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Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

A Lifetime's Achievement (Part 2)

Duration: 29 minutes

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

Fred Dibnah completes his monumental journey around Britain on his traction engine as he makes one final trip down to London to collect his MBE. Show more

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Episode 8: Pattern Making

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary series. Fred Dibnah searches Britain for technology from a bygone age. He visits David Ragsdale, a skilled pattern maker who owns six steam engines. Show more

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Episode 9: Engines at Work

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Fred Dibnah travels Britain in a traction engine in search of engineering skills from a bygone age. Fred visits a pumping station with a triple expansion engine. Show more

Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone

Episode 1: The Industrial Landscape

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Fred Dibnah looks at industrialisation in Britain. He revisits sites including Queen Street Mill, the Long Shop Museum and the Black Country Living Museum. Show more

Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone

Episode 2: Backstreet Mechanic

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Fred Dibnah looks at industrialisation in Britain. Dibnah's garden was perhaps the finest working steam-powered engineering workshop in the country. Show more

Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone

Episode 3: The Machines That Changed the World

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Fred Dibnah traces the development of industrialisation in Britain. Fred's passion for the machines of the past helped raise public awareness. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Fred Dibnah traces the development of industrialisation in Britain. Here, we see Fred's interest in the work of the great engineers of the Victorian age. Show more

Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone

Episode 5: The Victorian Gentleman

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Fred Dibnah celebrates the Victorian age, looking at the engineering, architectural and decorative skills of the day. Show more

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Celebrating Dibnah's contribution to our appreciation of Britain's architectural, industrial and engineering heritage. This edition looks at steam-powered engines. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Celebrating Dibnah's contribution to our appreciation of Britain's industrial heritage. A look at his fascination with the skills of road and rail engineers. Show more

Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone

Episode 10: Great British Builders

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One SouthLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Fred served his apprenticeship as a joiner, and showed a great appreciation for the skills of the men who built Britain's castles, palaces and country houses. Show more

Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone

Episode 6: Preserving Our Past

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Exploring the life of Fred Dibnah. Fred was often associated with demolition, but his real passion was the preservation and restoration of Britain's past. Show more

Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone

Episode 8: Riches beneath the Earth

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Celebrating Dibnah's contribution to our appreciation of Britain's architectural, industrial and engineering heritage. This edition looks at mining. Show more

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Episode 10: Chains and Copper

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Fred Dibnah travels Britain in a traction engine in search of engineering skills from a bygone age. Fred watches the skills of an authentic chain maker. Show more

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Episode 1: The Passion of a Lifetime

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

The late Fred Dibnah searches for technology from a bygone age. In this first episode, he demolishes his last ever chimney at a textile mill near Oldham. Show more

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Episode 2: Collecting the Coal

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Documentary series. Fred visits an open cast mine near Wigan to get coal to power his engine, then goes to Astley Green Mining Museum in Lancashire. Show more

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Episode 3: The Source of Iron

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Fred reaches Cumbria where iron ore was once mined on a large scale, and enjoys the Lake District on a friend's steam boat. It's then on to the Florence Mine. Show more

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Fred and his steersman Alf travel up to Scotland, where they marvel at the ingenuity of the Falkirk Wheel and visit one of the region's few surviving iron works. Show more

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Episode 5: Water and Boilers

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four

Fred Dibnah searches Britain for technology from a bygone age, visiting Ryhope pumping station in Sunderland and the Israel Newton boiler works in Bradford. Show more

Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Episode 6: The Road to Steel City

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Fred Dibnah travels Britain in a traction engine in search of engineering skills and technology from a bygone age. He visits a forge in Sheffield. Show more