Britain at Low Tide
Tori Herridge and Alex Langlands set out to document Britain’s industrial and natural maritime history, using state-of-the-art technology to comb the nation’s exposed coastlines during times of low tide.
Part 1: Northumberland
On the Northumberland coast, Tori and Alex investigate the stories of a tragic French trawler and an ancient community that thrived in what is now one of the north-east’s top tourist destinations
Part 2: Merseyside
On Merseyside, Tori and Alex investigate a beach full of World War II rubble and evidence of people and animals from 7000 years ago. Plus: Liverpool’s own version of the Whisky Galore story.
Part 3: Essex
In Essex, Tori and Alex investigate the earthwork remains of a fort from Henry VIII’s days and find a German U-boat stranded in a tiny creek. Plus: Thames sailing barges sunk in estuary mud.