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Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Dan Snow charts the role the Royal Navy played in Britain's development. How victory over the Armada transformed impoverished England into a powerful seafaring nation. Show more

The Boats That Built Britain

Episode 1: The Matthew

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Sailor and writer Tom Cunliffe sails the Matthew, the boat in which John Cabot left Bristol in 1497 and landed 3,000 miles later in what we now know is North America. Show more

Flight of the Conchords

Series 2

Episode 3: The Tough Brets

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Comedy series about two Kiwi folk musicians. When Bret disses some rappers he becomes terrified they are going to kill him, so he forms a gang to protect himself. Show more

The Cult of...

Sunday Night

Episode 5: The Onedin Line

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

The series which unearths the history and anecdotes behind cult British Sunday night dramas looks at the 1970s seafaring saga The Onedin Line. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Meera Syal
Executive Producer:
Toby Stevens
Executive Producer:
Alan Tyler

The Boats That Built Britain

Episode 1: The Matthew

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Sailor and writer Tom Cunliffe sails the Matthew, the boat in which John Cabot left Bristol in 1497 and landed 3,000 miles later in what we now know is North America. Show more

BBC Four

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