By Chrissie Gittins.
On New Year's Eve 1854, 21 leading scientists sat down to a sumptuous seven course banquet - served in the plastercast mould of a prehistoric beast! They were there to celebrate the creation of 33 life-size dinosaurs in the new Crystal Palace Park - a place where those same monsters still roam today.
Mary Anning....Suzanna Hamilton
Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins....Philip Franks
Professor Richard Owen....Christian Rodska
Mrs King....Tina Gray
Francis Fuller....Chris Serle