Timothy Spall: Back at Sea “The Luck of the Irish Sea” 1 August 2022: Episode 1 on BBC Four

Timothy Spall: Back at Sea "The Luck of the Irish Sea" 1 August 2022: Episode 1 on BBC Four 11Untrained mariner Timothy Spall has spent a fortune on technology for his new challenge – the unpredictable Irish Sea – as he and his wife continue their mini-odyssey around Britain. From Cardiff they head west to Milford Haven at the end of the River Severn and all seems well. However, Captain Spall bungles his departure to Fishguard and ends up going nowhere at full speed due to the turning tides.

Shattered and in the dark of night, they eventually find Fishguard. They also visit Aberystwyth, a return home for his wife Shane, and then the ‘discovery’ of the trip so far, Porthdinllaen. Here they find the most beautiful cove they have ever seen, a beach pub and a ride in a lifeboat to see the stunning Welsh coastline in its full glory.

‘Mr and Mrs Vasco de Gama’ are back on their travels in this seductive and heartwarming series.



About Timothy Spall: Back at Sea

Untrained mariner Timothy Spall has spent a fortune on technology for his new challenge – the unpredictable Irish Sea – as he and his wife continue their mini-odyssey around Britain

This show is broadcast on BBC Four, also known as the British Broadcasting Corporation.

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