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Islands

The Great British Winter Episode 5 of 5

This series explores five of Britain's most extreme winter landscapes, looking at the conditions that challenge both the wildlife and people that try to survive in the countryside, and uncovering a world few get to see.

Ellie Harrison visits the Shetland Islands as she explores island life during Britain's most challenging season. From Viking practices to present-day crofting, and from rescued seal and otter pups to the mesmerising beauty of the Northern Lights, island life, it would seem, is far from dull in winter.

59 minutes

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Fri 9 Jan 2015 16:15

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Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterEllie Harrison
DirectorWill Ridgeon
Series ProducerChristina Nutter

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Ellie Harrison

The Great British Winter is presented by Ellie Harrison.

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