The Secret Life Of Lighthouses

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 3 - The Fastnet Rock

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Rob Bell explores the wild and beautiful southern coast of Ireland to reveal why Fastnet is regarded as the most stunning rock lighthouse ever built. Along his journey through the 1500-year legacy of light keeping in Ireland, Rob gets to grips with explosives, man-made lightning, and traditional Irish folk music to show us...

Season 1, Episode 2 - The Bell Rock

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Rob Bell uncovers the incredible stories behind Scotland’s mighty Bell Rock lighthouse, an engineering marvel built on a deadly, submerged reef in the treacherous North Sea. Eleven miles offshore, this light has stood strong for over 200 years, but at the start of the 19th century, the reef was a menace causing innumerable...

Season 1, Episode 1 - The Secret Life Of Lighthouses Series 1 Ep 1

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Rob Bell explores the rugged east coast of Scotland to discover how the Bell Rock lighthouse earned its reputation as a wonder of the industrial world. Rob sees why, over 200 years ago, building on a rock that was 11 miles offshore in the North Sea was like landing on the moon in the 1960’s.