Great British Railway Journeys

July 2018
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August 31, 2015

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Michael Portillo embarks on a new journey from west Wales to East Anglia. Beginning at Pembroke Dock, Michael visits the dockyard where Queen Victoria's royal yachts were built. He investigates what caused riotous rebels to dress up as women in Narberth and spends the night at an inn in Carmarthen, where Admiral Lord Nelso...
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April 15, 2016

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On the last of his journeys in the capital, Michael Portillo explores Albertopolis and reaches dizzying heights inside a Victorian landmark. He meets some of Battersea's most famous residents and gives one of them a bath! At Vauxhall, Michael learns about the darker side of London's flower market in Bradshaw's day. He ends...
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April 14, 2016

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Guided by his Victorian Bradshaw's Guide, Michael Portillo explores London's theatreland and discovers how 19th-century engineering made for spectacular theatricals. At Charing Cross, Michael learns about the ambitious building programme which saw Trafalgar Square replace streets of slums and comes face to face with George...
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April 13, 2016

3.0 4 x
Guided by his Bradshaw's, Michael Portillo takes the high-speed line to Stratford to explore the legacy of the Olympic Park. He hears how an Indian lawyer, who learnt his trade in Victorian London, went on to change the world and explores an area of the city which has been home to wave upon wave of immigrants, Spitalfields...
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April 12, 2016

3.0 5 x
Michael Portillo is invited aboard the construction locomotive for Crossrail to travel under the Thames and to meet Mary, on whom the project depends. He travels on the capital's first railway and admires the remarkable brick viaduct on which it was built. He takes a tour underneath its arches with a Victorian map showing ...
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April 11, 2016

3.0 4 x
Michael Portillo embarks on a series of journeys through London. He travels on the capital's first underground railway, the Metropolitan Line, from Amersham, where he discovers the foundations for modern day suburbia. In Pinner, Michael finds out about a Victorian domestic goddess and whips up a pint of her fanciest ice cr...
January 2018

January 19, 2018

3.0 14 x
January 19, 2018 of the TV-show Great British Railway Journeys was broadcast by BBC2 on Friday 19 January 2018 at 18:30.

January 18, 2018

3.0 10 x
January 18, 2018 of the TV-show Great British Railway Journeys was broadcast by BBC2 on Thursday 18 January 2018 at 18:30.

January 17, 2018

3.0 7 x
January 17, 2018 of the TV-show Great British Railway Journeys was broadcast by BBC2 on Wednesday 17 January 2018 at 18:30.

January 16, 2018

3.0 9 x
January 16, 2018 of the TV-show Great British Railway Journeys was broadcast by BBC2 on Tuesday 16 January 2018 at 18:30.
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