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THE MAGAZINE ABOUT FIREWORKS FOR OVER 30 YEARS

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WORST JOB IN HISTORY?

Fireworks' editor appears in Tony Robinson's show. To be screened on 30 April 2006 at 17.55 on Channel 4

April 2005

John and Tony

Tony Robinson and Fireworks' Editor, John Bennett, discuss the firing of a Category 3 Roman candle battery. Click picture to enlarge

Loading 'shells'

That's not a real shell! Tony loads a sphere into a mortar. We then cut to a professional lighting an actual shell! Click to enlarge picture

Gunpowder is lit

Tony Robinson shows his excitement when a trail of gunpowder is lit. Click to enlarge

Darryl lays the trail

Darryl Fleming, of Kimbolton Fireworks, having laid a trail of gunpowder stands back - the results can be seen in the above picture. The clay pipe is fake by the way - to illustrate the less than safe manufacturing methods of the eighteenth century! Click to enlarge

Tony and the rising shell

Tony Robinson shows his excitement as another firework takes to the sky. To John it's all in a day's work! Click to enlarge

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