The Acclaimed BBC2 television series Coast returns to Blu-Ray with Coast Series Seven!
Coast explores the edge of our lives, the coastline that marries us to the sea. It takes in the life of that coastline, the people who live there, the history played out upon it and the sea itself, a tempestuous and unpredictable bride that also brings food and comfort to those who visit its shores.
Nick Crane is joined by a fascinated and fascinating team of expert presenters including Neil Oliver, Miranda Krestovnikoff, Mark Horton, Tessa Dunlop, Dick Strawbridge, Andy Torbet, Hermione Cockburn, Ian McMillan and Ruth Goodman as they discover the rich landscapes and lifestyles that appear along our shores.
In this series, the Coast team explores:
The Mysteries of the Isles including Orkney’s Tall Ships, Jules Verne’s mysterious Green Ray and a perilous climb up the Isle of Wight’s Chalk Needles.
Life Beyond the Edge including cliff farmers, life before dinosaurs and trans-Atlantic cable laying.
The Hidden History of Harbours including naval tattoos, battling battleships and the birth of the airship.
Peril from the Seas including how weather-watching helped win the war, the secrets of storm petrels and the Whitby Hospital Ship Disaster.
The Riddle of the Tides including the Menai Straits, medieval fish traps and bathing machines.
The Secret Life of Beaches including Dungeness, Dornoch Firth and the original Jersey Shore.
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