DVD - 2011
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An epic experience, the story of Coast combines history, geography, biology, archaeology, and travel in a visually stunning and fascinating documentary journey around the coasts of Britain, interconnected with those of her neighbors.
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Distributed by BFS Entertainment & Multimedia, 2011
Branch Call Number: 551.45 COA 2011 23
Characteristics: 8 videodiscs (960 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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Mar 25, 2017

I started to watch this yesterday -- I noticed it's only a one-week borrowing period, despite that it is 8 DVDs in the series, with at least 2 episodes per disc.
I think that it should be changed to a "TV season borrowing period" of 3 weeks to be able to watch the whole thing. It looks really interesting, I enjoyed the episode I watched, and intend to renew it so I can see it all!

Feb 12, 2015

Lots of fun, lots of info, and best of all, it's not dumbed down! Hooray!

Feb 19, 2013

Excellent series from BBC compiles two seasons of the documentary season that explores facets of not only the British coast, but their neighbours. In these documentaries, a group of British correspondants and experts bring us stories of history, geography, geology, biology, culture, architecture, engineering, and more. Some particularly effective sequences: crossing the Arctic Circle on a ferry and undergoing an odd ceremony, exploring the Isle of Man, crossing the Caledonian Canal, and sitting down with one of the British officers who landed on the beach of Normandy six months before D-Day on a reconnaissance mission. Very well worth seeing for anyone with an interest in this part of the world, and highly enjoyable.

caroleket Oct 03, 2012

This is a great series by Open University U.K. hosted by the charming, Neil Oliver. These DVD's are Seasons 4&5 At the present time (April 2013) Season 4 is being shown on TVO on Tuesdays at 7pm. Great stuff.

Aug 02, 2012

One of the most enjoyable documentary experiences ever.

Aug 01, 2012

Exceptional Series

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