Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1 - 9. Carlisle to Glasgow

Carlisle to Glasgow

About this programme

9/20. Michael Portillo reaches Carlisle, where he meets a descendant of the Border Reivers, a group of ancient lawless clansmen mentioned in Victorian train enthusiast George Bradshaw's book. From there, he travels to Gretna Green to learn about the village's famous marriage trade, explores an old Ministry of Defence munitions site, and visits the centre of Glasgow, which is enjoying a revival in popularity.

Cast and crew

Cast

Presenter
Michael Portillo

Crew

Executive Producer
Charlie Bunce
Series Producer
Fiona Caldwell