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To the Ends of the Earth Season 1 - Episode 1 | BBC 2005

TV Series

Published on Nov 2, 2017

Genre: Drama
Based on: Novel by William Golding

Storyline: Rites of Passage

1800:- Young Edmund Talbot is sailing to Australia to take up a government post, on a decrepit old ship skippered by Captain Anderson, who is hostile to Edmund until he realizes that he has important relatives. Far more admirable to Edmund are Lieutenants Summer, who has worked his way up through the ranks, and the dashing Deverel. His fellow passengers number demure governess Miss Granham, the republican Mr Prettiman and artist Mr Brocklebank, travelling with his wife and daughter Zenobia - who initiates Edmund into sex - though ultimately he realizes that they are ...

- Benedict Cumberbatch as Edmund Talbot
- Jared Harris as Captain Anderson
- Sam Neill as Mr. Prettiman
- Daniel Evans as Parson Colley
- Jamie Sives as 1st Lieutenant Summers
- Victoria Hamilton as Miss. Granham
- JJ Feild as Lieutenant Deverel
- Richard McCabe as Mr. Brocklebank
- Brian Pettifer as Wheeler
- Jonathan Singer as Mr. Pike
- Paula Jennings as Zenobia
- Denise Black as Mrs. Brocklebank
- Joanna Page as Marion Chumley
- Charles Dance as Sir Henry Somerset
- Cheryl Campbell as Lady Somerset
- Niall MacGregor as Lieutenant Benét
- Tom Fisher as Askew

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