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The Matthew

No ship has ever made a more important discovery than the Matthew. In 1497, explorer John Cabot left Bristol on this little boat and 3,000 miles later landed in what we now know is North America. His discovery would change Britain and the world forever.

Sailor and writer Tom Cunliffe sails the Matthew for himself and finds out just how this incredible little boat made a journey into the unknown and came back to tell the story.

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30 minutes

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Wed 31 Aug 2016 19:30

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Role Contributor
PresenterTom Cunliffe
ProducerLawrence Walford
DirectorLawrence Walford
Executive ProducerJonah Weston