Professor Brian Cox tells the dramatic stories of the eight majestic planets that make up our solar system. Nestled amongst the shimmering stars of the heavens above are some truly awe inspiring sights.
Volcanoes three times higher than Everest, geysers that erupt with frozen ice, storms that have raged for hundreds of years. Alongside the most accurate and detailed imagery ever produced The Planets will use the latest planetary science research to piece together the gripping history of each world.
Cameras in space tell stories of life on our planet from a brand new perspective, revealing new discoveries, incredible colours and patterns, and just how fast it is changing.
From the smallest creature under the microscope to the limitless expanses of space, BBC Earth brings viewers face-to-face with heart-pounding action, mind-blowing ideas and the wonder of being human.