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“The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe”


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Part 1. [First shown Tues. 12th. October 1965 on BBC 1 at 5pm.]

Whilst travelling on a ship form Brazil to Africa, a violent storm casts Robinson onto a desert island off the coast of South America. He spends his solitude in remembering his youthful escapades in York.

Part 2. [Shown 19th. October 1965.]

Alone on his island, Robinson solves the problem of food and meets his first companion.

Part 3. [Shown 26th. October 1965.]

Robinson remembers the day he left home and travelled to Hull to seek a ship.

Part 4. [Shown 2nd November 1965.]

Robinson brings ashore all he can salvage from the wreck of the "Esmerelda".

Part 5. [Shown 9th. November 1965.]

In the intervals of building a shelter and making furniture, Robinson recalls how he was assumed to be dead by his friends and was sold into slavery.

Part 6. [Shown 16th. November 1965.]

Robinson with fire in his hut and begins to make a canoe.

Part 7. [Shown 23rd. November 1965.]

Robinson relates how he came to be involved in the wreck of the "Esmerelda".

Part 8. [Shown 30th. November 1965.]

Robinson discovers an abandoned ship and pirate's treasure hoard.

Part 9. [Shown 7th. December 1965.]

Having drifted with the pirate ship Robinson lands on another deserted shore.

Part 10. [Shown 14th. December 1965.]

Robinson encounters the cannibals and rescues Friday.

Part 11. [Shown 21st. December 1965.]

Robinson tries to teach Friday how to become civilised but Friday runs away.

Part 12. [Shown 28th. December 1965.]

Friday returns and other unwelcome visitors arrive on the island.

Part 13. [Shown 30th. December 1965.]

Friday and Robinson come to terms with the mutineers.

Front Page

Ordering Tapes, CD's and now - DVD's.
Now you can DOWNLOAD the CD and tracks from here.

Picture Gallery.
With some unseen colour pictures from the series.

Stories and photos from actors on the set of
“The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe”

BBC Radio 4 Programme: 20th January 2011
“Robinson Crusoe: Rescued Again”

Robert Hoffman today,
and links to Interviews and other related information.

Are you haunted by that Theme Tune?

Archaeological digs on Robinson Crusoe Island.

Comments from my Guestbook

The NEW 7” vinyl single Limited Edition - November 2011

Research, letters and e-mails,
in my long quest to find that Theme Tune!
Daniel Defoe and the origins of Robinson Crusoe.
How it all began long ago!

The UK TV series schedule.
First shown in 1965.

The UK TV series credits.
Including a video of the first part of Episode 7 from the BBC TV series.

Introduction on the sleeves
 of the Video's, CD's and DVD's.

The 1990 CD tracks list and credits.
and 30second excerpts from the CD.

The 1997 CD tracks list and credits.
and new sleeve notes.

More Detailed Robinson Crusoe information.
British TV of the sixties,
Robinson Crusoe Island at "Wikipedia",
and the actual book to download or read.
Visit my "Pure Nostalgia" page for other TV series.
A "MUST" for UK visitors!
Includes many video clips from well-known and famous series from the BBC.

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