Great Coastal Railway Journeys

8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Wednesday 26 June

Tynemouth to Bardon Mill

Season 1 Episode 11 of 25

Michael Portillo sets off from Tynemouth on the first leg of a trip to Berwick-upon-Tweed, hearing about of a 19th-century tragedy at sea that inspired 140 local men to set up a coastal rescue service. At Long Sands beach, Michael rolls up his sleeves to help volunteers caring for sick and injured seals at the Tynemouth Aquarium Seal Hospital

Great Coastal Railway Journeys airs on Yesterday at 8:00 PM, Wednesday 26 June.
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Michael Portillo
Alison Kreps
Series Editor
John Comerford
Executive Producer