Endurance Collection

Endurance Collection

3 Seasons

On 5 March 2022, the lost ship Endurance was rediscovered by the search team Endurance22. Dan Snow accompanied the scientists, archaeologists and sailors on board S. A. Agulhas II as they narrowed in on the wreck of Sir Ernest Shackleton's exploration ship, nearly 107 years after she sank.

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Endurance Collection
  • Endurance: Rediscovered

    Episode 1

    It was one of the last great lost shipwrecks of history - Sir Ernest Shackleton's Endurance. But now, incredibly, it has been rediscovered - over a century after it sank beneath the ice in freezing Antarctic waters.

    Organised by the Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust, the expedition to locate the...

  • RRS Discovery: Aboard the World's First Polar Research Vessel

    Episode 2

    Dan Snow steps aboard the RRS Discovery in Dundee, the first purpose built scientific research vessel for the Antarctic. Guided around the ship by Ali Gellatly, he learns what life and adventure was like aboard this unique vessel.

    The legendary polar explorer Captain Scott commanded Discovery's...

  • The Pursuit of Endurance: On the Shoulders of Shackleton

    Episode 3

    In the heart of the Antarctic, nine adventurers are about to live an extraordinary story. They come from very different backgrounds, but one thing brings them together: a passion for adventure and testing the limits.

    Their goal: to follow in the footsteps of one of the greatest legends of the go...

  • Ernest Shackleton: With Ranulph Fiennes

    Episode 4

    In this fascinating interview, Dan Snow chats to the world's greatest living explorer Ranulph Fiennes about Ernest Shackleton and his heroic expeditions in the Golden Age of Antarctic Exploration.

  • HMS Terror and Erebus: With Sir Michael Palin

    Episode 5

    In 1845, a British voyage of Arctic exploration led by Captain Sir John Franklin departed England aboard two ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror. The expedition was assigned to traverse the last unnavigated sections of the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic and to record magnetic data to help ...