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)

Miranda discovers how bats have set up home in Second World War bunkers, Neil visits the site of a mass break-out of PoWs, and Dick Strawbridge takes a perilous railway ride in Co Wicklow.

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Season 5 (2010)

Mark explores Lindisfarne, Dick Strawbridge meets Sunderland riveters, Miranda discovers how seals find food, and Neil visits the world's largest water wheel on the Isle of Man.

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Season 6 (2011)

Nick travels along the coast of Belgium by tram, Mark Horton recalls how Lawrence of Arabia helped develop rescue boats, and Hermione Cockburn tests the acoustic qualities of Fingal's Cave.

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Season 7 (2012)

Andy Torbet climbs a chalk pinnacle on the Isle of Wight, Mark investigates the Transatlantic Telegraph service, and Dick Strawbridge visits Tiree in the Inner Hebrides.

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Season 8 (2013)

Andy encounters a colony of water voles, Tessa reveals why the Royal Navy's guns were more accurate than anyone else's 200 years ago, and poet Ian McMillan visits St Ives in Cornwall.

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Season 9 (2014)

Nick visits the historic walled citadel of St Malo, Adam McIntosh follows an underwater path off the isle of Iona in search of green marble, and Miranda searches for Britain's oldest puffin.

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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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