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Frank Wild: Antarctica's Forgotten Hero

Charting the return of explorer Frank Wild's newly discovered remains back to Antarctica, where they will be laid to rest beside those of his beloved boss, Ernest Shackleton.

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.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 18 Mar 2012 16:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Paul Rose
Producer Paul Greenan
Executive Producer Nicola Addyman

Broadcast

  • Sun 18 Mar 2012 16:00