Voyage Of Charles Darwin, The (BBC-2 1978 with Malcolm Stoddard and Andrew Burt)

UK / BBC-2 / 7×50 minute episodes / Broadcast 31 October – 12 December 1978

Writer: Robert Reid / Music: Wilfred Josephs / Design: Colin Shaw / Costume: Reg Reid / Producer: Christopher Ralling / Director: Martyn Friend

Period drama serial. The story of naturalist Charles Darwin’s epic voyage aboard the Beagle and his later writing of On the Origin of the Species.

cast
Malcolm Stoddard as Charles Darwin
Andrew Burt as Captain FitzRoy
Iain Cuthbertson as Doctor Darwin
George Cole as Josiah Wedgwood
Peter Settelen as Lieutenant Sullivan
David Ashton as Lieutenant Wickham
Tony Calvin as Augustus Earle
Cherith Mellor as Emma Wedgwood
Jenny Quayle as Catherine Darwin
Keith Smith as Professor Henslow

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