Industrial Revelations Complete Series One
2 DVD, PAL 4:3, Region 2, Run Time: 3 Hour 54 Mins
...With Mark Williams - from The Fast Show..
The Fast Show comedian, Mark Williams, indulges his secret passion for the engineering of the industrial revolution as he presents Industrial Revelations - a fascinating, 10 part documentary series examining how inventive advances in engineering and technology during this period changed Britain forever.
Mark travels across the country to discover the technology at the heart of the industrial revolution in the 18th and 19th Centuries, bringing his own unique wit and style to the series as he dons his overalls to fire-up 200 year old, huge steam engines, pilot early canal boats, descend into ancient mines and operate early industrial machinery.
Along the way he visits Bridgwater's Worsley Mine - the birthplace of Britain's canal system, Arkwright's Cotton Mills, the Leeds-Liverpool canal, the Menai Straits Bridge and Ironbridge, the steel yards of Sheffield and the dockyards of Scotland as well as revealing the development of the first steam locomotive, Birmingham's industrial heritage and the achievements of Josiah Wedgwood in the pottery business.
All ten episodes from the highly acclaimed First Series are included here on this special 2-disc DVD.
- Exempt From Certification