Brunel's Last Launch: A Time Team Special

Brunel's Last Launch: A Time Team Special

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Summary

Archaeologists scour the banks of the Thames to examine the site of the disastrous launching of Isambard Kingdom Brunel's SS Great Eastern in 1858. Tony Robinson joins them as the team inspects the slipways to ascertain the reason for the disaster and how it affected shipbuilding in London.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Tony Robinson
Director Nick Gillam-Smith
Executive Producer Philip Clarke
Producer Nick Gillam-Smith
Series Editor Jobim Sampson
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