The Whale

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The Whale is a British television film that was first broadcast on BBC One on 22 December 2013. Terry Cafolla wrote the film about the Essex incident in 1820, which also formed the basis of Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. The Whale was also broadcast on... read more

The Whale is a British television film that was first broadcast on BBC One on 22 December 2013. Terry Cafolla wrote the film about the Essex incident in 1820, which also formed the basis of Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. The Whale was also broadcast on Animal Planet in the United States during the summer of 2014.

Original Release

12/22/2013

US Release

11/26/2014

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Cast

Martin Sheen Thomas Nickerson / Tom Nickerson
Jonas Armstrong Owen Chase
Paul Kaye Joy / Matthew Joy
Adam Rayner Captain Pollard / Captain George Pollard
Jassa Ahluwalia Owen Coffin
John Boyega Bond / William Bond
David Gyasi Peterson / Richard Peterson
Ferdinand Kingsley Hendricks / Obed Hendricks
Jolyon Coy Lawrence / Benjamin Lawrence
Chris Starkie Watson
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Alrick Riley

Writers

Terry Cafolla

Cast

Martin Sheen Thomas Nickerson / Tom Nickerson
Jonas Armstrong Owen Chase
Paul Kaye Joy / Matthew Joy
Adam Rayner Captain Pollard / Captain George Pollard
Jassa Ahluwalia Owen Coffin
John Boyega Bond / William Bond
David Gyasi Peterson / Richard Peterson
Ferdinand Kingsley Hendricks / Obed Hendricks
Jolyon Coy Lawrence / Benjamin Lawrence
Chris Starkie Watson
Andre Agius Essex Crew
Joe Azzopardi Essex Crew
Stephen Buhagiar Essex Crew
Graham Charles Essex Crew
Charles Furness Young Tom Nickerson
Macram Borg Essex Crew
Jimi Busuttil Essex Crew
Aklileu Gudetta Essex Crew
Valentino Stojanov Essex Crew
Bolton White Essex Crew

Producers

Ruth Caleb Executive Producer
Eamon Hardy Executive Producer
Mick Kaczorowski Executive Producer
Jane Taylor Executive Producer
Winston Azzopardi Producer
Mike Dormer Producer
Gina Marsh Producer

Editors

James Hughes

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