Big Ben

2017 Episode: Big Ben: Saving the World's Most Famous Clock

As Big Ben goes silent for a multi-million pound restoration, architectural historian Anna Keay gains exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the work and follows the three clockmakers taking apart the giant mechanism for the first time in its history.

2018 Episode: Big Ben: Countdown to New Year

As the clock tower is dismantled into thousands of pieces and sent for repair, new technologies uncover astonishing secrets of the past. But will Ben's bells be ready in time to chime for New Year?

1 x 90 plus 2 x 60


Programme details

Factual Entertainment
Episode details
  • Series 1: 3 x 90mins Available in HD
Production company
ITN Productions
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