Michael Portillo begins this leg of his journey from Manchester to Chesterfield at the home of the three Bronte sisters in Worth Valley, Yorkshire. He then moves on to Oakworth where he learns how the station and its heritage railway line secured a starring role in one of the most popular films ever made. In Bradford, Michael finds out how 19th-century workers could save to buy a home of their own, and in Halifax discovers how the railway contributed to the town's sweet success.
|Series Producer||Alison Kreps|
|Executive Producer||John Comerford|