The Sea Inside

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0120130805

The family house is now empty and the author uses it as his base.

Over 5 episodes, abridged by Katrin Williams, the author Philip Hoare tells us about a lifetime's association with the sea. The sea that is local to him and other seas that wait in far flung parts of the world. He walks by them, dives into them, and is wholly inspired by them:

1. The family house is now empty and the author uses it as his base. Nearby is a 'suburban sea', which lures him every day..

Reader Anthony Calf

Producer Duncan Minshull.

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Philip recalls his early London years, a place full of watery stories, past and present.

Over 5 episodes, abridged by Katrin Williams, the author Philip Hoare tells us about a lifetime's association with the sea. The sea that is local to him and other seas that wait in far flung parts of the world. He walks by them, dives into them and is wholly inspired by them:

2. London has long been shaped by the waters that run through it, and this has produced some amazing stories down the decades.

Reader Anthony Calf

Producer Duncan Minshull.

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Over 5 episodes, abridged by Katrin Williams, the author Philip Hoare tells us about a lifetime's association with the sea. The sea that is local to him and other seas that wait in far flung parts of the world. He walks by them, dives into them and is wholly inspired by them:

3. Sri Lanka. Crack of dawn. Aboard the Kushan Putha. On the glassy surface a sight of fins, then flashes of colour, then something magnificent appears..

Reader Anthony Calf

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Philip recalls exotic Sri Lanka, which is brimming with maritime life and stories.

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On the deck of a boat in New Zealand, the author sees a huge grey shape straight ahead.

Over 5 episodes, abridged by Katrin Williams, the author Philip Hoare tells us about a lifetime's association with the sea. The sea that is local to him and other seas that wait in far flung parts of the world. He walks by them, dives into them and is wholly inspired by them:

4. On a ferry trip to New Zealand's South Island, lazily raising the binoculars and looking out

reveals a huge grey shape - that's not too far away!

Reader Anthony Calf

Producer Duncan Minshull.

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Travelling the world, yet it is the 'suburban sea' of childhood that draws the author home

Over 5 episodes, abridged by Katrin Williams, the author Philip Hoare tells us about a lifetime's association with the sea. The sea that is local to him and other seas that wait in far flung parts of the world. He walks by them, dives into them and is wholly inspired by them:

5. Travelling the world, seeing all things aquatic, yet it is the

'suburban sea' of childhood and the sound of the blackbird

that draws the author home...

Reader Anthony Calf

Producer Duncan Minshull.