The Secret Life of the Motorway is a Documentary programme.

The Secret Life of the Motorway is a 4 star programme

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The Secret Life of the Motorway

Three-part documentary which celebrates the birth of motorways and hails the achievements of those behind the 'road revolution'. The second episode explores how they have transformed where people live, work and play in Britain over the last 50 years. From unbelievably glamorous early service stations to contemporary shopping centres with the infrastructure of a small town, this film is a journey through the wonderful, and the weird, places motorways have taken us. Contributors include seminal planner Sir Peter Hall, author Will Self, caravanners, hitchhikers and commuters, all on Britain's eagerness to accelerate down the slip road, and the social changes that have followed. episode 2.

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

Rating:
4/5 Stars

When is The Secret Life of the Motorway next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 4 May 28th, 11:00pm and on BBC 4 June 5th, 12:00am. See more...