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  • St Pauls Cathedral: Religious Conflict show

    St Pauls Cathedral: Religious Conflict

    It was 9 years after the Great Fire of London before work on St Paul’s Cathedral began. But in an age of intense religious di...

    (02:59)
  • 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 architectura...

    (01:19)
  • Particleboard show

    Particleboard

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

    (03:06)
  • Porsche City show

    Porsche City

    Look inside the factory that builds about 40 Porsche Boxters and 110 Porsche 911s, each day.

    (02:26)
  • 117 stations show

    117 stations

    At station 18, the assembly areas' only robot installs the windshield and works entirely in the dark.

    (02:56)
  • Ready to Rock'n'Roll? show

    Ready to Rock'n'Roll?

    From assembly station 1 to 117, just what goes into ensuring the iconic Porsche is ready to roll?

    (02:47)
  • Luxury show

    Luxury

    Current owners BMW have revived the “Double R” motorcar brand with a transfusion of high technology.

    (03:00)
  • Final Touches show

    Final Touches

    Rows of decorating machines paint details on millions of tiny pieces. The paint is non-toxic, but is it kid-saliva proof?

    (02:47)
  • Inside the Car show

    Inside the Car

    Watch as the structure of this super car is put together.

    (03:07)
  • Left Wing show

    Left Wing

    In Italy engineers use a unique process to add strength to the air frame.

    (02:57)
  • Lining Up show

    Lining Up

    A 3-D laser determines if the parts of the aircraft are perfectly aligned.

    (02:44)
  • Final Tests show

    Final Tests

    All aircrafts are tested for vulnerability to electromagnetism.

    (02:55)
  • Battle to Build show

    Battle to Build

    It takes thousands of parts and is assembled across four countries.

    (01:04)
  • Motion Capture show

    Motion Capture

    Footballers wear motion sensors to capture precise movements in a studio.

    (02:51)
  • Bye Bye Bessie show

    Bye Bye Bessie

    Nurse shark "Bessie" is moving to her new habitat and her caregiver has trouble saying goodbye.

    (02:59)
  • Machu Picchu: Mountain Building show

    Machu Picchu: Mountain Building

    Machu Picchu is a spectacular sight, but its location meant considerable hardship for builders. Heavy rainfall and earthquake t...

    (02:59)
  • Angkor Wat: Magic Stone show

    Angkor Wat: Magic Stone

    Laterite, a ‘magic stone,’ was massively important in the construction of Angkor Wat, plus, we uncover the difficulties eng...

    (03:00)
  • Flying High show

    Flying High

    Our very own investigative engineering expert Sean Riley literally scrambles his brain in an air-pressure experiment that expos...

    (01:59)
  • Behind the Scenes show

    Behind the Scenes

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

    (03:29)
  • Liquid Power show

    Liquid Power

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

    (03:02)