|01||Not Just For Fun||20060313|
Dylan Winter investigates the role of chutes in the modern world, from building sites and shops to high rise blocks and transport.
Chutes play a role in our lives from birth to death.
Dylan charts the origins of chutes and discovers them everywhere from education to entertainment.
|02||Elephants And Burgers||20060314|
Chutes help to define the industries in which they are used.
Dylan visits a building site with an 'Elephant Chute' and a fast food restaurant with a burger chute.
Victorians loved them, supermarkets and banks still use them.
Dylan visits the oldest pneumatic chute in the country - used to send money around a shop - and finds out why this 19th-century technology has lasted so long.
The airline industry has used escape chutes for as long as there have been passengers on planes.
Dylan finds out how they could also finally find a place in the home.
|05 LAST||At The End Of The Day||20060317|
Dylan investigates how chutes are used in daily life and in death.