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Town with Nicholas Crane - Perth

Updated Thursday 23rd August 2012

Nicholas Crane visits Perth, a Scottish town packed with history.

Nicholas Crane in Perth Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Nicholas Crane in Perth The gateway to the Scottish highlands, Perth is a town packed with history.

It has been a royal burgh since 1124, has survived a regicide within its walls and rebuilt itself after devastating floods.

It is also a town that wants to be a city, and geographer and adventurer Nicholas Crane is on a journey to find out why, what benefits that brings, and what the town has to do to achieve its ambition.

Town With Nicholas Crane: Perth was first broadcast on BBC Two in August 2011. It has subsequently been shown on the Blighty channel.

 

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