How Britain Worked

2015
46:32

Episode 6

3.0 62 x
Birmingham Botanical Gardens may seem an unlikely place to explore the wonders of the Industrial Revolution, but behind its fragrant borders Guy Martin finds a hidden world of Victorian engineering
46:32

Episode 5

3.0 28 x
Guy helps restore the oldest surviving Brixham sailing trawler, the boat that launched the modern fishing industry and transformed the way a nation ate
46:32

Episode 4

3.0 26 x
In this edition Guy's project is the first piston engine ever built. The Newcomen Beam Engine was the first practical device to harness the power of steam and kick-started the Industrial Revolution.
Episodes 2014
46:33

Series 1 Episode 3

3.0 49 x
Guy visits Llandudno to help get this Queen of Victorian resorts up to scratch in time for the summer season.
47:11

Series 1 Episode 2

3.0 35 x
Guy works to get a Yorkshire saw mill up and running again, and then use it to make a replica of one of the less-celebrated…
48:10

Series 1 Episode 1

3.0 65 x
Guy helps to overhaul a steam locomotive used on the popular Severn Valley Railway, a 16-mile stretch of track in Shropshire…

Series 1 Episode 4

3.0 28 x
In this edition Guy's project is the first piston engine ever built.

Series 1 Episode 3

3.0 43 x
Guy visits Llandudno to help get this Queen of Victorian resorts up to scratch in time for the summer season.

Series 1 Episode 2

4.0 57 x
Guy works to get a Yorkshire saw mill up and running again, and then use it to make a replica of one of the less-celebrated…

Series 1 Episode 1

4.0 81 x
Guy helps to overhaul a steam locomotive used on the popular Severn Valley Railway, a 16-mile stretch of track in Shropshire…
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