The Story of Last Chance to See

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Douglas Adams' Legacy

Stephen and Mark discuss the original series and their mutual friend.
Find out more about the inspiration behind Last Chance to See and the production challenges of turning the 20-year-old radio programmes and book into a new BBC TV series.
Stephen Fry

Presenter profile

Find out more about Stephen Fry.

Stephen and Mark

Your questions

Stephen and Mark's video responses.

Douglas Adams

From the archive

Douglas Adams on Last Chance to See.


Map of Madagascar


Production videos, images and highlights from every step of the journey.

Endangered Animals

Kakapo. Photo by Mark Carwardine


Mark Carwardine's take on the plight of the rarest animals in the world.

Exclusive: Radio

Douglas and Mark during the original Last Chance to See journey. Photo by Mark Carwardine

Twenty years on

Listen to the original series with Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine.

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