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Grand Tours of Scotland

Series 2

Episode 5: The True Spirit of Scotland

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Paul Murton follows in the footsteps of Scotland's first tourists. He travels out to Islay in a canoe that is a replica of an original from the 1890s. Show more

Natural World


Episode 5: Attenborough's Ark

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 26 days

David Attenborough picks ten animals that he would most like to save from extinction. From the weird to the wonderful, he shows why the creatures he chooses are so important. Show more

Looking at the events that resulted in the Docklands bombing twenty years ago, an act that ended the IRA's 17-month ceasefire on the day of Clinton's visit to Northern Ireland. Show more

How the Celts Saved Britain

Episode 2: Salvation

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 12 months

Dan Snow reveals how the Irish saved Britain from cultural oblivion in the Dark Ages, as missionaries brought literacy and technology to Scotland and England. Show more


Dan Snow
Steven Clarke
Steven Clarke
Executive Producer:
Paul McGuigan
Executive Producer:
Detlef Siebert

Shipwrecks: Britain's Sunken History

Episode 3: Civilising the Sea

Duration: 60 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 4 months

Dr Sam Willis tells how the Victorians found preventative solutions, from rockets that could fire rescue lines to lifejackets, lifeboats and the Plimsoll Line. Show more

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