Great British Ships Documentary Series Overview (2018)


Introduction

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).

Outline

The popular British engineer and adventurer, Rob Bell, explores the inner history of ships that changed our world. Climbing onto their weathered structures and retelling stories of sailors who ventured into treacherous seas, he highlights the inventions and circumstances that defined these legendary ships. History comes to life in stories of iconic ships: Cutty Sark, Mary Rose, Titanic, and more.

Great British Ships Series

IMDB states this is a two-season documentary with season 01 in 2018 and season 02 in 2019 (with 6 episodes per season). Amazon Prime states this a 12-part, one-season documentary aired in 2018.

Production & Filming Details

  • Presenter(s):
    • Rob Bell.
  • Director(s):
    • Tom Cunningham … (3 episodes, 2018-2019).
    • Luke McLaughlin … (2 episodes, 2018).
    • Edward McGown … (2 episodes, 2019).
    • Mark Williams … (2 episodes, 2019).
    • Bob Marsden … (1 episode, 2019).
  • Producer(s):
    • Fred Hepburn … executive producer (9 episodes, 2018-2019).
    • Leesa Rumley … head of development (9 episodes, 2018-2019).
    • Ian Duncan … executive producer (5 episodes, 2018-2019).
    • Amy Bracken … story producer (4 episodes, 2018-2019).
    • David Dugan … executive producer (4 episodes, 2019).
    • Tom Cunningham … producer (3 episodes, 2018-2019).
    • Jane Hardstaff … edit producer (2 episodes, 2018-2019).
    • Edward McGown … edit producer / producer (2 episodes, 2018-2019).
    • Sarah Dean … story producer (2 episodes, 2018).
    • Luke McLaughlin … producer (2 episodes, 2018).
    • Danae Lebesopoulou … assistant producer (2 episodes, 2019).
    • Bob Marsden … edit producer / producer (2 episodes, 2019).
    • Jake Williams … junior assistant producer (2 episodes, 2019).
    • Mark Williams … producer (2 episodes, 2019).
    • Jane Cameron … edit producer (1 episode, 2019).
  • Writer(s):
  • Music:
  • Cinematography:
  • Editor(s):
    • Alex Sutcliffe … (3 episodes, 2018-2019).
    • Alan Andrews … (1 episode, 2018).
    • Dermot O’Brien … (1 episode, 2018).
    • Antony Oliphant … (1 episode, 2018).
    • Mark Graham … (1 episode, 2019).
    • Tom Keegan … (1 episode, 2019).
    • Gareth Keogh … (1 episode, 2019).
  • Production:
    • Windfall Films.
    • Channel 5 Television (for).
  • Distributor(s):
    • Channel 5 Television (2018) (UK) (TV).
    • My5 (2018) (UK) (video) (VOD).
    • Channel 5 Broadcasting (2018) (UK) (all media).
    • Amazon Prime.
  • Release Date: 15 December 2018 (Amazon Prime).
  • Running time: 42-44 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: 13+.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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