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Journey to the Centre of the Earth


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In Jules Verne's classic Victorian adventure story, Lidenbrok, a Hamburg geologist, decodes the runes of Arne Saknussemm, revealing a passage to the centre of the earth. Entering at the icy Snaefells Peak, Lidenbrok's expedition delves not only into the earth's core, but into the terrifying world of their own inner beings.
Dramatised by Steve Walker
Director Eoin O'Callaghan


Author: Jules Verne
Dramatised By: Steve Walker
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Axel: Nathaniel Parker
Professor Lidenbrok: Nicholas Le Prevost
Rosemarie McNab: Kristin Milward
Hans/Student: Oliver Senton
Grauben: Deborah Berlin
Martha: Eva Stuart
Saknussemm: Peter Yapp
Headmaster/Giant: Michael Tudor-Barnes
Von Klimstein/Student/Pepe: Joshua Towb

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