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"The Last Place on Earth" Poles Apart (1985)

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Director:
Writers:
Trevor Griffiths (screenplay)
Roland Huntford (book)
Contact:
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Original Air Date:
1985 (Season 1, Episode 1)
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Plot:

Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Martin Shaw ... Captain R. F. Scott
Sverre Anker Ousdal ... Roald Amundsen
Stephen Moore ... Dr. 'Bill' Wilson

Susan Wooldridge ... Kathleen Bruce - Mrs. Scott

Max von Sydow ... Fridtjof Nansen
Roz Freeman-Atwood ... Grace Scott (as Rosamond Attwood)
Colin Bennett ... Questioner
Ståle Bjørnhaug ... Olav Bjaaland (as Stale Bjornhaug)
Cliff Burnett ... Reg Skelton

Brian Dennehy ... Frederick Cook
Joanna Ege ... Liv Nansen
Jon Eikemo ... Adolf Lindström
Bibs Ekkel ... Jens Daugaard-Jensen
Lise Fjeldstad ... Mrs. Nansen
Astrid Folstad ... Betty (as Astrid Follestad)

Jan Hårstad ... Helmer Hanssen (as Jan Harstad)
Per Theodor Haugen ... Leon Amundsen (as Per-Theodore Haugen)
Nicholas Hutchison ... Midshipman William
John Joyce ... Journalist

Alexander Knox ... Sir Clements Markham
Jack May ... Sir John Fisher - First Sea Lord

Ole-Jørgen Nilsen ... Alfred Eriksen (as Ole Jorgen Nilsen)
Frank Roberts ... Fritz Zappfe
Sue Robinson ... Mrs. Ory Wilson
Tim Seely ... Lord Derby
Nicholas Selby ... Admiral
Hans Ola Sørlie ... Jorgen Stubberud (as Hans Ole Sorlie)

Richard Todd ... Mr. Barnes

Richard Wilson ... Scott Keltie
James Aubrey ... Ernest Shackleton
Nickolas Grace ... Lord Howard De Walden
Peter Jeffrey ... Lord Curzon
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Lucien Morgan ... Aubrey Beardsley

Episode Crew
Directed by
Ferdinand Fairfax 
 
Writing credits
Trevor Griffiths (screenplay)

Roland Huntford (book "Scott and Amundsen")

Produced by
Robert Buckler .... executive producer
Tim Van Rellim .... producer
 
Original Music by
Trevor Jones 
 
Cinematography by
John Coquillon (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Max Lemon 
 
Casting by
Debbie McWilliams 
 
Production Design by
Maurice Cain 
 
Art Direction by
Andrew Saunders 
 
Costume Design by
Louise Frogley 
 
Makeup Department
Ronnie Cogan .... hairdresser
Gordon Kay .... makeup supervisor
Mike Lockey .... hairdresser
Tommie Manderson .... makeup creator (as Tommy Manderson)
 
Production Management
Aamund Johannesen .... production manager: Norway
Redmond Morris .... production supervisor
Christopher Sutton .... production supervisor (as Chris Sutton)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Andy Armstrong .... first assistant director
Nick Daubeny .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
John Chisholm .... stand-by prop
Geoff Langley .... construction manager
Jan Matthias .... set dresser: Norway (as Jan Mathias)
John Mills .... prop master
Micky Mills .... props
Joe Swift .... stand-by prop
Micky Swift .... stand-by prop
Robin Tarsnane .... set dresser
Don Worts .... property buyer
 
Sound Department
Rusty Coppleman .... sound editor
Peter Horrocks .... sound editor
John Isles .... dubbing mixer
Simon Kaye .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Dave Bickers .... special effects rigs
 
Stunts
Bronco McLoughlin .... stunts manager
Jason White .... stunt performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tony Breeze .... focus puller
Terry Cole .... additional photography (as Terry Coles)
Wick Finch .... chief electrician
Roy Ford .... camera operator
Allen Smith .... second camera: Canada
Herbert Smith .... camera operator
 
Casting Department
Petter Skavlan .... casting: Norway
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Daryl Bristow .... wardrobe master
Geoff Lawrence .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
David Beesley .... first assistant editor
Karen Cross .... second assistant editor
 
Location Management
Paul Madigan .... location manager
Scott Wodehouse .... location manager (as Scott Woodhouse)
 
Music Department
John A. Coleman .... orchestrator
Trevor Jones .... conductor
Peter Knight .... orchestrator
David Lindup .... orchestrator
Victoria Seale .... music production
Trudy White .... music production
 
Other crew
Len Barnard .... production accountant
Cally Bean .... producer's secretary
Mary Breen-Farrelly .... production accountant (as Mary Breen Farrelly)
Francine Brown .... continuity
Sheldon Elbourne .... title designer (as Shelley Elbourne)
Caroline Hill .... production coordinator
Irene Litinsky .... production coordinator: Canada
Petter Skavlan .... consultant: Norway
 
Series Cast
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Sean Barry-Weske ... RGS Projectionist

Series Crew
These people are regular crew members. Were they in this episode?
Camera and Electrical Department
Michel Bernier .... second assistant camera: Canada
Dickie Lee .... key grip
George Parrish .... best boy
John Ward .... Steadicam operator
 
Other crew
Derek Lyons .... stand-in
 
Other Companies

Additional Details


Did You Know?

Quotes:
Fridtjof Nansen:I've always found it unwise to underestimate the British.
Roald Amundsen:Why? Experience teaches them only one thing: that they are British, and therefore pre-eminent. But Nature is deaf to such things: she cannot hear the tunes of glory.
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