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Coast
Season 4
In this series, Neil Oliver and the team of expert presenters journey to France, Norway and to the island of Svalbard, take in the Republic of Ireland and venture far north into the Atlantic to the Danish Faroe islands. They explore physical connections from a time when our land mass was at one with the rest of Europe and also the cultural and linguistic connections forged by Viking traders and Norman invaders.
Episodes
Ep 1
Whitstable to Isle of Wight
Watch September 5, 3:00am
Ep 2
Cap Gris Nez to Mont-Saint-Michel
Watch September 12, 3:00am
Ep 3
Lands End to Porthcawl
Watch September 19, 3:00am
Ep 4
Cork to Dublin
Watch September 26, 3:00am
Ep 5
Anglesey to Blackpool
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Ep 6
Inner Hebrides to Faroe Islands
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Ep 7
Norway: Lillesand to Svalbard
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Ep 8
Rosyth to Hull
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Whitstable to Isle of Wight
Neil ventures offshore to the remarkable Red Sands sea forts. In Dover, Alice relives the glamour days of the hovercraft crossing to France, while Nick explores the geology of the Isle of Wight. (1 of 8)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Tue Sep 5, 3:00am
Cap Gris Nez to Mont-Saint-Michel
On Cap Gris Nez, Neil explores the hidden remains of a fortress built by Henry VIII. Mark discovers how William the Conqueror taught the English the art of constructing castles. (2 of 8)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Tue Sep 12, 3:00am
Lands End to Porthcawl
Neil explores the site of the 'Welsh Great Escape'. On Exmoor's treacherous sea cliffs, Nick is challenged to an epic sideways climb, and Mark visits Bristol to uncover the story of Samuel Plimsoll. (3 of 8)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Tue Sep 19, 3:00am
Cork to Dublin
In Cork, Neil explores Titanic's last port of call, while Alice tries to decipher some of the earliest writing in the British Isles. Hermione creates an earthquake on Killiney Beach to discover how a local man invented seismology. (4 of 8)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Tue Sep 26, 3:00am
Anglesey to Blackpool
Neil explores Llandudno's curious claim to fame as the inspiration for Alice in Wonderland, and Nick Crane unearths the incredible story of a monstrous hole in the ground at Parys Mountain on Anglesey. (5 of 8)
Inner Hebrides to Faroe Islands
The team head to the majestic Faroe Islands, where Neil discovers how romance blossomed between British soldiers and Faroese women during WWII's 'Operation Valentine'. Meanwhile, Nick stretches credibility to the limits as he sets out to measure the true length of Britain's coastline. (6 of 8)
Norway: Lillesand to Svalbard
On the Lofoten Islands, Neil explores the traditional red huts that once housed lonely cod fishermen, while Neil is challenged to taste the 'local delicacy' of air-dried cod. (7 of 8)
Rosyth to Hull
Neil visits the bustling port of Rosyth to explore Britain's global sea trade. At Bass Rock, Miranda joins a team trying to film the underwater action of diving gannets, and Mark searches for the remains of a grand Edwardian seaside resort. (8 of 8)