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Griff's Great Britain

  • Episode: 

    3 of 8

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Mon 18 Jan 2016
  • TX Confirmed: 

    Yes
  • Time: 

    8.00pm - 8.30pm
  • Week: 

    Week 03 2016 : Sat 16 Jan - Fri 22 Jan
  • Channel: 

    ITV
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Episode three
 
In the third episode of his new series, Griff explores the spectacularly beautiful Scottish Highlands. In search of Britain’s second largest bird of prey, he travels through this extraordinary and ancient landscape in a variety of ways – but will he be able to track down the rare golden eagle?  
 
 
Series overview
 
Following the success of A Great Welsh Adventure, Griff Rhys Jones sets out on a typically intrepid series of explorations and challenges in this brand-new, eight-part series.
 
With his trademark inquisitiveness and thirst for the eclectic and little-known, Griff sets out to explore eight very disparate kinds of quintessentially British terrain, from downs to highlands, coasts to wolds and everything in between – unearthing some quirky and funny facts en route. 
 
Britain is home to a huge variety of landscapes, and their sheer natural abundance takes centre stage as Griff investigates how they have each dictated different ways of living, working and playing – both in the past and as they are now - across the entire country.
 
And as he embarks on each stage of his journey, Griff encounters a unique challenge. It could be posted in a shop window, stuck inside a parking ticket, even emblazoned across a deckchair, and demanding an often bizarre-sounding task, from finding a golden eagle to hunting a vampire.