Aired Wednesday October 20, 12:00pm - 12:30pmon Yesterday +1

Great British Railway Journeys

Series 11 Episode 6: St Ives to St Day

Michael Portillo boards the Great Western Railway at the Cornish seaside resort of St Ives. In Britain's first studio pottery, he attempts a decorative wax technique and feels the heat of the firing kiln. He discovers a Cornish fisherman, who,although he began painting only in his seventies, inspired established artists from the capital.

Documentary / Travel
Original air date
Cast and crew
  • Anthony HollandDirector
  • Michael PortilloHost