Series 1 - 3. Metalworks! - The Blacksmith's Tale

About this programme

3/3. An exploration of how blacksmiths throughout history combined creativity and engineering to make items that served society's needs and changed how the world looked. The programme examines both artistic and mass-produced pieces, and considers the work of designers and smiths including Robert Adam, Jean Tijou, George Gilbert Scott, Robert Bakewell and John Tresilian. Last in the series.

Cast and crew


Kath Pick
Executive Producer
Franny Moyle