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Monday 14th October at 3:00 am

Turbo

About The Show

How do stunt planes perform awesome aerobatics at supersonic speeds without crashing? And how do they use rockets to catch tumbling planes in mid-air?

Episodes

6:00 am

22 Oct

Quest

Episode 1

Episode 1

How do the islanders of the Outer Hebrides use pedal power to weave world-famous Harris tweed? And, in Iceland, how do they prepare fermented shark?

6:00 am

23 Oct

Quest

Episode 2

Episode 2

How do they make the world's most expensive and luxurious beds? And, how do they deliver supplies and equipment to the International Space Station?

6:00 am

25 Oct

Quest

Episode 3

Episode 3

How do they make the distinctive Borsalino hat worn by Indiana Jones? And, how do they make a bicycle which can fold up to a tenth the size of a...

6:00 am

28 Oct

Quest

Episode 4

Episode 4

How do they make the world's most famous electric guitar, the Fender Stratocaster? And, how do they make Swedish fermented cod roe Kalles caviar?

Coming Soon

Episode 5

Episode 5

It's been tipping over for 800 years - what's the gravity-defying magic behind Pisa's leaning tower? And, how are chocolate digestive biscuits manufactured?

Coming Soon

Episode 6

Episode 6

How did the ancient Greeks invent parchment with techniques still used today? And how do they make shuttlecocks, the fasting moving object in sport?

11:00 pm

14 Oct

Quest

Episode 7

Episode 7

How do they make some world's smoothest writing ballpoint pens that don't leak or fade? And, how do they make pizza for soldiers on the frontline?

11:30 pm

14 Oct

Quest

Episode 8

Episode 8

In Cremona, how do they make modern violins that sound as good as the legendary Stradivarius? And, how do they build houses with volcanic rock?

11:00 pm

15 Oct

Quest

Episode 9

Episode 9

How does a Dutch company make the world's fastest superyachts? And, how do they make a new space suit that weighs and costs the fifth of the previous design?

11:30 pm

15 Oct

Quest

Episode 10

Episode 10

How is Parma ham, the most famous ham in the world, made? Plus, how do they make rowing machines, and how are the iconic London Underground signs made?

11:00 pm

16 Oct

Quest

Episode 11

Episode 11

How do planes take off and land on a beach at one of the world's oldest airports? And, how do they hand-make the national dress of Bavaria, lederhosen?

11:30 pm

16 Oct

Quest

Episode 12

Episode 12

How do they catch the world's largest lobsters? How do they build the iconic chesterfield sofa? And, how do they capture the world's sharpest TV pictures?

11:00 pm

17 Oct

Quest

Episode 13

Episode 13

How do they take a car from Siberia to the Sahara without leaving Germany? Plus, how do they hand craft a baseball glove that will last a lifetime?

11:30 pm

17 Oct

Quest

Episode 14

Episode 14

How do they print over 10 million copies a day of the world's best-selling newspaper? And, how do they knit 32,000 pairs of socks a day at South Africa's biggest...

11:00 pm

18 Oct

Quest

Episode 15

Episode 15

How do they produce 99% of America's raisins in California's San Joaquin Valley? Plus, how do they make the world's oldest type of paper?

11:30 pm

18 Oct

Quest

Episode 16

Episode 16

How do they use ancient techniques and modern technology to produce thousands of tonnes of barbecue charcoal? How do they cook up Japan's soba noodles?

11:00 pm

22 Oct

Quest

Episode 17

Episode 17

How do they grow America's only freshwater pearls in Tennessee? How are the world's sharpest knives made, and how do they forge the world's sharpest knives?

11:30 pm

22 Oct

Quest

Episode 18

Episode 18

How do they turn ugly root vegetables into sweet sugar? How do they make feather dusters? And, how do they make billions of balloons to keep parties popping?

11:00 pm

25 Oct

Quest

Episode 19

Episode 19

How do they turn trees into billions of pencils? How do they make liquorice? And, how do they use traditional techniques to weave the world's most fashionable lace?

11:30 pm

25 Oct

Quest

Episode 20

Episode 20

How do they mine one of the world's most valuable metals, platinum? How do they produce manga comics? How do they turn lemons into an Italian after-dinner drinks?