The Boffin The Builder The Bombardier

March 2017
10:00

Season 1, Episode 7 (The Enjun)

3.0 21 x
Three mates with their own individual skills deconstruct history by reconstructing the devices that made it. This fun, lively and fast paced 'hands on history' show reveals some surprising insights into the past.
09:00

Season 1, Episode 6 (Shako, Rattle And Roll)

4.0 14 x
Three mates with their own individual skills deconstruct history by reconstructing the devices that made it. This fun, lively and fast paced 'hands on history' show reveals some surprising insights into the past.
09:00

Season 1, Episode 5 (Up, Up And Uh Oh!)

4.0 35 x
During WWI the appetite for new weaponry to fight this 'modern' style of trench warfare was insatiable. One man, Claude Pembleton Leach, approached the army with a fanciful solution borrowed from the past.
February 2017
10:00

Season 1, Episode 3 (The Last Drop)

4.0 28 x
Invented by Private William Scurry, the Scurry Rifle is one of those Anzac objects where the idea is celebrated but the tactical efficacy remains dubious. Also known as the Delay or Popoff Rifle.
10:00

Season 1, Episode 2 (Up, Up And Away)

3.0 13 x
The Chinese Flying Fire Lance. Appearing on the battlefield in the 13th century this poisoned-tipped missile was powered by a propellant. But was this the world's first weaponised rocket and was it capable of flying 450m?
10:00

Season 1, Episode 1 (Hit Without Being Hit)

4.0 13 x
The Periscope Rifle: that iconic piece of Australian ingenuity manufactured on the beaches of Gallipoli itself. Hailed as the ultimate tool in the sniper's arsenal it provided a way to hit without being hit.
April 2015
27:30

Weapons Of Gallipoli

Expired 3.0 60 x
Three mates with their own individual skills deconstruct history by reconstructing the devices that made it. This fun, lively and fast paced 'hands on history' show reveals some surprising insights into the past.

Weapons Of Gallipoli

3.0 183 x
Three mates with their own individual skills deconstruct history by reconstructing the devices that made it. This fun, lively and fast paced 'hands on history' show reveals some surprising insights into the past.
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