Wonders of the Solar System

Empire of the Sun

Series 1 - Episode 1 Empire of the Sun



Professor Brian Cox embarks on a globe-trotting quest to explain how the galactic forces that formed the solar system also shaped Earth's landscape. In the first programme, he examines the sun's rule over the planet, heading for India to witness a total solar eclipse, and viewing the Northern Lights in the Arctic Circle.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Brian Cox
Director Gideon Bradshaw
Executive Producer Andrew Cohen
Series Producer Danielle Peck