Watch surfing dolphins, powerful killer whales and the beautiful clownfish in breathtaking musical sequences. The tentacles of jellyfish and octopus fill the screen while the ‘boiling sea’ Spinner Baitball sequence features a who’s who of amazing ocean predators in a wild feeding frenzy. The dramatic music brings the oceans to life as the audience are immersed in an emotional journey of glorious beauty, nail-biting tension, tranquil relaxation and profound questioning of how human action is affecting our marine families.
Following the incredible success of the BAFTA award-winning BBC One television series Blue Planet II, presented by Sir David Attenborough, BBC Studios, and FKP Scorpio bring the wonders and mysteries of the planet’s oceans and wildlife to the Arena on 14 March 2019.
Blue Planet II – Live In Concert – will present a selection of stunning visuals from the television series, highlighting the incredible natural wonders of our blue planet in breath-taking detail, projected on a state of the art 200 square metre 4K Ultra HD LED screen. Accompanied by the original immersive music score by Bleeding Fingers Music, composed by Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea and David Fleming, the concert will be performed live by the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, and conducted by Matthew Freeman. A fantastical journey from icy polar seas to pulsating coral reefs, from the luminous deep sea to enormous kelp forests: immerse yourself with Blue Planet II – Live In Concert, a simply breath-taking and epic show that you will never forget.
BBC presenter Anita Rani has been announced as host for the show. A highly-respected TV personality, Anita Rani is a household name as one of the presenters of the BBC One series Countryfile, and regularly appears in and presents the BBC’s One Show. Anita has also presented programmes including Bollywood: The World’s Biggest Film Industry and Watchdog. In 2015 Anita was also a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing.
During the filming of the Blue Planet II television program, film crews embarked on 125 expeditions, travelled to 39 countries and spent over 6,000 hours of deep sea diving armed with the latest state of the art equipment. Take a deep breath and discover a whole new world hidden beneath the surface of the sea. The Blue Planet II - Live in Concert will allow the viewer to share and enjoy this voyage of discovery in an epic live audio-visual concert experience unlike any other.
L2 Restaurant & Bar
Enjoy a starter and main course at our L2 Restaurant & Bar for just £25pp (includes booking fee) on top of your purchased ticket. Your L2 upgrade includes early entry into the venue, cloakroom facility and L2 bar access during the show. Ask at the Box Office on 029 2022 4488 to upgrade.
Corporate hospitality and group bookings
Our Gold Hospitality packages are available for private suite, bar and balcony seating when booking groups of 18 people. Please call 029 2023 4555 for more information. Very limited availability.
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