Big, Bigger, Biggest
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Big, Bigger, Biggest: Tunnel

Season 2 Episode 5 SBS January 15, 2011

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An examination of the technological leaps behind the construction of the world's longest tunnel - the Gotthard Base Tunnel. It stretches 57 kilometres through the heart of the ...

An examination of the technological leaps behind the construction of the world's longest tunnel - the Gotthard Base Tunnel. It stretches 57 kilometres through the heart of the Swiss Alps. It is deeper than any other tunnel on Earth and paves the way for a vital high-speed rail link between Zurich and Milan. This film explores how this structure was made possible through a series of six engineering breakthroughs.

Big, Bigger, Biggest
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Big, Bigger, Biggest: Tower

Season 3 Episode 5 SBS April 21, 2012

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Rising 610 metres tall, the Canton Tower is the tallest television tower in the world. Its construction was made possible by four great leaps in technology. This program ...

Rising 610 metres tall, the Canton Tower is the tallest television tower in the world. Its construction was made possible by four great leaps in technology. This program explores the key historic towers that made these engineering breakthroughs.

Big, Bigger, Biggest
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Big, Bigger, Biggest: Telescope

Season 2 Episode 6 SBS January 22, 2011

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An examination of the six technological breakthroughs that have enabled the world's largest telescope - the Large Binocular Telescope - to be built.

An examination of the six technological breakthroughs that have enabled the world's largest telescope - the Large Binocular Telescope - to be built.

Big, Bigger, Biggest
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Big, Bigger, Biggest: Train

Season 3 Episode 6 SBS April 28, 2012

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The French train known as the TGV regularly reaches speeds exceeding 300 kilometres per hour, making it the fastest train on earth. By exploring the inner workings of four ...

The French train known as the TGV regularly reaches speeds exceeding 300 kilometres per hour, making it the fastest train on earth. By exploring the inner workings of four iconic trains, including Stephenson's record breaking Rocket and Japan's revolutionary Bullet Train, this episode reveals the incredible stories behind these machines and the engineering breakthroughs that have enabled them to get faster and faster.

Big, Bigger, Biggest
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Big, Bigger, Biggest: Aircraft

Season 2 Episode 7 SBS January 29, 2011

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An examination of the technological leaps forward that have enabled the world's biggest cargo aircraft - the Antonov 124 - to be developed. The Antonov stands as tall as a ...

An examination of the technological leaps forward that have enabled the world's biggest cargo aircraft - the Antonov 124 - to be developed. The Antonov stands as tall as a seven-story building, and its cavernous cargo bay can hold 50 family-sized cars. The program follows the Antonov team transport a huge train from Germany to India and explores how the aircraft was made possible through a series of six historic engineering breakthroughs.

Big, Bigger, Biggest
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Big, Bigger, Biggest: Oil Rig

Season 2 Episode 8 SBS February 5, 2011

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An examination of the six technological breakthroughs that have allowed the world's largest oil platform - the Perdido Spar in the Gulf of Mexico - to be built. The Perdido ...

An examination of the six technological breakthroughs that have allowed the world's largest oil platform - the Perdido Spar in the Gulf of Mexico - to be built. The Perdido Spar sits in deeper water than any other oil platform, in an ocean over two kilometres deep.

Big, Bigger, Biggest
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Big, Bigger, Biggest: Dome

Season 2 Episode 9 SBS February 12, 2011

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An examination of the six technological breakthroughs that have allowed the world's largest spanning dome - the Oita Stadium in Japan - to be built. The Oita's colossal roof ...

An examination of the six technological breakthroughs that have allowed the world's largest spanning dome - the Oita Stadium in Japan - to be built. The Oita's colossal roof spans a mighty 274 metres. A steel, Teflon and titanium structure over 270 metres across, and 60 metres high, the Oita Stadium roof covers a sports stadium big enough to seat 43 thousand spectators. At the flick of a switch its seats retract to reveal a running track and its roof opens and closes like a giant eye.

Big, Bigger, Biggest
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Big, Bigger, Biggest: Skywheel

Season 2 Episode 10 SBS February 19, 2011

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The Singapore Flyer is the tallest observation wheel on Earth, rising 165m into the sky. It can whisk 1260 passengers around hourly to see a stunning 45km panorama of three ...

The Singapore Flyer is the tallest observation wheel on Earth, rising 165m into the sky. It can whisk 1260 passengers around hourly to see a stunning 45km panorama of three different countries below. This program explores how the Singapore Flyer was made possible through a series of five engineering breakthroughs.

Bill's Tasty Weekends
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Bill's Tasty Weekends: Layer Marney - Essex

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC August 5, 2011

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Australian chef Bill Granger, celebrates his move to England by spending the summer weekends staying in some of the country's tastiest retreats. He's off to discover the ...

