Moby Dick [Herman Melville]

Episodes

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012010101720180827 (BBC7)
20180828 (BBC7)
Captain Ahab's obsessive sea chase for the great white whale, as witnessed by sole survivor of the voyage, Ishmael.

Ishmael, now in middle age, looks back on his younger self and remembers how this voyage of a lifetime began.

Herman Melville's 1851 novel dramatised in two-parts by Stef Penney.

Ishmael.... Trevor White
Young Ishmael.... PJ Brennan
Captain Ahab.... Garrick Hagon
Peter Coffin.... Howell Evans
Queequeg.... Sani Muliaumaseali'i
Peleg.... Mark Meadows
Elijahh/Captain Mayhew.... Dorian Thomas
Starbuck.... Richard Laing
Stubb.... Simon Lee Phillips
Archy.... Adam Redmayne
Daggoo.... Kobna Holdbrook-Smith

Specially composed music by Stuart Gordon.

Directed at BBC/Cymru Wales by Kate McAll

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2010.

Captain Ahab's obsessive sea chase for the great white whale.

Classic seafaring tale of Captain Ahab's obsessive chase for a great white whale

022010102420180828 (BBC7)
20180829 (BBC7)
Fedullah's enigmatic prophecy is revealed, as Captain Ahab's obsessive pursuit for the great white whale reaches a boiling, wrenching climax...

Now in middle age, sole survivor Ishmael looks back on his younger self and remembers more of this voyage of a lifetime.

Conclusion of Herman Melville's 1851 novel dramatised in two-parts by Stef Penney.

Ishmael.... Trevor White
Young Ishmael.... PJ Brennan
Captain Ahab.... Garrick Hagon
Peter Coffin.... Howell Evans
Queequeg.... Sani Muliaumaseali'i
Captain Boomer.... Mark Meadows
Captain Mayhew.... Dorian Thomas
Starbuck/Gabriel.... Richard Laing
Stubb.... Simon Lee Phillips
Archy.... Adam Redmayne
Daggoo.... Kobna Holdbrook-Smith

Specially composed music by Stuart Gordon.

Directed at BBC/Cymru Wales by Kate McAll.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2010.

Fedullah's prophecy is revealed, as Captain Ahab's pursuit reaches a terrifying climax.

Classic seafaring tale of Captain Ahab's obsessive chase for a great white whale