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The Secrets of Scott's Hut

Ben Fogle ventures across the Antarctic to join the international effort to preserve Captain Scott's hut and its artefacts Scott's diaries. Includes readings from Scott's diaries.

Ben Fogle joins an expedition across Antarctica to find Captain Scott's hut, frozen in time for a century. The hut was built to support Scott's 1911 attempt to be first to the South Pole, and was later abandoned together with 10,000 personal, everyday and scientific items.

Ben uncovers the hut and its contents, finding new information about his hero Scott and his famously tragic expedition. Scott's diaries are read by Kenneth Branagh.

1 hour, 29 minutes

Last on

Wed 3 Jul 2019 22:30


Role Contributor
Presenter Ben Fogle
Voice of Captain Scott Kenneth Branagh
Voice of Tryggve Gran Matthew Gravelle
Participant David Attenborough
Participant Nigel Watson
Participant Richard Kossow
Participant Ranulph Fiennes
Participant Heather Lane
Participant Roland Huntford
Producer Tim Green
Director Tim Green
Producer Luned Tonderai
Production Manager Louise Binding