William Speirs Bruce

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Episode 2 of 4

Duration: 59 minutes

Neil Oliver retraces the expeditions of four Scottish explorers who planted ideas rather than flags - ideas that shaped the modern world we know today. Following in the footsteps of a scientific explorer who has become all but lost to history, Neil charts the remarkable story of William Speirs Bruce, one of Britain's greatest, but least-known, explorers. Bruce set out to conquer Antarctica, not for imperial glory, but to advance scientific knowledge in an era when exploration had become harnessed to national prestige.

Credits

Presenter
Neil Oliver
Presenter
Neil Oliver
Producer
Colin Murray
Producer
Colin Murray
Series Producer
Richard Downes
Series Producer
Richard Downes
Director
Colin Murray
Director
Colin Murray

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