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The Tube: An Underground History - BBC2 9:00pm

  • 16-05-2013 6:07pm
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    The Tube: An Underground History
    This year sees the London Underground celebrate its 150th anniversary and this film tells its story through the eyes of the people who work there. Farringdon station supervisor Iain MacPherson talks about why the Tube was built, and design and heritage head Mike Ashworth reveals how one of his predecessors pioneered the art of branding in the 1920s. Driver Dylan Glenister explains why every Edwardian station on the Piccadilly line has its own unique tiling pattern, and how the construction of new stops in the 1930s expanded the borders of London
    Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
    Director James House
    Executive Producer Alistair Pegg
    Producer James House
    BBC2 London 9:00pm-10:00pm (1 hour ) Thu 16 May