The Worst Journey In The World

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0220170830 (BBC7)

The South Pole is ahead of the expedition. Which four men will Captain Scott send back?

Apsley Cherry-Garrard's gripping account of his experiences as the youngest member of Captain Scott's polar expedition team, adapted by Stef Penney.

After two months of hard marching, Scott must tell four of the surviving twelve men that they must turn back.

Apsley Cherry-Garrard....Matt Green
Captain Robert Falcon Scott....John McAndrew
Dr Atkinson....Carl Prekopp
Captain Oates....Mark Meadows
Lieutenant Bowers....Peter Callaghan
Charles Wright....Simon Lee Phillips
Dr Edward Wilson....Richard Mitchley
PO Tom Crean....Jack Reynolds
Taff Evans....Huw Davies
PO Keohane/Dimitri....Andrew Byron

Specially composed music by Will Gregory of Goldfrapp, orchestrated by Ian Gardiner and performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Grant Llewellyn.

Directed by Kate McAll.

0120170829 (BBC7)

Apsley Cherry-Garrard sets out on a treacherous polar expedition with Captain Scott.

The Worst Journey in the World

Apsley Cherry-Garrard's gripping account of his experiences as the youngest member of Captain Scott's polar expedition team, adapted by Stef Penney.

In the austerely beautiful icescapes of Antarctica, things go disastrously wrong.

Apsley Cherry-Garrard....Matt Green
Captain Robert Falcon Scott....John McAndrew
Dr Atkinson....Carl Prekopp
Captain Oates....Mark Meadows
Lieutenant Bowers....Peter Callaghan
Charles Wright....Simon Lee Phillips
Dr Edward Wilson....Richard Mitchley
PO Tom Crean....Jack Reynolds
Taff Evans....Huw Davies

Specially composed music by Will Gregory of Goldfrapp, orchestrated by Ian Gardiner and performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Grant Llewellyn.

Directed by Kate McAll.