Great British Railway Journeys

  

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Great British Railway JourneysMichael learns how the life of a great British composer was shaped by Suffolk and the sea. Also in HD. [S,AD]Thu, Jan 23, 6:30 PMBBC TWO30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysMichael Portillo visits the headquarters of an international horse welfare organization. Also in HD. [S,AD]Fri, Jan 24, 6:30 PMBBC TWO30 mins

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Great British Railway JourneysCromford to Burton-on-Trent: Travels by train. Ex-MP Michael Portillo visits the oldest working factory in the world at Cromford and explores the country's first public park in Derby. [S]Thu, Aug 24, 6:00 AMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysCromford to Burton-on-Trent: Travels by train. Ex-MP Michael Portillo visits the oldest working factory in the world at Cromford and explores the country's first public park in Derby. [S]Thu, Aug 24, 2:00 AMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysBugle to Mevagissey: Epic rail journeys inspired by cartographer George Bradshaw. Michael Portillo visits the largest clay mine in the world near St Austell and goes pilchard fishing. [S]Sat, Aug 19, 2:00 AMYesterday25 mins
Great British Railway JourneysBugle to Mevagissey: Epic rail journeys inspired by cartographer George Bradshaw. Michael Portillo visits the largest clay mine in the world near St Austell and goes pilchard fishing. [S]Fri, Aug 18, 5:00 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysTorquay to Totnes: Michael Portillo travels along Brunel's Great Western Railway. Here he goes salmon fishing on the Dart estuary and spends some of Totnes's new local currency. [S]Fri, Aug 18, 6:00 AMYesterday25 mins
Great British Railway JourneysTorquay to Totnes: Michael Portillo travels along Brunel's Great Western Railway. Here he goes salmon fishing on the Dart estuary and spends some of Totnes's new local currency. [S]Fri, Aug 18, 2:00 AMYesterday25 mins
Great British Railway JourneysTorquay to Totnes: Michael Portillo travels along Brunel's Great Western Railway. Here he goes salmon fishing on the Dart estuary and spends some of Totnes's new local currency. [S]Thu, Aug 17, 5:00 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysYatton to Weston-super-Mare: Travels by train. Ex-MP Michael Portillo samples local Cheddar strawberries, explores Cheddar Gorge and visits an extremely old pier in Weston-super-Mare. [S]Thu, Aug 17, 6:00 AMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysYatton to Weston-super-Mare: Travels by train. Ex-MP Michael Portillo samples local Cheddar strawberries, explores Cheddar Gorge and visits an extremely old pier in Weston-super-Mare. [S]Thu, Aug 17, 2:00 AMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysYatton to Weston-super-Mare: Travels by train. Ex-MP Michael Portillo samples local Cheddar strawberries, explores Cheddar Gorge and visits an extremely old pier in Weston-super-Mare. [S]Wed, Aug 16, 5:00 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysSwindon to Bristol: Train travels with the ex-Tory. Michael Portillo journeys from Swindon to Penzance, sampling spa treatments in Bath and trying glassblowing in Bristol on the way. [S]Wed, Aug 16, 6:00 AMYesterday25 mins
Great British Railway JourneysSwindon to Bristol: Train travels with the ex-Tory. Michael Portillo journeys from Swindon to Penzance, sampling spa treatments in Bath and trying glassblowing in Bristol on the way. [S]Wed, Aug 16, 2:00 AMYesterday25 mins
Great British Railway JourneysSwindon to Bristol: Train travels with the ex-Tory. Michael Portillo journeys from Swindon to Penzance, sampling spa treatments in Bath and trying glassblowing in Bristol on the way. [S]Tue, Aug 15, 5:00 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysBallymoney to Londonderry: Victorian-inspired train rides. Michael Portillo holds on for dear life over the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, before visiting the majestic Giant's Causeway. [S]Tue, May 2, 2:30 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysEnfield to Drogheda: Michael Portillo's Irish odyssey chugs on as he discovers the vast railway network within the Bog of Allen and the secrets of the amazing Boyne Viaduct. [S]Tue, May 2, 2:00 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysBallymoney to Londonderry: Victorian-inspired train