Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1 - 11. Swindon to Bristol

Swindon to Bristol

About this programme

11/20. Michael Portillo travels along Brunel's Great Western Railway, learning how mass tourism started in Swindon, before visiting Bath to discover the history of the famous spa baths. His last stop is Bristol, where he tries his hand at blowing blue glass.

Cast and crew


Michael Portillo


Executive Producer
Charlie Bunce
Series Producer
Fiona Caldwell