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The Voyage of Charles Darwin

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A new seven-part historical series based on the life of the famous naturalist.
1: I was considered a very ordinary boy'
Charles Darwin 's five-year voyage in HMS Beagle proved to be one of the most important scientific journeys ever made. It was more than a great adventure. It was also a voyage of the mind.
As Darwin not only kept a journal while on board, but also wrote his autobiography later in life, it has been possible to re-tell much of the story in his own words.
Also appearing JOHN GRIEVE
KENNETH WATSON , JAMES COYLE
PAUL ASTON , AMANDA LYONS , EDGARDO
CASTRO, SERGIO IGLESIAS , INEZ GALI
Script by ROBERT REID
Music by WILFRED JOSEPHS
Photography by DAVID WHITSON Associate producer NED KELLY Director MARTYN FRIEND Producer
CHRISTOPHER RALLlNG

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Darwin
Unknown: John Grieve
Unknown: Kenneth Watson
Unknown: James Coyle
Unknown: Paul Aston
Unknown: Amanda Lyons
Unknown: Sergio Iglesias
Script By: Robert Reid
Unknown: David Whitson
Producer: Ned Kelly
Director: Martyn Friend
Unknown: Christopher Ralllng
Charles Darwin: Malcolm Stoddard
Captain FitzRoy: Andrew Burt
Dr Darwin: Iain Cuthbertson
Josiah Wedgwood: George Cole
Professor Henslow: Keith Smith
Lieut Sulivan: Peter Settelen
Lieut Wickham: David Ashton
Augustus Earle: Tony Calvin
Emma Wedgwood: Cherith Mellor
Catherine Darwin: Jenny Quayle
Susan Darwin: Caroline Harris
Fanny Wedgwood: Emma Jacobs
Surgeon: Robert James
FOX: Roger Davidson
Herbert: Charles Bolton
Lieut Skyring: George Tarry

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The Voyage of Charles Darwin

BBC Two England, 31 October 1978 20.10

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