Great Canal Journeys

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Timothy West and Prunella Scales embark on four spectacular canal journeys in Britain and France

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Timothy West and Prunella Scales embark on four spectacular canal journeys in Britain and France

Series 1 Summary

To celebrate their golden wedding anniversary, actors Timothy West and Prunella Scales embark on four spectacular canal journeys, sharing a passion that they've enjoyed for decades.

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    Episode 1 - The Kennet and Avon

    Tim and Pru travel along the 21-mile Kennet and Avon canal, from Bath to Devizes, meeting canal-side characters and wildlife along the way

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    Episode 2 - The Rochdale

    Prunella and Tim travel the Rochdale canal, past once mighty mills, the epic beauty of the Pennines and the longest and highest canal tunnel in Britain

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    Episode 3 - The Llangollen Canal

    This third canal journey takes Pru and Tim back to their honeymoon destination, Llangollen, in north Wales

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    Episode 4 - Canal du Nivernais

    For the last stage of Tim and Pru's canal odyssey, they head to France's Burgundy region to visit the Canal du Nivernais, which runs through some of the most picturesque scenery in northern France

Great Canal Journeys synopsis

Timothy West and Prunella Scales embark on four spectacular canal journeys in Britain and France

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The Llangollen Canal

This third canal journey takes Pru and Tim back to their honeymoon destination, Llangollen, in north Wales

More4 10pm Tue 25 Nov