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Trade and Romance

Episode 3 of 4

Documentary which sees David Dimbleby tracing the crucial importance of the sea to Britain's trade and to individual livelihoods of coastal communities.

This third episode traces the crucial importance of the sea to Britain's trade and to individual livelihoods of coastal communities. Joined on this leg of his epic sail by his son Fred, David follows the trade routes of the west coast of Scotland along the monumental channels that cut through the romantic Highlands and brought wealth and prosperity to the heart of Scotland. The journey starts at Craobh Haven and takes David along the Crinan Canal, around the Isle of Bute and up the River Clyde towards Glasgow.

1 hour

Last on

Wed 6 Feb 2019 14:00

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Role Contributor
Presenter David Dimbleby
Producer Graham Cooper
Executive Producer Basil Comely
Series Producer Alexander Leith

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National Maritime Museum

National Maritime Museum

Britain and the Sea is a BBC and National Maritime Museum partnership.