Portillo's Hidden History Of Britain

July 2019

5. Seaside Escape

3.0 5 x
Michael Portillo explores the history of the seaside resort.

4. The Palace of Dreams

3.0 1 x
The New Victoria in Bradford was Britain's first cinema.

3. Countdown to WW3

3.0 3 x
How close did we actually come to nuclear armageddon?
May 2019

2. Local Heroes: Manchester Fire Station

3.5 2 x
These officers stood guard over Manchester for 80 years.
April 2019

1. Cambridge Military Hospital

3.0 7 x
A medical revolution was born at Cambridge that changed the face of Britain - literally.

4. Imber Village - The Wages of War

4.0 15 x
Imber was evacuated in 1943 for a WWII training ground.

3. Shepton Mallet

4.0 19 x
Michael Portillo explores this 400-year-old prison.
March 2019

2. Orford Ness: Defence of the Realm

4.0 21 x
Orford Ness is a lens into an era of secrets and superpowers.

1. Royal London Hospital

4.5 18 x
The Royal London Hospital pioneered medical breakthroughs.
May 2018

Season 1, Episode 4: Imber Village - The Wages of War

2.0 31 x
Imber Village was evacuated in 1943 to be used as a WWII training ground. Despite promises that the residents could return after the war, the village remains in the hands of the military today, and has been used for training against the IRA and the Taliban.
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