Britain's Greatest Machines with Chris Barrie

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Britain's Greatest Machines with Chris Barrie
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'Britain's Greatest Machines with Chris Barrie' title card
Genre Documentary
Directed by Tom Gorham and Jeremy Cadle
Presented by Chris Barrie
Narrated by Chris Barrie
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) British English
No. of seasons Two
No. of episodes Four (List of episodes)
Producer(s) Nina Carbone, Alex Sutherland & Hugh Whitworth
Location(s) Great Britain
Camera setup Steve Lidgerwood et al.
Running time 47 minutes
Distributor National Geographic Channel
Original airing 4 June 2009
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About Britain's Greatest Machines with Chris Barrie Show

Britain's Greatest Machines with Chris Barrie is a documentary television series from National Geographic Channel. It is showing the technological progress of the 19th and 20th centuries from a British point of view. Chris Barrie is the host and is testing various means of transportation.


1. 1910s: Triumph and Tragedy

2. 1920s: The Engine-Roaring Twenties

3. 1930s: The Road to War

4. 1940s: War - Mother of Invention

5. 1950s: A New World Order

6. 1960s: Revolution by Design

7. 1980s: The Future Has Landed

8. Trains: The Steam Pioneers