Captain James Cook (TV Mini-Series 1987–2000)

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Captain James Cook (TV Series 1987–2000)

Based on Captain James Cook's three voyages. It was on his first voyage, in 1770 (while in the South Pacific region to observe the transit of Venus), that Captain Cook discovered the east coast of Australia. He later recommended Australia as a future British colony.
Australia
West Germany
France
IMDb  8.2 /10
Creators
Creator Lawrence Gordon Clark
Creator Peter Yeldham
Information
Release Date1988-04-16
Runtime8h 0mins
GenreBiography, Drama, History
Content Rating
Awards3 nominations.
CompanyAustralian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Revcom Télévision, Resolution
CountryAustralia, West Germany, France, Spain
LanguageEnglish
Cook 4 episodes, 1987-1988
Banks 4 episodes, 1987-1988
Lt. Gore 4 episodes, 1987-1988
Jacques Penot
Jacques Penot
Clerke 4 episodes, 1987-1988
Gibson 4 episodes, 1987-1988
Elizabeth 4 episodes, 1987-1988
Sandwich 4 episodes, 1987-1988
Titaine Bourne
Titaine Bourne
Parita 4 episodes, 1987-1988
Hawke 3 episodes, 1987-1988
Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin
Dalrymple 3 episodes, 1987-1988
Louise Kimitete
Louise Kimitete
Queen Oberea 3 episodes, 1987-1988
Tavana
Tavana
Owhaa 3 episodes, 1987-1988
Perry 3 episodes, 1987-1988
Monkhouse 2 episodes, 1987-1988
Palliser 2 episodes, 1988
King George 2 episodes, 1988
Lt. Hicks 2 episodes, 1987-1988
Solander 2 episodes, 1987-1988
Green 2 episodes, 1987-1988
Wilkinson 2 episodes, 1987-1988
Isadore Hiro
Isadore Hiro
King Tu 2 episodes, 1988
Nigel Devenport
Nigel Devenport
Jeffs 2 episodes, 1987-1988
Young Nick 2 episodes, 1987-1988
Les Foxcroft
Les Foxcroft
Old Salt 2 episodes, 1987-1988
Christopher Davies
Christopher Davies
Older James 2 episodes, 1988
Darren Messer
Darren Messer
Older Nathaniel 2 episodes, 1988
Robin Martin
Robin Martin
Parkinson 2 episodes, 1987-1988
Webb 2 episodes, 1987-1988
2 episodes, 1988
John Warnock
John Warnock
Admiralty Secretary 2 episodes, 1987-1988
Manfred Mann
Manfred Mann
2 episodes, 1987-1988
2 episodes, 1987-1988

Captain James Cook (miniseries)

Captain James Cook is a 1986 Australian mini series about the life of James Cook (1728-1779), a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the British Royal Navy.

The series was financed by $5 million from Revcom France, $2.25 million from the ABC and the rest from 10BA tax money.


Cast

  • Keith Michell - James Cook
  • John Gregg - Joseph Banks
  • Erich Hallhuber - Lt. Gore
  • Peter Carroll - Solander
  • Barry Quin - Lt. Hicks
  • Fernando Rey - Hawke
  • Carol Drinkwater - Elizabeth
  • Geoff Morrell - Perry