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)

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)

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)

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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Season 11

In Season 11, Tessa Dunlop and Neil Oliver go line fishing with a Looe fisherman, hitch a ride with the Thames river police, witness extreme erosion at Happisburgh and visit Lindisfarne.

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