The petrochemical industry boom in the 1950s led to many incredible inventions, many of which were adapted to the typical household of 1950s Britain. Once crude oil was distilled it could be used for paint and led to an explosion of colour and interior design, which in turn helped drag the drab post-war household into a new world of technology.
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Engineer Brendan Walker discovers the life-changing technology behind the inventions that that launched humanity into the world of the future.
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