rides. Michael Portillo holds on for dear life over the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, before visiting the majestic Giant's Causeway. [S]Mon, May 1, 10:30 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysBelfast to Whitehead: The travel series that's just the ticket. Host Michael Portillo probes the riveting history of Belfast's Victorian docks and enjoys a coastal walk in Whitehead. [S]Mon, May 1, 10:00 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysDundalk to Portadown: Michael Portillo shows no sign of running out of steam as he visits the historic Cromlech stones of Dundalk and the Armagh Observatory - all by rail. [S]Mon, May 1, 9:30 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysEnfield to Drogheda: Michael Portillo's Irish odyssey chugs on as he discovers the vast railway network within the Bog of Allen and the secrets of the amazing Boyne Viaduct. [S]Mon, May 1, 9:00 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysBray to Dublin: Epic rail journeys inspired by George Bradshaw. Michael Portillo crosses the Irish Sea and learns about the railway along Dublin's treacherous east coast. [S]Mon, May 1, 8:30 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysHeysham to Sneafell: Enjoy Britain's delights by rail - and boat, this time. Setting sail for the Isle of Man, Michael Portillo encounters horse trams and a dizzying mountain railway. [S]Mon, May 1, 8:00 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysKirkby-in-Furness to Lancaster: Travels by train. Michael Portillo alights to learn about Kirkby's famous blue slate and hear how execution was a spectator sport in Victorian times. [S]Mon, May 1, 7:30 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysSt Pancras to Westminster: Michael Portillo's epic voyage reaches the buffers as he explores St Pancras, rides the world's first Tube line to Smithfield market and marvels at Big Ben. [S]Mon, May 1, 7:00 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysWalsall to Bournville: Michael Portillo hits the tracks to see how the railways have shaped Britain. Michael meets the Queen's saddler and learns how to cook an authentic curry. [S]Mon, May 1, 6:00 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysBallymoney to Londonderry: Victorian-inspired train rides. Michael Portillo holds on for dear life over the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, before visiting the majestic Giant's Causeway. [S]Mon, May 1, 5:30 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysBelfast to Whitehead: The travel series that's just the ticket. Host Michael Portillo probes the riveting history of Belfast's Victorian docks and enjoys a coastal walk in Whitehead. [S]Mon, May 1, 5:00 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysDundalk to Portadown: Michael Portillo shows no sign of running out of steam as he visits the historic Cromlech stones of Dundalk and the Armagh Observatory - all by rail. [S]Mon, May 1, 4:30 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysEnfield to Drogheda: Michael Portillo's Irish odyssey chugs on as he discovers the vast railway network within the Bog of Allen and the secrets of the amazing Boyne Viaduct. [S]Mon, May 1, 4:00 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysBray to Dublin: Epic rail journeys inspired by George Bradshaw. Michael Portillo crosses the Irish Sea and learns about the railway along Dublin's treacherous east coast. [S]Mon, May 1, 3:30 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysHeysham to Sneafell: Enjoy Britain's delights by rail - and boat, this time. Setting sail for the Isle of Man, Michael Portillo encounters horse trams and a dizzying mountain railway. [S]Mon, May 1, 3:00 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysKirkby-in-Furness to Lancaster: Travels by train. Michael Portillo alights to learn about Kirkby's famous blue slate and hear how execution was a spectator sport in Victorian times. [S]Mon, May 1, 2:30 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysSt Pancras to Westminster: Michael Portillo's epic voyage reaches the buffers as he explores St Pancras, rides the world's first Tube line to Smithfield market and marvels at Big Ben. [S]Mon, May 1, 2:00 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysCoventry to Watford: Travels by train. Michael Portillo relives the Coventry Blitz, meets an Aylesbury duck farmer and finds out how trains