Australian chef Bill Granger, celebrates his move to England by spending the summer weekends staying in some of the country's tastiest retreats. He's off to discover the beauty of the UK's countryside and coast, seeking out locations known only to an enlightened few. These are gastronomic breaks with a difference, and Bill is cooking up a storm for his family and friends using the fresh local produce. And to get the very best produce Bill will have to get his hands dirty he might have to dig potatoes, fish for sardines or dive for scallops.

Bill's Tasty Weekends
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Bill's Tasty Weekends: Camber Sands

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC August 12, 2011

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Sun, sea and sand and Bill's trusty barbecue are the perfect ingredients for the Granger weekend. So Bill is in his element staying in a spectacular house on the stunning ...

Sun, sea and sand and Bill's trusty barbecue are the perfect ingredients for the Granger weekend. So Bill is in his element staying in a spectacular house on the stunning beach at Camber Sands in Sussex.

Bill's Tasty Weekends
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Bill's Tasty Weekends: Dartmouth

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC August 19, 2011

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Australian chef Bill Granger is spending summer weekends staying in some of England's tastiest retreats. He's off to discover the beauty of the UK's countryside and coast, ...

Australian chef Bill Granger is spending summer weekends staying in some of England's tastiest retreats. He's off to discover the beauty of the UK's countryside and coast, seeking out locations known only to an enlightened few. These are gastronomic breaks with a difference, and Bill is cooking up a storm for his family and friends using the fresh local produce.

Bill's Tasty Weekends
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Bill's Tasty Weekends: Gloucestershire

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC August 26, 2011

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This weekend Bill's in the Cotswolds staying at a former banqueting hall on a Jacobean estate the perfect location for a foodie weekend. The Gloucester Old Spot pig is the ...

This weekend Bill's in the Cotswolds staying at a former banqueting hall on a Jacobean estate the perfect location for a foodie weekend. The Gloucester Old Spot pig is the main attraction when Bill throws his version of a medieval banquet for the locals.

Bill's Tasty Weekends
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Bill's Tasty Weekends: Norfolk

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC September 2, 2011

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This weekend Bill is staying in a vertigo inducing water tower on the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk. Getting up close to the Queen's very own cattle inspires him to serve up ...

This weekend Bill is staying in a vertigo inducing water tower on the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk. Getting up close to the Queen's very own cattle inspires him to serve up the perfect steak.

Bill's Tasty Weekends
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Bill's Tasty Weekends: Isle Of Wight

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC September 9, 2011

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This weekend Bill takes his three daughters to England's largest island - the Isle of Wight, which also has the reputation of being the most haunted island in the world. They ...

This weekend Bill takes his three daughters to England's largest island - the Isle of Wight, which also has the reputation of being the most haunted island in the world. They travel to the island by ferry and find a wonderful refuge to stay in with views of the ocean. Bill starts gathering ingredients for a spooky feast and takes the kids on a ghost walk. After visiting a local bakery to see its doughnut making, Bill tries his hand at some pastry making. For his final dinner, he turns a local pumpkin into a delicious cannelloni dish and he uses local garlic to make a goulash.

Bill's Tasty Weekends
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Bill's Tasty Weekends: Derbyshire

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC September 16, 2011

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Bill is swapping his urban life for a weekend of country pursuits. Staying at a hunting lodge on the magnificent Chatsworth Estate, he tries clay pigeon shooting and falconry, ...

Bill is swapping his urban life for a weekend of country pursuits. Staying at a hunting lodge on the magnificent Chatsworth Estate, he tries clay pigeon shooting and falconry, and also makes a delicious lunch using pheasant.

Bill's Tasty Weekends
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Bill's Tasty Weekends: Yorkshire

Season 1 Episode 8 ABC September 23, 2011

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Bill Granger is staying in an eco-friendly house in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. He tries his hand at the classic Yorkshire Pudding and meets a monk who has performed ...

Bill Granger is staying in an eco-friendly house in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. He tries his hand at the classic Yorkshire Pudding and meets a monk who has performed miracles with the Amplethorpe orchard.

Bill's Tasty Weekends
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Bill's Tasty Weekends: Suffolk

Season 1 Episode 9 ABC September 30, 2011

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Bill Granger's home for the weekend is a local tourist spot in Suffolk. Bill tries to catch the first sprat of the season with a local fisherman, takes a high speed boat trip ...

Bill Granger's home for the weekend is a local tourist spot in Suffolk. Bill tries to catch the first sprat of the season with a local fisherman, takes a high speed boat trip and tries his hand at a Great British favourite.

Bill's Tasty Weekends
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Bill's Tasty Weekends: Somerset

Season 1 Episode 10 ABC October 7, 2011

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Bill Granger's childhood dream is coming true as this weekend he's in the beautiful Somerset countryside. He tracks down one of the country's rare herds of buffalo and visits ...

Bill Granger's childhood dream is coming true as this weekend he's in the beautiful Somerset countryside. He tracks down one of the country's rare herds of buffalo and visits the couple who once owned the luxury label Mulberry.