Rivers with Griff Rhys Jones

The Lea

Series 1 - Episode 4 The Lea



The actor explores the relationship between cities and rivers when he travels to London, examining how the River Lea has played a vital role in its history, and discovering the balance between waste leaving a town and the water coming in. Griff also meets the community in Essex that grows Sicilian cucumbers, sails a gunpowder boat and trains with a team of veteran rowers.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Griff Rhys Jones
Director Suzanne Phillips
Executive Producer Simon Mansfield
Executive Producer Clare Paterson
Executive Producer Ludo Graham
Producer Suzanne Phillips
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