Beat The Ancestors

October 2013

Series 1, Episode 5: Churchills Rocket Parachute

3.0 19 x
During WWII, Winston Churchill asked scientists to improve the accuracy of supply drops, which the team must also try to do.

Series 1, Episode 4: Gothic Mega Crane

3.0 20 x
The team work on the the Gothic Mega Crane.

Series 1, Episode 3: Byzantine Flame-throwing Boat

3.0 12 x
Dick Strawbridge sets the team to work on a Byzantine flame-throwing boat.
March 2013

Series 1, Episode 2: Roman War Machine

3.0 17 x
Dick challenges the team to build a Roman catapulta.
February 2013

Series 1, Episode 1: Medieval Machine Gun

3.0 34 x
The team attempts to build a medieval machine gun known as a Ribauldequin.