Great British Ships (2018): S01E04 – Great Britain


Presenter Rob Bell reveals the secrets of the historic ships that shaped the world.

Also known as World’s Greatest Ships (Australia and Amazon Prime).


Here is the extraordinary story behind what was once the longest passenger ship in the world. Designed by Victorian engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, this vast vessel redefined shipbuilding, pioneering innovations that are still found on most modern ships. The ship was plagued by disaster, from running aground on the coast of Ireland to nearly capsizing in a storm.

Great British Ships Series

You can find a full index and overview of Great British Ships here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 15 December 2018 (Amazon Prime).
  • Running time: 42-44 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: 13+.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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