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The Channel Islands to Dover

Coast, Series 3 Episode 8 of 8

Alice Roberts explores Jersey's remarkable post-war transformation from a Nazi-occupied stronghold into a honeymoon island. To discover the island's unique appeal to 1950s newlyweds, Alice meets a couple returning 50 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.

Release date:

58 minutes

Last on

Sat 17 Dec 2016 00:35
BBC Two Wales


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

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