The Secret Life of Lighthouses on SBS
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Tonight | The Secret Life of Lighthouses on SBS and SBS on Demand

The Secret Life of Lighthouses on SBS – Presenter Rob Bell is on a voyage of discovery, taking him from the lighthouses of Britain and America through the storms of the North Sea to the tropics of Panama and the dust of the Mojave Desert.

This season he’s uncovering extraordinary feats of human ingenuity and exploring some of the wonders of the engineering world. His travels take him on adventures on both sides of the Atlantic, tackling the world’s busiest shipping lane, and setting sail in search of America’s first lighthouse. Rob meets local seafarers and lighthouse keepers to hear stories of shipwrecks discovering extraordinary feats of bravery, ingenuity, and design as he continues to crack the code of these enigmatic structures.

Season Three, Episode Three: Boston Light

Rob travels across the Pond, sailing in the slipstream of the Pilgrims and landing in Boston Harbour to discover the cursed beacon – Boston Light.

America’s first lighthouse is a story of civil war and personal tragedy, incredible innovation, and pioneering technology and Rob discovers the hidden stories of a nation’s light keeping unsung heroes.

The Secret Life Of Lighthouses – New Episode – Monday, 1 May at 7.35pm on SBS and SBS on Demand (3 Parts)

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The Secret Life of Lighthouses on SBS

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