The Great Egg Race | Cracking feats of engineering
CHANNEL | BBC 2
FIRST BROADCAST | 24 May 1985
DURATION | 35 minutes 05 seconds
Singer-songwriter Peter Skellern is the guest judge this week as the teams try to create a robotic pianist that is capable of playing a tune.
Peter Skellern's 1972 hit 'You're a Lady' reached number three in the UK Top 40. He also worked on Radio 4's 'Stop the Week', for which he composed topical songs about that week's news.
The search is on for the best eggmobile in the country.
Eggmobiles and egg-throwing devices are put to the test.
Constructing a gramophone for use on a desert island.
Inventing a petrol-free vehicle.
Contestants rig alarms to protect a secret document.
How to build a steam engine.
Contestants grapple with the physics of a tea-making device.
This episode of the series takes a chilly break from the norm.
The teams compete to construct a mechanical husky.
Can the teams make beautiful music together?
Heinz Wolff arrives at an aeroplane hangar on a hovercraft.
The semi-finalists practise self-sufficiency in the studio.
The last episode of the final series.
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