Who doesn’t love a dinosaur story? Few animals on Earth, past or present, spark the imagination like the Tyrannosaurus rex. It is a creature so familiar, immortalised in films from One Million Years BC to Toy Story, that you’d think there was nothing new for a primetime science documentary to say. But when Chris Packham seeded the idea that “they made it all up” to a bunch of science and natural-history film-makers, a remarkable journey into the Cretaceous was bound to follow.



My Tyrannosaur, as the project was then known, was Chris’s dream to build the most accurate model of a T.rex ever.

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