The Great British Countryside

November 2015
55:04

S1 Ep4 - Highlands

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Highlands - Hugh Dennis and Julia Bradbury visit the Highlands of Scotland, Britain's wildest and oldest landscape. Hugh takes a ride across Loch Ness and uncovers how the lake set the stage for a British sporting hero, and reveals the story of how the ice-carved shape of the Highlands helped win the Battle of Britain. Meanwhile, Julia takes to the air in a seaplane, and also examines the story of an earthquake-shaken village, as she tries to set off an ancient earthquake recorder using gunpowd...
October 2015
55:11

S1 Ep3 - South Downs

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South Downs - Hugh Dennis and Julia Bradbury visit the South Downs, where they discover that this gentle, rolling landscape of southern England had a dramatic ancient past. Hugh learns how the chalk cliffs were formed and why they are such dangerous places for climbing, and also explores a hidden mine. Meanwhile, Julia examines the effect of local grassland on the size of horses, and discovers a strange rock that is sharp as steel. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Part 3 of 4) G CC
55:09

S1 Ep2 - Yorkshire

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Yorkshire - Hugh Dennis and Julia Bradbury venture across Britain's biggest county, Yorkshire, from the moors and the dales to the coast. Hugh begins by taking the controls of a glider, and then gets winched down into one of Britain's largest potholes, past the tallest unbroken waterfall in the country. Meanwhile, Julia discovers how Yorkshire's rocks have turned Agatha Christie's handbag to stone, and how they produce mineral water. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Part 2 of 4) G CC
55:11

S1 Ep1 - Cornwall And Devon

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Cornwall and Devon - In this four-part series, Hugh Dennis and Julia Bradbury venture across four stunning British landscapes to discover how the country’s epic past lives on in the most fascinating stories and characters. In the first episode, Hugh retraces the steps of King Arthur at Tintagel Castle, while Julia finds out why Cornwall is a mecca for top surfers, and ventures to the spookiest part of Dartmoor. Together they uncover how the rocky upheavals in Britain’s deepest past created the ...
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