The Petrol Age

Series 1 - Episode 2

The Petrol Age

About this programme

2/4. Paul McGann explores how British luxury car manufacturers became internationally renowned as leaders in their field. He profiles engineers and designers including Charles Rolls and Henry Royce, discovers why 1950s socialite Lady Docker developed a fascination with Daimlers, and drives a selection of the models that helped establish Bentley as one of the world's most sought-after marques.

Cast and crew


Paul McGann