Title:To The Ends Of The Earth:Dreaming On Desolation Island
Date:16th December 2000
Summary:Author Matthew Parris spends four months on the deserted island of Kerguelen in the Indian Ocean. The island is mostly unexplored and uninhabited,but is home to a range of wildlife. The programme tells of how successive attempts by man to colonise or exploit the place have ended in defeat and tragedy.
Description:Mathew Parris goes to the most isolated island on the globe,Desolation Isle,to live out a boyhood fantasy of surviving alone for several weeks.