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Waterloo to Canary Wharf

Michael Portillo finds out about a funeral service running coffins from Waterloo to Brookwood Cemetery and explores the changing fortunes of London's docks.

In a journey taking him coast to coast from Brighton to Cromer, Michael finds out about the Stiffs' Express, a funeral service running coffins from Waterloo to Brookwood Cemetery. He discovers how London's West End became a great 19th-century shopping destination and explores the changing fortunes of London's docks.

29 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Michael Portillo
Series Producer Fiona Caldwell
Executive Producer Charlie Bunce

Broadcasts

  • Tue 4 Jan 2011 18:30
  • Sat 9 Apr 2011 03:20
  • Fri 15 Apr 2011 20:00
  • Tue 14 Jun 2011 16:15
  • Tue 5 Jul 2011 18:30
  • Wed 9 May 2012 19:30
  • Thu 10 May 2012 01:25
  • Tue 5 Jun 2012 18:30
  • Wed 6 Jun 2012 18:30
  • Tue 29 Jan 2013 19:30
  • Tue 13 May 2014 19:30
  • Tue 26 Aug 2014 16:40
  • Tue 26 Aug 2014 16:45
  • Tue 4 Nov 2014 19:30

Steam Railways

Steam Railways

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