Guy Martin’s Great Escape (2019)

Introduction Guy sets out to recreate the iconic motorcycle movie stunt at the climax of The Great Escape. Outline However, unlike Steve McQueen’s film character, he aims to successfully clear both fences. Guy Martin’s Military-related Programmes Guy Martin’s Spitfire (2014). Guy Martin: Last Flight of the Vulcan Bomber (2015). Guy Martin’s WW1 Tank (2017). Guy… Read More

Guy Martin’s Battle of Britain (2021): Part 02

Introduction Guy Martin trains as a fighter pilot for the Battle of Britain and a possible dogfight with a Messerschmitt. Outline Guy’s training ramps up at the UK’s only aerial combat school, where he must master dogfighting at 200mph, handling extreme g-force, and flying upside down. He enlists the help of the Parachute Regiment for… Read More

Guy Martin’s Battle of Britain (2021): Part 01

Introduction Guy Martin trains as a fighter pilot for the Battle of Britain and a possible dogfight with a Messerschmitt. Outline Guy follows in the footsteps of the brave young pilots of World War Two. But his toughest test yet starts with a near disaster on take-off! Guy Martin’s Military-related Programmes Guy Martin’s Spitfire (2014).… Read More

Guy Martin’s War Machines (2020)

Introduction Guy watches more of his greatest hits, including the restoration of a Spitfire and a World War I tank, and training for a bid to re-enact the paratrooper drop over Normandy on D-Day. Part of Guy Martin’s Best Bits aired during the COVID-19 pandemic (10 October 2020 to 18 July 2021). Guy Martin’s Military-related… Read More

Guy Martin’s D-Day Landing (2019)

Introduction To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Guy Martin restores a Dakota plane, undergoes brutal training with the Red Devils parachute display team, and parachutes into the Normandy countryside. Guy Martin’s Military-related Programmes Guy Martin’s Spitfire (2014). Guy Martin: Last Flight of the Vulcan Bomber (2015). Guy Martin’s WW1 Tank (2017). Guy Martin’s D-Day… Read More

Guy Martin’s Spitfire (2014)

Introduction Guy Martin joins the two-year restoration of a Spitfire that was buried in a French beach for decades, and tells the Boy’s Own-style story of its pilot, Squadron Leader Geoffrey Stephenson. Guy Martin’s Military-related Programmes Guy Martin’s Spitfire (2014). Guy Martin: Last Flight of the Vulcan Bomber (2015). Guy Martin’s WW1 Tank (2017). Guy… Read More

Guy Martin: Last Flight of the Vulcan Bomber (2015)

Introduction Guy Martin and a team of engineers prepare the last airworthy Vulcan bomber for its farewell tour in a programme that also tells the definitive story of this iconic and vital plane. Outline Guy Martin helps restore XH558, the last airworthy Avro Vulcan bomber, to prepare it for its last ever flight, a 1000-mile… Read More

Guy Martin’s WW1 Tank (2017)

Introduction Guy Martin wants to build a working replica of a World War One tank, pass his tank driving test and drive the machine at Lincoln’s Remembrance Day parade. Guy Martin’s Military-related Programmes Guy Martin’s Spitfire (2014). Guy Martin: Last Flight of the Vulcan Bomber (2015). Guy Martin’s WW1 Tank (2017). Guy Martin’s D-Day Landing… Read More