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Dan Snow looks at how, from their beginnings as track-ways for coal carts in the early 18th century, railways developed into the pivotal technology for modern Britain. Show more

James May: The Reassembler

Series 1

Episode 1: Lawnmower

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

James tries to put a 1959 Suffolk Colt petrol lawnmower, which helped make mowing accessible to the masses by producing a smaller and affordable machine, back together. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James May
Writer:
James May
Executive Producer:
Will Daws
Executive Producer:
Stuart Cabb
Series Producer:
Dan Lewis
Director:
Dan Lewis
Production Company:
Plum Pictures Ltd

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Michael Scott discovers that from the start, drama was about more than entertainment - it was a reaction to real events and it was deeply connected to Athenian democracy. Show more

Treasures of the Indus

Episode 2: The Other Side of the Taj Mahal

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Sona Datta looks at the Mughals, who created the most dazzling empire India has ever seen, from the Taj Mahal to intricate miniatures of court life. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sona Datta
Series Producer:
Hugh Thomson
Director:
Hugh Thomson
Executive Producer:
Harry Bell
Participant:
Giles Tillotson
Participant:
Nitin Bhayanan
Participant:
William Dalrymple
Participant:
Ahmed Rashid

Dan Snow looks at how, from their beginnings as track-ways for coal carts in the early 18th century, railways developed into the pivotal technology for modern Britain. Show more

James May: The Reassembler

Series 1

Episode 1: Lawnmower

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

James tries to put a 1959 Suffolk Colt petrol lawnmower, which helped make mowing accessible to the masses by producing a smaller and affordable machine, back together. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
James May
Writer:
James May
Executive Producer:
Will Daws
Executive Producer:
Stuart Cabb
Series Producer:
Dan Lewis
Director:
Dan Lewis
Production Company:
Plum Pictures Ltd

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