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The Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal , 54 minutes Produced by Artsmagic Ltd, Part of the 'Time and Place' series, this video examines the history of the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal, which was built to transport iron to the sea during the Industrial Revolution and is one of the immense engineering feats of the early 19 th century. Produced in association with British Waterways. Available on tape

The Impossible Dream - the story of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal , Released in 2001, 56 minutes Produced by British Waterways, The story of the restoration of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, narrated by Timothy West. Available on tape

Water World , 2 hours 20 minutes Produced by Carlton, This fascinating video comprises the six acclaimed 'Water World' documentaries shown on Carlton TV, presented by Timothy West with Prunella Scales and David Suchet. It explores the story of Britain's canals from their heydays as freight carriers 200 years ago, to slump and dereliction, to spectacular revival for the new millennium. Available on tape

Canals & Canal Boats , 1 hour 10 minutes Produced by Castle Home Video, This video explores the fascinating and tradition-steeped history of canals from Roman beginnings, through the golden pre-rail age - when Birmingham alone had more canals than Venice - to the modern renaissance. Experts, archive film and unique personal reminiscences reveal the changing face of canals and the boats that worked them. Narrated by Robert Powell. Available on tape. Order on video tape from Amazon

World's Most Beautiful Waterways , 1 hour 10 minutes Produced by Contender Ltd, A waterway journey from Worcester to Oxford via the River Avon, Hatton and Banbury. Available on tape. Order on video tape from Amazon

World's Most Beautiful Waterways - The Thames , 1 hour 15 minutes Produced by Contender Ltd, A fascinating journey along the Thames, from Lechlade to the Thames Barrier, filmed both on the river and at sites of interest along the way. Available on tape. Order on video tape from Amazon

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