Great British Railway Journeys

12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Tuesday 23 April

Witham to Felixstowe

Season 11 Episode 13 of 15

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

Great British Railway Journeys airs on Yesterday at 12:00 PM, Tuesday 23 April. (Subtitles.)
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Michael Portillo
Alison Kreps
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John Comerford
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Titus Ogilvy