Captain Cook: Obsession and Discovery
Captain Cook, Obsession and Discovery is a series that is part biography, part travelogue. Cook expert and best-selling British author Vanessa Collingridge takes viewers on a journey around the world, filled with high adventure, triumph and tragedy, as she searches for the man behind the legend.
Captain Cook was nominated for the Prime Minister’s History Prize and won Best Documentary Series in Canada’s Leo Awards, Best History Documentary Program in the Gemini Awards and the Audio/Visual History Prize in the NSW Premier’s History Awards.
Written and directed by Wain Fimeri, Paul Rudd and Mathew Thomason.
Captain Cook, Obsession and Discovery aired on ABC TV in 2007.