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Steve Walker - Habakkuk of Ice

The extraordinary story of a battleship - made entirely of ice - designed for use in the Second World War.

It was left to dissolve in a lonely Canadian lake in Northern Alberta - and its eccentric English inventor, Professor Geofffey Pyke is one of the great unsung geniuses of the 20th Century.

Steve Walker's drama stars Tim McInnerney as Geoffrey Pyke, Dermot Crowley as JD Bernal, Melanie Hudson as Pamela Pleens, Chris Emmett as Winston Churchill and David Holt as Lord Mountbatten.

Director: Andy Jordan

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2001.

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1 hour

Last on

Mon 23 May 2016 04:00