Brunel: The Man Who Built Britain

Brunel: The Man Who Built Britain


Wednesday 9pm - 10:55pm Channel 5
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Fri 2 Oct, 10pm - 12am 5SELECT


Examining the story of the Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the man who designed the world's fastest railway, longest suspension bridge and largest ship. Over 150 years on from his death, this film goes back in time to explore the extraordinary stories behind Brunel's greatest creations, including the Great Western Railway and the Clifton Suspension Bridge. The film also explores the wider story of what kind of Britain Brunel's genius was able to flourish in.

Cast & Crew

Director Toby Dallmeyer
Executive Producer George Waldrum
Producer Toby Dallmeyer
Series Producer Karen Selway