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The Making of Captain Cook

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Explorer Paul Rose tells the story of one of the greatest ever sea adventures, which transformed Captain James Cook into a national hero and dramatically changed the course of history. Two and a half centuries later, Captain Cook is still a household name, but his achievements are often misunderstood, contrary to popular perception, he did not discover New Zealand and Australia. Intrepid Rose follows his journey down under and uncovers the real story of Captain Cook. Show less

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Rose
Series Producer:
Jeremy Philips
Series Producer:
Jeremy Philips

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