Shackleton's Captain

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In 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew set off for Antarctica with the goal of crossing the continent. Before reaching the coast, the ship became frozen in pack ice, and was crushed. The crew would have been doomed were it not for the exceptional... read more
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In 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew set off for Antarctica with the goal of crossing the continent. Before reaching the coast, the ship became frozen in pack ice, and was crushed. The crew would have been doomed were it not for the exceptional seamanship and navigational talents of Captain Frank Worsley. This feature-length docudrama recounts the true story of the expedition.

Original Release

03/01/2012

Cast

Craig Parker Frank Worsley
Charles Pierard Sir Ernest Shackleton
Hugh Barnard Tom Crean
Blake Henshaw John Vincent
Tony Graimes Timothy McCarthy
William Hemming Harry McNish
Robert Ireland Frank Wild
Terry Burgher George Marston
Paul Mills Thomas Mcleod
Andrew Oates Alexander Macklin
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Leanne Pooley

Writers

Leanne Pooley, Tim Woodhouse

Cast

Craig Parker Frank Worsley
Charles Pierard Sir Ernest Shackleton
Hugh Barnard Tom Crean
Blake Henshaw John Vincent
Tony Graimes Timothy McCarthy
William Hemming Harry McNish
Robert Ireland Frank Wild
Terry Burgher George Marston
Paul Mills Thomas Mcleod
Andrew Oates Alexander Macklin
Erik Kaihe Wetting Alfred Kerr
John Seymour Ernest Holness (as John Anderson)
Cory Rumble Leonard Hussey
Peter McCarthy Thomas Orde-Lees
Brian Vercoe Alfred Cheetham
Oliver Garea Lionel Greenstreet
Alfie Dennis Frank Worsley - child
Marcus Segundo Monguzzi Frank's brother
Don Bidwell Lord Heyward
Joan Bidwell Lady Heyward

Producers

Christian Beetz Executive Producer
James Heyward Executive Producer
Liz DiFiore Producer
Kathrin Isberner Producer
Andy Salek Producer

Editors

Tim Woodhouse

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