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Episode 1: Heart of Oak
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
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 series which unearths the history and anecdotes behind cult British Sunday night dramas looks at the 1970s seafaring saga The Onedin Line. Show more
Paul Rose tells the true story of an eventful voyage as he explores how Captain James Cook's discoveries changed the world. Show more