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Eric and Bobby head to Northern England where they discover “The Captive Flying Machines,” which are the oldest amusement ride in Europe; the giant telescopes of the mysterious Jodrell Bank Observatory and a museum dedicated only to lawnmowers.

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England

DocumentaryTV-G29 Mins

Monkman and Seagull’s "genius guide” through England showcases begins with a trip to Blackpool Pleasure Beach to experience Sir Hiram Maxim’s 1904 ‘Captive Flying Machines’. Next, they visit

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Credits

Cast

Eric Monkman, Bobby Seagull, Simon Callow

Director

Samuel Palmer

Producer

Merle Currie

Executive Producers

Lorraine Charker-Phillips, Simon Dickson