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Episode 1


Comedy actor Chris Barrie explores the development of massive digger engines, including one that weighs more than a thousand double-decker buses.

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Episode 3


Comedy actor Chris Barrie explores the evolution of rocket power, from the fireworks of the ancient Chinese to the monsters of the 'Space Race'.

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Episode 5


Chris Barrie tells the story of the development of passenger aircraft from WWI bombers through to modern jumbos with their massive jet engines.

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Episode 6


Chris Barrie explores the evolution of the monster steam engines developed during the 1880s to pump an essential clean water supply to the public.

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Episode 7


Chris Barrie explores the development of marine engines, from the first crude steamships to the huge diesel engines found on modern container ships.

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Episode 8


Comedy actor Chris Barrie explores the development of truck engines, including the Caterpillar 789, which has a massive capacity of 177 tonnes.

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Episode 9


Chris Barrie explores the rise and fall of airships from the first hot air balloons to the massive, ill-fated transatlantic passenger liners.