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

  • South by Ernest Shackleton
  • The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
  • Terra Incognita by Sara Wheeler
  • Scott & Amundsen by Roland Huntford
  • No Horizon Is So Far -Two Women and Their Extraordinary Journey Across Antarctica by Liv Arnesen and Ann Bancroft
  • End of the Earth by Peter Matthiessen
  • Scott of the Antarctic - The Definitive Biography by David Crane
Antarctic film & literature

Films & TV

  • Shackleton starring Kenneth Branagh
  • The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Expedition directed by George Butler and narrated by family members of the crew (with original footage)
  • BBC Frozen Planet Series narrated by Sir David Attenborough
  • Encounters at the end of the world' directed by Werner Herzog