Preview – Big Ben: Saving The World’s Most Famous Clock

Big Ben

When the bells rang for the last time initiating their 4-year break, the story struck the media by storm but what does it actually take to restore the historic clock?

Architectural historian Anna Keay has exclusive behind-the-scenes access, getting the lowdown from Parliament’s principal architect and following the three clockmakers who have the momentous task of taking apart the giant mechanism for the first time in its history.

Big Ben: Saving The World’s Most Famous Clock, Sunday, 9 pm – Channel 4

Image: Channel 4

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