Riches Beneath the Earth

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Episode 8 of 12

Duration: 29 minutes

Series examining the many sides of Fred Dibnah - engineer, steeplejack, artist, craftsman, steam enthusiast and inventor - and celebrating his contribution to our knowledge and appreciation of Britain's architectural, industrial and engineering heritage. Fred's fascination with mining led him not just to dig his own coal mine in his back garden but was also used to make viewers aware of the skills of miners and engineers, and the dangers and hardships faced by miners throughout history.

Credits

Presenter
Fred Dibnah
Producer
David Hall

Broadcasts

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