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Great Continental Railway Journeys

Series 3

Episode 4: La Coruna to Lisbon

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Michael Portillo retraces journeys in Spain and Portugal from the 1913 guide. He meets pilgrims from around the world on the trail to Santiago de Compostela. Show more

This Week

22/11/2018

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

Andrew Neil reviews the political week with Michael Portillo and Alan Johnson. They are joined by Camilla Tominey, Grace Blakeley and Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Panellist:
Alan Johnson
Editor:
Rob Burley
Interviewed Guest:
Grace Blakeley
Interviewed Guest:
Jake Shears
Producer:
Ian Lauchlan
Producer:
Arryn Moy
Assistant Producer:
Scarlett Maguire
Director:
Claire Bellis
Assistant Editor:
Andrew Gilhooly
Editor:
Samir Shah
Production Company:
Juniper TV

This Week

20/12/2018

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

Andrew Neil reviews the political year with Michael Portillo, Liz Kendall, Miranda Green and John Nicolson on the sofas. The team are joined by Liam Halligan and Kevin Maguire. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Panellist:
Liz Kendall
Panellist:
Miranda Green
Panellist:
John Nicolson
Participant:
Kevin Maguire
Participant:
Liam Halligan
Interviewed Guest:
Rory Bremner
Performer:
Gabrielle Aplin
Producer:
Ian Lauchlan
Producer:
Arryn Moy
Assistant Producer:
Scarlett Maguire
Director:
Leah Puplett
Assistant Editor:
Andrew Gilhooly
Editor:
Rob Burley
Editor:
Samir Shah
Production Company:
Juniper TV

Great American Railroad Journeys

Series 4

Halifax to Prince Edward Island

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Michael Portillo begins a new journey on the tracks of the Ocean line to explore Canada’s maritime provinces en route to Quebec City. Show more

This Week

17/12/2015

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

Andrew Neil rounds up the political year in a festive special with Michael Portillo, Diane Abbott, Miranda Green and John Nicolson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Panellist:
Diane Abbott
Panellist:
Miranda Green
Panellist:
John Nicolson
Assistant Producer:
James Fitzgerald
Producer:
Nick Eardley
Assistant Editor:
Richard Garvin
Director:
Claire Bellis
Executive Producer:
Robbie Gibb
Executive Producer:
Samir Shah

Great American Railroad Journeys

Series 4

Vancouver Island to Kamloops

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Michael Portillo explores British Columbia. He discovers how two superpowers nearly came to war over a pig and joins the Royal Canadian Navy to firefight on board the frigate HMCS Regina. Show more

This Week

15/11/2018

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

Andrew Neil reviews the political week with Michael Portillo, Rosena Allin-Khan and Miranda Green. Plus a film rounding up the headlines from Liam Halligan. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Panellist:
Miranda Green
Reporter:
Liam Halligan
Interviewed Guest:
Dan Snow
Interviewed Guest:
Viv Groskop
Producer:
Ian Lauchlan
Producer:
Arryn Moy
Assistant Producer:
Scarlett Maguire
Director:
Claire Bellis
Assistant Editor:
Andrew Gilhooly
Editor:
Rob Burley
Editor:
Samir Shah
Production Company:
Juniper TV

This Week

30/10/2014

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

Andrew Neil talks women, ageing and feminism with Tracey Emin in his weekly political review. Emin joins the panel of Michael Portillo and Alan Johnson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Panellist:
Alan Johnson
Panellist:
Miranda Green
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Birrell
Interviewed Guest:
Tracey Emin
Director:
Claire Bellis
Assistant Editor:
Richard Garvin
Production Manager:
Paula Prynn
Producer:
Nigel Gooing
Producer:
Arryn Moy
Assistant Producer:
Ed Baranski
Executive Producer:
Robbie Gibb
Executive Producer:
Samir Shah

Great American Railroad Journeys

Series 4

Portage la Prairie to Saskatoon

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Michael Portillo strikes west across Manitoba into the province of Saskatchewan. Michael discovers how a middle-class British boy transformed himself into an influential indigenous naturalist. Show more

