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Piccadilly Circus to Gravesend

Series 10 - Episode 14 Piccadilly Circus to Gravesend

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Summary

Michael Portillo journeys from Piccadilly Circus to Gravesend, visiting an exotic West End store that was popular among Victorian women and hearing how a Russian ballet company took London by storm in 1909. He also discovers the origins of netball and gymslips at North Kent College and meets the pilots of the Port of London Authority, founded in the early 20th century.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Michael Portillo
Director Cassie Farrell
Series Producer Alison Kreps
Education Lifestyle