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  • Machu Picchu: Water Problems show

    Machu Picchu: Water Problems

    How did the residents of Machu Picchu get the water needed to survive in a hostile, mountainous, environment? Find out how...

    (02:59)
  • Flying High show

    Flying High

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

    (01:59)
  • 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)
  • Painting by Science show

    Painting by Science

    The aluminum body is submerged into electrostatic coat to protect against corrosion.

    (03:00)
  • Road Dip show

    Road Dip

    A cross between a carwash and a carnival ride submerges the car into a series of 7 chemical baths.

    (02:52)
  • Steel Skeleton show

    Steel Skeleton

    Every weld of every car must be perfect. The welders average six years of experience. Temperature is key.

    (02:54)
  • Science of Brewing show

    Science of Brewing

    Since 1886, scientists have cloned and used the original strand of yeast to brew Heineken beer.

    (03:08)
  • Making the Mould show

    Making the Mould

    From wooden toys in the 1940s to today’s colourful, interlocking plastic blocks, the history of Lego toys is revealed.

    (02:43)
  • Precision Paint show

    Precision Paint

    Each Mustang is painted by an elaborate system of extremely precise robots being constantly monitored by the factory.

    (01:42)
  • Petra: Water in the Desert show

    Petra: Water in the Desert

    Discover how the Nabutian builders of Petra transported water through the scorching desert using terracotta pipes, and...

    (02:59)
  • St Pauls Cathedral: Parliament show

    St Pauls Cathedral: Parliament

    Sir Christopher Wren made a colossal gamble in completing St. Paul’s Cathedral, putting in the equivalent of $6 million of...

    (03:00)
  • 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...

    (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...

    (02:59)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Finishing Touches show

    Finishing Touches

    The SV gets its finishing touches before being tested, then it’s onto the public road for a spin around the block.

    (02:57)
  • Porsche City show

    Porsche City

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

    (02:26)
  • Ferdinand Porsche show

    Ferdinand Porsche

    From the VW Beatle to Porsche's 911, discover what inspired Ferdinand Porsche and his sons.

    (02:56)