A miscellany of stories of old-time travel compiled from material supplied by George Wright and others, arranged by Felix Felton
At Easter, modern methods of transport are taxed to their utmost with holiday-makers and the Easter mail.
This programme looks back to the time, just over a hundred years ago, when letters and passengers were conveyed by the mail-coach. Travel had an exciting side to it then, which for all the increased speed and comfort is to some extent missing in these days. Travel was jeopardised then by anything from bad weather to highwaymen, and even by the temperament of the coachman.
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