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Alien Empire

Synopsis
Six programmes looking at the world of insects, using computer animation and state-of-the art technology to examine insects’ structure, society and communications systems. In six parts: 1) Hardware: external skeletons, breathing systems and strong legs; 2) Replicators: sexual attraction in insects; 3) Battlezone: protective devices; 4) Voyagers: environment; 5) Metropolis: insect communities; 6) War of the Worlds: benefits obtained from insects.
Language
English
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 172 min.
Year of production
1996
Availability
out of distribution
Notes
Broadcast on BBC1 from 15/2/96.
Documentation
Book of same title available.
Uses
Hardware, Replicators, Battlezone, Voyagers, Metropolis, War of the Worlds
Subjects
Biology
Keywords
insects

Credits

Producer
Peter Bassett; Steve Nicholls

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

BBC Home Video

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