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)

Neil attempts to climb the Old Man of Hoy on Orkney, Nick discovers evidence of a giant tsunami that reshaped the Shetland Islands, and Mark tours Brunel's Great Western Railway.

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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)

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)

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)

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)

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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)

In Season 10, Nick Crane follows the Welsh coast around Anglesey, Hermione Cockburn explores the microscopic world of plankton and Miranda Krestovnikoff looks at jellyfish in Dublin Bay.

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