But after "How We Built Britain
" famously overlooked the city's architectural heritage and now 'Rivers with Griff Rhys Jones' sailed so promptly out of the Mersey upstream, I'm starting to think otherwise ('Griff RhysJones' attempt to swim the Mersey wins praise', Daily Post, August 3).
The group said it had seen a "remarkable" six-week period in May and June with the release of David Kynaston's Austerity Britain: 1945-1951 and David Dimbleby's How We Built Britain
And he's about to present his views on how Wales will shape up in future in Griff Rhys Jones: Building Britain (Monday, 7.30pm, BBC One Wales) which accompanies David Dimbleby's How We Built Britain
series for BBC One.
His latest series, How We Built Britain, investigates the changing face of British architecture
Because the idea of How We Built Britain is simple enough, there seemed to be three strands that had to be somehow brought together.
Is it any wonder that the recent BBC series, How We Built Britain
, gave us a wide berth.
David Dimbleby presents How We Built Britain
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In the new BBC One series How We Built Britain, he takes a tour around the country to tell the human story behind the country's majestic buildings and humble abodes, stopping off in Wales to admire Thomas Telford's engineering triumph - a long distance road between London and North Wales.
How We Built Britain starts on BBC One tomorrow at 9pm
On BBC1, David Dimbleby takes an epic, six-part journey around the nation in How We Built Britain