helped to evacuate children during WWII. [S]Mon, May 1, 1:30 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysWalsall to Bournville: Michael Portillo hits the tracks to see how the railways have shaped Britain. Michael meets the Queen's saddler and learns how to cook an authentic curry. [S]Mon, May 1, 1:00 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysBallymoney to Londonderry: Victorian-inspired train rides. Michael Portillo holds on for dear life over the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, before visiting the majestic Giant's Causeway. [S]Mon, May 1, 12:30 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysBelfast to Whitehead: The travel series that's just the ticket. Host Michael Portillo probes the riveting history of Belfast's Victorian docks and enjoys a coastal walk in Whitehead. [S]Mon, May 1, 12:00 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysDundalk to Portadown: Michael Portillo shows no sign of running out of steam as he visits the historic Cromlech stones of Dundalk and the Armagh Observatory - all by rail. [S]Mon, May 1, 11:30 AMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysEnfield to Drogheda: Michael Portillo's Irish odyssey chugs on as he discovers the vast railway network within the Bog of Allen and the secrets of the amazing Boyne Viaduct. [S]Mon, May 1, 11:00 AMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysBray to Dublin: Epic rail journeys inspired by George Bradshaw. Michael Portillo crosses the Irish Sea and learns about the railway along Dublin's treacherous east coast. [S]Mon, May 1, 10:30 AMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysHeysham to Sneafell: Enjoy Britain's delights by rail - and boat, this time. Setting sail for the Isle of Man, Michael Portillo encounters horse trams and a dizzying mountain railway. [S]Mon, May 1, 10:00 AMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysKirkby-in-Furness to Lancaster: Travels by train. Michael Portillo alights to learn about Kirkby's famous blue slate and hear how execution was a spectator sport in Victorian times. [S]Mon, May 1, 9:30 AMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysSt Pancras to Westminster: Michael Portillo's epic voyage reaches the buffers as he explores St Pancras, rides the world's first Tube line to Smithfield market and marvels at Big Ben. [S]Mon, May 1, 9:00 AMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysCoventry to Watford: Travels by train. Michael Portillo relives the Coventry Blitz, meets an Aylesbury duck farmer and finds out how trains helped to evacuate children during WWII. [S]Mon, May 1, 8:30 AMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysWalsall to Bournville: Michael Portillo hits the tracks to see how the railways have shaped Britain. Michael meets the Queen's saddler and learns how to cook an authentic curry. [S]Mon, May 1, 8:00 AMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysCromford to Burton-on-Trent: Travels by train. Ex-MP Michael Portillo visits the oldest working factory in the world at Cromford and explores the country's first public park in Derby. [S]Sun, Apr 30, 10:30 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysBuxton to Matlock: Ex-MP Michael Portillo begins his epic trip from Buxton to London, visiting the Duke of Devonshire's stables and hopping on the historic steam railway to Rowsley. [S]Sun, Apr 30, 10:00 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysTruro to Penzance: Travels by train. Michael Portillo searches for the lost church of St Piran, explores a working tin mine in Cornwall and harvests oysters on the Helford River. [S]Sun, Apr 30, 9:30 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysBugle to Mevagissey: Epic rail journeys inspired by cartographer George Bradshaw. Michael Portillo visits the largest clay mine in the world near St Austell and goes pilchard fishing. [S]Sun, Apr 30, 9:00 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysTorquay to Totnes: Michael Portillo travels along Brunel's Great Western Railway. Here he goes salmon fishing on the Dart estuary and spends some of Totnes's new local currency. [S]Sun, Apr 30, 8:30 PMYesterday30 mins
Great British Railway JourneysYatton to Weston-super-Mare: Travels by train. Ex-MP Michael Portillo samples local Cheddar strawberries, explores Cheddar Gorge and visits an extremely old pier in Weston-super-Mare. [S]Sun, Apr 30, 8:00 PMYesterday30 mins