Smoke & Steel: Secrets of the Modern World

Program Overview

6 x 60 min


Like a Shot Entertainment


UKTV (UK) and Discovery Science (US)

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Ushering in the age of mass production, the Industrial Revolution began 250 years ago when history’s great engineers pioneered solutions that would forever change the way we live, think, and build.

Crisscrossing Europe to reveal their boldest achievements, Smoke & Steel: Secrets of the Modern World revisits magnificent bridges, tunnels, mines, and more to link past, present, and future.

Using CGI and spectacular drone footage, the series showcases our extraordinary industrial heritage and reveals how these centuries-old inventions and techniques are building the world of today.