Image for An investigation into the life and work of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott

An investigation into the life and work of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott

Duration: 11:19

Four students discover how, at the age of just 24, Sir Giles Gilbert Scott won an architectural competition for his design of the famous red telephone box. Presenter Joe Crowley guides the students as they investigate the work of this talented and passionate architect who went on to design the Anglican Cathedral in Liverpool. The students also meet some of Sir Giles's relatives who explain he was a mischievous man who was always changing his mind.

Available since: Thu 22 Nov 2012

This clip is from

History Hunt Episode 1

1/2 Children use technological tools to uncover unsung historical heroes on their doorsteps.

First broadcast: 27 Mar 2012

Image for Episode 1 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss