning In Plastic

Animals Behaving Badly

2017

Galapagos

Wild Alaska Live

2016

Cats v Dogs

Nature's Epic Journeys

Horizon: Should We Close Our Zoos?

Stargazing Live

Countrywise

2015

Animals In Love

Big Blue Live

Countrywise

India: Nature's Wonderland

Stargazing Live

2014

Animals Through The Night: Sleepover At The Zoo

CatWatch 2014: The New Horizon Experiment

Countrywise

Stargazing Live

2013

Animal Odd Couples

Bang Goes The Theory

Countrywise

How The Earth Works - Discovery Science

Operation Snow Tiger

Stargazing Live

Tomorrow's World: A Horizon Special

2012

Bang Goes The Theory

Horizon: The Transit Of Venus

Stargazing Live

Super Smart Animals

2011

Autumnwatch

Bang Goes The Theory

Egypt's Lost Cities

Springwatch

Stargazing Live

2010

Autumnwatch

Bang Goes The Theory

Country Tracks

Museum Of Life

Stargazing Live

2009

Bang Goes The Theory

Country Tracks

Stargazing Live

2008

Science Friction

2005

Wild Trials

2004

Wild Trials