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Britain and the Sea

Episode 2: Invasion and Defence

Duration: 59 minutes

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

David Dimbleby continues his voyage round Britain, sailing along the south east coast from Hampshire to Kent - the edge of Britain essential to its defence. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Series Producer:
Alexander Leith

Britain and the Sea

Episode 4: Pleasure and Escape

Duration: 1 hour

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

David Dimbleby explores how the sea emerged as a source of pleasure, Punch and Judy and sand sculpture, before docking into Greenwich. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Series Producer:
Alexander Leith

Britain and the Sea

Episode 3: Trade and Romance

Duration: 1 hour

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

Documentary that sees David Dimbleby tracing the crucial importance of the sea to Britain's trade and to individual livelihoods of coastal communities. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Producer:
Graham Cooper
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Series Producer:
Alexander Leith

Britain and the Sea

Episode 1: Adventure and Exploration

Duration: 1 hour

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

David Dimbleby sails the south west coast of England, exploring maritime art, architecture and history - including the story of Sir Francis Drake. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Producer:
John Hodgson
Director:
John Hodgson
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely
Series Producer:
Alexander Leith