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Episode 3: British Beaches

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Danny Baker plonks a deckchair on the sandy bit between the land and the sea and mulls over this mysterious, salty, golden or pebbly hinterland.

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Episode 2: British Statues

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Danny Baker delves through the archives to look at statues. Featuring Winston Churchill, Emmeline Pankhurst, John Noakes and King Kong.

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Episode 6: British Schools

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Danny Baker dons the mortar board in a whistle-stop archival romp through our education system.

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Episode 4: British Woodlands

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Danny Baker throws some archive footage into his knapsack and goes for a ramble through our green realms, encountering an X-rated mushroom along the way.

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Episode 5: Street Furniture

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Danny Baker strolls into the world of bollards, benches, bins and lavatories. Expect hymns to the phone box and pillar box by way of a terrifying Belisha beacon. Show more

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Episode 1: Miniature Britain

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Danny Baker embarks on a Lilliputian odyssey through all things titchy - from model trains to pint-sized cows via the mecca of the miniature, the model village.