Big Wave News

South Downs to air this Tuesday

Big Wave’s latest film South Downs: England’s Mountains Green will be airing on BBC4 on Tuesday 21st February at 21:00. Presented by Peter Owen-Jones, the film takes an intimate look at the UK’s newest national park, exploring it’s rich history, wildlife and people. Two years in the making, the film was directed by Nick Stringer and is already receiving […]

Posted on: February 16th, 2017

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Big Wave footage goes viral

Footage, shot by the Big Wave team, of a Great White shark taking a nap has taken the web by storm. The revelatory clip, taken from the recently aired ‘Jaws of the Deep’ show on Discovery, has been seen by over 1 million people on youtube. To view the clip go to:

Posted on: July 1st, 2016

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Jaws of the Deep draws strong ratings

Big Wave’s latest film, Jaws of the Deep, topped the ratings on Monday. The show, which helped kick of Discovery’s annual ‘Shark Week’ was the second most watched original programme on cable. For more details go to:

Posted on: July 1st, 2016

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Big Wave’s latest Shark Week special to air

Big Wave’s latest film, Jaws of the Deep, will air next week on Discovery. Tune in to the channel’s legendary ‘Shark Week’ on Monday 27th June at 9pm to see what White Sharks get up to in the deep Pacific waters off Guadalupe.

Posted on: June 22nd, 2016

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Big Wave proud to be supporting Shark Trust’s No Limits? campaign

Big Wave have teamed up with the Shark Trust to help promote their important No Limits? shark campaign. We had the pleasure of spending 48 hours in the water with over 200 blue sharks last summer whilst filming for ITV’s upcoming show ‘Britain’s Sharks’. But currently, there are no fishing limits on these beautiful oceanic […]

Posted on: March 23rd, 2016

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Great critical reviews for Big Wave’s latest offering

Ahead of transmission on Friday, ‘Britain’s Whales’ and ‘Britain’s Sharks’ is already receiving rave reviews. The shows are pick of the day in the Guardian’s Guide, What’s on TV say “the underwater footage will leave you gasping”, the Mail calls it “glorious” and the Radio Times says “the sights are spectacular”. Tune in Friday 25th […]

Posted on: March 21st, 2016

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ITV to air Britain’s Whales and Sharks over Easter

Two years in the making, ‘Britain’s Whales’ and ‘Britain’s Sharks’ are coming to ITV screens on Friday 25th March. Presented by Ben Fogle and Ellie Harrison the shows features the largest gathering of sharks ever seen in UK waters. Britian’s Whales kicks things off at 20:00, with Britain’s Sharks following at 21:00.

Posted on: March 17th, 2016

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Big Wave’s ‘whale fall’ shoot reaches climax

Big Wave’s ‘whale fall’ expedition to the Celtic Sea is reaching its climax this weekend. Despite force 8 winds, the team have already filmed large predatory sharks, common dolphins, minke whales, and a host of marine visitors that head to our shores each summer to feed. “We were able to film and witness, probably for […]

Posted on: August 27th, 2015

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Ben Fogle and Ellie Harrison to Host Whale Fall Project

We are thrilled to be working with Ben Fogle and Ellie Harrison looking at the marine life off the British Isles this summer. Also on board, Richard Pierce from the UK Shark Trust and ‘whale fall’ expert Nick Higgs from Plymouth University. PS – no sightings of Great White Sharks (contrary to what the press is saying) but plenty […]

Posted on: August 24th, 2015

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