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Town with Nicholas Crane - Scarborough

Updated Wednesday 22nd August 2012

In the second episode of Town with Nicholas Crane, Nicholas finds out what has happened to Scarborough since its heyday.

Nicholas Crane in Scarborough Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Nicholas Crane above Scarborough A Yorkshire coastal town, Scarborough has had more ups and downs than a roller-coaster. It once had the biggest fish fair in Western Europe, it was a leading health spa and holidaymakers flocked to Britain's first seaside resort.

Geographer and adventurer Nicholas Crane finds out what has happened to the town since its heyday and whether our fondness for foreign holidays has left this port high and dry.

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


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