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Episode 26: Strangford Lough

Duration: 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 6 months

Nicholas Crane explores Strangford Lough, and with the help of zoologist Miranda Krestovnikoff discovers the significance of the tidal torrent and marine species. Show more

Coast

Series 8 Reversions

Episode 15: Secrets of the Sea Cliffs 3

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Nick Crane joins the fishermen who made a remarkable ropeway and explores the ingenious mechanism that operates the cliff lift at Saltburn-by-the-Sea. Show more

Coast

The Great Guide

Episode 3: England's South East

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 6 months

Tessa Dunlop and Neil Oliver reveal the stories of trade and defence that characterise England's south east coast. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Presenter:
Tessa Dunlop
Series Producer:
Sian Price
Production Manager:
Louise Binding
Executive Producer:
Bill Lyons

Coast

Shorts

Episode 88: Northern Islands

Duration: 19 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Series exploring Britain's coastline. Neil Oliver discovers the story of the World War II freedom fighters who risked everything running the Shetland Bus. Show more

Coast

Series 5

Episode 3: Brittany

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Britain's bonds with its Celtic cousins across in Brittany are explored. Neil Oliver visits the province of Finistere, battered by some of the world's wildest waters. Show more

Coast

Shorts

Episode 89: Snowdonia to the Menai Straits

Duration: 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Series exploring Britain's coastline. Nicholas Crane canoes the treacherous Menai Straits to examine the bridges across to Anglesey. Show more

Coast

Series 8 Reversions

Episode 13: The Joy of Coast

Duration: 13 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 5 months

Ruth Gordon heads to Polperro, where she learns all about how important knitting was to the livelihoods of the men and women there 150 years ago. Show more

Coast

Series 8 Reversions

Episode 19: All at Sea 3

Duration: 14 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 7 months

A group of sea anglers from Zimbabwe chance their hand in the rolling seas off the coast of Yorkshire. On their annual day trip from Whitby, they find themselves all at sea.

Coast

The Great Guide

Episode 8: Our Irish Sea Coast

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Neil Oliver and Tessa Dunlop explore the UK's dynamic Irish Sea coastline. Tessa boards a Liverpool tugboat bringing in a giant container ship. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Presenter:
Tessa Dunlop
Series Producer:
Sian Price
Production Manager:
Louise Binding
Executive Producer:
Bill Lyons

Coast

Series 6

Episode 1: London to Antwerp

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

A journey around the British Isles and beyond. The team starts in London, continues along the south coast of England and then explores the coast of Belgium. Show more

Coast

Series 6

Episode 3: The Netherlands

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Coast ventures out to the man-made shoreline of the Netherlands. Nicholas Crane examines the great flood of 1953, and Tessa Dunlop learns about tulip mania. Show more

Coast

Series 4

Episode 7: Norway: Lillesand to Svalbard

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

For the first time, Coast explores the spectacular shoreline of Norway to discover Britain's age-old link to the land of the fjords. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Presenter:
Mark Horton
Presenter:
Nicholas Crane
Presenter:
Jason Roberts
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Series Producer:
Steve Evanson

Coast

Series 4

Episode 5: Anglesey to Blackpool

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

At RAF Valley in Anglesey, Neil Oliver takes to the sky with an instructor from the RAF's world-famous 'pilot factory'. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Presenter:
Nicholas Crane
Presenter:
Mark Horton
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Producer:
Steve Evanson

Coast

Shorts

Episode 87: Marine Reserve

Duration: 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Natural history series. Miranda Krestovnikoff dives into a marine reserve off St Abbs and Neil Oliver travels to North Berwick to visit the Bass Rock. Show more

Coast

Shorts

Episode 73: Southwold Art

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

The team journey around the shoreline of East Anglia. Mark Horton investigates the state of seaside piers, while Alice Roberts tries to capture Southwold on canvas. Show more

Coast

Series 7

Episode 6: The Secret Life of Beaches

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Coast explores the glorious diversity and delights offered by our beaches. Nick Crane discovers what it is like to live on Britain's most unusual beach. Show more