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Seven Wonders of the Industrial World


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New series Drama-documentary series, focusing on some of the key technological achievements of the industrial age. The Great Ship. Isambard Kingdom Brunei's seemingly doomed attempt to build the world's largest ship is narrated by Robert Lindsay. Isambard Kingdom Brunei Ron Cook
Written and directed by Christopher Spencer
Series producer Deborah Cadbury (S) (W) BBC EDUCATION: for information on special events, and to claim a free poster, phone [number removed] (calls are charged at the national rate) History in the making: page 26


Unknown: Robert Lindsay.
Directed By: Christopher Spencer
Producer: Deborah Cadbury
John Scott Russell: Michael Carter
Mary Brunei: Anna Farnworth
Jacomb: Jo Stone-Fewings
Ned Hepworth: Shaun Prendergast
William Hope: Michael Attwell
John Donovan: John Bennett
Captain Harrison: Fred Pearson
Jack Donovan: Jonathan Salter
Director: Alexander Delamere
Minister: Andrew Bannerman

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Seven Wonders of the Industrial World

BBC Two England, 4 September 2003 21.00

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