Colchester set for ‘Big week at the zoo’


Viewers will be able to get a unique look behind the scenes as Colchester’s award winning zoo, pays host to Channel 5 cameras.

Broadcast at 8pm every night between Monday 20th and Friday 24th August, the documentary series will celebrate the unique conservation work carried out by British zoos.


Presenter Helen Skelton will be joined by a mix of experts guests and well-known faces as they visit various zoos from across the UK including the zoo at Stanway, Colchester.

The programme showcases the exceptional work of the zoo staff and keepers, from conservation to education.

More information about Colchester Zoo’s conservation programme can be found online.