The Voyage of Charles Darwin. 1978 BBC serial due on DVD shortly from Simply Media


Simply Media continue to raid the BBC archive with this severn part biopic due for release in September 2014.

It featured Malcolm Stoddard as Darwin and Andrew Burt as Captain Fitzroy with a supporting cast that included George Cole and Iain Cuthbertson.

Shot on location in the UK, the Galapagos Islands and South America, the series won two BAFTAs: Best Factual Series and Best Cinematography.