|01||Rio De Janeiro, November 13, 1828||20060206|
Christian Rodska reads from Harry Thompson's novel based on the famous voyage of the Beagle and the careers of her young captain, Robert Fitzroy, and the ship's naturalist, Charles Darwin.
Abridged by Tamsin Collison.
The Beagle begins a two year mission to map the waters and coasts of South America.
|02||Dungeness Point, Patagonia, April 1, 1829||20060207|
The crew of the Beagle encounter giant Indians who paint themselves in red and white crosses.
|03||Tierra Del Fuego, December 1829||20060208|
Fitzroy and his crew discover the natives have an uncanny ability to mimic English.
|04||Desolate Bay, Tierra Del Fuego, February 1830||20060209|
The Natives attack the crew and steal The Beagle's whaleboat.
|05||York Minster, Tierra Del Fuego, 3 March 1830||20060210|
The Beagle picks up some unexpected passengers.
|06||Rio De Janeiro, August 1, 1830||20060213|
As The Beagle nears the end of her mission, the ship picks up four native Fuegians.
|07||Plymouth, October, 1830||20060214|
The Beagle arrives back in England and the four Fuegians are sent to school.
|08||London, August, 1831||20060215|
As The Beagle prepares for her second voyage, a young Charles Darwin applies for the post of Ship's Naturalist.
|09||London, August, 1831||20060216|
Captain Fitzroy and the Fuegians are granted an audience at St James' Palace with King William and Queen Adelaide.
|10 LAST||Plymouth, December, 1831||20060217|
Charles Darwin is shocked to discover some of the more brutal realities of life at sea.
Written and read by Kit Wright.
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