Ahead of a service at St Paul's Cathedral to mark 100 years since Captain Scott's last diary entry on his doomed return from the Antarctic, Sir David Attenborough tells ITV News he was a 'true hero'.
Captain Scott's team died after reaching the South Pole, having already been pipped to the post by a Norwegian team. In the final diary entry, Captain Scott writes:
Sir David read those final words as part of the service, which will also be attended by Princess Anne and descendants of Captain Scott. Sir David said:
Falcon Scott, the grandson of the Captain told ITV News that his grandfather made his family "extraordinary".