Life Beyond the Edge

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Coast, Series 7 Episode 2 of 6

Duration: 1 hour

Coast ventures to the farthest-flung reaches of the British Isles to explore 'Life Beyond the Edge'.

Mark Horton is in Liverpool to meet an old friend. Brunel's famous ship, the Great Eastern, now lies beneath the mud, but Mark is resurrecting the story of her greatest triumph - how she conquered the Atlantic by connecting Britain's edge to America with two thousand miles of telegraph wire. And Andy Torbet tries to follow the footsteps of the sea shepherds on the island of Lewis, a style of farming that is slowing dying out.


Nicholas Crane
Hermione Cockburn
Ruth Goodman
Mark Horton
Andy Torbet
Series Editor
Steve Evanson
Executive Producer
William Lyons


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