Big Bigger Biggest - Series 3

Episode 1
Episode 2
Episode 3
Episode 4
Episode 5
Episode 6
Big Bigger Biggest: Tower (Tallest Towers)

Rising 610 metres tall, the Canton Tower is the tallest television tower in the world. It’s required great leaps in technology to be built. In this film we explore the key historic towers that made these engineering breakthroughs. Using stunning CGI animation, we reveal the incredible stories behind the Washington Monument, the Eiffel Tower, Canada’s CN Tower and the record-breaking Canton Tower, and the innovations that have enabled towers to grow in size. Four ingenious leaps forward that enabled towers to evolve …from BIG to BIGGER into the world’s BIGGEST."



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.

Credits
Series Producer
Producer/Director
Executive Producer
Editor
Associate Producer
Researcher
Demonstrations Director
Line Producer
Production Co-Ordinator
for Channel 5