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Metalworks!

Episode 1: The Golden Age of Silver

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Dan Cruickshank visits Britain's finest country houses, museums and factories as he uncovers the 18th- and 19th-century fascination with silver. Show more

Metalworks!

Episode 3: The Blacksmith's Tale

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

A look at how blacksmiths created items that both served and embellished society, from the earliest hinges to baroque gates and mass-produced street furniture. Show more

Metalworks!

Episode 2: The Knight's Tale

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Celebrating the age of armour, Tobias Capwell tells how Henry VIII fused German technology with Renaissance artistry to become the image of the perfect knight. Show more