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!
Big Bigger Biggest: Metro (London Underground Revealed)
What leaps in technology enabled the British to build the Western world’s longest metro system?
Big Bigger Biggest: Train (World's Fastest Train)
Revealing the technological leaps forward that have enabled the fastest train in the world – France’s TGV – to be developed.
Big Bigger Biggest: Prison (World's Toughest Prisons)
The technological leaps forward that have enabled North Branch Correctional Institution in Maryland, USA, to become one of the most secure prisons in the world.
Big Bigger Biggest: Icebreakers (Giants Of The Ocean)
Revealing the technological leaps forward that have enabled the Arctic’s biggest icebreaking ship – the oil tanker Timofey Guzhenko – to be developed.
Big Bigger Biggest: Tower (Tallest Towers)
Discover the leaps in technology that enabled Chinese engineers to build the world’s tallest tower, the Canton Tower in the city of Guangzhou.
Big Bigger Biggest: Canal (Panama Canal)
This film reveals the leaps in technology that enabled the biggest canal in the America’s to be constructed – the Panama Canal.