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Frank Wild: Antarctica's Forgotten Hero

Yorkshireman Frank Wild was the unsung hero of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. He was Sir Ernest Shackleton's loyal companion - following him to the very ends of the earth. Now 90 years after Shackleton's death - Frank Wild's newly discovered remains are heading back to Antarctica to be laid beside his beloved 'boss' in the icy lands they both loved so much.

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1 hour

Last on

Sun 18 Mar 2012 16:00
BBC One Yorks & Lincs, North East & Cumbria, Yorkshire only