Red Sands Radio Fort
'Hidden Britain by Drone'
Filming to camera with the Windfall Films and Spider Aerial Filming for Channel 4 Television (UK) on 4th May 2018
Channel 4 Programme Flyer
Brand New off the slips 'Pelican's' first voyage to Queenborough
Old Sheerness Dock entrance
Tug 'Switzer Vale' surveying dockside waters
Sheerness Port with Switzer Tugs 'Harty', 'Vale' and 'Victory'
Switzer Tugs 'Harty' and 'Vale'
Switzer Tugs 'Victory' and 'Vale'
Estuary Services 'Escort' Pilot Vessel
James Coldwell and Toby
Support vessel 'Dementer' (Queenborough)
Generator transfer from 'Dementer'
'Dementer' makes her approach
Cobelfret Ro-Ro Ferry
Service from Purfleet by the Dartford Crossing to Zeebrugge, Vlisslingen and Rotterdam with French Flamant class Patrol Vessel 'Cormoran' P677
'Dementer' drone preparation
|Boiler Room||James prepares to film|
|Men's Accommodation||Naomi in the former Red Sands Radio studio|
Intermediate bulkhead Light Swith intermediate level
Aerial view of the seven Tower Red Sands Fort complex
Note figure at Boiler Room window ...
... Bob's in the Boiler Room
The floor is wafer thin, I was standing on the pipework and clinging on for dear life!
Bob on the walkway of Southern Gun Tower 1
|3.7" Gun Tower #3||Gulls on Gun Tower #3 Crane Jib|
Departing Red Sands Fort looking Eastwards
Saga Cruise Ship 'Magellan' with Medway Pilot 'Escort' - Cruise and Ship Detail
Production Crew - Ben Shephard, Mike Bishop, James Caldwell and Toby, Naomi and Emma
Windfall Films 1-20 Slinger Street, London, EC2A 4BQ
Spider Aerial Filming
Tony Pine, Susan Pine & Dick Dixon at Beltinge (3rd May 2018)
The TV programme focused primarily on Red Sands and the Radio Stations that broadcast from there, the production crew did chat with Tony, Sue and Dick the previously about their involvement and time on Radio Sutch and City
The remote end of Herne Bay Pier from Beltinge (3rd May 2018)
With thanks to Ben, Mike and Toby Spider Aerial Filming for the drone photographs
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