Rise of the Continents is a Scientific Documentary programme.

Rise of the Continents is a 4 star programme

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Rise of the Continents

Professor Iain Stewart reveals how our iconic continents were created, and how their tumultuous past has shaped our life today.

Genre: Scientific Documentary

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

4/5 Stars

Main Cast

Iain Stewart
Annabel Gillings
Jonathan Renouf
Peter Oxley
Arif Nurmohamed
Zoe Heron
Stephen Cooter