The Petrol Age

Series 1 - Episode 4

The Petrol Age

About this programme

4/4. Paul McGann explores British motoring innovations, including how spare parts from the Second World War were used to create pioneering off-road vehicle the Land Rover. He also learns about the life of Dorothy Levitt, who invented the rear-view mirror and wrote a handbook for female drivers, and tells the story of early endurance race the Thousand Mile Trial.

Cast and crew


Paul McGann