The full 6 part BBC series in which Fred Dibnah travels around Britain looking at the skills and techniques of architects, civil engineers, builders and construction workers throughout history.
He looks at how and why things were built and what sort of tools and materials were used and how buildings were adapted and altered to meet changing needs.
Castles And Forts
Fred visits Old Sarum, Hadrian's Wall and the strategically placed castles at Dover, Edinburgh and Warwick.
Houses And Palaces
Fred starts his tour at his old house in Bolton with its unusual chimney before moving on to Ightham Mote, Hampton Court, Lacock Abbey, Cragside and Beamish.
Places of Worship
All his working life Fred has been involved with church towers and steeples and he thoroughly enjoys himself at St. Walburge in Preston, Avebury, Escomb Saxon church, York Minster, Chester and St. Paul's Cathedral.
Places of Work
Fred takes the opportunity to look at our places of work including Merchant Adventurer's Hall, Lacock Village, Armley Mills and the ultra modern Lloyd's Building in London.
Bridges And Tunnels
Fred takes a tour of some of the most wonderful bridges and tunnels in the country including The Pontcysylite Aqueduct, Conwy Suspension Bridge, structures designed by Brunel, The Forth Bridge, Humber Bridge, Thames Barrier and Channel Tunnel.
Fred spends time looking at familiar places of entertainment in Bath, London, Edinburgh and Blackpool, and takes the opportunity to have a ride on the Pepsi Max Big One.