Great British Railway Journeys: Series 5 - 8
Armed with his Victorian copy of Bradshaw's Railway Handbook, Michael Portillo takes to the tracks, travelling from coast to coast to discover what remains of Bradshaw's Britain and Ireland.
Passionate about trains, Michael Portillo charts the great British romance with the railways in this phenomenally successful series. Armed with his copy of George Bradshaw's famous railway handbook, he retraces fourteen journeys using the guidebook (and an additional journey from its Irish companion), witnessing what's changed and discovering how our love of the railways began. Throughout, he makes stops at some of Britain's and Ireland's most beautiful cities and secluded villages, meeting extraordinary people and hearing how their lives have been shaped by the railways.
This 15-disc set comprises the complete series 5-8.
- Tom Richardson
- Michael Portillo
- Number of Discs
- 1.78:1 / Colour
- Stereo / English
- 2 / PAL
- 2175 mins