Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1 - 4. Pontefract to Bridlington

Pontefract to Bridlington

About this programme

4/20. Michael Portillo continues his journey inspired by George Bradshaw's Victorian Railway Guidebook. He searches for the last liquorice grower in Pontefract, finds out how the railways transformed Hull into one of the largest white-fish ports in the world, and goes fishing for sea bass in Bridlington.

Cast and crew


Michael Portillo


Executive Producer
Charlie Bunce
Series Producer
Fiona Caldwell