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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

A History of Ancient Britain

Orkney's Stone Age Temple

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Using 3D graphics, Neil Oliver explores a recently-discovered 5,000-year-old temple in Orkney that has triggered new thoughts about the beliefs of Neolithic people. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Series Producer:
Eamon Hardy
Executive Producer:
Cameron Balbirnie

A History of Scotland

Series 2

Episode 5: Project Scotland

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary series. Neil Oliver looks at 20th-century Scotland, and how the country was driven to self-determination through a series of deep economic crises. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Director:
Colin Murray
Producer:
Colin Murray
Series Producer:
Richard Downes
Executive Producer:
Neil McDonald

A History of Ancient Britain

Series 1

Episode 4: Age of Bronze

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Neil Oliver continues his tour of Britain's past with the arrival of metals and how they ushered in a new age of social mobility, international trade and village life. Show more

A History of Ancient Britain

Series 1

Episode 3: Age of Cosmology

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Neil Oliver continues the epic story of how Britain and its people came to be. He explores the age of the first cosmological priests, back in the Stone Age. Show more

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

A History of Scotland

Series 2

Episode 4: This Land Is Our Land

Duration: 1 hour

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

Neil Oliver looks at how, in the early 19th century, rural workers fled from Scotland's countryside into the industrial towns, becoming factory workforce. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Director:
Clara Glynn
Producer:
Clara Glynn
Series Producer:
Richard Downes
Executive Producer:
Neil McDonald

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Neil Oliver, Chris Packham, Andy Torbet and Shini Somara uncover the secrets of Orkney. Andy and some locals cross the Pentland Firth as the ancient Orcadians would have done. Show more

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

A History of Ancient Britain

Series 2

Episode 2: Age of Warriors

Duration: 1 hour

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

Continuing his epic story of Britain and its peoples, Neil Oliver encounters the age of the Celts - a time of warriors, druids and kings of unimaginable wealth. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Executive Producer:
Eamon Hardy
Executive Producer:
Eamon Hardy
Series Producer:
Cameron Balbirnie
Series Producer:
Cameron Balbirnie

A History of Ancient Britain

Series 2

Episode 3: Age of Invasion

Duration: 1 hour

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

Continuing his epic story, Neil Oliver reaches a pivotal moment: when Celtic Britain was ripped apart by the world's greatest empire - Rome. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Executive Producer:
Eamon Hardy
Executive Producer:
Eamon Hardy
Series Producer:
Cameron Balbirnie
Series Producer:
Cameron Balbirnie
Series Producer:
Cameron Balbirnie

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