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Lymington Town to Exmouth

Armed with his Bradshaw's Handbook, Michael Portillo arrives in the sailing haven of Lymington where he makes a lifesaving discovery.

Exploring Dorchester's literary landscape, he finds out how the coming of the railways inspired the work of the region's greatest writer - Thomas Hardy.

Weaving his way to Axminster, Michael tries his hand at carpet-making. His last stop is Exmouth, home to Francis Danby, a forgotten Victorian landscape artist.

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29 minutes

Last on

Tue 15 Mar 2016 08:45


Role Contributor
PresenterMichael Portillo
Series ProducerAlison Kreps
Executive ProducerJohn Comerford
Production CompanyBoundless Productions

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