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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

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

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

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

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

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

Shorts

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.

Secret Britain

Series 2

Episode 3: Hidden Highlands of Scotland

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Scotland

Series exploring the hidden corners of the UK. In Scotland, Ellie Harrison probes a monster mystery at the heart of Britain's deepest water. Show more

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 3

Episode 4: Cardiff to St David's

Duration: 1 hour

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

Series on the UK coastline. Neil Oliver and the team start in Cardiff marina, take in the Gower Peninsula and finish in Britain's smallest city, St David's. Show more

Coast

Series 8 Reversions

Episode 6: The Secret Life of Sea Cliffs 2

Duration: 44 minutes

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

The Coast team explores some of the most spectacular and scary sea cliffs in Britain.