Britain's Greatest Machines With Chris Barrie

TV icon and vintage machine enthusiast, Chris Barrie, serves up a big dose of nostalgia in this exclusive new series celebrating British design. From the Spitfire to the Mini Cooper, Chris salutes over fifty years of world-beating British know how, revealing how these mechanical icons helped shape Britain and changed peoples’ lives in the process. Focusing on four decades - the 1930s, 1950s, 1960s and 1980s – Chris takes a trip down memory lane and familiarises himself with everything from the world’s fastest steam locomotive and the iconic Routemaster bus, to the ever-popular Mini Cooper and the unlikely icons of the Ford Transit Van and the Sinclair C5.

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  • TheTVDB.com Series ID 97821
  • Status Ended
  • First Aired 2009-06-04
  • Network National Geographic (US)
  • Runtime 45
  • Genres Documentary
  • Airs 9:00 PM on Thursday
  • Rating TV-G
  • IMDB tt1458506
  • Schedules Direct
  • TV.com
  • Last Updated By cadevries
  • Last Updated 06/03/2018 9:51am

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