Some of the most fascinating journals and letters to have been written in the last three hundred years. All performed by leading actors in a dramatised setting with music & soundtrack.
In 1911 Captain Robert Falcon Scott went back to the huge, frozen wasteland of the Antarctic with the intention of reaching the South Pole, by a long and terribly arduous trek across the ice.
On finally reaching the pole Scott and his comrades were devastated to find that they had been beaten by the Norwegian explorer Amundsen. So with temperatures of minus 30, they began their slow journey back to their base; coming within eleven miles of safety, they finally succumbed to the elements and they were found eight months later frozen to death.
Captain Scott's diary was discovered under his shoulder, stored inside a little wallet... Had we lived, I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance, and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale... Download and start listening now!