05 Aug '11, 9pm

Jetsetting with ... Danny Forster

NEVER underestimate a Craig's List ad. Danny Forster was writing his architecture thesis when he answered an ad - which pretty much led to him landing his dream job hosting the TV show Build It Bigger. Now in its fifth season, the show, previously known as Extreme Engineering, has brought him to almost 50 countries over the past four or five years, looking at amazing projects from dams in South America to skyscrapers in Shanghai. While we gape at what we watch on the programme, the New Yorker let on a little about the stuff we don't get to see because we're not supposed to. "I will not name the country out of sheer respect, but we finished filming there, and we were about to fly to the next show - when my hotel room was broken into. Every last possession I had - from my iPad to my computer, to my passport, to my plane tickets - was liberated from me. The entire show was ma...

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