How to watch Prehistoric Planet free on Apple TV Plus – new David Attenborough dinosaur documentary out now, all episodes available

T-Rex CGI from Prehistoric Planet on Apple TV Plus
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Prehistoric Planet – Sir David Attenborough's new five-part dinosaur documentary – has arrived on Apple TV+. Tonight is Episode 5: Forests. It brings to a close what has been a breathtaking journey through the lives of dinosaurs, ending with watching these enormous creatures in the thick undergrowth. Don't want to miss the natural history TV event of the year? Prehistoric Planet aired across five nights on Apple TV+ and all episodes are available now to watch at any time. New subscribers can watch Prehistoric Planet free with the Apple TV+ 7-day free trial and binge a lot more besides.

Watch Prehistoric Planet on Apple Tv+

Season premiere: Monday 23rd May 2022

Global stream: Apple TV+ 7-day FREE trial(opens in new tab)

Narrator: Sir David Attenborough

Composer: Hans Zimmer

Season finale: Friday 27th May 2022 

Prehistoric Planet promises to take viewers back in time, 66 million years, to when "majestic dinosaurs and extraordinary creatures" roamed the earth. The Jon Favreau-produced nature series has been hailed as "jaw-dropping" in scale – and the closest any of us are likely to get to a visiting Jurassic Park.

Each of the five episodes – narrated by 96-year-old Sir David – blends mind-blowing CGI with music by Hans Zimmer. From cute arctic Dromaeosaurs (penguin relatives) to the beastly T-Rex, Prehistoric Planet is unique in that it uses all-new scientific research to reveal how the dinosaurs really lived.

Episode 5 (Forests) debuts globally Friday 27th May 2022. Follow our guide to get a 7-day free trial of Apple TV+(opens in new tab) and watch Prehistoric Planet wherever you are.

Prehistoric Planet episode guide & air dates

Prehistoric Planet Episode 1: Coasts – Monday 23rd May 2022 

Prehistoric Planet Episode 2: Deserts – Tuesday 24th May 2022

Prehistoric Planet Episode 3: Freshwater – Wednesday 25th May 2022 

Prehistoric Planet Episode 4: Ice Worlds – Thursday 26th June 2022

Prehistoric Planet Episode 5: Forests – Friday 27th June 2022

Prehistoric Planet official trailer

Watch Prehistoric Planet on Apple TV+ 

Prehistoric Planet is an Apple Original, so it's exclusive to the Apple TV+ streaming service.

New users get a 7-day free trial of Apple TV+(opens in new tab). After the trial, it's £4.99 / $4.99 / AU$7.99 a month. There's no contract, so you can cancel any time.

The series airs across five nights on Apple TV+ from Monday, 23rd May 2022. The finale will air on Friday 27th May 2022. 

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Apple's premium streaming service offers a ton of original content, from huge hits such as Ted Lasso to Tom Hanks movies and Prehistoric Planet. Why not try it free for 7 days? It's just $4.99/£4.99/AU$7.99 a month after, contract-free.

Is Apple TV+ worth trying?

Apple TV+ is Apple's dedicated subscription streaming service, designed to rival the likes of Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+

It's ad-free (aside from Apple ads) and features a host of high-profile shows – such as Prehistoric Planet, Now and Then, The Essex Serpent, Shining Girls, They Call Me Magic, Pachinko, WeCrashed, The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey and Severance –  produced by the Apple Originals department.

In our review, we praised Apple TV+ for its "reasonable pricing, superb streaming quality, Dolby Vision HDR support and lavishly-produced exclusives". 

If you're yet to experience Apple TV+, why not take advantage of this 7-day free trial?

How to watch Apple TV+ from overseas using a VPN

Apple TV+ is available in over 100 countries. Travelling abroad and can't access your account? Not to worry. You can use a VPN to enjoy your Apple TV+ account, as if you were back home.

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