The Thames Britains Great River with Robinson: Series 3

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Travel Documentary hosted by Tony Robinson, published by Channel 5 in 2021 - English narration

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The Thames Britains Great River with Tony Robinson: Series 3 Tony Robinson continues to explore the history, influence and population of the world-famous Thames.

[edit] Battersea Power Station

This time, Tony gains access to one of the most iconic landmarks to sit on - or over - the River Thames, the Battersea Power Station. He goes inside the famous Control Room A to see how it is being restored and even has a go at replacing one of the laylights in the ceiling. Upstream in Berkshire, he visits the Cliveden House, before learning more about a unique art installation project on the river.

[edit] D. P. World London Gateway

In the second episode, Tony explores the river's role as a vital trade artery connecting the country to the outside world, going behind the scenes at D P World London Gateway, the newest and largest container port on the Thames. Later, he visits Whitstable, famous for its oysters that come from the Thames estuary.

[edit] Cutty Sark

Tony goes behind the scenes at the iconic Cutty Sark in Greenwich, meeting with the passionate team who care for this historical tourist attraction. Later, Tony visits a metal recycling yard on the banks of the river, before heading out of London to the Hoo peninsula in Kent, where he discovers a rich history of military defence in one small fort.

[edit] New Covent Garden Market

The presenter watches a Tunnelling Machine being transported up the river into central London, and discovers plans to build a new tunnel under the Thames to take pressure off the crossing at Dartford. He also makes a late-night visit to New Covent Garden Market, and meets a Paralympian in training at Marlow Rowing Club.

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  • Video Codec: x264 High@L4.1
  • Video: Bitrate: (~4548 kb/s)
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 1920 x 1080
  • Video Resolution: 1.778 (16:9
  • Audio Codec: MPEG-4 AAC LC
  • Audio: English
  • Audio Bitrate: 160 kb/s VBR 48000Hz
  • Audio Channels: stereo (2/0)
  • Run-Time: 44: Mins
  • Framerate: 25.000:
  • Number of Parts: 4
  • Container Mp4
  • Part Size: 1.43 GB average
  • Source: HDTV
  • Encoded by: Harry65

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