Coconut Chaos

Diana Souhami's story interweaves her voyage to Pitcairn Island with the dark and compelling tale of the island's history.

Read by Eleanor Bron

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012007042320110124 (BBC7)
20120312 (BBC7)
20131125 (BBC7)

Diana Souhami's story interweaves her voyage to Pitcairn Island with the dark and compelling tale of the island's history.

Read by Eleanor Bron

She meets her larger-than-life travelling companion and ruminates on the Bounty's fateful voyage to Polynesia.

Ruminating on the Bounty's fateful voyage to Polynesia - the author journeys to the Pitcairn Island.

Read by Eleanor Bron.

Ruminating on the Bounty's voyage to Polynesia, the author journeys to the Pitcairn Island

Ruminating on the Bounty's fateful voyage to Polynesia, Diana Souhami journeys to the Pitcairn Island. Read by Eleanor Bron.

022007042420110125 (BBC7)
20120313 (BBC7)
20131126 (BBC7)

Aboard a cargo ship, the lady voyagers get their first taste of the South Seas.

Diana explores how, once seizing control of the Bounty, Fletcher Christian and his fellow mutineers became Pitcairn Island's lawless colonisers.

The writer explores how Fletcher Christian and the mutineers became Pitcairn Island's lawless colonisers.

Read by Eleanor Bron.

The writer explores how Fletcher Christian and the mutineers colonised Pitcairn Island.

The writer explores how Fletcher Christian and the mutineers became Pitcairn Island's lawless colonisers. Read by Eleanor Bron.

032007042520110126 (BBC7)
20120314 (BBC7)
20131127 (BBC7)

Diana and Lady Myre find their preconceptions blown away as they discover what life on a remote island is really like.

Exploring the isolated Pitcairn Island - the author and Lady Myre's preconceptions are blown away.

Read by Eleanor Bron.

Exploring Pitcairn Island - the author and Lady Myre's preconceptions are blown away.

Exploring the isolated Pitcairn Island - the author and Lady Myre's preconceptions are blown away. Read by Eleanor Bron.

042007042620110127 (BBC7)
20120315 (BBC7)
20131128 (BBC7)

As Lady Myre's frustration with Pitcairn Island grows increasingly comical, Diana addresses the complex issues faced by the isolated community.

The writer addresses the complex issues of the isolated islanders - while Lady Myre feels frustrated.

Read by Eleanor Bron.

The writer addresses the complex issues of the islanders, while Lady Myre feels frustrated

The writer addresses the complex issues of the isolated islanders - while Lady Myre feels frustrated. Read by Eleanor Bron.

05 LAST2007042720110128 (BBC7)
20120316 (BBC7)
20131129 (BBC7)

Leaving Pitcairn Island aboard a catamaran, Diana and Lady Myre find their lives under threat as they sail into a massive storm.

Leaving Pitcairn Island aboard a catamaran - a huge storm threatens the lives of Diana and Lady Myre.

Concluded by Eleanor Bron.

Leaving Pitcairn Island by catamaran, a storm threatens the lives of Diana and Lady Myre.

Leaving Pitcairn Island aboard a catamaran - a huge storm threatens the lives of Diana and Lady Myre. Concluded by Eleanor Bron.