The Last Explorers

Archaeologist and writer Neil Oliver presents a series on the golden age of exploration, charting the routes of contact that drew together the farthest reaches of the world

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC One (2011 - 2011)
Schedule: Thursdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Travel History
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

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Thomas Blake Glover

Episode 1x04; Dec 15, 2011

Neil Oliver travels to Japan to uncover the extraordinary story of Thomas Blake Glover. Blending adventure with commerce, Glover was a rogue trader who helped rebel samurai clans overthrow the shogun and lay the foundations for one of the most aggres

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: Thomas Blake GloverDec 15, 2011
1x03: John MuirDec 8, 2011
1x02: William Speirs BruceDec 1, 2011
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