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Coast and Beyond

Steve Evanson



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BBC Books
15 July 2009
The Earth: natural history general; Travel & holiday guides
This accompaniment to the BAFTA award-winning BBC2 series follows the Coast team as they continue to explore the beauty and history of our coastlines this time moving beyond our borders and looking at the impact of neighbouring countries on our own cliffs, beaches and seaside towns. Tackling massive coastal events such as the D-Day landings and the Norman invasion of 1066, the book will delve deeper than ever before into the stories that make up our shoreline. Case studies take in the grandeur of Blackpool and the faded beauty of the Cornish tin-mines as well as vibrant seaside festivals and stunning historical monuments offering an intriguing insight into our nation's unique character. Full of practical information on the landscape, history and geography of each region as well as involving and evocative stories told by the people who live there Coast and Beyond can be enjoyed by a variety of readers. Tourists, walkers, nature lovers and fans of the series will all find something to love, w
By:   Steve Evanson
Imprint:   BBC Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 247mm,  Width: 193mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   653g
ISBN:   9781846077791
ISBN 10:   1846077796
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   15 July 2009
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Steve Evanson has been the series producer of Coast since it started in July 2004, and has played a crucial part in helping to create the show and research the stories. Steve did much of the original journey with presenter Nick Crane, meeting the people who live and work on our shoreline and experiencing its landscape at first-hand. Steve began his television career making programmes for the Open University, producing the hit series Rough Science and Hollywood Science for BBC TWO, BBC THREE's Lab Rats, as well as Time Flyers, a series on aerial archaeology, for BBC TWO. Steve was also the series producer of BBC ONE's Countryfile. He is passionate about walking and lives in Birmingham with his partner, Kathryn.

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