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Icebound in the Antarctic 

Shackleton (original title)
A gripping four-part drama about Sir Ernest Shackleton, the great explorer's epic Antarctic expeditions, based on his own journals.
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1983  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
David Schofield ...  Sir Ernest Shackleton 4 episodes, 1983
David Rodigan David Rodigan ...  Frank Wild 4 episodes, 1983
Michael Hayward Michael Hayward ...  'Putty' Marston 4 episodes, 1983
Robert Lang ...  Major Darwin 3 episodes, 1983
Robert James ...  Sir John Scott-Keltie 3 episodes, 1983
Victoria Fairbrother ...  Emily Shackleton / ... 3 episodes, 1983
Neil Stacy Neil Stacy ...  Captain R. F. Scott / ... 2 episodes, 1983
Geoffrey Chater ...  Sir Clements Markham 2 episodes, 1983
John Watts John Watts ...  Cmd. Frank Worsley / ... 2 episodes, 1983
Peter Dahlsen Peter Dahlsen ...  Frank Hurley 2 episodes, 1983
Leonard Maguire Leonard Maguire ...  Harry McNeish 2 episodes, 1983
John Flanagan John Flanagan ...  Thomas Crean 2 episodes, 1983
John Wheatley John Wheatley ...  Percy Blackborrow 2 episodes, 1983
Paul Hastings Paul Hastings ...  Dr. Edward Wilson 2 episodes, 1983
Martin Howells Martin Howells ...  Alexander Macklin 2 episodes, 1983
Stephen Tate ...  Leonard Hussey 2 episodes, 1983
Howard Bell Howard Bell ...  Sorlle 2 episodes, 1983
Raymond Adamson ...  RGS Member / ... 2 episodes, 1983
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A gripping four-part drama about Sir Ernest Shackleton, the great explorer's epic Antarctic expeditions, based on his own journals.

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English

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13 April 1983 (UK) See more »

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Icebound in the Antarctic See more »

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England, UK

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(4 episodes)

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Mono

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Color
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Excellent, a faithful account of a thrilling true story.
28 December 2001 | by danac44See all my reviews

This 1983 (British?) production is a very faithful and accurate in all essentials account of the failed Shackleton expedition which is now (2001) receiving so much media attention. The casting was excellent. If you are interested in polar adventure, it is well worth watching, if you can find it, to compare it to the recently released documentary and upcoming Branagh film.


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