Michael Portillo embarks on a journey from the East Midlands to the island of Lindisfarne. On this leg, he gives an old engine a fresh start in Derby.
Michael Portillo embarks on a new journey following his Bradshaw's handbook from the heart of the industrial East Midlands to the north eastern island of Lindisfarne.
On this leg, he gives an old engine a fresh start in the railway hub of Derby.
In Nottingham, he discovers the Victorian origins of a well-known high street chemist. He then travels to Newstead Abbey, where he learns about its former owner, the young Lord Byron.
A baking lesson in Grantham yields a batch of the oldest commercially traded biscuits in the country, and no visit to the town would be complete for Michael without calling at a historic grocer's shop.
|Series Producer||Alison Kreps|
|Executive Producer||John Comerford|
|Production Company||Boundless Productions|