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  • Coast : Series 1 Episode 05

  • BBC

The coast of North West England covers some classic industrial landscapes and playgrounds, and a dangerous world of shifting sands.

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The coast of North West England covers some classic industrial landscapes and playgrounds, and a dangerous world of shifting sands.

  • Coast : Series 1 Episode 07

  • BBC

Scotland's west coast has the most jagged and dramatic coastline in Great Britain. It's only 300 miles as the seagull flies, but once you add in the dozens of islands anchored off this rugged coastline it is thousands of miles.

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Scotland's west coast has the most jagged and dramatic coastline in Great Britain. It's only 300 miles as the seagull flies, but once you add in the dozens of islands anchored off this rugged coastline it is thousands of miles.

  • Coast : Series 1 Episode 11

  • BBC

This is a coast of two halves, divided by the broad Humber. We start on the craggy grandeur of the Yorkshire coast and finish by wading through the vast salt marshes and mudflats of the Wash.

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This is a coast of two halves, divided by the broad Humber. We start on the craggy grandeur of the Yorkshire coast and finish by wading through the vast salt marshes and mudflats of the Wash.

  • Coast : Series 1 Episode 12

  • BBC

Every beach, bay and cliff edge along this stretch of coast has a story to tell of people who struggled with changing sea levels, the perils of flooding, subsidence and erosion. Whole towns have been lost to the sea, houses teeter on cliff tops... the very land is crumbling away.

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Every beach, bay and cliff edge along this stretch of coast has a story to tell of people who struggled with changing sea levels, the perils of flooding, subsidence and erosion. Whole towns have been lost to the sea, houses teeter on cliff tops... the very land is crumbling away.

  • Coast : Series 1 Episode 13

  • BBC

In this programme we look back at some of the highlights of our journey, exploring the future of our coast and what it'll mean for us as an island nation.

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In this programme we look back at some of the highlights of our journey, exploring the future of our coast and what it'll mean for us as an island nation.

  • Earth Story - 01 The Time Travellers

  • Danielle Peck

Aubrey Manning explores a revolution in our understanding of the planet. He starts out by trying to date the Earth, aided by surviving fragments of early Earth found in Greenland and South Africa's Barbertan Mountains. First in the series

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Aubrey Manning explores a revolution in our understanding of the planet. He starts out by trying to date the Earth, aided by surviving fragments of early Earth found in Greenland and South Africa's Barbertan Mountains. First in the series

  • Earth Story - 02 The Deep

  • Danielle Peck

Aubrey Manning follows the research submarine "Alvin" on a dive to the world's longest mountain range. Second in the series

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Aubrey Manning follows the research submarine "Alvin" on a dive to the world's longest mountain range. Second in the series

  • Earth Story - 03 Ring of Fire

  • Danielle Peck

Aubrey Manning discovers Pacific seawater in a Bolivian volcano 6,000m above sea level. Third in the series

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Aubrey Manning discovers Pacific seawater in a Bolivian volcano 6,000m above sea level. Third in the series

  • Earth Story - 04 Journey to the Centre of the Earth

  • Danielle Peck

Aubrey Manning investigates volcanic activity worldwide. Fourth in the series

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Aubrey Manning investigates volcanic activity worldwide. Fourth in the series

  • Earth Story - 05 The Roof of the World

  • Danielle Peck

Aubrey Manning explains how scientists have developed new theories concerning mountain formation, by studying the Himalayas at the top of the Indian subcontinent. Fifth in the series

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Aubrey Manning explains how scientists have developed new theories concerning mountain formation, by studying the Himalayas at the top of the Indian subcontinent. Fifth in the series

  • Earth Story - 06 The Big Freeze

  • Danielle Peck

Aubrey Manning traces the turbulent history of the Ice Age in a journey spanning the globe. Sixth in the series

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Aubrey Manning traces the turbulent history of the Ice Age in a journey spanning the globe. Sixth in the series

