Great Canal Journeys

Rochdale Canal

Series 1 - Episode 2 Rochdale Canal



Veteran actors and married couple Timothy West and Prunella Scales continue their journey and reach the Rochdale Canal - a waterway that was a main artery for the textile industry at the height of the Industrial Revolution. They begin in Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire, and head west through Mytholmroyd, before journeying up over the Pennines to the canal summit, more than 600ft above sea level.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Timothy West
Presenter Prunella Scales
Series Director Mike Taylor
Series Producer Donna McLaughlin