BBC Boxes 'Natural History Collection' for Blu-ray

Posted Tue May 20, 2008 at 06:00 AM PDT by Peter Bracke
The BBC High-Definition Natural History Collection

BBC Video has announced a July next-gen arrival for 'The BBC High-Definition Natural History Collection,' which will compile highlights of the network's top series for the first time on Blu-ray.

Culling the best episodes of such top Blu-ray hits as 'Planet Earth,' the deluxe boxed collection will arrive on high-def on July 22 as an eight-disc set.

Contents include the original BBC version of 'Planet Earth: The Complete Series' (Episodes 1-11), 'Galapagos' (Episodes 1-3). 'Ganges' (Episodes 1-3) and ''Wild China' (Episodes 1-6).

Tech specs and supplement details are identical to the existing stand-alone releases of each title, and BBC says that no additional bonus materials will be included.

Suggested list price has been set at $179.98.

You'll find the latest specs for 'The BBC High-Definition Natural History Collection' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under July 22.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
The BBC High-Definition Natural History Collection (Blu-ray)
Planet Earth: The Complete BBC Series (Blu-ray)
Galapagos (Blu-ray)
Ganges (Blu-ray)
Wild China (Blu-ray)
Tags: BBC, TV on High-Def, Disc Announcements (all tags)