Coast

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Coast

Season 1 (2009)

All 36 episodes from series 1-4 of the BBC documentary series exploring the nature and history of the British coastline plus some of the coasts of Britain's neighbouring countries. The series, which is based around contributions from experts including archaeologists Neil Oliver and Mark Horton, doctor Alice Roberts, zoologist Miranda Krestovnikoff and geographer Nicholas Crane, examines the ways in which we have shaped our coastline in the past, as well as the ways in which it has shaped us.

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Season 2 (2009)

Nick hangs off the cliffs near Beachy Head, Neil explores a mysterious cave on the Great Orme, and Miranda discovers how a shipwreck can be turned into a natural wildlife sanctuary.

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Season 3 (2009)

Alice examines a mysterious skeleton, Nick meets a man whose home was destroyed by mudslides, and Neil reveals why Americans once attacked the port of Whitehaven.

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Season 4 (2009)

Neil charts early film-making in Brighton, Alice learns how to pilot a hovercraft, Mark examines the history of Magnus Volk's electric railway, and Nick canoes in the Menai Strait.

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Season 5 (2010)

Neil explores the history of the Isle of Man, Miranda searches for a family of white-beaked dolphins, Alice reveals the origins of iodine, and Nick joins onion sellers in Brittany.

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Season 6 (2011)

Dick learns about the steam-power revolution pioneered in the tin mines of Cornwall, Neil hears the story of a 1918 shipwreck off the Isle of Lewis, and Alice tries prospecting for oil.

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Season 7 (2012)

Nick explores the Isle of Wight's history, Mark explores the story of Brunel's Great Eastern ship, and Tessa Dunlop inspects a steelworks built on the shore of Port Talbot, Neath.

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Season 8 (2013)

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Season 9 (2014)

Coast continues to uncover the secrets of our shores, through untold tales of explorers from Cornwall to Australia; revealing little known gems including a coastal walk that takes in the history of Britain; investigating the clandestine sex trade that scandalised Victorian Britain; how Greenwich became the centre of global sea navigation and what becomes of our coast in the winter.

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Season 10 (2015)

The complete tenth series of the popular BBC documentary exploring the nature and history of all 9,000 miles of the British coastline. Presenters include Neil Oliver, Nicholas Crane, Mark Horton and Dick Strawbridge. The episodes are: 'Our Holiday Coast', 'Bounty from the Sea', 'Ingenious Isles', 'The Irish Sea', 'Wild Waters' and 'Caves and Coves'.

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