Berwick-upon-Tweed to Aberdeen

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Coast, Series 3 Episode 5 of 8

Duration: 58 minutes

The team travel from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Aberdeen, highlighting Edinburgh's close connection with the coast.

Miranda Krestovnikoff dives into a spectacular marine reserve off St Abbs, Alice Roberts discovers how the Forth Road Bridge is threatened by rust, and Neil Oliver recreates a desperate wartime scheme to train seagulls to search for German U-boats. Mark Horton discovers the secrets of the sailing boats that could outpace steam, and Hermione Cockburn explores the extraordinary 400-year-old connection between a picturesque coastal village and the birth of deep coal mining in Britain.


Neil Oliver
Miranda Krestovnikoff
Alice Roberts
Mark Horton
Hermione Cockburn
Executive Producer
William Lyons
Series Producer
Steve Evanson


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