The Conquest Of Everest: Revisited 1953-2003

  |  Buy to Own: 17/05/2004
  |  54 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


What drove the men who risked and lost their lives to conquer the world's highest mountain for Britain? Fifty years on, Penny Mallory, whose ancestor, George Leigh Mallory lost his life, tells the story of this extra-ordinary adventure, undertaken with primitive equipment in often terrifying weather conditions against an unstable, brooding and often lethal adversary - Mount Everest.