Great British Railway Journeys

Great British Railway Journeys (2010)

In a brand new series, Michael Portillo travels along the railway networks of Great Britain and Ireland, referring to a Victorian guidebook written by George Bradshaw, as he describes how the various destinations have changed since Victorian times.

Michael Portillo

Series, 2010, Documentary, Entertainment, Historical, Travel


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Sunday, January 26

4:10am

Great British Railway Journeys ‘Cromford To Burton’

SBS

Great British Railway Journeys

'Cromford To Burton'

SBS, 4:10am, Sun, 26 Jan 2020, 40 minutes

REPEAT

Michael’s first stop is Cromford, home of the world's first factories. In Derby, Michael takes a walk through Britain's first public park, the Derby Arboretum, before spending the night in one of the first luxury hotels built by the railways, the Midland Hotel. His final stop is in Burton on Trent, home of Britain's brewing industry.

Michael Portillo

Series, 2015, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Entertainment, Travel, Historical, Season 1 Episode 17


Great British Railway Journeys ‘Cromford To Burton’

SBS HD

Great British Railway Journeys

'Cromford To Burton'

SBS HD, 4:10am, Sun, 26 Jan 2020, 40 minutes

REPEAT

Michael’s first stop is Cromford, home of the world's first factories. In Derby, Michael takes a walk through Britain's first public park, the Derby Arboretum, before spending the night in one of the first luxury hotels built by the railways, the Midland Hotel. His final stop is in Burton on Trent, home of Britain's brewing industry.

Michael Portillo

Series, 2015, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Entertainment, Travel, Historical, Season 1 Episode 17


Monday, January 27

4:15am

Great British Railway Journeys ‘Walsall To Bournville’

SBS

Great British Railway Journeys

'Walsall To Bournville'

SBS, 4:15am, Mon, 27 Jan 2020, 40 minutes

REPEAT

Michael Portillo meets the queen's saddler in Walsall, learns how to cook an authentic Indian curry in Birmingham, and visits Bournville, rumoured to be the best place to live in Britain.

Michael Portillo

Series, 2010, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Entertainment, Travel, Historical, Season 1 Episode 18


Great British Railway Journeys ‘Walsall To Bournville’

SBS HD

Great British Railway Journeys

'Walsall To Bournville'

SBS HD, 4:15am, Mon, 27 Jan 2020, 40 minutes

REPEAT

Michael Portillo meets the queen's saddler in Walsall, learns how to cook an authentic Indian curry in Birmingham, and visits Bournville, rumoured to be the best place to live in Britain.

Michael Portillo

Series, 2010, United Kingdom, English, Documentary, Entertainment, Travel, Historical, Season 1 Episode 18


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