Chris Barrie (Red Dwarf) seeks out great British machines that have changed people's lives and help shaped Britain as we know it today, including:
1910's Triumph and Tragedy Chris pays tribute to the Vlckers Vimy, a war plane that achieved one of the greatest landmarks in aviation history, flying non-stop across the Atlantic.
1920's The Engine Roaring Twenties Chris takes to the air in a De Havilland Moth, which helped pioneer the commercial air routes we still use today.
1930's The Road to War Chris drives an A4 Cresley, the world's fastest steam locomotive and takes a flight in a Dragon Rapide, one of the first airliners.
1940s War: The Mother of Invention Chris fights fires in the Blitz with the vehicles of the Auxiliary Fire Service and commands High Speed Launch 102.
1950's A New World Order Chris takes a Routemaster bus down to his local skidpan and fires up a Vulcan bomber.
1960's Revolution by Design Chris relives the Monte Carlo rally at the wheel of a Mini Cooper and explores the Nile by hovercraft.
1980's The Future Has Landed Chris takes a ride in a "Back to the Future" DeLorean DMC and revisits the battles of the Falkland* War.
Trains: The Steam Pioneers Chris takes a spin onboard Trevithick's London Steam Carriage, the world's first steam powered road bus and climbs on the footplate of some of the earliest and most important locomotives ever built.