Holyhead to Liverpool

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Coast, Series 2 Episode 2 of 8

Duration: 59 minutes

Neil Oliver journeys around the coast of the UK. He finds out how, in 1826, messages were sent from Holyhead to Liverpool in seconds. On the rugged North Wales coast, a meeting with one of the world's longest-living animals; how a shipwrecked child changed the way we practice medicine; and how the humble beach pebble makes detectives of us all.


Neil Oliver
Gill Tierney
Steve Evanson


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