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Episode 26: Strangford Lough

Duration: 5 minutes

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Unst

Duration: 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Neil Oliver meets the man who designed the first hydrogen car in Unst. Neil also visits the old Baltasound Herring Station. Dr Alice Roberts unearths a mysterious skeleton. Show more

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Episode 76: Sand Castles

Duration: 5 minutes

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

Alice Roberts goes to Weymouth, Lyme Regis and Torquay searching for the best sand and water combination to build the perfect sandcastle.

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Shetland Tsunami

Duration: 4 minutes

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

Nicholas Crane discovers evidence of a giant tsunami, a tidal wave which devastated Britain and reshaped the Shetland coast about seven thousand years ago.

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Presenter:
Nicholas Crane
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Series Producer:
Steve Evanson

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Episode 80: Lighthouse

Duration: 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Neil Oliver explores the extraordinary story of building Britain's most famous lighthouse on the perilous Eddystone rocks.

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Episode 33: North-East Coast - Bamburgh

Duration: 4 minutes

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

Nicholas Crane explores the link between Britain's coastline and its citizens. He visits Bamburgh in Northumberland, whose castle sits on a basalt crag. Show more

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Episode 8: Wales: The Gower, Rockpools and Dylan Thomas

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Exploring the coast of South Wales, where the second highest tidal range in the world has had a huge impact on people's lives. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Gill Tierney
Series Producer:
Steve Evanson

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Northern Ireland

Duration: 5 minutes

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

Nicholas Crane explores Northern Ireland's rugged coastline. He investigates how the building of the Antrim coast road mirrors the troubled history of the province.

Contributors

Series Producer:
Steve Evanson
Series Editor:
Gill Tierney

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Tobermory and Knoydart

Duration: 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Nicholas Crane explores the west coast of Scotland, paying a visit to the town of Tobermory. Miranda Krestovnikoff looks for whales off the Hebrides. Show more