Great British Railway Journeys

Liverpool to Eccles

Series 1 - Episode 1 Liverpool to Eccles

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Summary

Michael Portillo travels the length and breadth of the country with a copy of George Bradshaw's Victorian Railway Guidebook to discover how the railways have affected people and find out what remains of Bradshaw's Britain. He begins in Liverpool by learning to speak Scouse, before researching the first railway fatality and exploring the origins of the Eccles cake.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Michael Portillo
Executive Producer Charlie Bunce
Series Producer Fiona Caldwell
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