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Title Coast: Shetland To Orkney - Series 2, Ep 1 of 8 / Director: Horne, Eleanor
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2011
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Series Coast ; Series 2, Episode 1
Summary The BAFTA Award winning series, Coast, returns to SBS ONE. The series celebrates the unique character of the British Isles, featuring stories about the people, wildlife and events that make up Britain's coastal communities.Presenters Neil Oliver, Alice Roberts, Mark Horton, Miranda Krestovnikoff and Nick Crane travel the length of the UK coastline and through a mixture of expert commentary and computer-generated images, reveal a wealth of fascinating stories that define the UK as the island nation it is today.Episode 1: Shetland to OrkneyThe series opens with a journey from the most northerly tip of the British Isles, on Shetland, to the Old Man of Hoy, on Orkney. Neil Oliver joins an expedition to climb the Old Man of Hoy, a terrifying, vertical column of sheer rock that was only conquered for the first time in 1966.Neil also discovers the remarkable story of the Second World War freedom fighters who risked everything running the 'Shetland Bus', a series of top secret missions into Nazi occupied Norway.Bone expert, Dr Alice Roberts, unearths a mysterious skeleton which reveals the surprising lifestyle of ancient Shetlanders. And Mark Horton explores dangerous waters - he joins one of the world's most sophisticated survey ships on a mission to find the uncharted hazards that wreck unwary vessels. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) CC
Notes Closed captioning in English
Event Broadcast 2011-01-14 at 19:30:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Fishes -- Behavior.
Historic sites -- Evaluation.
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Analysis.
Ocean waves -- Analysis.
Rock climbing -- Psychological aspects.
Scotland -- Orkney.
Scotland -- Shetland.
Form Streaming video
Author Anderson, Karen, contributor
Cave, Andy, contributor
Crane, Nickholas, host
Firth, Sandy, contributor
Hall, Adrian, contributor
Horne, Eleanor, director
Horton, Mark, host
Johnston, Barry, contributor
Krestovnikoff, Miranda, host
Lelong, Olivia, contributor
Nadin, Simon, contributor
Oliver, Neil, host
Roberts, Alice, host
Spillard, Rob, contributor