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4 September 2003 (UK) See more »
Drama-documentary series which describes some of the key technological achievements of the industrial age.
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 (Series Cast [1])

Robert Lindsay ... Narrator (7 episodes, 2003)

Series Directed by
Christopher Spencer (2 episodes, 2003)
Series Writing credits
Paul Bryers (1 episode, 2003)
Gregory Evans (1 episode, 2003)
Mark Everest (1 episode, 2003)
Tony Mulholland (1 episode, 2003)
Christopher Spencer (1 episode, 2003)
Paul Wilmshurst (1 episode, 2003)
Rachel Wright (1 episode, 2003)

Series Produced by
Jules Hussey .... line producer (3 episodes, 2003)

Abi Bach .... line producer (unknown episodes)
Lucy Bowden .... assistant producer (unknown episodes)
Deborah Cadbury .... series producer (unknown episodes)
Jill Fullerton-Smith .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Sara Kenney .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Steve Jablonsky (7 episodes, 2003)
Richard Heacock (2 episodes, 2003)

The Fratelli Brothers (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
John Christie (1 episode, 2003)
Chris Hartley (1 episode, 2003)
Christopher Titus King (1 episode, 2003)
Malcolm J. McLean (1 episode, 2003)
Jeremy Pollard (1 episode, 2003)
Mike Spragg (1 episode, 2003)
Katie Swain (1 episode, 2003)
Series Film Editing by
Elliot McCaffrey (2 episodes, 2003)
Series Casting by
Jennifer Duffy (unknown episodes)
Carl Proctor (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
Philip Barber (1 episode, 2003)
Alan Spalding (1 episode, 2003)

Patrick Bill (unknown episodes)
Series Art Direction by
Sarah Jane Barnes (1 episode, 2003)
Gerard Bryan (1 episode, 2003)
Elizabeth Loach (1 episode, 2003)

Hannah Spice (unknown episodes)
Series Costume Design by
Emma Fryer (1 episode, 2003)

Katherine Burchill (unknown episodes)
Katy McPhee (unknown episodes)
Series Makeup Department
Caitlin Tanner .... makeup artist (5 episodes, 2003)
Jo Grover .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 2003)

Laura Schalker .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Barbara Taylor .... makeup designer (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Kevin O'Neill .... unit manager (1 episode, 2003)

Paul Ralph .... series production manager (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nick Justin .... first assistant director (1 episode, 2003)
Kevin O'Neill .... third assistant director (1 episode, 2003)
Andrea Slater .... second assistant director (1 episode, 2003)
DJ Stefanich .... first assistant director (1 episode, 2003)
Adriana Vior .... first assistant director (1 episode, 2003)
Series Art Department
Sarah Jane Barnes .... assistant art director (1 episode, 2003)
Toby Riches .... assistant art director (1 episode, 2003)

Peter Cooper .... stand-by props (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Allan Brereton .... sound recordist (1 episode, 2003)
Freddie Claire .... sound recordist (1 episode, 2003)
Simon Tomlinson .... sound maintenance (1 episode, 2003)

Phil Reed .... dubbing mixer (unknown episodes)
Series Special Effects by
Perry Costello .... special effects supervisor (1 episode, 2003)
Series Visual Effects by
Gareth Edwards .... visual effects (7 episodes, 2003)
Julian Parry .... visual effects consultant (7 episodes, 2003)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Stuart Anderson .... a-camera assistant (1 episode, 2003)
Jorge Luengas .... camera operator (1 episode, 2003)
John Slater .... electrician (1 episode, 2003)
Julian White .... gaffer (1 episode, 2003)

Audrey Aquilina .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Tom Legge .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Amber Beard .... wardrobe assistant (1 episode, 2003)
Heidi Miller .... costume assistant (1 episode, 2003)
Series Editorial Department
Chris Reynolds .... on-line editor (1 episode, 2003)

Nick Adams .... colorist (unknown episodes)
Alan Jones .... on-line editor (unknown episodes)
Series Music Department
Al Lethbridge .... composer: production music (7 episodes, 2003)
Series Other crew
Jenny Brown .... production team (unknown episodes)
Charlie Holliday .... acting coach (unknown episodes)
Hannah Riesner .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Excellent series, 9 October 2007
Author: johnmcc150 from United Kingdom

This is an inspired series. Each episode has a great story to tell about the human and technical problems in realising some of the world's most monumental structures. It should inspire a new generation of civil engineers, though I suppose most big projects these days are less arduous for the participants, because of better technology and better working practices.

The depiction of the projects by reconstruction and by special effects was awesome. Gone are the days when you could see that you were looking at a model; you really could believe that they built another one of each just so they could film it properly this time. Mention should also be made of the part that the music played in stirring the emotions of grandeur and achievement. Another excellent demonstration of why the BBC charges us Brits to own a television. It's worth every penny.

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