BBC - Fireworks for a Tudor Queen (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2417 Kbps | 1 h 27 min | 1.55 GiB
Audio: English AAC 129 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: EnglishGenre: Documentary
Lucy Worsley teams up with artist and materials scientist Zoe Laughlin to explore the explosive science and fascinating history of fireworks, using an original pyrotechnics instruction manual, and other 400-year-old historical documents, to recreate one of the most spectacular fireworks displays from the Tudor era. Lucy and Zoe are joined by a team of top class pyrotechnicians to replicate a mind-blowing fireworks display especially designed for Queen Elizabeth I - one of the first documented firework displays in England. Lucy pieces together clues from some of the earliest instruction manuals for making fireworks in England, as well as eyewitness accounts of the display laid on in 1575.