Based at the company's HQ in Kent, Hornby: A Model World is a nostalgic look at the world's most famous modelling company, home to Hornby Railways as well as the Corgi, Airfix and Scalextric brands. 

With multiple new product launches, the immersive series documents the ups and downs of trying to get these much-loved collector's pieces to their customers on time and on budget, exploring how, by studying the original full-sized machines, these replicas are faithfully reproduced in miniature with incredible attention to detail. The series also features a passionate community of collectors and their layouts; whose expertise and knowledge is invaluable to the company.

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Premiere Date: Oct/11/2021


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Hornby: A Model World season 1 episode 6

Season 1, Episode 6: Mosquito

After visiting an original Mosquito at the de Havilland aircraft museum, Airfix designer Paramjit attempts to shrink the wooden wonder to 1:72 scale.A vintage car restorer and railway layout builder adds to his gritty Eighties themed model complete w...

Air Date: Nov 15, 2021

Hornby: A Model World season 1 episode 7

Season 1, Episode 7: Intercity 125

The Intercity 125 gets an overhaul and the pressure is on to design two quick build models of the Ford Mustang in time for the summer holiday....

Air Date: Nov 22, 2021

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