To commemorate the tragic sinking of the ‘unsinkable’ ship, 105 years ago, Quest has a line-up of programming which explores how this iconic ship came to be built, and the devastating effects of its demise. Watch all the episodes on Quest OD over the next few days.
TITANIC: BIRTH OF A LEGEND - Combining cutting edge computer graphics, dramatic recreations, painstaking research and first-hand evidence, this documentary charts her progress from dream, to drawing board, and ultimately, to disaster.
Seeking out the untold stories of the men who designed and built her at the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast, this fascinating programme investigates the financial pressures, political dramas, tragedy and shame that affected them before and after her launch.
TITANIC: ANATOMY OF A DISASTER - This film looks into not only the history but the mystery surrounding the sinking of Britain's most luxurious passenger liner.
Having assembled a unique investigative team of oceanologists, marine engineers, archaeologists, microbiologists, metallurgists, engineers, writers, historians and movie makers, this film tries to get to the bottom of the mystery.
But exactly how did the vessel sink? This investigation takes you on an extraordinary research and recovery expedition to uncover the truth and what could have been done to prevent it.
TITANIC: THE AFTERMATH - The story of the remarkable mission to recover and identify the bodies of victims. Meeting the descendants of three people involved in one of the greatest civilian disasters of the 20th Century, this compelling programme explores the fate of their forebears, and reveals the impact of the sinking on those they left behind.
From the violinist who died playing soothing music to calm the frightened passengers; to the richest man aboard the ship who perished after ensuring his pregnant young wife was safely aboard a lifeboat; and the Halifax registrar whose respectful and efficient methodology became the model for modern forensics, hear the poignant tales of three families, whose lives were changed by this tragedy.