HMS Queen Elizabeth is the largest and most advanced warship ever constructed in Britain. This three-part series for BBC Two follows the ultra-modern super aircraft carrier as she is taken to sea for the first time on gruelling and risky sea trials that push ship and crew to breaking point. Taking viewers on an epic voyage of discovery, from construction in the building yard to the rigorous trials in which everything is tested for the first time – Britains Biggest Warship tells the extraordinary story of a super-carrier that will be in service for the next 50 years. Embedded within the ships company of 700 sailors, award-winning filmmaker Chris Terrill captures an intimate and personal portrait of life on board as the men and women learn the intricacies of a warship that will change the way Britain goes to war. With unprecedented access, this series – three years in the making – tells the behind the-scenes story of what makes HMS Queen Elizabeth so unique and how her crew are working together to breathe life into Britains Biggest Warship.
Copyright © 2008-2018