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In part one of this two-part documentary, subtitled The Man Who Built Britain, presenter Rob Bell looks at the painstaking work behind Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s most iconic designs

The Man Who Built Britain presenter Rob Bell looks at the painstaking work behind Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s most iconic designs

In part one of this two-part documentary, subtitled The Man Who Built Britain presenter Rob Bell looks at the painstaking work behind Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s most iconic designs – including the Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol and the Thames Tunnel.

Perhaps most intriguingly, though, Rob peers into Brunel’s journals to discover a man not immune to self-doubt.