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a national treasure. Blue Planet II was particularly memorable for highlighting the environmental catastrophe taking place in our oceans. Around 8.5 billion plastic straws are thrown away each year, contributing to the more than 150 million tonnes of plastic in the world’s oceans.
“When you talk to the people who were working on that, they were all absolutely agonised by the amount of plastic, just everywhere,” says Sir David.
Following on from the astonishing response to Blue Planet II, it has been announced plastic straws, drinks stirrers
fundraiser at Wembley Arena, hosted by Fearne Cotton and Clara Amfo. While last year’s line-up had a predominantly 1980s feel, with Bananarama, Boy George, Erasure, Europe, Imagination, Jason Donovan and UB40 all on the bill, 2018’s extravaganza sees four of the 21st century’s biggest selling artists performing. Singer-songwriters George Ezra, Jess Glynne, Olly Murs and Rita Ora will all be taking to the stage in London. Plus, not to be overshadowed by the youngsters, pop legends Nile Rodgers & Chic and Sir Rod Stewart will also be belting out a mixture of their hits, classic tracks and favourite covers.
Sir David Attenborough returns with new wildlife series Dynasties