Edge of England

Edge of England

Latest Episodes

The Saving Power of Nature
May 09, 2021

Welcome to the first of a new batch of Edge of England episodes, exploring people and place along this curious, glorious stretch of coastline. We kick off season three with a very personal episode inspired by the wellbeing weekend that the lovely people a

The Light Keeper
May 06, 2021

Here’s one we recorded during that time, exploring a story written by Cole set in the stunning landscape of the Belle Tout, Beachy Head and Seven Sisters, this time with added songs.

Parson Darby’s Hole Part Two
April 21, 2021

We return to the curious life of Parson Darby, whose gravestone says he was the sailor’s friend. Was he a hero? Was he helping the smugglers? Emily and Cole are keen to discover more about the local legend who spent his nights keeping a light alive in a h

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