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Edge of England

Latest Episodes

Parson Darby’s Hole
April 11, 2021

Why did a priest spend hours sitting in a sea-lashed hole in a cliff shining a light? Where was that hole? Did he save lives? Help smugglers? Die of a broken heart? Another fascinating story from the Edge of England, uncovered and told by Cole Moreton and

Winifred Barnes: The Unexpected Sequel!
March 30, 2021

A bonus episode of the Edge of England podcast as we are amazed to actually get able to hear the voice of the beautiful young stage star of World War One whose life and mysterious retirement we have been exploring. #Edwardian #history #untold #singing #pa

Winifred Barnes
March 30, 2021

Why did a huge young star of the Edwardian theatre retire suddenly at the peak of her fame and retreat to a house on the edge of a cliff by the seaside, where she was considered 'too racy' by the locals? Emily and Cole uncover the mysterious life of Winif

The Birds
March 22, 2021

Today's episode of the Edge of England podcast is a favourite described by some as like Detectorists with wings. Come for a walk with your ears, meet @BeachyBirder and explore the wonders of nature and the nature of obsession ...

March 15, 2021

Misgana came to the South Coast from Eritrea as a young girl, without really knowing why. Many years later, she shares her story. Today's episode of the Edge of England podcast is about finding safety. Finding a new place to call home.

March 06, 2021

Eastbourne surprises us with a ghost, the posh police and a bit of Scandi Noir as the latest episode of the Edge of England podcast gets edgy indeed.

February 27, 2021

Edge of England podcast explores the stunning landscape of Cuckmere Haven and the campaign to save the coastguard cottages that provide one of the world's most famous views

Hope Gap
February 22, 2021

Writer Giles Paley-Phillips shows Edge of England the almost secret treasure that is Hope Gap, near his home in East Sussex. We see the location crew filming the Netflix movie Hope Gap and try to spot Bill Nighy

Belle Tout Lighthouse
February 13, 2021

Fascinating people, places and stories from the stunning landscape around Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters on the South Coast. This time we visit the beautiful Belle Tout lighthouse, perched (safely) near the edge of a four hundred foot drop. A shiny new

Back to the beginning: Birling Gap
February 09, 2021

We're going to put out a shiny new edit of an episode of the Edge of England every Saturday, hoping that by the time we reach the end lockdown will be over and we can make some more. Lots of kind people have said it helps them get away and out into the fr