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Scott of the Antarctic

A documentary-style dramatic depiction of the ill-fated 1911 expedition to the South Pole. Determined to lead the first expedition to reach the South Pole, naval officer Scott assembles a team to try to beat a Norwegian attempt. However the conditions the men face in the Antarctic prove draining and disastrous.

Release date:

1 hour, 51 minutes

Last on

Mon 31 Mar 2008 13:10
BBC Two except East, Northern Ireland, Yorkshire


Role Contributor
Captain Robert Falcon ScottJohn Mills
Captain LEG 'Titus' OatesDerek Bond
PO Edgar 'Taff' EvansJames Robertson Justice
Dr EA WilsonHarold Warrender
Oriana WilsonAnne Firth
Kathleen ScottDiana Churchill
Lt EGR 'Teddy' EvansKenneth More
Lt HR 'Birdie' BowersReginald Beckwith
Chief Stoker W LashlyNorman Williams
POT CreanJohn Gregson
Surgeon Lt EL AtkinsonJames McKechnie
Apsley Cherry-GerrardBarry Letts
ProducerSidney Cole
DirectorCharles Frend
WriterWalter Meade
WriterIvor Montagu
WriterMary Hayley Bell