Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1 - 18. Walsall to Bournville

Walsall to Bournville

About this programme

18/20. Michael Portillo's journey from Buxton to London continues in Walsall, where he visits a leather business that still supplies the Queen with saddlery. He then explores how the centre of Birmingham has changed since Bradshaw's times, and is taught how to cook a curry by the owner of a leading Indian restaurant. Finally, he heads to the village of Bournville, where he learns how the railway transformed the fortunes of the Cadbury brothers.

Cast and crew

Cast

Presenter
Michael Portillo

Crew

Executive Producer
Charlie Bunce
Series Producer
Fiona Caldwell