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Will Self's Great British Bus Journey

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Will Self takes a 1,000-mile tour of the UK by bus and coach, exploring urban Britain and British identity at a time of flux.

Will Self takes a 1,000-mile tour of the UK by bus and coach, exploring urban Britain and British identity at a time of flux.
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United Kingdom

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Will Self takes a 1,000-mile tour of the UK by bus and coach, exploring urban Britain and British identity at a time of flux.

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English


Episodes

Last Bus to the Border

2/9/2018
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Will Self concludes his tour of the UK in Derry-Londonderry, speaking to young people about how they view their identity in 2018. Producer: Laurence Grissell

Duration:00:13:49

Across the Irish Sea

2/8/2018
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Will speaks to locals in East Kilbride about their identity before heading for the ferry across the Irish Sea. Producer: Laurence Grissell

Duration:00:13:58

A Night in East Kilbride

2/7/2018
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Will takes the bus from Middlesbrough to East Kilbride.

Duration:00:13:56

Dual Control to Middlesbrough

2/6/2018
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Will heads to Middlesbrough where he learns about the booming digital scene. Producer: Laurence Grissell

Duration:00:13:34

The Preston Model

2/5/2018
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Will stops in Preston and visits a local mosque as well as assessing a bold civic experiment dubbed the Preston Model at the city's iconic bus garage. Producer: Laurence Grissell

Duration:00:14:03

Jobless in Wolverhampton

2/2/2018
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Will Self speaks to jobless young people in Wolverhampton which has some of the highest rates of youth unemployment in the country. Producer: Laurence Grissell

Duration:00:14:00

Rock On At The Giffard

2/1/2018
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Will visits Wolverhampton's local paper and rocks out at the town's goth pub. Producer: Laurence Grissell

Duration:00:13:47

A Trip Down Rusty Lane

1/31/2018
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Will Self catches the coach from Swansea to West Bromwich where he visits the place JB Priestley once described as the worst street in England. Producer: Laurence Grissell

Duration:00:13:45

Soup and Laverbread

1/30/2018
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Will Self continues his round Britain trip, boarding the early coach for Swansea where he assesses the state of Welsh identity. Producer: Laurence Grissell

Duration:00:13:56

Back to the Future

1/29/2018
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Will Self embarks on a 1000 mile tour of the UK by bus and coach, exploring urban Britain and British identity at a time of flux.

Duration:00:14:10

Welcome to Will Self's Great British Bus Journey

1/26/2018
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Join Will Self as he takes a 1,000-mile tour of the UK by bus and coach, exploring urban Britain and British identity at a time of flux.

Duration:00:00:18