Richard narrates Elsa: the Lioness that Changed the World, part of the BBC's Natural World Series. The episode aired on BBC2 at 7.00 pm, February 1st, 2011.
Fraud Squad, narrated by Richard Armtiage, aired on ITV 1 over 2 episodes at 9.00 pm on Friday 26th August, 2011 and Friday 2nd September, 2011. It tells the story of an operation by the London Police Economic Crime Squad to dismantle a team of boileroom fraudsters. "The two-year investigation was one of the largest undertaken by the National Lead Force at that time and was a landmark moment for the force, being the first time detectives were able to utilise the full resources of the newly formed NFIB." (City of London Police)
"HMS Ark Royal" aired on the Discovery Channel weekly on Tuesdays from 22nd February, 2011 at 10.00 pm until 19th April, 2011. It was produced by ITV studios and commissioned by the Discovery Channel. The 9, 1 hour episode series was filmed from April until November 2010 by a 2-man crew given access to all areas of the Royal Navy's 25 year-old carrier to record its final journey. It is narrated by Richard Armitage.
Produced by Tiger Aspect, directed by Trevor Docksey and narrated by Richard Armitage, "Surgery School" is a new, 3-part, series for ITV1. It follows 10 trainee surgeons in the London School of Surgery. Every year only 100 or so students are chosen from the two thousand who apply to the London School of Surgery for training to become consultants. Of those, only 3% could become world class consultant surgeons. The programme begins with the students' first shift and ends with the final first year assessments and examinations which will determine who goes on to become a member of the Royal College of Surgeons.
The program aired weekly on Mondays, between 10.35 pm and 11.35 pm, from 6th - 20th September, 2010.
Richard narrates the 3-part BBC1 series, The Lost Land of the Tiger. "With tigers heading for extinction, an international team of big cat experts and wildlife filmmakers, Steve Backshall, wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan, camerawoman Justine Evans, scientist George McGavin, and big cat biologist Alan Rabinowitz are given unique access to the jungles and mountains of Bhutan for what could be the last chance to save this magnificent animal."
The series aired over 3 nights on BBC1 and BBC1 HD, from 9.30 pm - 10.30 pm, September 21st to September 23rd, 2010 with repeats at 1.00 pm each following day. In 2012 it aired in Australia on ABC1 as "Expedition Tiger" weekly from February 5th - February 19th.
In March, 2011, the series was nominated for a 2010 Royal Television Society Award.
DVDs for the UK series can be purchased through BBC Shop Online as part of the "Lost Land ... " boxed set.
DVDs for the Australian series can be purchased through ABC Shop Online.
Richard Armitage narrates this series tracing the disasters that strike home buyers. "Living the dream isn't always what it's cracked up to be" (New Homes from Hell, March 3, 2009.)
The first series, which aired weekly on ITV from March 3rd, 2009, covers Luxury Properties, Buying Abroad and First Time Buyers.
The second series of 4 episodes began airing on July 1st 2010 and features: Dubai Dreams, Dream Developments, and Perfect Locations.
(The Siege, Robin Hood 3 audiobook interview)
Richard Armitage narrates this documentary tracing the work of Andrea Turkalo who, for over the last 20 years, has been studying Forest Elephants, getting to know over 4,000 intimately. The documentary aired on March 4th, 2010 on BBC2.
Richard Armitage narrates this documentary looking at the Peter Beckwith Scholarship which enables two boys each year from far less wealthy families to attend Harrow school.
The Peter Beckwith Scholarship is targeted specifically at families who'd never be able to pay for such a privileged education at a boarding school. The means-tested scholarship can pay up to full fees for a boy's entire career at Harrow, and two years at a prep school before they join Harrow at 13 years old. All in all it's worth close to £200,000.
The documentary aired on Channel 4, on March 11th, 2010.
The documentary later aired in Australia on ABC1, February 19th, 2012.