This Week

02/03/2017

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

Andrew Neil is joined by Liz Kendall, Alex Salmond and Michael Portillo to review the last few days in politics, with a film from Kevin Maguire. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Panellist:
Liz Kendall
Panellist:
Alex Salmond
Reporter:
Kevin Maguire
Interviewed Guest:
James Rubin
Interviewed Guest:
David Rodigan
Assistant Producer:
Alex Cadier
Assistant Producer:
Louis Harris-White
Producer:
Sarah Weaver
Producer:
Arryn Moy
Director:
Claire Bellis
Assistant Editor:
Andrew Gilhooly
Editor:
Samir Shah

This Week

20/12/2012

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

Andrew Neil reviews the political year with Michael Portillo and Alan Johnson. They are joined by Sir Menzies Campbell, Gillian Tett, Ade Adepitan and Rosemary Shrager. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Participant:
Michael Portillo
Participant:
Alan Johnson
Participant:
Gillian Tett
Participant:
Ade Adepitan

This Week

25/04/2013

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

Andrew Neil on the political week with Michael Portillo, Alan Johnson and Gillian Tett. They are joined by British Pakistani academic Maajid Nawaz and German comic Henning Wehn. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Participant:
Michael Portillo
Participant:
Gillian Tett

This Week

14/06/2018

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

A political review of the week presented by Andrew Neil, with Michael Portillo and Liz Kendall on the sofa. The studio guests are AC Grayling and Tony Hadley. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Panellist:
Liz Kendall
Reporter:
Kevin Maguire
Interviewed Guest:
AC Grayling
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Hadley
Producer:
Ian Lauchlan
Producer:
Arryn Moy
Assistant Producer:
Scarlett Maguire
Director:
Claire Bellis
Assistant Editor:
Andrew Gilhooly
Editor:
Rob Burley
Editor:
Samir Shah
Production Company:
Juniper TV

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Series 7 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 1

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for years

Michael Portillo visits the ancient kingdom of Spain, the land of his father, who was forced into exile by the fascist regime of General Francisco Franco. Show more

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Series 3

Episode 3: Warsaw to Krakow

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Michael Portillo journeys deep into central Europe to explore a country where east meets west: Poland. His voyage takes him to Warsaw, Poznan, Wroclaw and Krakow. Show more

This Week

25/05/2017

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

Andrew Neil is joined by Alan Johnson, Michael Portillo and Suzanne Evans to review the election campaign and Manchester attack, with a film from Jo Coburn. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Panellist:
Alan Johnson
Panellist:
Suzanne Evans
Reporter:
Jo Coburn
Interviewed Guest:
Sajjan Gohel
Interviewed Guest:
Jan Ravens
Editor:
Samir Shah
Assistant Producer:
Alex Cadier
Assistant Producer:
Louis Harris-White
Producer:
Sarah Weaver
Producer:
Arryn Moy
Director:
James Waddell
Assistant Editor:
Andrew Gilhooly

This Week

01/11/2018

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

Andrew Neil reviews the political week with Michael Portillo, Liz Kendall and Miranda Green. Plus a film rounding up the headlines from Geoff Norcott. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Panellist:
Liz Kendall
Panellist:
Miranda Green
Reporter:
Geoff Norcott
Interviewed Guest:
Larry Sanders
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Greengrass
Producer:
Ian Lauchlan
Producer:
Arryn Moy
Assistant Producer:
Scarlett Maguire
Director:
Claire Bellis
Assistant Editor:
Andrew Gilhooly
Editor:
Rob Burley
Editor:
Samir Shah
Production Company:
Juniper TV

Great Continental Railway Journeys

Series 7 (Shortened Versions)

Episode 5

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for years

Michael embarks on a rail journey through Germany, steered by a Bradshaw’s guide published in 1936. His unique window on Europe between the wars takes him through a dark period in German history. Show more

Great Asian Railway Journeys

Series 1 - 60-Minute Versions

Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for years

In Kuala Lumpur, Michael tries the ancient art of pewter smithing and learns how the discovery of tin transformed a muddy estuary into Malaysia’s thriving capital. Show more