Michael Portillo is transformed for the silver screen by expert hair and make-up.
In Henley on Thames, Michael Portillo slips into a launch to hear about the regatta.
In Warwick’s medieval castle, Michael uncovers the scene of a scandalous ball.
Michael Portillo falls into line with the University of Glasgow’s Officer Training Corps.
Michael Portillo explores the industrial heartland of Glasgow and its mighty River Clyde.
In a lighthouse built by Robert Stevenson, Michael discovers a magnificent machine.
Michael Portillo investigates the scene of a watershed moment in Irish history.
Michael navigates his way by rail from Newry to Argyll and Bute.
Michael Portillo visits Birmingham, Cradley Heath, Landywood and Stoke-on-Trent.
Michael Portillo continues his railway tour, visiting Maltby, Derby and Hinckley.