Channel Islands to Dover

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Coast, Series 3 Episode 8 of 8

Duration: 58 minutes

Alice Roberts explores Jersey's remarkable post-war transformation from Nazi-occupied stronghold into 'honeymoon island'. To discover the island's unique appeal to 1950s newlyweds, Alice meets a couple returning fifty years after their honeymoon night on Jersey.

Mark Horton reveals how the forts on Guernsey explain why the islanders remain loyal to the Queen, even though they remain proudly outside the United Kingdom.

Neil Oliver investigates the tragic story of the first Channel swimmer, Victorian celebrity Captain Webb. Webb became a hero as famous as David Beckham but he died in a desperate attempt to recapture fame and fortune.

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Alice Roberts
Presenter
Mark Horton
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Neil Oliver
Executive Producer
William Lyons
Series Producer
Steve Evanson
Presenter
Nicholas Crane
Presenter
Miranda Krestovnikoff

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