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OU on the BBC: Town with Nicholas Crane

Updated Sunday, 2nd September 2012

Nicholas Crane comes inland to explore the intertwined stories which make up the towns of the United Kingdom.

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Nicholas Crane in Perth Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: BBC Nicholas Crane in Perth In this series, Nicholas Crane will reveal the unique nature and identity of towns, and the hidden details that set them apart from our cities and our villages.

His travels take him to Shropshire, and the market town of Ludlow; Devon, where Totnes is striving to become a transition town; Scarborough in Yorkshire; and Perth in Scotland.

Each place has its own unique character, and a distinct blend of history. Join Nicholas as he discovers how the typical British town is anything but.

Town with Nicholas Crane was first shown on BBC Two in July 2011. The whole series is being shown on the Blighty Channel, non-stop, from 11am on September 2nd 2012.


 

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