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About The Show

At sea, it’s working boats that pack a punch, combining power, speed and technology. Chris Barrie checks out the best, including a remote control mine disposal vehicle.

Episodes

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Episode 1

Cranes

Chris Barrie charts the rise of the crane from early devices to the largest, most powerful and most versatile. Then he tries some out for himself.

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Episode 2

Helicopters

Exploring the technology, history and know how behind helicopters, Chris Barrie takes on the challenge of learning to hover a helicopter.

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Episode 3

Cargo Planes

Chris Barrie gets up-close-and-personal with the massive aircraft that have helped move outsize cargo across the globe.

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Episode 4

Farm Machines

Chris Barrie explores the technology, history and know how behind the massive farm machines that plough, sow and harvest to feed the world.

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Episode 5

Amphibians

Comedy actor Chris Barrie explores the technology, history and know how behind various Amphibians, including the Duck, Hovercraft and M3.

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Episode 6

Electric Trains

Chris looks at early electric trains and then leaps into the future aboard Germany's ICE train. It's hi-tech, hi-speed travel clocking in at a speed of 330 kmh.

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Episode 7

Tanks

Tanks are tactical masterpieces, combining armour with firepower and mobility. Chris Barrie explores the development of the meanest machine and sees it in action.

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Episode 8

Boats

At sea, it's working boats that pack a punch, combining power, speed and technology. Chris Barrie checks out the best, including a remote control mine disposal vehicle.

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Episode 9

Bombers

Chris takes a flight in one of the world's first purpose-built bombers and demonstrates how the bouncing bomb worked, recreating a dam busting run.

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Episode 10

Submarines

Chris Barrie plunges into the underworld of submarines. Initially designed as simple, stealthy warships, they soon became integral to defending the nation's seas.