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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 4

Episode 7: Woking to Clapham Junction

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Michael Portillo gets close to some Victorian botany at Kew Gardens, tries his hand at croquet and discovers a surprising 19th-century place of worship. Show more

Timeshift

Series 14

Episode 5: The Nation's Railway: The Golden Age of British Rail

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Using the British Transport Films archive, Timeshift revisits Britain's railways during the era of public ownership in a corrective to the myth of the bad old days of rail. Show more

The Last Explorers

Episode 4: Thomas Blake Glover

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Neil Oliver reveals the story of Thomas Blake Glover, who helped rebel samurai clans lay the foundations for one of the most powerful economies in the world. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Producer:
Sarah Barclay
Director:
Sarah Barclay
Series Producer:
Richard Downes
Director:
Tim Niel

Timeshift

Series 14

Episode 5: The Nation's Railway: The Golden Age of British Rail

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Using the British Transport Films archive, Timeshift revisits Britain's railways during the era of public ownership in a corrective to the myth of the bad old days of rail. Show more

Ros Savill tells the story of Sevres porcelain, which represent the skills of 18th-century France as well as the desires of an autocratic regime that was heading for revolution. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ros Savill
Executive Producer:
Nancy Bornat
Executive Producer:
Claire Whalley
Production Manager:
Nic Preston

BBC Four

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