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Voyage of Charles Darwin, The

Synopsis
Drama documentary of Darwin’s journey of discovery in HMS Beagle during which he developed his theory of evolution. The programme retraces Darwin’s path from Cornwall, round South America and to the Galapagos Islands.
1: In 1831 Darwin was selected to accompany the HMS Beagle for a survey voyage
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 6 x 60 min.
Year of production
1978
Availability
Sale; 1995 sale: £99.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Subjects
Environmental science
Keywords
Cairo; cities & towns; Egypt; population modelling; town & regional planning

Credits

Producer
Christopher Ralling

Sections

Title
I was considered a very ordinary boy
Synopsis
1: In 1831 Darwin was selected to accompany the HMS Beagle for a survey voyage

Title
My mind of a chaos of delight

Title
How wide was the distance between savage and civilized man?

Title
Can any mountain, any continent, withstand such waste?

Title
I felt myself brought within reach of that great fact - that mystery of mysteries

Title
Suppose that all animals and all plants are represented by the branches of a tree - the tree of life?

Title
In the distant future, light will be thrown on the origin of man and his history

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning - now BBC Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Web
https://www.bbcstudioslearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 8433 1009
Address
BBC Studios Limited
Television Centre
101 Wood Lane
London
W12 7FA
UK
Notes
The BBC Active company has now been absorbed within BBC Learning, a division of BBC Studios. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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