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The Lost World is a 2001 adaptation of the novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, directed by Stuart Orme and adapted by Adrian Hodges. It was filmed at various locations on the West Coast of New Zealand. The film was produced by the BBC and broadcast on BBC1 in the United Kingdom and A&E in the United States. It consisted of two 75 minute episodes which were first aired in the UK on 25 and 26 December 2001, and in the USA on 6 and 7 October 2002. In the DVD version, these two episodes are merged into one full length film. Bob Hoskins played Professor Challenger and was supported by James Fox, Peter Falk, Matthew Rhys, Tom Ward and Elaine Cassidy.

Series Cast

  1. Bob Hoskins

    Bob Hoskins

    Professor Challenger

    2 Episodes

  2. James Fox

    James Fox

    Professor Summerlee

    2 Episodes

  3. Tom Ward

    Tom Ward

    Lord Roxton

    2 Episodes

  4. Matthew Rhys

    Matthew Rhys

    Edward Malone

    2 Episodes

  5. Elaine Cassidy

    Elaine Cassidy

    Agnes Cluny

    2 Episodes

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The Lost World

Season 1

2001 | 2 Episodes

Season 1 of The Lost World premiered on December 25, 2001.

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Status Ended


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  • 12+


    Only kids the age of 12 or older can watch.

Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 75m



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