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Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections

Series 3

Episode 1: Burj Al Arab

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Richard Hammond looks at how Dubai's sail-shaped hotel Burj Al Arab was built, including creating sea defences and coping with steel expansion due to extreme heat. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Hammond
Presenter:
Richard Hammond
Camera Assistant:
Gail Jenkinson
Camera Assistant:
Simon de Glanville
Sound Recordist:
Grant Covacic
Sound Recordist:
Grant Covacic
Sound Recordist:
David Thirion
Director of photography:
Pete Allibone
Director of photography:
Damian Eggs
Director of photography:
Paul Williams
Producer:
Jake Cardew
Director:
Jake Cardew
Executive Producer:
Tom Brisley
Executive Producer:
Tom Brisley
Executive Producer:
Cassian Harrison
Executive Producer:
Cassian Harrison
Executive Producer:
Carol Sennett
Series Editor:
Nick Metcalfe

Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections

Series 3

Episode 2: Formula 1

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Richard Hammond reveals the surprising engineering connections behind the Formula 1 car, including a revolutionary 19th-century cannon and ancient sailing boats. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Hammond
Presenter:
Richard Hammond
Camera Assistant:
Gail Jenkinson
Sound Recordist:
Grant Covacic
Sound Recordist:
Grant Covacic
Sound Recordist:
Kenny Ralston
Director of photography:
Pete Allibone
Director of photography:
Damian Eggs
Director of photography:
Paul Williams
Producer:
Jake Cardew
Director:
Jake Cardew
Executive Producer:
Tom Brisley
Executive Producer:
Tom Brisley
Executive Producer:
Cassian Harrison
Executive Producer:
Cassian Harrison
Executive Producer:
Carol Sennett
Series Editor:
Nick Metcalfe

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 11 months

Sewing Bee kicks off with 12 sewers creating a capsule wardrobe. They begin with a mini skirt, then make a going-out top from lockdown loungewear and finish with a fitted wrap dress. Show more

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 11 months

The sewers make a pair of high-top trainers for Sports Week. They also create daywear from old netball kits, and they fit a sports jacket inspired by their sporting hero. Show more

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 11 months

Scraps are put to use in Reduce, Reuse, Recycle week to create quilted patchwork jackets. Old coats are given a new lease of life, and second-hand duvets become maxi dresses. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 11 months

Music Week brings a pattern for a parka once loved by the Mods, old denim gets the country music treatment, and David Bowie inspires the sewers for their Made to Measure outfits. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 11 months

The sewers follow the pattern for a toddler's sailor suit, make fancy dress Halloween outfits and create out-of-school garments from old school uniforms. Show more

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 11 months

A lace bra and knicker set tests the sewers before they turn thermals into daywear. They must then fit a pair of luxury pyjamas to their male models Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 11 months

The quarter-finalists go back to the 1930s to make women’s sailor trousers. They also turn men’s shirts into 1930s blouses and fit glamorous bias-cut evening gowns. Show more

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 11 months

For a place in the final, the sewers follow the pattern for a kimono-inspired dress, mend old denim using Japanese techniques and create an outfit using folding and pleating. Show more

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 11 months

It's Party Week, and the finalists must make an iconic stretchy dress, use their old scraps to make an outfit and fit red-carpet-worthy jumpsuits before one is crowned the series winner. Show more

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 11 months

It’s summer week, and the sewers make light and airy outfits, including a summer dress, a creation from old hammocks and a two-piece trouser co-ord for a man or a woman. Show more