YJA Nature Correspondent exchanges letters with Sir David Attenborough

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Sir David Attenborough is, without doubt, one of the world’s best-known broadcasters and naturalists, famous for his many TV nature programmes. He is also a former senior manager at the BBC, having served as controller of BBC Two and director of programming for BBC Television in the 1960s and 1970s. Toby, a YJA Nature Correspondent (Primary), based at Burgh School, wrote to him recently and was delighted to get this reply:

Look out for Toby’s article that will explain how all this came about!


Bill Thompson

YJA Senior Editor

5 Responses to YJA Nature Correspondent exchanges letters with Sir David Attenborough

  1. Kobe December 11, 2015 at 7:22 am

    Toby this is awesome! Great work there, amazing to be able to get a reply from such a TV legend.

  2. admin December 11, 2015 at 7:56 am

    I’m sure even the great Sir David Attenborough has been impressed by your YJA nature articles, Toby.

    You now have something to really treasure.

    YJA Senior Editor

  3. admin December 11, 2015 at 12:23 pm

    Absolutely brilliant Toby! What a fantastic letter to receive. In my opinion this makes Sir David even more of a legend. Can’t wait to read your article explaining how all this came about.

    YJA Co-Editor

  4. admin December 11, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    And here’s Sir David’s film that he made about his favourite creature – the weedy sea dragon:

  5. Jo December 11, 2015 at 8:23 pm

    How amazing is this! Not everyday you get a handwritten letter from a legend!