Great British Railway Journeys

Carlisle to Glasgow

Series 1 - Episode 9 Carlisle to Glasgow

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Summary

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 & Crew

Presenter Michael Portillo
Executive Producer Charlie Bunce
Series Producer Fiona Caldwell
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