George Bradshaw


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Yatton to Weston Super Mare

12. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 1, Yatton to Weston Super Mare

Michael samples Cheddar strawberries and visits one of the country's oldest piers.

Preston to Morecambe

6. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 1, Preston to Morecambe

Michael Portillo learns about the temperance movement in Preston and visits Blackpool.

Settle to Garsdale

7. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 1, Settle to Garsdale

Michael Portillo revisits the Settle-Carlisle line and explores the Ribblehead viaduct.

Todmorden to York

3. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 1, Todmorden to York

Michael travels back in time on the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway.

Pontefract to Bridlington

4. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 1, Pontefract to Bridlington

Michael searches for the last liquorice grower in Pontefract and fishes for sea bass.

Filey to Scarborough

5. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 1, Filey to Scarborough

Michael goes birdwatching and learns to decipher traditional knitting patterns in Filey.

Torquay to Totnes

13. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 1, Torquay to Totnes

Michael finds out about Torquay's microclimate and spends some of Totnes's local currency.

Walsall to Bournville

18. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 1, Walsall to Bournville

Michael Portillo learns how to cook an authentic Indian curry in Birmingham.

Lochailort to Skye

25. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 2, Lochailort to Skye

Michael discovers how the railways helped train commandos at Lochailort in World War II.

Dereham to Cromer

5. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 2, Dereham to Cromer

Michael gets a rare chance to drive a heritage diesel train and samples some Cromer crab.

Kirkby-in-Furness to Lancaster

19. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 3, Kirkby-in-Furness to Lancaster

Michael Portillo finds out the secrets behind Kirkby's famous blue slate.

Heysham to Snaefell

20. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 3, Heysham to Snaefell

Michael Portillo sets sail from Heysham to the Isle of Man.

Bardon Mill to Wigton

17. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 3, Bardon Mill to Wigton

Michael Portillo sees how the Victorian railways first fuelled invention in Wigton.

Berwick-upon-Tweed to Morpeth

16. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 3, Berwick-upon-Tweed to Morpeth

Michael Portillo discovers the unique cross-border history of Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Cardiff to Brecon

14. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 3, Cardiff to Brecon

Michael Portillo discovers the Victorian coal heritage of Cardiff.

Hartlebury to Great Malvern

12. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 3, Hartlebury to Great Malvern

Michael Portillo visits the home in Hartlebury of Queen Victoria's favourite bishop.

Lydney to Newport

13. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 3, Lydney to Newport

Michael Portillo discovers Britain's hidden micro-mines within the Forest of Dean.

Ayr to Paisley

21. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 2, Ayr to Paisley

Michael visits the hometown of Robbie Burns and finds out how to make haggis.

Batley to Sheffield

14. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 2, Batley to Sheffield

Michael Portillo finds out about shoddy, a successful 19th-century recycling industry.

York to Saltaire

13. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 2, York to Saltaire

Michael Portillo takes a Turkish bath in the famous spa town of Harrogate.

Newcastle to Chester-le-Street

11. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 2, Newcastle to Chester-le-Street

Michael Portillo visits the first locomotive factory in the world.

Ledbury to Shrewsbury

6. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 2, Ledbury to Shrewsbury

Michael Portillo visits the world's first iron-framed building in Shrewsbury.

Llanwrst to Porthmadog

9. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 2, Llanwrst to Porthmadog

Michael Portillo visits the Victorian slate capital of Blaenau Ffestiniog.

Llanberis to Holyhead

10. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 2, Llanberis to Holyhead

Michael Portillo takes the train to the top of Wales's highest peak, Mount Snowdon.

Telford to Wrexham

7. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 2, Telford to Wrexham

Michael explores historic Chirk Castle and has a go at making traditional Cheshire cheese.

Chester to Conwy

8. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 2, Chester to Conwy

Michael Portillo visits Chester's Roman remains and goes mussel fishing in north Wales.

Waterloo to Canary Wharf

2. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 2, Waterloo to Canary Wharf

Michael Portillo explores the changing fortunes of London's docks.

Enfield to Cambridge

3. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 2, Enfield to Cambridge

Michael Portillo discovers how the trains transformed Newmarket's races.

Brighton to Crystal Palace

1. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 2, Brighton to Crystal Palace

Michael finds out about Brighton's aquarium and discovers the Crystal Palace's wonders.

Coventry to Watford

19. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 1, Coventry to Watford

Michael Portillo meets the last pure-breed Aylesbury duck farmer in Buckinghamshire.

St Pancras to Westminster

20. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 1, St Pancras to Westminster

Michael Portillo climbs up the Houses of Parliament clock tower to hear Big Ben chime.

Cromford to Burton-on-Trent

17. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 1, Cromford to Burton-on-Trent

Michael Portillo visits the oldest working factory in the world at Cromford.

Buxton to Matlock

16. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 1, Buxton to Matlock

Michael helps to repair the ancient peat landscape of the Peak District.

Truro to Penzance

15. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 1, Truro to Penzance

Michael searches for the church of St Piran and harvests oysters on the Helford River.

Bugle to Mevagissey

14. Great British Railway Journeys: Series 1, Bugle to Mevagissey

Michael visits the largest clay mine in the world and goes pilchard fishing.