Rent How Britain Worked (2012)

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5h 5min
Rent How Britain Worked (aka Guy Martin: How Britain Worked) Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
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Synopsis:
Guy Martin, lorry mechanic and motorcycle racer, is on a mission to help restore some of Britain's greatest Industrial Revolution icons. Along with teams of enthusiastic experts, he'll bring a steam locomotive, botanical garden, fishing trawler, saw mill, seaside pier and coal mine pump back to their former glories. Guy will have to master different Victorian engineering skills for each project, learning about the ordinary men, women and children whose graft made Britain the envy of the world.
Actors:
, Charles Doble
Directors:
Producers:
James Woodroffe, Hamo Forsyth
Narrated By:
Bernard Hill
Aka:
Guy Martin: How Britain Worked
Studio:
Dazzler
Genres:
British TV, TV Documentaries
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
10/08/2015
Run Time:
305 minutes
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
Disc 1:
This disc includes the following episodes:
1. The Railways
2. Mill
3. Seaside
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following episodes:
4. Mine
5. Trawler
6. Park
- Special Features

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Reviews (1) of How Britain Worked

Absolutely Fascinating - How Britain Worked review by PN

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This was my first Guy Martin show that I'd seen, I found him incredibly enthusiastic about everything he was explaining. The series picks some industrial gems that helped forge Britain's place in the world, from the Steam Engine to Mills, Fishing Trawlers to Victorian Botanical Gardens.

Guy goes into great detail, helped with diagrams and wonderful explanations about the nitty gritty of things. He has a love for 'graft' and you learn a lot of interesting facts about the workers of the time. I recommend this highly, one of the best mechanical documentaries I've seen in a long time.

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