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The Great British Spitfire Restoration: (Thursday 24 November 2022 More4)

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Today Thursday 24 November 2022 the show The Great British Spitfire Restoration airs an episode called on More4

This documentary, which is narrated by Al Murray, follows a committed group of restorers as they work to fully reconstruct a 1943 Spitfire and get her back in the air. Engineers and enthusiasts are working around the clock to revive this national icon in a secret workshop at one of Britain’s most significant wartime airbases. This one-year special, which is based on the Inside the Spitfire Factory series, follows the effort of factory owner Peter Monk and his team to turn a unique 1943 Mark IX Spitfire from rusty wreckage into a flying legend.

This captivating narrative offers a distinctive look at the engineering and history of Britain’s most recognisable fighter plane and features a colourful cast of characters, including one of the aircraft’s original 1940s pilots. Additionally, the restoration serves as a heartfelt remembrance of all those who lost their lives during World War II.

Narrator: Al Murray; Prod: Ed Avern; Exec Prod: Hugh Whitworth; Prod Co: Whitworth Media

Airdate, Episode Count and Show Info

Thursday 24 November 2022 at 10.00pm on More4.

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