Apsley Cherry-Garrard's The Worst Journey in the World is BBC R4's current Classic Serial

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syyskuu 22, 2008, 12:23pm

Apsley Cherry-Garrard's The Worst Journey in the World is BBC R4's Classic Serial for the next couple of weeks. It can be listened to on-line for seven days - until next Sunday - at http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts/classic_serial.shtml .

Sunday 21September 2008

The Worst Journey in the World, part 1 of 2

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.