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Griff Rhys Jones travels the wild rivers of Scotland. He heads east, upstream from Kinlochleven, then follows the course of the water downstream to Perth.

Griff Rhys Jones sets out on an adventure to explore how rivers have influenced, nurtured and powered our lives throughout history. From the raging torrents of Scotland to the reflective flatlands of East Anglia, Griff barges, canoes, swims and sails his way along a hidden network which has been the lifeblood of Britain.

Griff starts his journey with the wild rivers of Scotland. He travels east, upstream from Kinlochleven, into one of the most remote areas of the country, then follows the fast and furious course of the water downstream to Perth. He milks fish for their eggs, goes canyoning, and canoes a fast-flowing river that fallen pine trees have turned into an obstacle course.

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Mon 6 Mar 2017 15:15

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Griff Rhys Jones
Producer Ross Harper
Director Ross Harper
Executive Producer Ludo Graham
Producer Clare Paterson

Broadcasts

  • Sun 26 Jul 2009 21:00
  • Wed 2 Sep 2009 01:25
  • Wed 9 Feb 2011 19:00
  • Fri 11 Feb 2011 01:00
  • Sat 12 Feb 2011 19:00
  • Sat 26 Feb 2011 19:00
  • Tue 12 Apr 2011 20:00
  • Mon 31 Oct 2011 01:00
  • Mon 31 Oct 2011 18:00
  • Mon 7 Jan 2013 16:15
  • Mon 9 Feb 2015 14:45
  • Wed 23 Mar 2016 15:15
  • Mon 6 Mar 2017 15:15