In the South Seas

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This page discusses the 1973 Canadian television series. For the posthumous book of Robert Louis Stevenson titled In the South Seas, see Robert Louis Stevenson.

In the South Seas
Genre travel
Written by George Woodcock
Narrated by George Woodcock
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 9
Producer(s) Gordon Babineau
Camera setup William Brayne
Running time 30 minutes
Original network CBC Television
Original release 10 September – 19 November 1973

In the South Seas is a Canadian travel documentary television series which aired on CBC Television in 1973.


George Woodcock wrote and hosted this series featuring the life and culture of various Pacific Ocean nations such as British Solomon Islands, Fiji, Gilbert Islands, New Caledonia, New Hebrides, Tonga and Western Samoa.

Woodcock published the 1976 book South Sea Journey which included research seen on this series.[1]


This half-hour series was broadcast on Mondays at 10:00 p.m. (Eastern) from 10 September to 19 November 1973.


  1. ^ Corcelli, John (August 2005). "In the South Seas". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010. 

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