Great British Railway Journeys

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Witham to Felixstowe

Series 11 - Episode 13 Witham to Felixstowe



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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