Planet Earth Blu-Ray Complete BBC Series (5 Disc) now £20.97 at Amazon
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Planet Earth Blu-Ray Complete BBC Series (5 Disc) now £20.97 at Amazon

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Found 8th Jan 2009Made hot 8th Jan 2009
Amazon.co.uk Review
Not only is Planet Earth one of the most jaw-dropping, ambitious, nature documentaries the BBC has ever produced, its now taken on another role: as a superb demonstration disc for the strength of and Blu-ray.
Spread over a good ten hours, the series charts life and nature in dozens upon dozens of differing locations around the earth. Diligently and warmly narrated by Sir David Attenborough, Planet Earth calmly goes close in on its subject matter when required, and then pulls out some stunning perspective shots that are simply breathtaking. Its hard to come up with the right superlatives to do the photography on the programme any kind of justice, and that its married to such fascinating subject matter is all the better.

And if you think the original broadcast of Planet Earth was something special, or you were gobsmacked by the picture quality on DVD, just wait until you see it in 1080p HD glory. Particularly some of the broader shots here are all but without parallel, and its a real reward for those who have invested ahead of the crowd in high definition technology.

Presented over five discs, and matching wonderful content to spot-on visual presentation, Planet Earth is now not just a landmark in nature documentary film making. Its also a chartermark of quality for just what HD DVD and Blu-ray can offer. A stunning release, in more than one sense. --Jon Foster

DVD Description
From the team behind the multi-winning Blue Planet comes this epic series celebrating the Earth as never before. Embracing the worlds incredible landscapes and fascinating wildlife, Planet Earth takes the definitive look at the diversity of our planet.

Four years in the making, with a budget of unprecedented proportions, Planet Earth has stretched the boundaries of natural history television. High definition photography, revolutionary ultra-high speed cameras and detailed images from the air enabled the series to capture the most amazing footage ever seen.

This stunning television experience combines rare action, unimaginable scale, impossible locations and intimate moments with our planets best-loved, wildest and most elusive creatures. From the highest mountains to the deepest rivers, this blockbuster series takes you on an unforgettable journey through the challenging seasons and the daily struggle for survival in Earths most extreme habitats. Prepare to be overwhelmed by the beauty of Planet Earth.

Including: Natural World: Desert Lions & Snow Leopards
The BBCs flagship natural history series Natural World has consistently produced amazing wildlife stories with breathtaking imagery. These two gems from the series feature incredible footage of these rare, beautiful and magnificent big cats.

92 Comments

Saw this in the other thread at £25 and thought it was going to be a good price, but when I checked it was indeed this £20 price. I snapped it up.

Excellent deal. £25 is the cheapest I have seen it for a while. If you have a blu-ray player, this is a must buy.

Great series, I bet this will look stunning in High Def, off to order mine now:thumbsup:

Awesome price. Hopefully it's stays this way until next week when I've some money.

Cheers, just bought it, nearly bought it for £26 last week

brilliant just ordered

cheers - ordered

Awesome price. I paid £60 for this when it first came out.

Phenomenal series to watch in HD.

£19.92 with my student discount, awesome price!

I bought Planet Earth when it was £25. Now £20. Just rang Amazon to get difference back but apparently they will only do it within 7 days now rather than 28. Anyone else aware of this?

Great stuff cheers

Didn't think it was gonna get any cheaper than 26quid as posted here previously. Glad i waited - just ordered, thanks!

been watching this on sky hd the set is really good find myself watching it more as its such a good picture lovly little animals

Jonny_K;3994468

£19.92 with my student discount, awesome price!



Hey Jonny, how do you get student discount with amazon? Is it NUS?

Scorching. I already have it though

ucp8;3994671

Hey Jonny, how do you get student discount with amazon? Is it NUS?



Yep NUS, click the link and follow the instructions :thumbsup:

nus.org.uk/en/…on/

Magic! - just ordered it, can't wait - well spotted.

and I thought buying it at £25 just B4 Christmas was a great deal....ho hum but definitely hot!

Excellent deal. Thank you very much! Ordered and heat added

Ordered this 2 days ago for £25.47 so have just emailed Amazon to get a refund as it is inside the 7 day period thankyou for the post. What a bargain, heat added!

Ordered! H&R, Good spot.

help... bought few days ago for £25... is amazon still doing refund deals if price drop?

btw hot find!

sorry just find my answer below by Jay ITFC

Hot, been looking at this when it was £25 and hoped to get it for xmas.

inajiffi;3994848

Ordered this 2 days ago for £25.47 so have just emailed Amazon to get a … Ordered this 2 days ago for £25.47 so have just emailed Amazon to get a refund as it is inside the 7 day period thankyou for the post. What a bargain, heat added!



Email I just received back in response:

Thank you for contacting Amazon.co.uk.

Unfortunately, we cannot extend a refund to you for the difference between the original price and the lower price you saw posted on our website.

While we don't always beat the best available price on every product, we do offer deep discounts on many thousands of items. From time to time, prices on some items will change due to special offers from suppliers and manufacturers or our inventory and sales volumes. When we can offer a lower price for new purchases we will, but we cannot extend these discounts to completed orders.

Please note that only orders placed on or before September 1, 2008 were eligible for a price difference refund under the Post-Order Price Guarantee policy. However, we do continue to offer our Pre-order price guarantee.

*EDIT*

Looks like they have stopped it indeed:

hotukdeals.com/ite…e-/

Fantastic price!!! Heat and rep added!

Now if they'd only release blue planet on blu ray :thumbsup:

assholes bought it for £25 last week - get it while you can - it looks great on my W4000

ive got this on hd-dvd, its a fantastic series. great price for bluray too

Excellent was always thinking of buying this. Well i have done Now. Voted Hot.

cool. Mine just arrived when I ordered at the £25 price .... this is even sweeter

Thanks nice deal!

Me too, ordered before chrimbo for £25, still sat on top of my player in the selophane, knackers, oh well, you win some you lose some.

Great find - ordered.
Heat & rep added for OP:thumbsup:

damn! only ordered a couple of days a go!

Almost messed me pants. Amazing deal. I have been waiting for a long time for the price to get low. Saw the £25 offer and was eager, but this is just in a different league. Would be a crime not to purchase this. HOT

Is this just me or is anyone else getting to checkout and seeing this deal come out at

Item(s) Subtotal: £18.23
Postage & Packing: £1.24
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Total Before VAT: £19.47
VAT: £2.93
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Total: £22.40
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Grand Total: £22.40

??

just change to super save delivery that costs £0.00

You need to change P&P to free 2nd class. Your paying £1.24 for 1st class.

because your not changing it to free postage

ordered thanks

not sure what happend there, i clicked the 'buy now with 1 click' button.. its already been ordered without confirmation! to my old address too. blimmin heck, gotta remember never to go near that button again.
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