The Wonder Of Britain

November 2017

S1 Ep5 - Our Industrial Story

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Julia Bradbury explores the wonder of Britain’s Industrial Revolution, a time that changed Britain and ultimately the world. Buried deep beneath the Yorkshire countryside, at the Caphouse Colliery, she finds the catalyst for this spectacular change and discovers how tough life was for Britain’s mining pioneers. Julia then examines the way we travelled by celebrating the age of steam at Hampshire’s Watercress Line. Later, she sees how the Industrial Revolution changed the way people had fun, fir...

S1 Ep4 - Our Countryside Story

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This series celebrates some of the most impressive natural and manmade wonders that make Britain great. Julia Bradbury embarks on a stunning 12,000-mile journey around the country to some of Britain’s most spectacular locations and chooses some of the greatest assets she believes Britons should be most proud of.

S1 Ep3 - Our Beautiful Buildings

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Our Beautiful Buildings - Britain’s architecture is a glorious mess; a wildly differing mix of styles, design and influences borrowed from all over the world. Julia’s list captures some of this extraordinary variety and the genius of the people who created them. First stop is a stately home in Yorkshire - Castle Howard. Epitomizing English eccentricity, the fabulous house and grounds are inspired by the classical world, from Greek to Roman and even Egyptian. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) G...

S1 Ep2 - Our Royal Story

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Britain has an almost continuous monarchy stretching back over 1000 years, which give us a unique royal story that has shaped our national identity. Julia’s list reflects this long running royal soap opera and begins with the supposed home of legendary King Arthur. Real man or myth, the ruins at Tintagel mark the birthplace of our Royal story and here Julia learns the sword skills any Dark Age king would have needed. Next is Britain’s oldest and most famous royal building – The Tower of London.

S1 Ep1 - Our Coastal Story

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TV Presenter Julia Bradbury has chosen some of her favourite wonders that make Britain great - from their industrial and royal heritage, to rolling countryside, dramatic coastline and beautifully eclectic buildings. Julia’s 20,000 km journey around the country takes her to some of Britain’s most spectacular locations. In the first episode, Julia explores the coasts of Britain, which stretches for over 30,000 kilometres. Julia’s list of coastal wonders celebrates everything from their wildlife a...