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Woking to Clapham Junction

Michael Portillo takes to the tracks with his copy of Bradshaw's Handbook, he travels the length and breadth of the British Isles to see what of Bradshaw's world remains. Michael is travelling port to port, from the centuries-old naval hub of Portsmouth to the historic Grimsby docks. He gets close to some precious Victorian botany at Kew Gardens, tries his hand at croquet and discovers a very surprising 19th-century place of worship.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 8 Sep 2015 16:45

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterMichael Portillo
Series ProducerMichelle Heeley
DirectorCassie Farrell
Executive ProducerJohn Comerford

Steam Railways

Steam Train

A collection of programmes from the BBC archives on the beauty of steam locomotives.