Great British Summer

Television presenter and gardener Alan Titchmarsh embarks on a fantastic summer journey across the British Isles.

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Television presenter and gardener Alan Titchmarsh embarks on a fantastic summer journey across the British Isles.

Along the way, Alan listens to the first-hand stories from those most durable of island creatures, the Briton.

EPISODE 1 A Blackpool hotelier, a butterfly expert, a surf instructor and group of buskers tell their particular Great British Summer stories.

EPISODE 2 The extraordinary summer of 2006 saw the hottest July on record, and we follow the birds, butterflies and great British people as they bask in the summer sunshine.

EPISODE 3 The quaint Kent villages of Well Hill and Chelsfield compete in the annual vegetable-growing competition.

EPISODE 4 Brits wring out the last drops of spirit over the Bank Holiday weekend, but watch out, there could be trouble on the roads.