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Great British Railway Journeys

  • Season 13
  • 15 episodes
  • Education
  • Lifestyle

Summary

Documentary series in which Michael Portillo travels the length and breadth of the country by train.

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Episode 3: Rye to Dungeness

Summary

Michael Portillo follows his 1930s Bradshaw's guide to the unspoilt East Sussex port of Rye, where he learns about the loss of a generation of lifeboatmen in 1928. On the beaches at Rye, Michael explores one of 28,000 pillboxes constructed around the British coastline during the Second World War, before boarding the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch railway to Dungeness.

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PresenterMichael Portillo

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DirectorAdrienne Doyard
Executive producerJohn Comerford
Series editorAlison Kreps

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