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The Devolution of the Species

The Devolution of the Species

By Abe, Cam & George
The uninquisitive Syms Covington, Darwin's servant, recalls the HMS Beagle's historical second voyage concentrating on all the wrong details.
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Episode 3 - Festive Water Buckets
After arriving at Bahia in Brazil, Captain FitzRoy reacquaints himself with an old college friend, who enrages Darwin by introducing them to a local slave owner. During their stay the crew unwittingly discover the dangers of the local carnival, get lost in a jungle, and conduct a very flawed survey. The Devolution of the Species was created by Cameron Gray, Abraham de Cugnac and George Corrigan. Written and directed by Abraham de Cugnac: http://abrahamdecugnac.co.uk Written and produced by Cameron Gray: https://www.scriptrevolution.com/profiles/cam-gray With Original music by Matthew McCracken Syms Covington was played by Christopher Adams: www.christopheradams.co.uk Captain Robert FitzRoy by Ross Kernahan: https://www.spotlight.com/cv/1891-3494-5290 Charles Darwin By Rupert Sadler: https://www.spotlight.com/interactive/cv/0932-7839-1257 Doctor Robert McCormick by Freddie O'Donohoe Lieutenant Wickham by Richard Brabin: http://www.richardbrabin.com Captain Charles Paget by Joseph Blunt: https://www.spotlight.com/cv/0351-1274-4175 Alexander Derbishire by Johny Gill: https://www.spotlight.com/6612-8949-5448 Arthur Mellersh by Richard Elliot: https://www.spotlight.com/0219-5613-9376 Lucy Griffiths by Maggie Barnard: https://www.maggiebarnard.com/ Oyuwa by Ashraf Khalifa: http://www.ashrafkhalifa.co.uk Fruit Merchant by Eduardo Lins Local Girl by Cristina Noguera: https://www.scriptrevolution.com/profiles/cristina-noguera This episode was recorded by Dax Liniere at Puzzle Factory Sound Studio: http://www.puzzlefactory.uk
23:00
May 29, 2020
Episode 2 - Mawkish Bananas and Green Oranges
The Beagle arrives at the island of St Jago and, after meeting with the local governador, they find themselves on a guided tour. On their adventure they come across a very odd tree, attempt to naturalise some of the local wildlife and encounter a priest with a questionable knowledge of art. The Devolution of the Species was created by Cameron Gray, Abraham de Cugnac and George Corrigan. Written and directed by Abraham de Cugnac: http://abrahamdecugnac.co.uk/the-devolution-of-the-species Written and produced by Cameron Gray: https://www.scriptrevolution.com/profiles/cam-gray With Original music by Matthew McCracken Syms Covington was played by Christopher Adams: www.christopheradams.co.uk Captain Robert FitzRoy by Ross Kernahan: https://www.spotlight.com/cv/1891-3494-5290 Charles Darwin By Rupert Sadler: https://www.spotlight.com/interactive/cv/0932-7839-1257 Doctor Robert McCormick by Freddie O'Donohoe Lieutenant Wickham by Richard Brabin: http://www.richardbrabin.com Governor Jose Coutinho de Lencastre by Eduardo Lins Father Janou by Ashraf Khalifa: http://www.ashrafkhalifa.co.uk Little Kid by Augustin Dagou Fruit Seller by Cristina Noguera This episode was recorded by Dax Liniere at Puzzle Factory Sound Studio: http://www.puzzlefactory.uk
23:01
April 9, 2020
Episode 1 - How To Mount a Hammock
The crew of the Beagle are gathered aboard and ready for the upcoming second voyage of discovery, but first they have to somehow get out of Plymouth. In their way stand many challenges, including a hammock, a rock and Christmas day. The Devolution of the Species was created by Cameron Gray, Abraham de Cugnac and George Corrigan. Directed and produced by Cameron Gray: https://www.scriptrevolution.com/profiles/cam-gray Written and edited by Abraham de Cugnac: http://abrahamdecugnac.co.uk/the-devolution-of-the-species With Original music by Matthew McCracken Syms Covington was played by Christopher Adams: www.christopheradams.co.uk  Captain Robert FitzRoy by Ross Kernahan: https://www.spotlight.com/cv/1891-3494-5290  Charles Darwin By Rupert Sadler: https://www.spotlight.com/interactive/cv/0932-7839-1257  Doctor Robert McCormick by Freddie O'Donohoe Jemmy Button by Luis Paez Alexander Derbishire by Johny Gill: https://www.spotlight.com/6612-8949-5448  Arthur Mellersh by Richard Elliot: https://www.spotlight.com/0219-5613-9376  And Lieutenant Wickham by Richard Brabin: http://www.richardbrabin.com  This episode was recorded by Cameron Hills at the London Film School: www.lfs.org.uk 
20:46
November 6, 2019