News: SCOTT RADIO PLAY

Meredith Hooper who lectured to the Shackleton School in 2011 has completed a new work about Captain Scott and his wife Kathleen

The drama, Kathleen and Con, is based entirely on the original sources -  the moving, powerful letters Scott and Kathleen wrote to each other, over five years.

It's on Tuesday 5 February, BBC Radio 4, at 2.15, starring Sam West as Captain
Scott and Emilia Fox as Kathleen his wife.


It's being broadcast in the week - one 100 years later - that the news broke around the world of the deaths of Captain Scott and his party.