The Dinosaur Hunters

Deborah Cadbury's story about Gideon Mantel, a self-taught naturalist who makes an exciting discovery.

Read by Emma Fielding.

Episodes

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0120080519 (BBC7)
20090420 (BBC7)
20090421 (BBC7)
20100510 (BBC7)
20121001 (BBC7)

Deborah Cadbury's story about Gideon Mantel, a self-taught naturalist who makes an exciting discovery.

Read by Emma Fielding.A bitter 19th century feud between Gideon Mantell and Richard Owen to uncover a buried prehistoric past.

Read by Emma Fielding.

A bitter 19th century feud between scientific rivals to uncover a buried prehistoric past.

The 19th century scientific rivalry to uncover a buried prehistoric past.

Deborah Cadbury's account read by Emma Fielding.

A bitter 19th-century feud between Gideon Mantell and Richard Owen to uncover a buried prehistoric past. Read by Emma Fielding.

0220080520 (BBC7)
20090421 (BBC7)
20090422 (BBC7)
20100511 (BBC7)
20121002 (BBC7)

Naturalist Gideon Mantell and anatomist Richard Owen's feud over the uncovering of the prehistoric world.

Read by Emma Fielding.

Gideon Mantell and Richard Owen's feud over the uncovering of the prehistoric world.

Naturalist Gideon Mantell and anatomist Richard Owen's feud to uncover the prehistoric world.

Gideon Mantell and Richard Owen's feud to uncover the prehistoric world.

Richard Owen positions himself at the centre of the scientific world in London, as Mantel identifies another giant reptile.

Naturalist Gideon Mantell and anatomist Richard Owen's feud over the uncovering of the prehistoric world. Read by Emma Fielding.

0320080521 (BBC7)
20090422 (BBC7)
20090423 (BBC7)
20100512 (BBC7)
20121003 (BBC7)

Richard Owen marries, while rival Gideon Mantell opens a museum but is forced to separate from his wife.

Read by Emma Fielding.

Richard Owen marries, and rival Gideon Mantell opens a museum but separates from his wife.

Richard Owen marries and rival Gideon opens a museum - but separates from his wife.

Richard Owen marries and rival Gideon opens a museum - but is forced to separate from his wife.

Richard Owen successfully marries and Gideon moves to Brighton to open a museum - but is forced to separate from his wife.

Richard Owen marries, while rival Gideon Mantell opens a museum but is forced to separate from his wife. Read by Emma Fielding.

0420080522 (BBC7)
20090423 (BBC7)
20090424 (BBC7)
20100513 (BBC7)
20121004 (BBC7)

The term 'dinosaur' is introduced to the world, whilst Owen and Mantell's rivalry intensifies. Read by Emma Fielding.

The term 'dinosaur' is introduced to the world and Owen and Mantell's rivalry intensifies.

The term 'dinosaur' is introduced to the world. The rivalry between Owen and Mantel grows.

The term 'dinosaur' is introduced to the world, while Owen and Mantell's rivalry intensifies. Read by Emma Fielding.

05 LAST20080523 (BBC7)
20090424 (BBC7)
20090425 (BBC7)
20100514 (BBC7)
20121005 (BBC7)

Owen's dismissal of rival Mantell goes on to the bitter end, but he gets a taste of his own medicine. Read by Emma Fielding.

Owen's dismissal of rival Mantell goes on to the bitter end, but he gets a taste of his own medicine.

Read by Emma Fielding.

Owen's dismissal of Mantell goes on, but he gets a taste of his own medicine.

Owen's dismissal of rival Mantel goes on to the bitter end.

Owen's dismissal of rival Mantel goes on to the bitter end, but he gets a taste of his own medicine.

Owen's dismissal of Mantel goes on the bitter end but he gets a taste of his own medicine.