The Channel: The World's Busiest Waterway

May 2018

Episode 4

4.0 4 x
Ferry captain Mark and his crew try to keep desperate migrants off their ship. Meanwhile, can a TV advert aimed at British viewers change perceptions of Calais?

Episode 3

4.0 10 x
This episode follows a multi-million pound electricity cable project, and meets fishermen facing pressure from EU quotas and new technology projects as they compete for access to the Channel's riches

Episode 2

4.0 11 x
This episode has unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the Channel Tunnel, meeting senior engineers responsible for keeping it running and truckers trying to avoid 20-mile traffic jams
April 2018

Episode 1

4.0 8 x
Ferry captain Mark steers his 35,000-tonne ship across the Channel with drunken passengers onboard. Cross-Channel swimmer Naomi attempts to navigate the maritime motorway in unforgiving conditions.