Islands On The Edge

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Due to climate change, there are a number of islands that are on the edge of being overtaken by the ocean. This is a terrifying prospect for their residents, but these resilient people are determined to do everything they can to ensure that they can continue to live on their beloved islands for the foreseeable future. If that cannot be accomplished, they at least are prepared with an appropriate escape plan.

1 Season, 4 Episodes
May 6, 2013
Nature, Documentary & Biography
Cast: Ewan McGregor
Islands On The Edge

Islands On The Edge Full Episode Guide

  • In the final programme we meet the people of the Hebrides and discover how they're learning to live side-by-side with their wild neighbours.

  • Of all the islands, the Outer Hebrides are the most exposed to the Atlantic. Despite this, the wildlife here is the most spectacular in Europe. But this is a year of drought and yet again all the creatures of the Hebrides must find ways to survive.

  • In most years winter is the hardest time in the Hebrides, but once in a generation the spring turns out to be harder still. In the second programme of this landmark series, the Islands on the Edge are hit by the biggest storm in living memory.

  • Landmark wildlife series, narrated by Ewan McGregor, introducing an unforgettable wild animal cast struggling to survive on these Islands on the Edge. In this first episode, autumn arrives with a vengeance.

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