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I Never Knew That About Britain

  • Episode: 

    8 of 8

  • Transmission: 

    Mon 21 Apr 2014
  • Time: 

    8.00pm - 8.30pm
  • Week: 

    Week 17 2014 : Sat 19 Apr - Fri 25 Apr
  • Channel: 

    ITV
  • Status: 

    Last in series
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Episode eight
 
Paul Martin reveals the man who put an engine on a bicycle and changed the world forever. Suzannah Lipscomb reveals the heartbreak that paved the path to the industrial revolution, and Steve Mould uncovers the crazy invention that makes life infinitely better for 80,000 of us a year in Britain.
 
Series overview
 
Never Knew That About Britain, anchored by Paul Martin, explores Britain’s rich and surprising history, unearthing eccentric characters and stories from Britain’s past and celebrating some of the greatest technological, artistic, scientific and political achievements of the British people.
 
In this series, based on the bestselling book series by Christopher Winn, Paul will be joined by science presenter, Steve Mould, and British historian and broadcaster, Suzannah Lipscomb.
 
From traffic lights to the humble toilet, from the flying bike to the skyscraper, the trio of presenters travel the length of Great Britain to reveal the unusual stories and meet the people connected with them.
 
Across eight episodes, I Never Knew That About Britain is an entertaining cornucopia of all the things you never knew about Britain.