Great British Railway Journeys

Series 2 - 7. Telford to Wrexham

Telford to Wrexham

About this programme

7/25. Michael Portillo continues his journey along the route of the historic Irish mail service from Ledbury to Holyhead, stopping off in Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, to visit the world's first iron bridge. He also explores Wrexham's Chirk Castle, and tries his hand at making traditional Cheshire cheese.

Cast and crew


Michael Portillo


Executive Producer
Charlie Bunce
Series Producer
Fiona Caldwell