How The Victorians Built Britain

In less than a century, the Victorians totally transformed the face of Britain. They built iconic buildings, constructed amazing transport networks and invented cutting edge technology.

How The Victorians Built Britain

In this exciting new series, we travel the length and breadth of Britain to find out how the Victorians built Britain. We uncover the incredible and surprising stories behind iconic landmarks; discover the hidden heroes behind the epic constructions; and find out how the incredible advances made by the Victorians, forged the way we live life today.

Michael Buerk visits vast dams, clambers into sewers, and delves deep under the floorboards of Victorian homes to bring the period to life – proving how they really did build the Britain we live in today.

The series airs from Saturday 1st September 2018 at 9pm on Channel 5.

Production Detail

Broadcaster: Channel 5

Year: 2018

Duration: 4 x 60