Great British Ships

September 2019

2. The Mary Rose: Secrets From the Deep

3.0 2 x
Henry VIII's great warship went down nearly 500 years ago.

4. SS Great Britain

4.0 1 x
Rob Bell reveals the story of the SS Great Britain.

5. Cutty Sark

4.5 5 x
This clipper survived murderous crews and inspired a whiskey.

4. The Golden Hinde

4.5 0 x
Rob explores the ship of notorious pirate Sir Francis Drake.

3. HMS Belfast

4.0 1 x
The fascinating history of WW2 cruiser, HMS Belfast.
July 2019

1. HMS Victory

4.0 4 x
Victory sailed 40 years before securing its place in history.
September 2018

Season 1, Episode 2: The Mary Rose: Secrets From the Deep

4.5 38 x
Henry VIII's great warship went down nearly five centuries ago, killing more than 400 men. A host of theories have emerged to explain the disaster, including enemy fire, the ship's builders, an unruly crew, an inexperienced captain and even King Henry VIII himself.

Season 1, Episode 1: HMS Victory

4.0 54 x
HMS Victory was already 40 years old before it secured its place in history at Trafalgar. Rob Bell discovers the extraordinary feats of engineering behind its construction, and the celebrity of its famous captain, Nelson.
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