Great Scott

An historic recording of Captain Scott’s doomed last expedition to the South Pole recorded by penguins at a time when radio had barely been invented, and given a unique new twist by global warming.

First Broadcast:

Tuesday 26th December 2006 at 23:00 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Adapted for radio by: Steven Bell & Hugh Card
Cast: Ewan Bailey (Scott), Michael Roberts (Birdie/Ronald Amundsen), Alex Lowe (Oates/Rolf), John Ramm (Evans/Sir Clement) & Alison Goldie (Kathleen Scott /Queen of the Penguins)
Musical Director: Nick Romero
Musical Composers: Joe Bell & Isaac Cockburn
Backing Vocalists: Elizabeth Henderson & Susanna Dyer
Broadcast Assistant: Sarah Tombling
Sound Engineer: David Thomas
Director: Julian Mayers
Producer: Karen Rose

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