Dibnah traces the development of steam power from the earliest experiments in the ancient world to the modern nuclear power station in a new six-part series. Program One: The Early […]

Building the Canals and Victorian Splendour Here, of course, Fred Dibnah comes into his own. For this is Fred’s favourite era, I think. The Industrial Revolution and then into the […]

The Age of the Carpenter and Scottish Style. The age of the carpenter describes how the skills of the carpenter really came into their own during the time of the […]

This is volume one (episode 1 – 6) of a two disk series. A 12-part series was completed by Fred before his death in November 2003. He sets out on […]

Fred Dibnah, is a former steeplejack who shot to fame after a television documentary was shown about him, which in turn lead to him presenting his own series and specials […]

The complete BBC series incorporating six individual episodes. Program One: Wind Water And Steam Fred starts his journey at the old Bolton, Bury and Manchester Canal where he first discovered […]

Fred Dibnah’s Building Of Britain – Mighty Cathedrals/the Art of Castle Building He explains how the castles were designed, how they were constructed, how they were managed and also, using […]

Fred Dibnah was famous for his great restoration work with England’s great steam engines. This programme is a unique tribute to the magnificent machines which proudly travelled the roads of […]

“One mistake up here and it’s half a day out with the undertaker!” The amazing world of Fred Dibnah – Britain’s legendary Steeplejack – and star of the acclaimed BBC […]