Great British Railway Journeys

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Witham to Felixstowe

Series 11 - Episode 13 Witham to Felixstowe

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Summary

Michael Portillo's railway journey through 1930s Britain from Canterbury to Skegness reaches Witham in Essex, where he visits the factory of the world's oldest supplier of metal-framed windows, which became popular in the Thirties. Crossing into Suffolk, he alights at Ipswich and discovers the story of a group of child refugees whose history is intertwined with that of Michael's family.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Michael Portillo
Director Titus Ogilvy
Executive Producer John Comerford
Series Editor Alison Kreps
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