Shackleton: Death Or Glory

November 2016

S1 Ep4 - Behind The Scenes

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In January 2013 polar explorer Tim Jarvis set out to complete the 'Shackleton Double' – an authentic recreation of the epic journey undertaken by Sir Ernest Shackleton nearly 100 years before after his ship sank and his 27 man crew we marooned in Antarctica. To save his men, Shackleton made a gruelling 800 mile sea voyage across the Southern Ocean, followed by a non-stop traverse of the crevasse-laden and previously uncharted glaciers of South Georgia. This is the journey Tim set out to recreat...

S1 Ep3 - Beyond Endurance

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Beyond Endurance - Following the successful sea crossing from Elephant Island, Tim Jarvis must now traverse the mountains of South Georgia to complete his re-enactment of Shackleton's 'double'. But injury, illness and bad weather are against him - the carefully picked team shrinks to just three, leaving Tim, Royal Marine Baz Gray and sailor Paul Larsen to finish the job. Racing through a narrow weather window, and without a proper support team, they battle high winds, bad visibility, deadly cre...

S1 Ep2 - Lost At Sea

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Lost At Sea - In a replica wooden lifeboat with 100-year-old equipment, a team of six men battles the ocean in an attempt to find out what happened on Ernest Shackleton's Endurance expedition. (From the UK) (Documentary) G CC
October 2016

S1 Ep1 - Escaping The Ice

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The greatest explorer of all time, Sir Ernest Shackleton led his 27 men into a frozen hell, and incredibly brought them all back alive. But what was the reality behind the heroic story of their survival? This documentary explores whether it was bad luck that left them repeatedly fighting for their lives or if there is in fact another story of mistakes, dissent and mutiny to be uncovered through reliving this epic journey. (From the UK) (Documentary) G CC