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TMDB Rating 6
IMDB Rating 8.4

Series Details

Seasons: 1

Total Episodes: 7

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Networks: ITV

Status: Ended

First Air Date: Feb 18, 1985

Recent Air Date: Mar 27, 1985

Run Time: m

In Production: No

Original Language: English

Age Rating: NR

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Synopsis

The Last Place on Earth is a 1985 Central Television seven part serial, written by Trevor Griffiths based on the book Scott and Amundsen by Roland Huntford. The book is an exploration of the expeditions of Captain Robert F. Scott and his Norwegian rival in polar exploration, Roald Amundsen in their attempts to reach the South Pole. The series ran for seven episodes and starred a wide range of UK and Norwegian character actors as well as featuring some famous names, such as Max von Sydow, Richard Wilson, Sylvester McCoy and Pat Roach. It also featured performances early in their careers by Bill Nighy and Hugh Grant. Subsequently Huntford's book was republished under the same name. The book put forth the point of view that Amundsen's success in reaching the South Pole was abetted by much superior planning, whereas errors by Scott ultimately resulted in the death of him and his companions.


Main Cast

Martin Shaw

Martin Shaw

Captain R. F. Scott

Age : 75 | Popularity : 11%

Stephen Moore

Stephen Moore

Dr. 'Bill' Wilson

Age : 82 | Popularity : 3%

Max von Sydow

Max von Sydow

Fridtjof Nansen

Age : 90 | Popularity : 20%

Pat Roach

Pat Roach

PO Evans

Age : 67 | Popularity : 3%

Bill Nighy

Bill Nighy

Cecil Meares

Age : 70 | Popularity : 44%

Sverre Anker Ousdal

Sverre Anker Ousdal

Roald Amundsen

Age : 75 | Popularity : 3%

Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant

Cherry-Garrard

Age : 59 | Popularity : 17%

Michael Maloney

Michael Maloney

Lt. 'Teddy' Evans

Age : 62 | Popularity : 3%


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