Great Canal Journeys


Series 9 - Episode 3 Manchester



Timothy West and Prunella Scales explore the waterways of North-West England, from the suburbs of Manchester, through Britain's first purpose-built canal, to the port at Ellesmere. They discover how canals played a vital role in transforming Britain during the Industrial Revolution, and have subsequently become a central point of Manchester's gay community.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Timothy West
Presenter Prunella Scales
Executive Producer Mike Taylor
Executive Producer Daniela Neumann
Series Director Mike Taylor