The team explores surprising stories on both sides of the shallow, narrow and busy seaway, the English Channel. Nick Crane is on the Channel's French coast to experience the secret life of Mont St Michel.
Britain's last great wilderness, the stunning Cape Wrath, is the stomping ground for Nick Crane who must make his own path to his favourite beach, an isolated sandy treasure on which few have set foot.
In Cornwall, Nick Crane uncovers the most astonishing artistic exploration of Britain's coast. Two hundred years ago William Daniell embarked on a ten-year journey right around the edge of Britain to produce illustrations.
Nick Crane journeys over the Atlantic to Nova Scotia in Canada. Attending a gathering of descendants from the MacNeil clan, Nick discovers how centuries-old traditions, now forgotten even in Scotland, have been kept alive in Nova Scotia.
Nick Crane pays tribute to the unsung mega-port of Immingham, and Tessa Dunlop uncovers the astonishing story of how Hitler's bombers could have drowned London, and possibly won the Second World War.
The team explore Britain's coast in winter. Nick Crane visits Cornwall, the storm central of Britain's coastline, and Neil Oliver attends Shetland's Viking Fire Festival. Every January the islands throw one of the greatest outdoor parties in Europe, when massed ranks of Viking warriors parade, br...