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Season 4: Ep: 1 "Whitstable to Isle of Wight"
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 Until October 5, 3:00am
Ep 2
Cap Gris Nez to Mont-Saint-Michel
Watch Until October 12, 3:00am
Ep 3
Lands End to Porthcawl
Watch Until October 19, 3:00am
Ep 4
Cork to Dublin
Watch September 26, 3:00am
Ep 5
Anglesey to Blackpool
Watch October 3, 3:00am
Ep 6
Inner Hebrides to Faroe Islands
Watch October 10, 3:00am
Ep 7
Norway: Lillesand to Svalbard
Watch October 17, 3:00am
Ep 8
Rosyth to Hull
Watch October 24, 3:00am
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)
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)
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)
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)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Tue Oct 3, 3:00am
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)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Tue Oct 10, 3:00am
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)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Tue Oct 17, 3:00am
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)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Tue Oct 24, 3:00am