The Secret Life of the National Grid is a documentary series which takes a look at the history of Britain's electricity grid. Add to my shows

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Latest episodes

Pulling the Plug 01x03
Those who were involved in the miners' strikes of the 1970s and 1980s reveal the true impact the strikes had on energy supply.
Switching On 01x02
The series looks at how the introduction resulted in a huge increase in the production of electronic gadgets designed to free people from dull chores.
Wiring the Nation 01x01
The series takes a look at the construction of the national grid from 1920s pylon design to power at the flick of a switch.

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