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Anglesey to Blackpool

At RAF Valley in Anglesey, Neil Oliver discovers if he has what it takes to fly fast fighter jets as he takes to the sky with an instructor from the RAF's world-famous 'pilot factory'. Neil also explores Llandudno's curious claim to fame as the inspiration for Alice in Wonderland.

Armed with ultra-sensitive microphones and specialist cameras, Miranda Krestovnikoff goes to Sefton sands for a beach safari in search of the creatures, great and small, that roam wild on England's largest sand dunes.

Nick Crane unearths the incredible story of a monstrous hole in the ground at Parys Mountain on Anglesey, once the site of the world's largest copper mine which dominated global trade in the metal 200 years ago.

Victorian postcards reveal Rhyl's glory years to Hermione Cockburn, and on a visit to Blackpool's Pleasure Beach, she discovers the secrets of success for our seaside towns.

Mark Horton travels to 'the village that soap built' - Port Sunlight in Merseyside, where he investigates why the Lever Brothers had to build the world's largest private port to import the vital ingredient for their Sunlight Soap.

59 minutes

Last on

Wed 23 Mar 2011 18:00

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Role Contributor
PresenterNeil Oliver
PresenterMiranda Krestovnikoff
PresenterNicholas Crane
PresenterHermione Cockburn
PresenterMark Horton
ProducerSteve Evanson
Executive ProducerWilliam Lyons

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