The Learning Renaissance

Recreating History – CGI, drama and history

A recent episode of the detective drama Ripper Street artfully reconstructed a nineteenth century rail accident in the east end of London, using a combination of real locomotives, models and CGI. Locomotives are a subject close to my heart in real and model form.

This short video shows the ingenious way it was done…

You can watch Ripper Street Series 3:1 Whitechapel Terminus on the BBC iplayer for the next 14 days, or on-demand on Amazon Instant Video.


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Dazed and confused much of the time but convinced we can, as a species, do much better than this if we set our minds to being much more positive and productive towards our fellow humans.

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