19 episodes

Why and how people live in earth's most isolated and extreme settlements.

Season 2 starts in late September 2019.

A Wendover Productions podcast: http://WendoverProductions.com

Extremities Wendover Productions

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Why and how people live in earth's most isolated and extreme settlements.

Season 2 starts in late September 2019.

A Wendover Productions podcast: http://WendoverProductions.com

    St Helena's Decisive Decade

    St Helena's Decisive Decade

    On January 1st, 2020, St Helena enters what will potentially be the most important and consequential decade in its history.

    Extremities is made possible by Curiosity Stream.

    Sign up for a  Curiosity Stream subscription at http://CuriosityStream.com/ext and get a free subscription to Nebula--the streaming video site that Wendover Productions helped found. On Nebula, find The World's Most Useful Airport--the documentary we produced about St Helena's airport.

    • 23 min
    Cruise Ship Day

    Cruise Ship Day

    Suddenly, 800 tourists arrive on the tiny island of St Helena.

    Extremities is made possible by Curiosity Stream. 

    Sign up for a  Curiosity Stream subscription at http://CuriosityStream.com/ext and get a free subscription to Nebula--the streaming video site that Wendover Productions helped found. On Nebula, find The World's Most Useful Airport--the documentary we produced about St Helena's airport.

    • 27 min
    An Island and its Airport

    An Island and its Airport

    After 500 years alone, St Helena gets a little closer to the world.

    Extremities is made possible by Curiosity Stream.
    Sign up for a  Curiosity Stream subscription at http://CuriosityStream.com/ext and get a free subscription to Nebula--the streaming video site that Wendover Productions helped found.
    On Nebula, find The World's Most Useful Airport--the documentary we produced about St Helena's airport.

    • 28 min
    Dinner with the Economists

    Dinner with the Economists

    When you go to a tiny, isolated island in the middle of the South Atlantic and get invited to dinner by the island's top two economists, you say yes.



    Extremities is made possible by Curiosity Stream.

    Sign up for a  Curiosity Stream subscription at http://CuriosityStream.com/ext and get a free subscription to Nebula--the streaming video site that Wendover Productions helped found.

    On Nebula, find The World's Most Useful Airport--the documentary we produced about St Helena's airport.

    • 28 min
    Slavery, Mutiny, Goats, and a Frenchman

    Slavery, Mutiny, Goats, and a Frenchman

    200 years of St Helena's history in a tidy 30 minutes. 



    This episode is made possible by Curiosity Stream.

    Sign up for a yearly Curiosity Stream subscription at http://CuriosityStream.com/ext and get a free subscription to Nebula--the streaming video site that Wendover Productions helped found.

    On Nebula, find The World's Most Useful Airport--the documentary we produced about St Helena's airport.

    • 33 min
    Arrival on St Helena

    Arrival on St Helena

    Extremities is back for season 3--this time, in the middle of the South Atlantic.



    This episode is made possible by Curiosity Stream.

    Sign up for a yearly Curiosity Stream subscription at http://CuriosityStream.com/ext and get a free subscription to Nebula--the streaming video site that Wendover Productions helped found. 

    On Nebula, find The World's Most Useful Airport--the documentary we produced about St Helena's airport.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

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20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Ron Croissant ,

What a great Pod

This podcast is bloody amazing and can recommend it to anyone who’s keen on exploring the world. I wanted to thank you for making this podcast mate and for giving me a reason to finally go to Svalbard. Gonna fly across the whole globe next month and it’s all thanks to you mate. Thanks

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Very interesting

Great podcast, I’ve been interested in The Pitcairn Island for a while and this tells the story in a very interesting and compelling way

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