4/8/2012

BBC Two - The Great British Story: A People’s History, Industry and Empire

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01llg39

For those of you in the UK who enjoyed the Industrial Revolution section of the Olympics Opening Ceremony, you might enjoy this. A very interesting wander through the period, including the lesser known bits like the Free Miners of the Forest of Dean.

By the way, I am still in awe of the wooden machine that hammers linen cloth.


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