The Great Adventurers: Sir Walter Raleigh

  |  Buy to Own: 15/05/2006
  |  55 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Part of the documentary series looking at some of the world's greatest explorers and adventurers. This volume looks at the life and career of Sir Walter Raleigh, one of the greatest Elizabethan explorers. Obsessed with the myth of El Dorado, Raleigh undertook several expeditions to South America in search of gold and glory, and also became heavily involved in court politics. Includes dramatised 'eye witness' accounts, expert analysis and period imagery.