The Secret Life of Owls

Documentary2 x 60' for Channel 5

Capturing one of Britain's best-loved creatures

Owls – we’re captivated by their beauty and intrigued by their air of mystery.

This stunning series uncovers their secret life as never before, using a special camera rig to follow families of owls in a wild corner of rural Essex, through winter, spring and summer.

There’s joy and tragedy, as they battle starvation, mate, and raise young.

Finally, we follow the baby owls as they transform from cute bundles of fluff into fully-fledged adults, one clumsy leap at a time. Capturing the grace and intelligence of these wonderful animals, this series shows why owls are one of Britain’s best-loved creatures.

Executive Producer David Dugan
Series Producer & Director Tom Cook
Producer Charlotte Hunt-Grubbe
Location Director Robert Wilcox
Production Managers Eva Robins , Lucy Austin , Bettina Talbot
Edit Producer Alex Tate
Editors Sabrina Burnard , Francis Robertson
Production Coordinator Natalie Taylor
Production Secretary Grace Loewe
Edit Assistant Toby Thompson