Great British Railway Journeys

Series 4 - 2. Birmingham to Stafford

About this programme

2/25. Michael Portillo learns how the railways helped to make Birmingham the pen-making capital of the world, hears the chilling tale of one of 19th-century Britain's most notorious murderers and samples delicacies concocted in a Victorian kitchen at Shugborough Hall, Staffordshire.

Cast and crew


Michael Portillo


Executive Producer
John Comerford
Series Producer
Michelle Heeley