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Great British Railway Journeys - Pontefract to Bridlington


Michael Portillo takes to the tracks with a copy of George Bradshaw's Victorian Railway Guidebook. In a series of four epic journeys, Portillo travels the length and breadth of the country to see how the railways changed us, and what of Bradshaw's Britain remains. His first journey is from Liverpool to Scarborough. Michael searches for the last liquorice grower in Pontefract, discovers how the railways turned Hull into one of the largest white fish ports in the world and goes fishing for sea bass in Bridlington.

Broadcasts

  • 2010-01-07 18:30:00 - 2010-01-07 19:00:00 on BBC Two Northern Ireland, BBC Two Wales, BBC Two England,
  • 2010-01-08 18:30:00 - 2010-01-08 19:00:00 on BBC Two Scotland,
  • 2010-01-15 01:50:00 - 2010-01-15 02:20:00 on BBC One North East, BBC One North West, BBC One East, BBC One East Midlands, BBC One West Midlands, BBC One London, BBC One Yorkshire, BBC One Oxford, BBC One South East, BBC One Cambridge, BBC One Channel Islands, BBC One East Yorkshire, BBC One Scotland, BBC One Wales, BBC One South, BBC One South West, BBC One West,
  • 2010-01-16 00:55:00 - 2010-01-16 01:25:00 on BBC One Northern Ireland,
  • 2010-03-28 22:50:00 - 2010-03-28 23:20:00 on BBC One East, BBC One West, BBC One South West, BBC One South, BBC One London, BBC One West Midlands, BBC One East Midlands, BBC One Wales, BBC One Oxford, BBC One Cambridge, BBC One Channel Islands, BBC One Scotland,
  • 2010-03-28 23:20:00 - 2010-03-28 23:50:00 on BBC One Northern Ireland,

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