The series, which begins later this month, is described by UKTV as ‘a tribute to the ingenious experts who are behind every seemingly impossible marvel of engineering’. The new and exclusive six-part series is an intriguing insight into modern-day structures, from record-beating buildings, to the world’s most cutting-edge ships, trains and planes.
Each episode uses captivating 3D graphics, insight from engineering experts and specially shot footage to explore the innovations that account for today’s mind-blowing structures. This fascinating programme takes an in-depth look at the world’s most influential engineering projects across Europe, China and Japan that have been developed from prominent historic structures by their forward-thinking engineers.
Episodes of the series include a look at the HMS Queen Elizabeth; the largest aircraft carrier in the history of the British Royal Navy as well as the Rion-Antirion Bridge an awe-inspiring, three kilometres long road structure. Episode three sees UKTV soaring 632 metres into the sky with the Shanghai Tower; the second tallest building in the world. Other editions feature a look at Kansai International Airport, an Airbus A380 and the history of locomotives.
Impossible Engineering begins on Yesterday from Tuesday 26th May at 9pm