See Planet Earth live at Royal Albert Hall

first_imgOne-off show will bring Planet Earth II to life. PHOTO: Paul Sanders/Royal Albert HallLandmark TV series Planet Earth II will be celebrated in May at the Royal Albert Hall, with a special Live in Concert performance.Breathtaking, specially-selected footage from the BAFTA- and Emmy-winning BBC series, shown in high-definition on the big screen, will be accompanied by its glorious Hans Zimmer score played live on stage.The audience will see acrobatic primates in Madagascar, hunting lions in the remote sandy deserts of Namibia, a family of penguins in stormy arctic seas, and a baby iguana trying to escape the clutches of deadly racer snakes.The one-off show will be presented by the TV series’ Executive Producer Mike Gunton.Lucy Noble, Artistic Director at the Royal Albert Hall, says: “We’re delighted to present the UK premiere of Planet Earth II Live in Concert, a stunning televisual achievement given the treatment it truly deserves.”The show takes place on Sunday 13 May 2018 from 1800hrs. Visit royalalberthall.comlast_img read more

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Gurias rumble with 34-12 win over Isapea in Lae

first_imgThe Gurias registered first points from a penalty in the opening minutes from boot of Elipas Pidik.Pidik made it 4-0 not long after Isapea gave away another  penalty right in front of the posts.But it was the Gulf boys who crossed the tryline first when five-eighth Solomon Pokari Kale  slipped a  no-look pass to Jack Manda who ran in to score.Japheth Olik put his side in front after converting the try.But the Gurias hit back straight after with quick hands that created an overlap for Pidik to score out wide.Pidik struck a beauty from the sideline to sail the ball between the posts to take back the lead at 10-6 right on the 20 minute mark.Kale continued to be handful for the Gurias defence and had a hand in his side’s second four pointer sending a flying Tau Muri in who slammed the ball down near the posts.The lead changed again when Olik made it two from two  with the conversion.But Isapea invited the Gurias back into the game giving away another penalty.The Gurias made them pay after William Aquila dived over on the wing.More penalties given away by Isapea cost then more points as Pidik added another two points from a penalty to take a 16-12 lead going into the break.The second half started off disastrously for Isapea giving away another penalty from the kick off.Gurias hooker Stanley Olo kicked for touch and found the line 10 metres out.Olo then crossed to score several plays later to extend the Gurias lead.Tempers flared as both teams exchanges punches on the field.But it was all one sided traffic from this point on with the Gurias running in two more tries to set up a comprehensive win.last_img read more

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