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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 11: Swindon to Bristol

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo finds out about free holiday trains for the GWR workers in Swindon, samples the spa in Bath and tries his hand at glass blowing in Bristol. Show more

Rome: A History of the Eternal City

Episode 2: Divine Gamble

Duration: 60 minutes

on BBC Four

Simon Sebag Montefiore charts Rome's rise to become the capital of western Christendom and its impact on the lives of its citizens, elites and high priests. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Rob Cowling
Director:
Rob Cowling
Executive Producer:
Mike Smith

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 1

Episode 11: Swindon to Bristol

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo finds out about free holiday trains for the GWR workers in Swindon, samples the spa in Bath and tries his hand at glass blowing in Bristol. Show more

Timeshift

Series 8

Between the Lines - Railways in Fiction and Film

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Novelist Andrew Martin presents a documentary examining how the train came to shape the work of writers and film-makers, from Wordsworth and Dickens to The Railway Children. Show more

Rome: A History of the Eternal City

Episode 2: Divine Gamble

Duration: 60 minutes

on BBC Four

Simon Sebag Montefiore charts Rome's rise to become the capital of western Christendom and its impact on the lives of its citizens, elites and high priests. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Rob Cowling
Director:
Rob Cowling
Executive Producer:
Mike Smith

BBC Four

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