The Demolition Man

The Demolition Man

12 Episodes

Host Brendan Moar dives into the process of what it takes to bring down some of the biggest structures from around the world.

The Demolition Man
  • Manchester

    Episode 1

    A bridge in Manchester gets demolished.

  • Louisiana

    Episode 2

    Explosive demolition of the O. K. Allen Bridge.

  • Lewisham

    Episode 3

    A council flat in Lewisham must come down quickly and without harming the local residents’ flats situated only metres away.

  • Paris

    Episode 4

    Two high-rises in Meaux have to be demolished without endangering the surrounding people and buildings.

  • Belgium

    Episode 5

    In this episode a 170 meter tower is imploded! The structure is close to a public highway so there’s an extra element of concern for local safety.

  • The Best Of Part 1

    Episode 6

    Brendan Moar is here to uncover the people and machinery behind the worlds most dangerous and captivating demolitions.

  • Bath
    Episode 7


    Episode 7

    In this episode an intensive operation takes place to bring down a beast of a building, Harworth Colliery.

  • Doncaster

    Episode 8

    In this episode an intensive operation takes place to bring down a huge and unusual structure.

  • Liverpool

    Episode 9

    The sheer size of these buildings automatically makes this a very difficult job but these towers are also surrounded by hundreds of homes.

  • Newcastle

    Episode 10

    Taking down eight giant towers will take expert precision, planning & explosives. It’s imperative none of them fall in the wrong direction or fire any debris.

  • City of London

    Episode 11

    An asbestos ridden 1960s building in the crowded City of London is to be demolished to make way for a new hotel.

  • The Best Of Part 2

    Episode 12

    Brendan Moar looks back at the most interesting and dramatic moments that he’s encountered as The Demolition Man.