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From the outset, the cast and crew knew this would be the experience of a lifetime, as they would be living on an icebreaking ship and working on the ice floes.

But nothing had prepared them for just how closely they would parallel Shackleton's own journey, and for the real physical dangers that awaited them.

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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Channel 4 drama Shackleton, which was directed by Charles Sturridge and starred Kenneth Branagh