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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 3

Episode 3: Sudbury to Southend

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo comes face to face with a medieval politician, takes a rail tour of Victorian freak show hot spots and rides an early electric railway. Show more

As archaeologists excavate a mass grave of British sailors, Sam Willis explores Antigua's ruins and sees how the Caribbean's sugar islands were a kind of hell in Nelson's time. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sam Willis
Executive Producer:
Tim Green
Executive Producer:
Delissa Needham

Historian Peter Barton and a team of archaeologists examine a labyrinth beneath the Somme battlefield constructed largely by British troops to undermine the nearby German lines. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Barton
Director:
Mike Fox
Camera Operator:
Mike Fox
Producer:
Peter Barton
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole

As archaeologists excavate a mass grave of British sailors, Sam Willis explores Antigua's ruins and sees how the Caribbean's sugar islands were a kind of hell in Nelson's time. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sam Willis
Executive Producer:
Tim Green
Executive Producer:
Delissa Needham

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 3

Episode 3: Sudbury to Southend

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo comes face to face with a medieval politician, takes a rail tour of Victorian freak show hot spots and rides an early electric railway. Show more

BBC Four

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