Fred Dibnah’s Victorian Heroes
The full 60 minute BBC documentary plus over 2 hours of unseen footage.
Fred Dibnah looks at the work of great engineers of the age. Fred’s heroes were the great Victorian engineers: Brunel, Robert Stephenson and Sir William Armstrong. Here he travels around the country to show us the finest surviving examples of their work and demonstrate their inventive genius.
This is the story of Robert Stephenson – the man who covered the country with railways; Isambard Kingdom Brunel – the man whose confidence, versatility, vision and restless energy captured the imagination of the Victorian public and William Armstrong – the man who abandoned law and turned his passion for science and technology into a great industrial empire.
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