Children working in coal mines

What life was like for children who worked in the mines during the Industrial Revolution.

Children working in textile mills

What was life like for children apprenticed in textile mills?

Development of transport during the Victorian era

Adam Hart-Davis introduces transport developments during the Victorian era.

Doctor Joseph Lister and antiseptic surgery (drama)

We meet Dr Joseph Lister, the pioneer of antiseptic surgery.

Significant inventions from the Victorian era

Adam Hart-Davis introduces significant inventions from the Victorian era.

The story of the steam engine

Steam railway engines and the invention of George Stephenson's Rocket.