How The North Was Built

Robson tells the incredible story of how industry has shaped both a place and its people as, in the wake of the industrial revolution the North became the workshop of the world.

This series looks at how the rugged northern landscape, along with the climate and the hard working people of the North, contributed to the industrial revolution which changed the face of the world. He explores the impact of the major heavy industries of coal mining, cotton, steel and ship-building as well as focusing on life away from work; how a new culture evolved around industrial life, from working men’s clubs, pubs, and holidays to music and sport, education and politics.

StormHD provided the full post production package for this project directed By Frank Hanly.

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