Isle of Wight Olympians

Isle of Wight Olympians

We look at those who were born or lived on the Island before representing a nation at the Olympics.

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HMS Seal

A three part part series on the history and fate of HMS Seal in 1940 that became the only British submarine to be captured by the Germans, and following the story of those onboard including Charles T Biddlecombe from Shanklin.

IOW Olympians

The story of those who were born or lived on the Isle of Wight and took part in the Olympics, including Jess martin, Shirley Robinson and Sir Ben Ainslie.

St. Helens a history

The history of St Helens, from the early days of the wooden church till today.

The Wight Queen

The unique story of Isabelle de Fortibus, who in the thirteenth century became the Wight Queen.

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Isle of Wight Olympians

In this film we take a look at Olympians who were born, brought up or lived on the isle of Wight who have appeared in the modern games, and looking at the history of the Olympics, with contributions from Sir Ben Ainslie, Shirley Robinson OBE DL, Jessica Martin, Paul Hix, Andy Cassell and many many more. Running Time 72 mins


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