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The Captain of the Polestar

By Arthur Conan Doyle. Strange apparitions loom for a Dundee whaling ship trapped in Arctic ice. Is it the captain's lost love? Stars Alec Heggie.

As a Dundee whaling ship becomes trapped in the Artic, strange cries sound across the ice at night and a figure is glimpsed on the floes.

Is it the Captain's lost love come to reclaim him?

Series of 3 Scottish 19th century tales of terror and mystery.

Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and dramatised by Marty Ross.

Stars Alec Heggie as Craigie, James Bryce as Milne, Nick Underwood as Doctor, John Buick as Williamson and Brian Pettifer as McLeod.

Producer: Bruce Young

First broadcast on BBC Radio in 2003.

30 minutes

Last on

Wed 11 Oct 2017 00:00

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