The eighth series of the popular BBC documentary strand exploring the nature and history of all 9,000 miles of the British coastline. Experts including Neil Oliver, Miranda Krestovnikoff, Mark Horton and Nicholas Crane offer comment on issues as diverse as workers’ struggles in shipyards and the history of seaside entertainers. The episodes comprise: ‘Invaders of the Isles’, ‘The Workers’ Coast’, ‘Joy of the Coast’, ‘Rivers and Seas Collide’, ‘The Secret Life of Sea Cliffs’ and ‘All at Sea’.
Coast continues to explore the edge of our lives the coastline that marries us to the sea. Through a history of assault from Nazi Germany freshwater voles and the infamous Guernsey Privateers; the workers’ coast of shipbuilders fishermen and seaside entertainers; the joys of sunbathing and the history of Thomas Cook; the magnificent estuaries of the Firth of Forth the Severn and the Thames; this is the history of Britain as told from cliff to sea. Nick Crane is joined by a team of expert presenters including Neil Oliver Miranda Krestovnikoff Mark Horton Tessa Dunlop Andy Torbet Ian McMillan Ruth Goodman Nick Hewitt and newcomers Sarah Beynon and Cassie Newland as they explore the riches to be found along our Coast. Episodes Comprise: Invaders of the Isles The Workers’ Coast Joy of the Coast Rivers and Seas Collide The Secret Life of Sea Cliffs All at Sea