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ENGINEERING VIDEOS

  • Wren’s Best Building show

    Wren’s Best Building

    What was Sir Christopher Wren’s best building? Find out what building trumps St. Paul’s Cathedral as his major...

    (01:19)
  • Wren and St Paul’s Cathedral show

    Wren and St Paul’s Cathedral

    How does St. Paul’s Cathedral compare with other cathedrals around the world? Architect Alistair Lenczner from Foster &...

    (03:08)
  • Building Through History show

    Building Through History

    Discover how the pyramids, Victorian railways and Wembley stadium are all connected. Confused? Alistair Lenczner from...

    (01:19)
  • Deep Sea Thruster show

    Deep Sea Thruster

    A giant ocean rig needs a new power plant. This dangerous job needs to be done now or she’s dead in the water.

    (00:43)
  • Fantastic Voyage show

    Fantastic Voyage

    Revealing yet more marvels of modern construction, our investigative engineer Sean Riley explores the insides of a leviathan;...

    (01:52)
  • Going Nuclear show

    Going Nuclear

    A nuclear power plant needs a new turbine, and it’s a race against time. We’ve got to get the power flowing back to the grid.

    (00:44)
  • An Interview with Chris Barrie show

    An Interview with Chris Barrie

    Chris Barrie talks about his favourite machines, the hairy moments whilst filming this series and much more.

    (02:02)
  • Behind the Scenes show

    Behind the Scenes

    Go behind the scenes with Chris Barrie during the making of Britain's Greatest Machines.

    (03:29)
  • Making of Britain's Greatest Machines show

    Making of Britain's Greatest Machines

    The making of Britain's Greatest Machines with Chris Barrie.

    (02:05)
  • An interview with Hugh Whitworth show

    An interview with Hugh Whitworth

    Series Producer, Hugh Whitworth, talks about making Britain's Greatest Machines.

    (03:11)
  • All aluminium show

    All aluminium

    Lightweight yet strong. Discover how aluminium has revolutionised automotive construction.

    (03:03)
  • Liquid Power show

    Liquid Power

    Discover how this unique Hydroforming process uses a high-pressure liquid to change the shape of metal.

    (03:02)
  • Engine Pleasure show

    Engine Pleasure

    Find out why the R8 engine is guaranteed to put a smile on its owner's face.

    (03:01)
  • Particleboard show

    Particleboard

    Spruce trees harvested from local sustainable forests are smashed to wood chips to form Ikea's Particleboard.

    (03:06)
  • Prototyping show

    Prototyping

    2000 prototypes are made each year. Some products take up to two years to develop.

    (02:59)
  • Ektorp Sofa show

    Ektorp Sofa

    900 Ektorps are manufactured every day by a team of over 700 fabric specialists.

    (03:02)
  • Fireproof show

    Fireproof

    How do Ikea know their furniture is made of fire-resistant materials? They set fire to it, of course!

    (02:55)
  • Extreme show

    Extreme

    Louder, larger, and with sharper design, the Lamborghini will always be the "bad boy" of the super-sports-car.

    (00:04)
  • Custom Built show

    Custom Built

    Every car on the line is custom built to a customer's specific order. It takes 12 hours to make just one engine.

    (03:07)
  • The Paint Job show

    The Paint Job

    Unpainted body shells are sent 35 kilometres to be sanded, primed and painted. All by hand.

    (03:01)