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)

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)

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)

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)

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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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