Britain's Greatest Bridges

July 2020
55:00

Tower Bridge

3.0 3 x
Documentary series. Engineer Rob Bell uncovers the extraordinary story of Tower Bridge, revealing how it was funded, how its design was revolutionary and how it is lucky to still be standing.
June 2020
1:00:00

The Britannia Bridge

3.0 6 x
Documentary series. In May 1970, four boys set light to Robert Stephenson's famous Britannia Bridge across the Menai Strait, destroying one of the most important advances in structural engineering of the last 200 years. Rob Bell tells the story of its design and construction - and why it caused of one of the most bitter di...
1:00:00

The Clifton Suspension Bridge

3.0 2 x
Documentary series. Rob Bell tells the story behind the design and construction of Brunel's famous bridge over the picturesque Avon gorge at Bristol - and discovers that some people question whether the great man's 'Darling' was entirely the product of his own inspiration.
1:00:00

Tower Bridge

3.0 4 x
Documentary series. Engineer Rob Bell uncovers the extraordinary story of Tower Bridge, revealing how it was funded, how its design was revolutionary and how it is lucky to still be standing.
55:00

The Forth Rail Bridge

3.0 2 x
Documentary series. Engineer Rob Bell sets out on a journey to discover how six of Britain's most iconic bridges were designed, and reveals the sweat, sacrifice and scandals that went into their construction. The last of the truly great Victorian Engineering triumphs, the Forth Rail Bridge has grown to symbolise Scotland a...
April 2020

6. The Humber Bridge

3.0 26 x
Rob Bell tells the story of the Humber Bridge.
March 2020

5. The Tyne Bridge

4.0 29 x
Documentary series. Rob Bell explores the story of the Tyne Bridge, its role in keeping skills alive during the 1920s recession,

2. Tower Bridge

4.0 14 x
Rob Bell uncovers the extraordinary story of Tower Bridge.
February 2020

4. The Britannia Bridge

4.0 6 x
Rob Bell recounts the story of the Britannia Bridge.

3. The Clifton Suspension Bridge

4.0 36 x
The story of Brunel's famous bridge over the Avon gorge.
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