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Great British Railway Journeys - Bugle to Mevagissey


Michael Portillo takes to the tracks with a copy of George Bradshaw's Victorian Railway Guidebook. In a series of four epic journeys, he travels the length and breadth of the country to see how the railways changed us, and what of Bradshaw's Britain remains. His journey takes him along the Brunel's Great Western Railway from Swindon to Penzance. This time, Michael visits the largest clay mine in the world near St Austell, goes pilchard fishing in Mevagissey and finds out how the estate of Heligan shaped British gardens.

Broadcasts

  • 2010-01-21 18:30:00 - 2010-01-21 19:00:00 on BBC Two Northern Ireland, BBC Two Wales, BBC Two England,
  • 2010-01-22 18:30:00 - 2010-01-22 19:00:00 on BBC Two Scotland,
  • 2010-01-29 01:50:00 - 2010-01-29 02:20:00 on BBC One Yorkshire, BBC One West Midlands, BBC One East, BBC One North West, BBC One East Yorkshire, BBC One East Midlands, BBC One Oxford, BBC One South East, BBC One Channel Islands, BBC One Cambridge, BBC One Scotland, BBC One South West, BBC One London, BBC One Wales, BBC One Northern Ireland, BBC One South, BBC One North East, BBC One West,
  • 2010-06-10 18:30:00 - 2010-06-10 19:00:00 on BBC Two England, BBC Two Scotland, BBC Two Northern Ireland, BBC Two Wales,

Credits

  • Presenter Michael Portillo
  • Executive Producer Charlie Bunce
  • Producer Fiona Caldwell
  • Presenter Michael Portillo
  • Executive Producer Charlie Bunce
  • Producer Fiona Caldwell
  • Presenter Michael Portillo
  • Executive Producer Charlie Bunce
  • Producer Fiona Caldwell