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The Lost Submarine of WWI: A Time Team Special

The Lost Submarine of WWI: A Time Team Special

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Summary

Tony Robinson teams up with historian Innes McCartney to uncover the experimental origins of Britain's Submarine Service, through a series of wreck dives, underwater blast tests and hands-on demonstrations. The programme reveals how new information is helping to map the successes and failures of submarine pioneers and, with the help of Phil Harding, Tony discovers how these early machines were turned from death traps into weapons that played a vital role in the First World War.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Tony Robinson
Contributor Innes McCartney
Contributor Phil Harding
Director Jobim Sampson
Executive Producer Philip Clarke
Producer Jobim Sampson
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