Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2021)

Outstanding Narrator
For episode: "Volcano".

A Perfect Planet (2021)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2021)

Outstanding Narrator

The Year Earth Changed (2021)

Primetime Emmy [Winner] (2020)

Outstanding Narrator

Seven Worlds One Planet (2019)

Primetime Emmy [Winner] (2019)

Outstanding Narrator
For episode "One Planet".

Our Planet (2019)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2019)

Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program
For episode "Jungles"

Our Planet (2019)

Primetime Emmy [Winner] (2018)

Outstanding Narrator
For episode "One Ocean"

Blue Planet II (2017)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2016)

Outstanding Narrator
For episode: "First Steps".

Life Story (2014)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (1996)

Outstanding Informational Series

The Private Life of Plants (1995)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (1985)

Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming - Writing

The Living Planet (1984)

BAFTA Awards

BAFTA TV Award [Winner] (2018)

Virgin TV's Must-See Moment

Blue Planet II (2017)

BAFTA TV Award [Winner] (2017)

Best Specialist Factual

Planet Earth II (2016)

BAFTA TV Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Specialist Factual

David Attenborough's Natural History Museum Alive (2014)

BAFTA TV Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Specialist Factual

Frozen Planet (2011)

BAFTA TV Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Specialist Factual

Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough (2011)

BAFTA TV Award [Nominee] (2001)

Richard Dimbleby Award for the Best Presenter (Factual, Features and News)

State of the Planet (2000)

BAFTA TV Award [Nominee] (2000)

Richard Dimbleby Award for the Best Presenter (Factual, Features and News)
For episode "Tiger".

Wildlife Specials (1995)

Academy Fellowship [Winner] (1980)


Association For International Broadcasting (AIB) Awards

Best Science Programme [Winner] (2011)


Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough (2011)

Banff Television Festival

Special Lifetime Achievement Award [Winner] (2003)


Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards

Dauphin d'Or [Winner] (2018)

Best Documentary - Nature, Environment & Ecology

Natural World (1983)

Critics' Choice Documentary Awards

Critics' Choice Documentary Award [Nominee] (2021)

Best Narration

The Year Earth Changed (2021)

Critics' Choice Documentary Award [Winner] (2020)

Best Narration

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet (2020)

Golden Camera, Germany

Golden Camera [Winner] (1993)

Best Documentary

The Trials of Life (1990)

Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival (GZDOC)

Golden Kapok Award [Winner] (2019)

Best Documentary Director Award

Dynasties (2018)

International Documentary Association

Career Achievement Award [Winner] (2003)


Jackson Wild Media Awards

Festival Prize [Winner] (2011)

Best 3D Program

Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough (2011)

National Film Awards, India

Non-Feature Films Award [Winner] (2020)

Best Narration / Voice Over

Wild Karnataka (2020)

National Television Awards, UK

Lifetime Achievement Award [Winner] (2006)


News & Documentary Emmy Awards

Emmy [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding Nature Documentary
For episode "Triumph"

David Attenborough's Conquest of the Skies 3D (2015)

Emmy [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding Nature Documentary

Attenborough's Life That Glows (2016)

Emmy [Winner] (2016)

Outstanding Nature Programming

Rise of Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates (2013)

Emmy [Winner] (2011)

Outstanding Nature Programming

First Life (2010)

Emmy [Winner] (2011)

Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Writing

First Life (2010)

Oniros Film Awards

December Monthly Edition [Winner] (2017)

Best Voice Over

Planet Earth II (2016)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2021)

Best Narration

A Perfect Planet (2021)

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2021)

Best Narration

The Year Earth Changed (2021)

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2020)

Best Voice-Over Performance in a Animated Program

Seven Worlds One Planet (2019)

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2019)

Best Voice-Over Performance in a Animated Program

Our Planet (2019)

Peabody Awards

Personal Award [Winner] (2015)


Prix Europa

Prix Europa [Winner] (2013)

Lifetime Achievement Award

Royal Television Society, UK

RTS Television Award [Winner] (1999)

Best Presenter

The Life of Birds (1998)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Attenborough Award [Winner] (2005)


Shanghai International TV Festival

Magnolia Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Documentary, Features

Frozen Planet (2011)

The Webby Awards

Webby Award [Nominee] (2021)

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