The Inside Story is a Documentary programme.

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The Inside Story

Documentary looking at how Britain got 'the bomb'. In 1957, Britain exploded its first megaton hydrogen bomb - codenamed Operation Grapple X. It was the culmination of an extraordinary scientific project, which against almost insuperable odds turned Britain into a nuclear superpower. Featuring unprecedented access to the top-secret nuclear research facility at Aldermaston, the programme features interviews with veterans and scientists who took part in the atomic bomb programme, some speaking for the first time, and newly released footage of the British atomic bomb tests.

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

When is The Inside Story next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 4 May 3rd, 9:00pm and on BBC 4 May 4th, 2:40am. See more...

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Image for Tim HealyTim Healy...Narrator