Deepest Blue

Mark Stephen presents the stories of the daring individuals who pioneered the fields of diving and underwater exploration.

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20061225

Mark Stephen brings you the history of the science of deep sea diving, from the earliest times to modern day.

20061226

Mark Stephen presents the stories of the daring individuals who pioneered the fields of diving and underwater exploration, including the man who first submerged using tank escape equipment and a cocoa tin.

Episode 2 of 3.

20070101

Mark Stephen brings you the history of the science of deep sea diving, from the earliest times to modern day.

20070103

Mark Stephen brings you the history of the science of deep sea diving, from the earliest times to modern day.

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Since earliest times people have been fascinated by the sea and what might lie beneath its turbulent surface.

But, when a diver enters the ocean they enter a hostile environment.

In the first of a three part series, Mark Stephen presents the story of the daring pioneers who first explored the depths.

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Including the man who first submerged using tank escape equipment and a cocoa tin.

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Mark Stephen presents the stories of the daring individuals who pioneered the fields of diving and underwater exploration, including the man who first submerged using tank escape equipment and a cocoa tin.

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Mark Stephen presents the stories of the daring individuals who pioneered the fields of diving and underwater exploration, including the man who first submerged using tank escape equipment and a cocoa tin.

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The North Sea oil divers, who live in a small pressurised chamber underwater.

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North Sea oil divers are at the pinnacle of the commercial diving world.

They can earn up to twenty thousand pounds for a month's work.

But, in return they have to live in a small pressurised chamber, escaping only to work in the cold, dark North Sea.

Mark Stephen dives to the bottom of Loch Linnhe to present the story of the Scottish 'aquanauts'.

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Mark Stephen presents the stories of the daring individuals who pioneered the fields of diving and underwater exploration, meeting the North Sea oil divers, who can earn huge amounts but have to live in a small pressurised chamber, escaping only to work in the cold North Sea.

He also dives to the bottom of Loch Linnhe to present the story of the Scottish aquanauts.