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Episode 26: Strangford Lough

Duration: 5 minutes

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

Available for 11 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 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 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

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Nicholas Crane unravels the tale of Sir Hugh Munro, whose exploration of the wild Scottish peaks little more than a century ago began a modern mountaineering obsession. Show more

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

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

Coast

Series 4

Episode 3: Land's End to Porthcawl

Duration: 59 minutes

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

The series continues with a journey from Cornwall to South Wales. Neil Oliver casts his own bronze sword and explores the site of the Welsh Great Escape. Show more

Contributors

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

Coast

Series 4

Episode 1: Whitstable to the Isle of Wight

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

A journey around the British Isles. Neil Oliver visits the Oyster Festival in Whitstable and Nick Crane explores the geology of the Isle of Wight. Show more

Coast

Shorts

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.

Contributors

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

Coast

Series 8

Episode 1: Invaders of the Isles

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland

Coast reveals stories of invasions around the British Isles, including the German occupation of Guernsey in WWII and the often forgotten Zeppelin blitz of WWI. Show more

Coast

Series 8

Episode 2: The Workers' Coast

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Celebrating the workers from around our shores. Nick Crane tells the tale of a refrigeration plant whose workers kept Britain's biggest fishing fleet afloat. Show more

Coast

Series 5 (Shortened Versions)

Onion Johnnies

Duration: 9 minutes

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

Available for 3 months

Nick Crane meets the Onion Johnnies, who for nearly 200 years have pedalled their produce around Britain, giving people a stereotypical image of a Frenchman. Show more

Coast

Series 5 (Shortened Versions)

The Wash

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Magazine documentary. Miranda Krestovnikoff wades out in the mud of the Wash, a tidal feeding ground for migrating birds. Neil Oliver visits the birthplace of Lord Nelson. Show more

Coast

Series 9

Episode 5: Sea and the City

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Available for 23 days

Coast explores stories that connect our great cities to the sea. Tessa Dunlop uncovers the astonishing story of how Hitler's bombers could have drowned London. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nicholas Crane
Presenter:
Tessa Dunlop
Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Mark Horton
Participant:
Ryan Doyle
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Series Producer:
Jessica Colman
Series Editor:
Steve Evanson

Coast

Series 9

Episode 2: Secret Paths to Hidden Treasures

Duration: 59 minutes

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

The team explores the treasures to be found on secret paths around British shores. Nick Crane visits the stunning Cape Wrath. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nicholas Crane
Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Andy Torbet
Presenter:
Mark Horton
Presenter:
Helen Arney
Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Presenter:
Nick Hewitt
Participant:
Adam McIntosh
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Series Producer:
Jessica Colman
Series Editor:
Steve Evanson

Coast

Series 9

Episode 3: The Explorers' Coast

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Nick Crane visits Cornwall for an artistic exploration of Britain's coast, and Mark Horton reveals the story of the explorer who established Australia. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nicholas Crane
Presenter:
Mark Horton
Presenter:
Tessa Dunlop
Presenter:
Andy Torbet
Executive Producer:
William Lyons
Series Producer:
Jessica Colman
Series Editor:
Steve Evanson

Coast

Series 9

Episode 4: Offshore!

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Coast embarks on its first adventure to North America, exploring British connections far offshore and surprising stories in the waters just off Britain's shoreline. Show more