Great British Railway Journeys

Truro to Penzance

Series 1 - Episode 15 Truro to Penzance

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Summary

Michael Portillo undertakes the last leg of his journey from Swindon to Penzance. He travels to Perran Sands, where he searches for the lost church of St Piran, a place believed to be one of the earliest Christian sites in England. In Redruth, he explores the remains of the Cornish tin industry, before heading to St Ives, where he spends the night in Treganna Castle. The former politician finishes his trip in Penzance, discovering how railways link remote communities to the rest of the country.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Michael Portillo
Executive Producer Charlie Bunce
Series Producer Fiona Caldwell
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