Sir David Attenborough is replaced as the Planet Earth narrator in a one off ... trends now

Sir David Attenborough is replaced as the Planet Earth narrator in a one off ... trends now
Sir David Attenborough is replaced as the Planet Earth narrator in a one off ... trends now

Sir David Attenborough is replaced as the Planet Earth narrator in a one off ... trends now

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Sir David Attenborough has been replaced as the narrator on a special instalment of Planet Earth III on Monday. 

The hit BBC nature documentary series, which first premiere in 2006, has had a major shake-up for its latest episode.

To celebrate Earth Day, children have taken over the narration from the legendary broadcaster and naturalist Sir David, 97. 

Planet Earth III has collaborated with BBC Children In Need, who have selected schools that had helped its fundraising efforts to feature in the episode.

49 schoolchildren ranging from ages nine to 13 can be heard reading from Sir David's original scripts in the episode, which is now available on BBC iPlayer.  

Sir David Attenborough has been replaced as the narrator on a special instalment of Planet Earth III on Monday

Sir David Attenborough has been replaced as the narrator on a special instalment of Planet Earth III on Monday

The hit BBC nature documentary series, which first premiere in 2006, has had a major shake-up for its latest episode

The hit BBC nature documentary series, which first premiere in 2006, has had a major shake-up for its latest episode

The episode's synopsis reads: 'You don't have to be Sir David Attenborough to become a voice for nature.'

Introducing the episode, the children said: 'Welcome to a very special episode of Planet Earth III, narrated by schoolchildren from all over the UK.

'Because you don't have to be Sir David Attenborough to become a voice for nature.

'We can all speak up on behalf of our wonderful planet Earth. It's one of the

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