Books

There are many inspirational books about Antarctica to choose from. Here are a few of our favourites:

  • ‘South’ - Ernest Shackleton
  • ‘The Worst Journey in the World’ - Apsley Cherry-Garrard
  • ‘Terra Incognita’ - Sara Wheeler
  • ‘Scott & Amundsen’ - Roland Huntford

John has also reviewed his favourite polar page turners over on our blog.

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Films & TV

  • ‘Shackleton’ - starring Kenneth Branagh
  • 'The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Expedition', directed by George Butler, narrated by family members of the crew, has original footage
  • BBC Frozen Planet Series
  • 'Encounters at the end of the world' directed by Werner Herzog