  • Earth Story - 07 The Living Earth

  • Danielle Peck

Aubrey Manning continues his global trek from the jungles of Indonesia to the plains of Africa, and discovers how chance events in history have shaped the evolution of life on Earth. Seventh in the series

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Aubrey Manning continues his global trek from the jungles of Indonesia to the plains of Africa, and discovers how chance events in history have shaped the evolution of life on Earth. Seventh in the series

  • Earth Story - 08 A World Apart

  • Danielle Peck

Aubrey Manning sets out to discover why the Earth is a living planet and our planetary neighbours like Mars and Venus are not. Eighth in the series

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Aubrey Manning sets out to discover why the Earth is a living planet and our planetary neighbours like Mars and Venus are not. Eighth in the series

  • Earth: The Power Of The Planet: 01 Volcanoes

  • UKTV

Documentary series. Dr Iain Stewart reveals the role natural forces have played in the creation of the planet Earth, beginning with volcanoes

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Documentary series. Dr Iain Stewart reveals the role natural forces have played in the creation of the planet Earth, beginning with volcanoes

  • Earthflight - 01 North America

  • BBC

Nature documentary that takes a breathtaking flight on the wings of birds across six continents and experiences some of the world\'s greatest natural spectacles from a bird\'s-eye view.This episode takes flight across North America, as snow geese fall prey to bald eagles.

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Nature documentary that takes a breathtaking flight on the wings of birds across six continents and experiences some of the world\'s greatest natural spectacles from a bird\'s-eye view.This episode takes flight across North America, as snow geese fall prey to bald eagles.

  • Earthflight - 02 Africa

  • BBC 1

This episode takes flight over Africa, as cape gannets join the great sardine run.

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This episode takes flight over Africa, as cape gannets join the great sardine run.

  • Earthflight - 03 Europe

  • BBC

Cranes and geese soar over Venice, the white cliffs of Dover and Edinburgh.

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Cranes and geese soar over Venice, the white cliffs of Dover and Edinburgh.

  • Earthflight - 04 South America

  • BBC

The nature series gives a bird\'s-eye view of South America.

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The nature series gives a bird\'s-eye view of South America.

  • Earthflight - 05 Asia and Australia

  • BBC

The nature series gives a bird\'s-eye view of Asia and Australia.

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The nature series gives a bird\'s-eye view of Asia and Australia.

  • Earthflight - 06 Flying High

  • BBC

Special programme looking at the techniques used in the production of Earthflight.

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Special programme looking at the techniques used in the production of Earthflight.

  • Full Circle with Michael Palin - China

  • BBC

Michael Palin explores China, staying in the Governor's Castle in Qingdao where Mao slept, meeting the owner of a Chinese vineyard which produces Chardonay and having a street massage. He travels to Shanghai and then by train and boat to the Yangtse Gorge, where a huge engineering project to create a dam is in progress, which will flood the towns and areas in which he is now travelling. Third in the series

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Michael Palin explores China, staying in the Governor's Castle in Qingdao where Mao slept, meeting the owner of a Chinese vineyard which produces Chardonay and having a street massage. He travels to Shanghai and then by train and boat to the Yangtse Gorge, where a huge engineering project to create a dam is in progress, which will flood the towns and areas in which he is now travelling. Third in the series

  • Full Circle with Michael Palin - Japan and Korea

  • BBC

Michael Palin travels to Japan, starting at the island of Sado where he meets the famous Kodd Drummers. From there he moves down to Tokyo and is shown around by Mayumi, an early Japanese Monty Python fan.

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Michael Palin travels to Japan, starting at the island of Sado where he meets the famous Kodd Drummers. From there he moves down to Tokyo and is shown around by Mayumi, an early Japanese Monty Python fan.

  • Ganges

  • Dan Rees

This programme tells the story of the most extraordinary river in the world - the Ganges. Human life and nature bustle along her river banks, in a kaleidoscope of colour and energy in this dramatic BBC documentary.

