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Title Coast: Holyhead To Liverpool - Ep 2 of 8 / Director: Trefor, John
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2010
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Summary Over 150 years ago, long before the telephone, or the electric telegraph, a message was reputedly sent a hundred miles from Holyhead to Liverpool in just 27 seconds! Neil Oliver discovers the remarkable story of the 'Optical Telegraph'. He also explores an extraordinary cave, almost impossible to reach, yet inlaid with beautiful stonework. Nick Crane discovers that every pebble tells a story as he shows us how to read the history a beach. Alice Roberts traces the story of a young foreign boy washed up on the Welsh shore and reveals how he changed the course of medical history. (From the UK in English) (Documentary Series) (Part 2 of 8) G CC WS (60 mins)
Event Broadcast 2010-07-02 at 19:30:00
Notes Classification: G
Subject Cipher and telegraph codes.
Mussel fisheries.
Optical communications.
Splints (Surgery)
Stone carving.
Telecommunication -- Message processing.
England -- Liverpool.
Form Streaming video
Author Bowyer, Mike, contributor
Burek, Cynthia, contributor
Crane, Nicholas, host
Elias, Twm, contributor
Jowett, Nick, contributor
Krestovnikoff, Miranda, host
Large, Frank, contributor
Mould, Kim, contributor
Oliver, Neil, host
Pace, Rod, contributor
Richardson, Chris, contributor
Roberts, Alice, host
Roberts, Dyfrig, contributor
Trefor, John, director