Source: BBC 2
Series 10: 3. Manchester To Elsecar...
Armed with his early 20th-century Bradshaw’s Guide, Michael Portillo continues his journey from Warrington to the Potteries in Stoke-on-Trent.\nIn Manchester, at the magni ...
Series 10: Episode 2
Michael Portillo continues his rail tour of Britain’s industrial northwest, steered by his early nineteenth century Bradshaw’s guide. \nIn Blackburn, he catches a r ...
Series 10: Episode 1
Armed with his early 20th century Bradshaw’s Guide, Michael Portillo embarks on a new journey through Britain’s industrial heartland in the footsteps of King George ...
Series 9: 14. Liverpool To Dolgarrog
Michael Portillo's Edwardian railway guide takes him to the city of Liverpool, where King Edward VII had recently laid the foundation stone for a grand Anglican cathedral a ...
Series 9: 13. Sheffield To Nantwich
With his Edwardian railway guidebook tucked under his arm, Michael Portillo is in the steel city of Sheffield, where he discovers an enormous and beautifully preserved early 20t ...
Series 9: 12. York To Frizinghall
Armed with his Edwardian Bradshaw's guide, Michael Portillo conducts important research in an historic tea room, built by an Edwardian immigrant to the city of York. Resear ...
Series 9: 11. Hull To Malton
Michael Portillo embarks on a journey through Britain steered by his Edwardian railway handbook. He begins in the East Yorkshire port of Hull, where he heads for the docks throu ...
Series 9: 10. Plymouth To The Lizard
Steered by his early 20th-century Bradshaw's railway guide, Michael Portillo boldly goes to the moon by way of the Cornish Riviera Express! On the trail of an historic achi ...
Series 9: 9. Taunton To Newton Abbot
With purple, green and yellow ribbons flying, and sporting ankle bells, Michael Portillo is led a merry dance in Stogumber - all in the name of fertility. He visits a celebrated ...
Series 9: 8. Newport To Clevedon/yatton/bristol Channel
Steered by his early 20th-century Bradshaw's guide, Michael discovers the birthplace of British aviation in Bristol and prepares an Airbus 380 for a smooth landing at Filto ...
Series 4: 12. Dundee To Aberdeen
Series 2 - York To Saltaire
Michael Portillo takes a Turkish bath in the famous spa town of Harrogate and explores the exemplary Victorian village of Saltaire.
Series 3 - Reading To Alton
Michael Portillo tastes a Victorian superfood in Alton, and tries his hand at driving a steam train on the challenging Watercress Line.
Series 1 - Swindon To Bristol
Michael Portillo finds out about free holiday trains for the GWR workers in Swindon, samples the spa in Bath and tries his hand at glass blowing in Bristol.
Series 9: 7. Pontyclun To Ebbw Vale Town
Armed with his Edwardian Bradshaw's guide, Michael strikes gold at the Royal Mint in Llantrisant, where after much frisking, he gains access to the inner vaults.\n\nAt Card ...
Series 9: 1. Cromer To Cambridge
Michael Portillo fast tracks to the early 20th century to embark on a new series of railway journeys through Edwardian Britain. His \
Series 2 - Llanberis To Holyhead
Michael Portillo takes a train up Mount Snowdon, witnesses the revival of Anglesey's sea salt industry and discovers how the railways transformed Holyhead.
Series 5 - Nottingham To Leeds
Michael Portillo reaches the end of the first intercity line from London, visiting Mansfield, Worksop and Doncaster before auditioning at a Leeds music hall.
Series 2 - Chester To Conwy
Michael Portillo tours Chester's Roman remains, discovers a secret World War II chemical weapons plant at Rhydmwyn and goes mussel fishing on the Conwy estuary.