Industrial Revelations

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Industrial Revelations
Starring Mark Williams
Rory McGrath
Ronald Top
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 36
Production
Running time 30 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Discovery
Original airing 2002

Industrial Revelations is a Documentary show showing the connections between related industrial advances. The show's presenter has changed several times since the first series in 2002 hosted by Mark Williams.[1]

Episode guide[edit]

Series 1 - 2002 - Industrial Revelations - Mark Williams[2]

  • 1. Boom Time: Coal, canals and steam, an explosive combination.
  • 2. Pants for All: The industrial transformation on the cotton industry.
  • 3. Clocking On
  • 4. Pennine Passage
  • 5. Working Iron
  • 6. Coining It: A look into a few of the Thousand Trades of Birmingham
  • 7. Cutting Edge: Steel and cutlery in Sheffield
  • 8. The Iron Horse
  • 9. Highland Flop
  • 10. Power Crazy

Series 2 - 2005 - More Industrial Revelations - Mark Williams[3]

  • 1. Bread and Beer
  • 2. What to Wear?
  • 3. Gas on Wheels
  • 4. Print and Paper
  • 5. Under Pressure
  • 6. Building a Revolution
  • 7. Bright Sparks
  • 8. Heavy Metal
  • 9. Cutting it fine
  • 10. Machine Tools

Series 3 - 2005 - Industrial Revelations - The European Story - Ronald Top

  • 1. Reaping the Whirlwind
  • 2. The Canal King
  • 3. Hot Metal
  • 4. The Impossible Railway
  • 5. Big Bang
  • 6. Generation Electric
  • 7. Industrial Espionage
  • 8. Steam on the Water
  • 9. Iron Men of Sweden
  • 10. King Silk

Series 4 - 2006 - More Industrial Revelations Europe - Ronald Top[4]

  • 1. Bread, Beer and Salt
  • 2. Building Europe
  • 3. The City
  • 4. Cotton, Linen and Rope
  • 5. Eiffel's Tower
  • 6. Exploding Engines
  • 7. High Fliers
  • 8. Perfect Porcelain
  • 9. Steaming up the Alps
  • 10. Swedish Waterways

Series 5 - 2008 - Rory McGrath[5]

  • 1. Buildings
  • 2. Planes
  • 3. Bridges
  • 4. Vehicles
  • 5. Ships
  • 6. Transport Networks

References[edit]

  1. ^ IMDB Page. (Not uptodate at time of edit)
  2. ^ Industrial Revelations Unofficial Site
  3. ^ Production company's website
  4. ^ Locate TV Episode guide
  5. ^ Discovery Channel Website