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Great British Railway Journeys

Great British Railway Journeys

Great British Railway Journeys sees Michael Portillo making four different journeys across the country to see how the introduction of railways changed the nation a 170 years ago.

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Prev: 5x20 -- Brighton to Chichester (Jan/31/2014)

Michael finds out about the history behind the Pavilion at Brighton and discovers that Queen Victoria was not an admirer of the Prince Regent's flamboyant taste. At Bramber, he learns visitors used to make their way to the town in huge numbers due to a Victorian museum of taxidermy. He then pays a visit to Arundel Castle and he's pleased to find that the Duke of Norfolk was a great supporter of the railways. He finally makes his way to Chichester and visits Goodwood.

Michael PortilloMichael Portillo
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Warning: Great British Railway Journeys guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Documentary
Genre: Adventure | Travel
Status: Returning Series
Network: BBC TWO ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays at 06:30 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: January 04, 2010
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