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Greek Gods and Goddesses: Jason and the Argonauts (2004)

Country of Origin: UK
Date(s) of Broadcast: 8 August 2004
Number of Seasons: n/a
Total Number of Episodes: 1
Average Episode Running Times: 50 mins
Format: colour
Sound: stereo

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Companies: BBC Manchester / TLC
Executive Producer: Ruth Pitt
Producer: Jean Claude Bragard
Assistant Producers: Rebecca Nunn, Emily Davis
Production Manager: Catherine Broderick

SCRIPT
Dialogue Writer / Script Consultant: Michael Roberts

DIRECTION
Director: Jean Claude Bragard

PHOTOGRAPHY
Photography: Chris Openshaw
Steadicam / 2nd Unit Camera: Ashlet Meneely

EDITING AND POST-PRODUCTION
Film Editor: James Marson
Video Editor / Colourist: Mike Fielding
Post Production Coordinator: Melissa Quéro

MUSIC
Music: Kev Curtis

SOUND
Sound: Paul Kennedy
Dubbing Mixer: Mike Stewart

SPECIAL EFFECTS
Rostrum camera: Stalwart Productions

VISUAL EFFECTS
Computer Images and Graphic Design: Red Vision

DESIGN AND SET CONSTRUCTION
Map Graphics: Peter Phillips

MISCELLANEOUS
Script Supervisors: Alison Thomber, Kate Womersley

LOCATIONS
Location Facilties: Dune Films, Morocco; Mediterranean Film Studios, Malta

STUNTS
Stunts: Gerard Lesage, Philippe Proust

CASTING
Casting: Ginny Schiller

CAST
Jonathan Edwards (host)
Ken Downen
James Clauss
Edith Hall
Wendy Doniger
David Braund
Jeannine Davis Kimball
Adam Rhys Dee (Jason)
Doug Rao (Orpheus)
Nick Brimble (Heracles)
Anjali Jay (Medea)
John Montannaro (Argonaut 1)
Malcolm GalGalea (Argonaut 2)
Maria Pia Meli (Jason's mother)
Anna Cachia (Orpheus' girlfriend)
Mohammed Nidder (King Pelias)
Mehdi Ouazzani (King Aeetes)
Saadia Ibrahimi (woman of Lemnos)
Souad Moulakir (Queen of the Amazons)

SUMMARY

A documentary, with dramatised reconstructions, about the epic quest of Greek hero Jason and his crew of Argonauts who set sail in search of the fabled Golden Fleece.

AVAILABILITY

UK
Television Distributors: BBC

TIMELINE

2004
August
8: UK - television broadcast (on BBC)

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OTHER SOURCES

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KEYWORDS

amazons, deities, documentary, history, magic, monsters, mythology, quests, ships, sirens

 


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