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This programme tells the story of the most extraordinary river in the world - the Ganges. Human life and nature bustle along her river banks, in a kaleidoscope of colour and energy in this dramatic BBC documentary.

  • Guns, Germs and Steel

  • More 4

Jared Diamond embarks on a world-wide quest to understand the roots of global inequality, tracing humanity\'s meanderings across 13,000 years of history.

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Jared Diamond embarks on a world-wide quest to understand the roots of global inequality, tracing humanity\'s meanderings across 13,000 years of history.

  • Himalaya With Michael Palin - The Roof Of The World

  • UKTV

Michael Palin visits the Potala Palace and the great monasteries of Tashilunpo and Sera, where the traditional Tibetan towns are being replaced by modern Chinese cities, he then accompanies some pilgrims to the holy Namtso Lake.

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Michael Palin visits the Potala Palace and the great monasteries of Tashilunpo and Sera, where the traditional Tibetan towns are being replaced by modern Chinese cities, he then accompanies some pilgrims to the holy Namtso Lake.

  • Horizon - Earthquake Storms

  • UKTV

Earthquakes are among the most devastating natural disasters on the planet. In the last hundred years they have claimed the lives of over one million people. Earthquakes are destructive mainly because of their unpredictable nature. It is impossible to say accurately when a quake will strike but a new theory developed by Professor Geoffrey King could help save lives by preparing cities long in advance for an earthquake

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Earthquakes are among the most devastating natural disasters on the planet. In the last hundred years they have claimed the lives of over one million people. Earthquakes are destructive mainly because of their unpredictable nature. It is impossible to say accurately when a quake will strike but a new theory developed by Professor Geoffrey King could help save lives by preparing cities long in advance for an earthquake

  • Horizon - Freak Wave

  • BBC

The world's oceans claim on average one ship a week, often in mysterious circumstances. With little evidence to go on, investigators usually point at human error or poor maintenance but an alarming series of disappearances and near-sinkings, including world-class vessels with unblemished track records, has prompted the search for a more sinister cause and renewed belief in a maritime myth: the wall of water

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The world's oceans claim on average one ship a week, often in mysterious circumstances. With little evidence to go on, investigators usually point at human error or poor maintenance but an alarming series of disappearances and near-sinkings, including world-class vessels with unblemished track records, has prompted the search for a more sinister cause and renewed belief in a maritime myth: the wall of water

  • Horizon - Mega-tsunami

  • BBC

In the early 1950's, oil geologists discovered the signs of a giant tsunami, half a kilometer high, that hit a remote bay in Alaska. After research, scientists concluded that the tsunami was created by a landslide in the ocean off the coast. Since then, scientists who study tsunamis have discovered several sites around the world where major under water landslides could create giant or mega tsunami

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In the early 1950's, oil geologists discovered the signs of a giant tsunami, half a kilometer high, that hit a remote bay in Alaska. After research, scientists concluded that the tsunami was created by a landslide in the ocean off the coast. Since then, scientists who study tsunamis have discovered several sites around the world where major under water landslides could create giant or mega tsunami

  • Horizon - What on Earth is Wrong with Gravity

  • BBC

Particle physicist and ex D:Ream keyboard player Dr Brian Cox wants to know why the Universe is built the way it is. He believes the answers lie in the force of gravity

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Particle physicist and ex D:Ream keyboard player Dr Brian Cox wants to know why the Universe is built the way it is. He believes the answers lie in the force of gravity

  • How Earth Made Us - Human Planet

  • BBC

It\'s easy to think of the human impact on the planet as a negative one, but as this programme discovers, this isn\'t always the case.It is clear that humans have unprecedented control over many of the planet\'s geological cycles; the question is, how will the human race use this power?

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It\'s easy to think of the human impact on the planet as a negative one, but as this programme discovers, this isn\'t always the case.It is clear that humans have unprecedented control over many of the planet\'s geological cycles; the question is, how will the human race use this power?