Big Bigger Biggest

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How did Bridges evolve from tiny bamboo walkways spanning streams to super long suspension bridges connecting islands?

How did Buildings surge in stature from ground hogging town houses to cloud busting skyscrapers?

In a landmark, CGI-driven series, Big, Bigger, Biggest reveals the inventions that enabled structures to go super-size.

Each hour-long film unpicks the engineering evolution of a different iconic structure. Each film opens showcasing the largest example of its kind and poses the question, ‘how did it grow so big?’

Rolling back the clock and winding down the scale, we reveal the seven inventions that allowed these structures to gradually grow supersize…and the historic buildings they first appeared in.

50% of each film is CGI-animation. Superstructures grow, evolve, bend, twist, move and collapse to reveal their secret workings…and the story of how they evolved in size and scale.



Big Bigger Biggest - Series 1 Rolling back the clock and winding down the scale, each film reveals the inventions that allowed structures to grow supersize.

Big Bigger Biggest - Series 2 Rolling back the clock and winding down the scale, each film reveals the inventions that allowed structures to grow supersize.

Big Bigger Biggest - Series 3 Big, Bigger, Biggest is back - and it's bigger than ever. 6 episodes revealing the key inventions that allowed structures to evolve from simple and small into complex and BIG. Each episode opens showcasing the largest example of its kind and asks the question, ‘how did it grow so big?’ Then a whirlwind tour of CGI, demonstrations and actuality delivers the answer. Superstructures grow, evolve, bend, twist, move and collapse to reveal their secret workings - buckle up and prepare to be amazed!