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The Lost City of Z

The true story of Colonel Percy Fawcett, who led several expeditions in the Amazon rainforest to discover what he called the Lost City of Z.

The true story of Colonel Percy Fawcett, who led several expeditions in the Amazon rainforest to discover what he called the Lost City of Z. Challenging the prejudice of his fellows in London at the Royal Geographical Society, he insists that he had found evidence of huge cities and cultures in the Amazon. But providing proof of his theory means returning yet again to the Amazon, and Percy cannot escape his calling to find the elusive city.

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2 hours, 8 minutes

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Sat 9 Mar 2019 21:00

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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:09

    Fritz Reiner, Chicago Symphony Orchestra

    Morning Papers, Op. 279

Credits

Role Contributor
Director James Gray
Percy Fawcett Charlie Hunnam
Sir George Goldie Ian McDiarmid
Sir John Scott Keltie Clive Francis
Writer James Gray
Writer David Grann
Nina Fawcett Sienna Miller

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